A study found that children with light-coloured eyes are likely to have parents with light-coloured eyes. On this basis, can we say anything about whether the light eye colour trait is dominant or recessive? Why or why not?

Q. 4 :- A study found that children with light-coloured eyes are likely to have parents with light-coloured eyes. On this basis, can we say anything about whether the light eye colour trait is dominant or recessive? Why or why not? 

 

Answer:-

As per the findings of study, children and parents both have the light-coloured eyes as the common trait, we can say light eye colour trait is dominant because only dominant traits from parents are inherited by the children in the first generation