Biology Quiz: Meiosis And Root Words

34 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
Meiosis Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz on meiosis and the root words used in this unit :)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    With; together
  • 2. 
    Two; double
  • 3. 
    Ex-
  • 4. 
    Ex-
  • 5. 
    Simple
  • 6. 
    Different; other
  • 7. 
    Same; alike
  • 8. 
    Cell nucleus
  • 9. 
    One; single
  • 10. 
    Change
  • 11. 
    Form
  • 12. 
    Show
  • 13. 
    Many; several
  • 14. 
    -scribe, -script
  • 15. 
    Body
  • 16. 
    Tri-
  • 17. 
    Joined together
  • 18. 
    Mendel's Law of segregation represents the process of __________ = ___________ __________
  • 19. 
    Cell division that reduces the chromosomes number by half
  • 20. 
    Cell which contains all chromosomes (2 sets of alleles)
  • 21. 
    Cell which containts half the chromosomes (1 set of alleles)
  • 22. 
    Pair of chromosomes with some types of traits (1 comes from each parent)
  • 23. 
    # of homolous pairs of chromosomes in an organism
  • 24. 
    Group of 4 sister chromatids (one homologous pair, after replication, before division)
  • 25. 
    Haploid reproductive cell (sperm or egg)
  • 26. 
    Diploid body cell; any cell that is not gamete
  • 27. 
    2 alleles for each trait seperate during (sexual) reproduction
  • 28. 
    Genes for different traits assort (segregate) independently frome each other
  • 29. 
    During the Law of __________: -alleles can be ___________ (always expressed) or ________ (only expressed if no dominant allele present) -each individual has ___ alleles for each trait -each parent only passes down __(#)___ allele for each trait to each gamete ( egg or _____) -therefore each offspring only gets one __(#)____ from each parent
  • 30. 
    When one haploid gamete combines with another haploid gamete
  • 31. 
    If, in the beginning of meiosis there are 16 chromosomes in the cell, how many will be in each cell in the end?
  • 32. 
    How many cells are created in the end of meiosis?
  • 33. 
    The four cells created at the end of meiosis are called ? They have _____ sets of chromosomes. (the answers are in number form)
  • 34. 
    Within; inside