Cell Division: What Do You Know About Meiosis? Trivia Quiz

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Cell Division: What Do You Know About Meiosis? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In cellular reproduction which of the following processes occurs the same number of times in meiosis as it does mitosis?
    • A. 

      The cytoplasm is divided evenly between the cells.

    • B. 

      The DNA in the chromosomes is duplicated.

    • C. 

      The cells divide in equally sized halves.

    • D. 

      The chromosomes align themselves at opposite ends of the cell.

  • 2. 
    Meiosis plays a more significant role in reproduction than mitosis in which of the following?
    • A. 

      Increasing the variability of genetic information

    • B. 

      More efficiently using energy in the cell division process

    • C. 

      More rapidly reproducing and growing

    • D. 

      Increasing the process of asexual reproduction

  • 3. 
    When one or more nucleotides are lost during chromosomal crossover during meiosis this is called...
    • A. 

      Substitution mutation

    • B. 

      Deletion mutation

    • C. 

      Translocation mutation

    • D. 

      Inversion mutation

  • 4. 
    Compared with mitosis, meiosis produces
    • A. 

      Greater number of cell chromosomes per cell

    • B. 

      Greater volume of cell cytoplasm per cell

    • C. 

      Greater number of daughter

    • D. 

      Greater amount of genetic material per cell

  • 5. 
    The following process shows _____________which occurs during _________________.
    • A. 

      Reverse transcription, protein synthesis

    • B. 

      Point mutation, DNA replication

    • C. 

      Crossing over, meiosis

    • D. 

      DNA replication, cell cycle

  • 6. 
    Which of the following best describes meiosis?
    • A. 

      Cell division that occurs only in the reproductive structures of an organsim

    • B. 

      Process prior to the first stage of cell division

    • C. 

      Occurs in all cells of the body

    • D. 

      Cell division that occurs in the repair process of damaged skin

  • 7. 
    4 daughter cells result from the process of MITOSIS which are genetically identical.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The DNA regions that code for proteins are...
    • A. 

      Introns

    • B. 

      Promoters

    • C. 

      Exons

    • D. 

      Initiators

  • 9. 
    If the diploid number at the start of meiosis is 8 chromosomes, what will the number of chromosomes be in each of the daughter cells?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      6

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a difference between asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction?
    • A. 

      Sexual reproduction leads to greator amounts of genetic variation

    • B. 

      They are the same in terms of genetic variation

    • C. 

      They both occur in somatic cells

    • D. 

      Sexual reproduction leads to less genetic variation