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Biology 1401 Chapter 11 Sexual Reproduction And Meiosis

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Biology 1401 Chapter 11 Sexual Reproduction and Meiosis

  
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1.  The fusion of male gamete cells with female gamete cells is called
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2.  Diploid organisms use meiosis for the development of gametes. Meiosis consists of how many rounds of nuclear division?
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3.  The pairing of chromosomes along their lengths which is essential for crossing over is referred to as
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4.  The cell produced by the fusion of an egg and a sperm is the
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5.  The zygote has
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6.  The reduction division that separates two haploid complements from each other is called
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7.  All of the following animal cells are diploid except
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8.  The point of connection between the two sister chromatids before anaphase of mitosis separates them is called the
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9.  Which of the following produces identical cells?
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10.  In animals, the cells that will eventually undergo meiosis to produce gametes are set aside early in the development. These are
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11.  In one of the first steps in meiosis, the
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12.  Chromosomes exchange genetic information by
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13.  Between the two divisions of meiosis there is
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14.  Crossing over of chromosomes takes place in
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15.  The synaptonemal complex develops early in meiosis. It is
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16.  At the end of telophase II of meiosis, each of the four resulting cells contains
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17.  The four haploid cells resulting from meiosis may further divide by mitosis in all of the following organisms except?
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18.  Sexual reproduction increases genetic variability through all of the following except
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19.  One of the most likely explanations for the evolutionary origin of sexual reproduction is that
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20.  Which of the following is an explanation for independent assortment, a factor in producing genetic variability?
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21.  Meiosis and mitosis are both processes that involve nuclear division. What is the difference between the two?
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22.  After fertilization, the resulting zygote develops by which of the following processes?
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23.  The homologous chromosomes (homologues) pair up during meiosis I. Each homologue pairs along its entire length. This process is called
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24.  Crossing over occurs during prophase I of meiosis I. The two sister chromatids of each homologous pair of chromosomes remain attached by
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25.  The majority of the meiosis I is spent in prophase I and metaphase I. After metaphase I is completed, anaphase I and telophase I quickly proceed, thus ending meiosis I. What immediately follows meiosis I?
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26.  All of the following are processes that promote new genetic combinations except
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27.  You are studying mitosis in an organism that has 28 chromosomes as its diploid number. How many chromosomes will the cell have after mitosis, but before cytokinesis?
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28.  You are studying meiosis in an organism that has 28 chromosomes as its diploid number. How many chromosomes will each nucleus have after meiosis I, but before cytokinesis?
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29.  You are studying meiosis in an organism that has 28 chromosomes as its diploid number. How many chromosomes will the cell have after meiosis II, but before cytokinesis?
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30.  Which of the following statements about crossing over is false?
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