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Meiosis

Answer the following multiple choice and true/false questions. Be warned - sometimes there is more than one right answer so you might need to check more than one box!

1. DNA replication occurs before
TRUE, FALSE, assess performance ,
2. Gametes are egg and sperm cells.
three, one, 23, two,
3. Meiosis is divided into two stages - Meiosis I and Meiosis II.
cell type, environment help students assimilate material , species, enzymes,
4. There are ____________ stages in meiosis.
TRUE, FALSE, ,
5. Every cell has a nucleus; every nucleus has chromosomes. The number of chromosomes depends on the _________________.
TRUE, FALSE, ,
6. Crossing over is a process in which homologous chromosomes exchage genes. It is important for
gamete, zygote, sister chromatid, baby,
7. When gametes combine, the zygote (fertilized egg) gets double its chromosomes from mom but only half from dad.
the process of creating two identical daughter cells., the process of creating somatic cells., the process of creating plants., the process of creating four non-identical daughter cells.,
8. Meiosis is the cell division of gametes in which the number of chromosomes is halved.
TRUE, FALSE, ,
9. Meiosis is
centromeres, chromosomes, chromatids, nucleus,
10. Meiosis ends with four gametes - each which contain 23 chromosomes.
homologous chromosomes, anologous chromosomesstimulate your students , sister chromatids, plasma membrane,
11. Metaphase I is where _______________ line up at the cell%27s equator.
eukaryote, really nifty picture, prokaryote, karyotype,
12. During Prophase I of Meiosis I
are paired during meiosis , consist of four chromatids, present during meiosis , identical in shape, size, and gene location,
13. Meiosis involves two divisions in which one _____________ germ cell divides into four ________________gametes.
genetic variation , creating two identical daughter cells, the transcribing DNA to mRNA, None of the above,
14. Homologous chromosomes are
prophase II, prophase I, anaphase I, metaphase II,
15. During __________________ the homologous chromosome pairs separate.
TRUE, FALSE, distant learning ,
16. During Telophase I and Cytokinesis I the nuclear membrane partially reforms and the _______ divides into two cells (now haploid 1N).
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17. Chromosomes come in matching sets called
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18. Meiosis is similar to mitosis, but will produce four non-identical daughter cells that are each haploid.
Prophase I, between Meiosis I and Meiosis II, before Anaphase I, after Cytokinesis,
19. During Meiosis II,
homologous pairs form, chromosomes trade genes, crossing over occurs, facilitated diffusion occurs,
20. The chromosome number of the egg and sperm is cut in half to ensure that the ______ will have the correct number of chromosomes.
anologous chromosomes, homologous chromatids, homologous chromosomes, spindle fibers,
21. Oogenesis is meiosis in females and is the process of making eggs.
Anaphase I, Prophase I dynamic quiz , Metaphase I, Telophase I,
22. Spermatogenesis is meiosis in males and is the process of creating two sperm cells.
homologous chromosome, DNA, plasma membrane, cell,
23. Meiosis is
the nuclear envelope reforms, sister chromatids line up at the cell%27s equator, sister chromatids are separated and move to the opposite poles of the cell, the two cells both divide and create four haploid cells,
24. A picture of an individual%27s chromosomes is called a
haploid; diploid, prokaryotic; eukaryotic, diploid; haploid, eukaryotic; prokaryotic,
25. Crossing over occurs during
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