Meiosis

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Meiosis Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is about the cell process meiosis. Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of meiosis.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why are sex-linked disorders more likely to appear in males?
  • 2. 
    Genes are found on
    • A. 

      Chromosomes

    • B. 

      Sex cells

    • C. 

      Alleles

  • 3. 
    When two parent cells join together to form offspring it is
    • A. 

      Asexual reproduction

    • B. 

      Sexual reproduction

    • C. 

      Meiosis

  • 4. 
    The reproduction of sex cells is called
  • 5. 
    The two types of sex cells are______________ and ______________.
  • 6. 
    Female chromosomes are __________ and male chromosomes are _____________.
  • 7. 
    A diagram that shows the occurrence of a trait over generations of a family is a Punnett Square.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Chromosomes that have the same genes/structures are
    • A. 

      Heterologous chromosomes

    • B. 

      Homologous chromosomes

    • C. 

      Sex chromosomes

  • 9. 
    Each sex cell contains 23 pairs of chromosomes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Only cells that produce sex cells carry out meiosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False