Meiosis

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Meiosis

This quiz will test your understanding of Meiosis I and II.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following best describes this diagram?
    • A. 

      Chromosome

    • B. 

      Chromatin

    • C. 

      Sister chromatid

    • D. 

      Homolog

    • E. 

      Duplicated Chromosome

  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes this diagram?
    • A. 

      Sister Chromatids

    • B. 

      Duplicated Chromosomes

    • C. 

      Homologous Chromosomes

    • D. 

      Tetrad

  • 3. 
    Which of the following best describes this diagram?
    • A. 

      Tetrad

    • B. 

      Sister Cromatids

    • C. 

      Chromatin

  • 4. 
    Which of the following best describes what is seen in this diagram?
    • A. 

      Sister Chromatids

    • B. 

      Tetrad

    • C. 

      Duplicated DNA

    • D. 

      Chromatin

  • 5. 
    The "trading" of alleles between the two chromosomes in this tetrad takes place in:
    • A. 

      Prophase I

    • B. 

      Prophase II

    • C. 

      G1

    • D. 

      Metaphase I

  • 6. 
    What part of cell division does this represent?
    • A. 

      Prophase I

    • B. 

      Prophase II

    • C. 

      Interphase

    • D. 

      Cytokinesis

  • 7. 
    What stage of Meiosis does this represent?
    • A. 

      Prophase I

    • B. 

      Prophase II

    • C. 

      Metaphase I

    • D. 

      Interphase

  • 8. 
    The spindle fibers in this stage are pulling apart...
    • A. 

      Sister chromatids

    • B. 

      Homologous pairs of chromosomes

    • C. 

      Chromosomes

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT happening in this stage?
    • A. 

      Disappearing of nuclear envelopes

    • B. 

      Reappearing of nuclear envelopes

    • C. 

      Division into 2 daughter cells

    • D. 

      Reappearance of nucleoli

  • 10. 
    What stage is represented by this diagram?
    • A. 

      Prophase I

    • B. 

      Prophase II

    • C. 

      Metaphase I

    • D. 

      Telophase II

  • 11. 
    Which stage is best represented in this diagram?
    • A. 

      Metaphase I

    • B. 

      Metaphase II

    • C. 

      Anaphase I

    • D. 

      Telophase I

  • 12. 
    In this stage, the spindle microtubules are pulling apart...
    • A. 

      Sister chromatids

    • B. 

      Tetrads

    • C. 

      Homologous chromosomes

  • 13. 
    When this cell division is complete, how many chromosomes will be in each gamete?
    • A. 

      Diploid number

    • B. 

      Twice as many as the cells started with

    • C. 

      Haploid number

    • D. 

      Unable to determine

  • 14. 
    The chromosomes appear to be...
    • A. 

      Unwinding back into chromatin fiber

    • B. 

      Undergoing duplication

    • C. 

      Condensing into chromosomes

    • D. 

      Sticking together by proteins

  • 15. 
    TRUE of FALSE: One difference between prophase of mitosis and prophase of meiosis is proteins cause homologous chromosomes to stick together to form tetrads in meiosis.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 16. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Nuclear envelopes do not reappear before Prophase II.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 17. 
    Meiosis results in:
    • A. 

      2 daughter cells with the same number of chromosomes as parent cells

    • B. 

      4 daughter cells with the same number of chromosomes as parent cells

    • C. 

      2 daughter cells with half the number of chromosomes as parent cells

    • D. 

      4 daughter cells with half the number of chromosomes as parent cells

  • 18. 
    Solve the following analogy: Separation of tetrads is to prophase I as ________________ is to Prophase II
    • A. 

      Separation of homologous chromosomes

    • B. 

      Separation of sister chromatids

    • C. 

      Cell division

    • D. 

      Haploid numbers

  • 19. 
    Meiosis results in... (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Haploid cells

    • B. 

      Gametes

    • C. 

      4 daughter cells

    • D. 

      Cell division

  • 20. 
    Solve the following analogy:  Diploid is to mitosis as _____________________ is to ______________________
    • A. 

      Haploid; prophase

    • B. 

      Haploid: Meiosis

    • C. 

      Diploid: Meiosis

    • D. 

      Cell division; Meiosis