Quiz On 10 Meiosis And Sexual Reproduction

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Meiosis Quizzes & Trivia

During sexual reproduction there is a lot that takes place to see the youngling produced after the gestation period. The cells are broken up and come together to form the offspring. Take the review quiz below on chapter 10 on meiosis and sexual reproduction to see how well you understand the process.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    __________ reproduction is easier and faster than __________ reproduction. It takes  less energy. But, sexual reproduction allows for greater genetic diversity.
    • A. 

      Sexual, asexual

    • B. 

      Asexual, sexual

  • 2. 
    Chromosomes are duplicated in ______ cells. Clue: 4 letter word
  • 3. 
    Asexual reproduction- a. single parent produces ___________. b. Offspring are exactly like the parent.
    • A. 

      Clones

    • B. 

      Variables

  • 4. 
    _________ are different (alternative) forms of a gene.
    • A. 

      Alleles

    • B. 

      Chromatids

    • C. 

      Gametes

  • 5. 
    Each pair of chromosomes in a diploid cells  is called a ___________ pair.Clue: Word begins with the letter H
  • 6. 
    _________ are sex cells  which are haploid, and arise  from germ cells which are diploid.
  • 7. 
    Meiosis cuts the chromosome number in __________.Clue: (46---> 23)
    • A. 

      Half

    • B. 

      Thirds

    • C. 

      Fifths

  • 8. 
    Meiosis cuts the chromosome number in half. Therefore , the daughter cells  from meiosis  are ____________.
    • A. 

      Diploid

    • B. 

      Haploid

  • 9. 
    Meiosis occurs in 2 phases; each phase undergoes nuclear division. So there are a total of ____ daughter cells  from meiosis. 
  • 10. 
    The 2 phases of meiosis are called meiosis I and __________.
  • 11. 
    Crossing over of the gametes occurs during prophase 1  of ______________.
    • A. 

      Meiosis II

    • B. 

      Meiosis I

  • 12. 
    In crossing over, gene segments "mix and match " between  the non sister ___________ of each homologous pair. As a result, each daughter cell has some of the father's genes and some of the mother's gene.Clue: A smaller chromosome
  • 13. 
    The primary _________ divides and produces a secondary oocyte and a polar body. The polar body will not develop into a gamete.
  • 14. 
    During Metaphase I, the chromosomes of each pair are randomly aligned along the _________. 
    • A. 

      Edges

    • B. 

      Center

    • C. 

      Top

    • D. 

      Bottom

  • 15. 
    The stages of meiosis I  and II are called the _____ as in mitosis. The chromosomes move in the same way.
    • A. 

      Same

    • B. 

      Opposite

  • 16. 
    ___________ is the process of the male and female gametes uniting and the nuclei fusing.
    • A. 

      Hypnosis

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Fertilization

  • 17. 
    The fusion of 2 haploid nuclei results in the  diploid __________.
    • A. 

      Zygote

    • B. 

      Oocyte

    • C. 

      Billy goat

  • 18. 
    What are the number of daughter cells in: Mitosis _____ - Meiosis _____.answer format: 1 and 2
  • 19. 
    Choose one:Mitosis (haploid or diploid) 
  • 20. 
    Choose one:Meiosis (haploid or diploid) 
  • 21. 
    Which process features the functions of Growth and repair and also Asexual reproduction?
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Meiosis

  • 22. 
    Which process features the function of Sexual reproduction?
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Meiosis

  • 23. 
    Mitosis offspring produces clones.Meiosis offspring produces _________. (Clue: letter begins with a V)
  • 24. 
    True or falseIn mitosis daughter cells are the same from parent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Daughter cells are different from parent in?
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Meiosis

  • 26. 
    In Mitosis cells are derived from ________ cells.
    • A. 

      Blood cells

    • B. 

      Germ cells

    • C. 

      Somatic Cells

  • 27. 
    In meiosis cells are derived from ______ cells.
    • A. 

      Somatic cells

    • B. 

      Germ cells

    • C. 

      Stem cells