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Different forms of a gene are called:

a. hybrids

b. dominant factors

c. alleles

d. recessive factors

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Answer: C. Alleles.

Explanation: Alleles are one or more alternative forms of a particular genetic material that are usually present in a specific position on a chromosome.

Hybrids are organisms formed from the cross-breeding of organisms within or outside the pool of species.

Dominant factors are phenotypically expressed in an individual by the most prominent gene.

Recessive factors are suppressed by the presence of the dominant genes in an individual.

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