Misconception RHM033:

Each parent contributes genetic information for certain characteristics and not others (e.g. a child has his father's nose and his mother's eyes) (Clough & Wood-Robinson, 1985).

Items that test for misconception RHM033 in this project (Original Project) and key idea (Genetic information in the form of …)
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RH008003

In sexually reproducing organisms such as humans, all of the son's body cells contain some genetic information from his mother.

32%

RH008004

In sexually reproducing organisms such as humans, all of the daughter's body cells contain some genetic information from her mother.

29%