Unit 2 - Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction & Inheritance KEY

Unit 2 - Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction & Inheritance KEY

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BIOL 11 SI UNIT 2 Circle one of two possible answers given in parentheses in each statement. 1. (Meiosis/Mitosis) divides chromosomes into separate parcels not once but twice prior to cell division. 2. Sperm cells and egg cells are also known as (germ/ gamete) cells. 3. (Haploid/ Diploid) germ cells produce haploid gametes. 4. (Haploid/ Diploid) cells possess pairs of homologous chromosomes 5. ( Meiosis/Mitosis) produces haploid cells. 6. Identical alleles are found on (homologous chromosomes/ sister chromatids). 7. Two attached sister chromatids represent ( one/two) chromosome(s). 8. One pair of duplicated chromosomes would be composed of (two/ four) chromatids. 9. With meiosis, chromosomes proceed through (one/ two) division(s) to yield four haploid nuclei. 10. Which of the following is not a characteristic of sexual reproduction? (a) sperm and egg cells (b) zygotes (c) meiosis (d) clones (e) none of the above 11. Which of the following does not occur in prophase I of meiosis? (a) chromosome duplication (b) a cluster of four chromatids (c) homologues pairing tightly (d) crossing over (e) chromosomes condensing 12. Crossing over is one of the most important events in meiosis because ____________. (a)
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Unit 2 - Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction & Inheritance KEY

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