Genetics 8th Grade Quiz

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Genetics 8th Grade Quiz - Quiz

All about DNA, Chromosomes, Cancer, Mitosis, and Meiosis


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Male cells and female cells are classifies as
    • A. 

      Yx,xx

    • B. 

      Xx,xx

    • C. 

      Xy,xx

    • D. 

      Xy,xx

  • 2. 
    Sex cells are also known as 
    • A. 

      Gametes

    • B. 

      Haploid

    • C. 

      Diploid

    • D. 

      Homologous

  • 3. 
    How many total cells are in the end of mitosis
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      2

  • 4. 
    Chromosomes duplicate before mitosis and meiosis
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What two stages are not part of mitosis?
    • A. 

      Cytokinesis

    • B. 

      Telophase

    • C. 

      Interphase

    • D. 

      Prophase

  • 6. 
    Genetically speaking, how are the daughter cells compared to the parent cell at the end of mitosis?   
    • A. 

      Similar

    • B. 

      Identical

    • C. 

      Different

    • D. 

      Weird

  • 7. 
    What is DNA
    • A. 

      Double helix

    • B. 

      Stuff

    • C. 

      A self-replicating material present in nearly all living organisms

    • D. 

      Deoxyribonucleic acid

  • 8. 
    How many chromosomes are in the end of mitosis?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      53

    • C. 

      47

    • D. 

      46

  • 9. 
    How many chromosomes are there in the end meiosis
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      46

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      65

  • 10. 
    What is the name for sex cells like sperm and egg cells?
    • A. 

      Haploid

    • B. 

      Triploid

    • C. 

      Diploid

    • D. 

      Homologous

  • 11. 
    What is the name of the starting cell in both mitosis and meiosis
    • A. 

      Haploid

    • B. 

      Diploid

    • C. 

      Somatic

    • D. 

      Homologous

  • 12. 
    There are only somatic cells in Mitosis and not in meiosis
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What are homologous cells?
    • A. 

      I don't know

    • B. 

      When the chromosomes are pulled apart

    • C. 

      When the chromosomes are in two different cells

    • D. 

      When the two chromosomes are in pairs lined up in the middle

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