Meiosis And Chromosome Quiz

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Meiosis Quizzes & Trivia

After you have completed the lessons "Meiosis," and "Genes and Chromosomes" you should take this quiz. Put your first and last name in the space below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Check all the stagess of MITOSIS (not the whole cell cycle).
    • A. 

      Interphase

    • B. 

      Prophase

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

    • E. 

      Telophase

    • F. 

      Cytokinesis

  • 2. 
    Meiosis starts with one diploid cell and ends up with ______.
    • A. 

      2 diploid cells

    • B. 

      2 haploid cells

    • C. 

      4 haploid cells

    • D. 

      4 diploid cells

  • 3. 
    If an animal has 22 chromosomes in its body cells how many chromosomes will it have in the zygote that it developed from?
    • A. 

      44

    • B. 

      22

    • C. 

      11

  • 4. 
    Check the boxes next to the cells that are gametes.
    • A. 

      Sperm

    • B. 

      Zygote

    • C. 

      Egg

    • D. 

      Body cell

  • 5. 
    Egg and sperm are sex cells, called ___.
    • A. 

      Gametes

    • B. 

      Zygotes

    • C. 

      Diploids

  • 6. 
    Crossing over is where genes from one chromosome switch places with genes from its pair during meiosis. This results in increased ____.
    • A. 

      Starvation

    • B. 

      Mitosis

    • C. 

      Stability

    • D. 

      Variation

  • 7. 
    Polyploidy is normal and healthy in _____ but usually deadly in _____.
    • A. 

      Animals, plants

    • B. 

      Plants, animals

    • C. 

      Gametes, zygotes

    • D. 

      Zygotes, gametes

  • 8. 
    If a mistake in meiosis results in an extra chromosome #21 in humans, the resulting offspring will have what disorder?
    • A. 

      High blood pressure

    • B. 

      Sickle-cell anemia

    • C. 

      Down's syndrome

    • D. 

      Parkinson's disease

  • 9. 
    If a haploid sperm fertilizes a haploid egg a diploid zygote is formed which grows into a new individual through continued mitosis. If the zygote has 10 chromosomes, how many chromosomes did the egg have?
  • 10. 
    A normal body cell has two of each chromosomes. Chromosomes in a pair are said to be _____.
    • A. 

      Diploid

    • B. 

      Homologous

    • C. 

      Haploid

    • D. 

      Polyploid