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Quiz, Ch. 13, Meiosis and Sexual Cycles (Sp. 06) Name _________________ 1) What is a genome? A) an ordered display of chromosomes arranged from largest to smallest B) the complete complement of an organism's genes C) a specialized polymer of four different kinds of monomers D) a specific segment of DNA that is found within a prokaryotic chromosome E) a specific sequence of polypeptides within each cell 2) Which of the following statements about genes is incorrect? A) Genes correspond to segments of DNA. B) During fertilization, both the sperm and the ovum (egg) contribute genes to the resulting fertilized egg. C) Genetic differences can result from changes in the DNA called mutations. D) Many genes contain the information needed for cells to synthesize enzymes and other proteins. E) Under normal circumstances, each chromosome contains precisely one gene. 3) Asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction are different in that A) asexual reproduction only requires mitosis, whereas sexual reproduction always involves meiosis. B) individuals reproducing asexually transmit 100% of their genes to their progeny, whereas individuals reproducing sexually only transmit 50%. C) asexual reproduction produces offspring that are genetically
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course BIO 188 taught by Professor Capco during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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