How many chromosomes are within the daughter nuclei after meiosis compared to the parent nuclei?
The same amount
Half the amount
Double the amount
When meiosis occurs in a diploid cell, the daughter cells will be haploid.
What criteria defines a gamete (sex) cell?
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
In what parts of the human body does meiosis occur?
How many chromosomes are in egg and sperm cells?
Name the two basic functions meiosis has for mammals?
Allows sexual reproduction
Allows for controlled cell division
Allows for variation
In sexual reproduction, two gamete cells fuse to form a ______________?
Fertilisation restores the chromosome number back to 23
The cells that arise from meiosis are identical
The genes on chromosomes after meiosis are different