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Which of the following best describes the inheritance of a sex-linked trait?

A a recessive allele carried by females that affects only males
B a dominant allele carried by females that affects only males
C an allele carried on the Y chromosome that can affect both males and females
D an allele carried on an X chromosome that can affect males or females


The answer is B. Sex-linked trait is a dominant trait that is carried by the females but manifests only in males. It is found on the x chromosome.
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