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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.

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
 

2.

How many daughter cells are formed in meiosis?

  46

  2

  4

  23

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

The daughter cells formed in meiosis are similar to the parent cells.

  True

  False

 

4.

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

  Zygotene

  Diplotene

  Leptotene

  Pachytene

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

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

  True

  False

 

6.

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

  Metaphase II

  Metaphase I

  Anaphase II

  Prophase I

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

During which stage of meiosis does crossing over occur?

  Metaphase II

  Metaphase I

  Prophase I

  Prophase II

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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