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Meiosis Quizzes & Trivia

KatyHigh PreAP Bio

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  • 1. 
    What is the process in which the number of chromosomes is reduced in half in the daughter cells?
  • 2. 
    Another name for sex cells? (plural)
  • 3. 
    Another name for male sex cell
  • 4. 
    Name for production of male sex cells
  • 5. 
    Another name for egg (the female sex cell) (singular)
  • 6. 
    Name for cell that has 2N chromosomes
  • 7. 
    Name for lacking one chromosome
  • 8. 
    Where does meiosis take place in the female?
  • 9. 
    The failure of homologous chromosomes to separate during meiosis is:
  • 10. 
    Another name for body cells
  • 11. 
    The process in which the sperm joins the egg
  • 12. 
    Where does meiosis take place in the male?
  • 13. 
    Name for when an individual has an extra chromosome:
  • 14. 
    Another name for a fertilized egg:
  • 15. 
    Any chromosomes besides the sex chromosomes are also called: (plural)
  • 16. 
    Chromosomes that code for the same trait are called:
  • 17. 
    Total number of chromosomes in human somatic cells:
  • 18. 
    Number of chromosomes in human haploids:
  • 19. 
    Name for the error during meiosis where genes are lost from a chromosome
  • 20. 
    The pairing of homologous chromosomes during meiosis is called:
  • 21. 
    Part of cell division where the nucleus divides:
  • 22. 
    The division of organelles and cytoplasm
  • 23. 
    Another name for the production of the ova is:
  • 24. 
    Homologous chromosomes _______ _______ to exchange some genes.