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BIOL 103 MEIOSIS QUIZ

BIOL 103 MEIOSIS QUIZ

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Meiosis Quiz:
Question 1
What advantage does sexual reproduction have over asexual reproduction?
Sexual reproduction is more efficient
All other selections are true.
Sexual reproduction provides more genetic variability
Sexual reproduction doubles the number of chromosomes in a species
Question 2
Points: 10 out of 10
A child with Down Syndrome has 3 copies of chromosome 21 (trisomy 21). Which statement could be true in regards to this child?
The sperm could have had 2 copies of chromosome 21.
None of these answers could be true.
One gamete had 2 copies of chromosome 21 and the other gamete had 1 copy.
The egg could have had 2 copies of chromosome 21.
All these answers could be true.
Question 3
Points: 10 out of 10
Homologous chromosomes separate and are pulled to opposite sides of the cell during what stage of cell division? (Read each option carefully.)
Anaphase of mitosis
Metaphase I of meiosis
Anaphase II of meiosis
Anaphase I of meiosis
Question 4
Points: 10 out of 10
Cats have a diploid number of 38. How many chromosomes are in a cat egg?
24
19
76
38
Question 5
Points: 10 out of 10
Mitosis results in ______ cells and meiosis results in _______ cells.
haploid, diploid
diploid, diploid
diploid, haploid
haploid, haploid
Question 6
Points: 10 out of 10
Crossing over occurs between homologous chromosomes during what stage of cell division? (Read each option carefully.)
Prophase of mitosis
Interphase
Prophase II of meiosis
Prophase I of meiosis
Question 7
Points: 10 out of 10
Which of the following tasks is accomplished through the process of meiosis?
Production of sperm or eggs
Replacement of dysfunctional cells
Cell growth
Question 8
Points: 10 out of 10
Mitosis results in ________ and meiosis results in ________.
gametes, somatic cells
somatic cells, somatic cells
somatic cells, gametes
gametes, gametes
Question 9
Points: 10 out of 10
Corn has 20 chromosomes. When corn undergoes meiosis how many chromosomes are found in the gametes?
40
20
10
5
Question 10
Points: 10 out of 10
What is the purpose of meiosis?
To allow an organism to replace damaged cells
To enable an organism to produce gametes
To allow for growth
Meiosis Quiz
Schedule:
Available now. Due 02/07/2016 11:59 PM EST
Attempt 2 of 2
Score: 100%
Points: 100 out of 100
Question 1
Points: 10 out of 10
Which of the following tasks is accomplished through the process of meiosis?
Replacement of dysfunctional cells
Production of sperm or eggs
Cell growth
Question 2
Points: 10 out of 10
Mitosis results in ______ cells and meiosis results in _______ cells.
haploid, haploid
haploid, diploid
diploid, haploid
diploid, diploid
Question 3
Points: 10 out of 10
A child with Down Syndrome has 3 copies of chromosome 21 (trisomy 21). Which statement could be true in regards to this child?
None of these answers could be true.
One gamete had 2 copies of chromosome 21 and the other gamete had 1 copy.
The sperm could have had 2 copies of chromosome 21.
All these answers could be true.
The egg could have had 2 copies of chromosome 21.
Question 4
Points: 10 out of 10
Corn has 20 chromosomes. When corn undergoes meiosis how many chromosomes are found in the gametes?
40
20
10
5
Question 5
Points: 10 out of 10
What is the purpose of meiosis?
To enable an organism to produce gametes
To allow for growth
To allow an organism to replace damaged cells


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