Meiosis - Cell Division

Question 1 of 10

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How many chromosomes are within the daughter nuclei after meiosis compared to the parent nuclei?

Select one of the following:

  • The same amount

  • Half the amount

  • Double the amount

Question 2 of 10

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When meiosis occurs in a diploid cell, the daughter cells will be haploid.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 10

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What criteria defines a gamete (sex) cell?

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  • If these cells are capable of joining with another haploid cell from the opposite sex

  • If these cells are capable of joining with another diploid cell

Question 4 of 10

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In what parts of the human body does meiosis occur?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Ovaries

  • Kidneys

  • Testes

  • Liver

Question 5 of 10

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How many chromosomes are in egg and sperm cells?

Select one of the following:

  • 23

  • 46

  • 12

Question 6 of 10

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Name the two basic functions meiosis has for mammals?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Allows sexual reproduction

  • Allows for controlled cell division

  • Allows for variation

Question 7 of 10

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In sexual reproduction, two gamete cells fuse to form a ______________?

Select one of the following:

  • Zygote

  • Nucleus

  • Baby

Question 8 of 10

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Fertilisation restores the chromosome number back to 23

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 10

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The cells that arise from meiosis are identical

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 10

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The genes on chromosomes after meiosis are different

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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Meiosis - Cell Division

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Meiosis is a form of nuclear division. This quiz tests the information learned from studying the notes and flashcard deck on Meiosis - Cell Division. It would appeal to anyone stuyding intermediate level biology.

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