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Biology Quiz : Meiosis


Answer each question below related to meiosis, by selecting the most appropriate answer from the choices given.

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1.

During which stage of meiosis does crossing over occur?

  Metaphase I

  Metaphase II

  Prophase I

  Prophase II

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

During which stage of meiosis do chromosomes divide at the centromeres?

  Prophase I

  Anaphase II

  Metaphase I

  Metaphase II

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

Arrange the stages of meiotic prophase I below in order.

  Leptotene, Pachytene, Zygotene, Diplotene, Diakinesis

  Zygotene, Diplotene, Diakinesis, Pachytene, Leptotene

  Leptotene, Zygotene, Pachytene, Diakinesis, Diplotene

  Leptotene, Zygotene, Pachytene, Diplotene, Diakinesis

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

How many daughter cells are formed in meiosis?

  46

  4

  23

  2

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

The size of the cell remains the same during the prophase I.

  True

  False

 

6.

After meiotic cell division, the number of chromosomes in daughter cells is equal to that of parent cells.

  True

  False

 

7.

During which stage of meiotic prophase I do centrioles divide and start moving towards opposite poles?

  Diplotene

  Pachytene

  Zygotene

  Leptotene

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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