CH 9 HW - HOMEWORK # 6 ON CHAPTER 9. (40 points) MEIOSIS...

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HOMEWORK # 6 ON CHAPTER 9. (40 points) MEIOSIS AND SEXUAL REPRODUCTION Multiple-Choice Questions (0.5 points each) 1. Asexual reproduction a. precedes the events of meiosis. b. produces clones. c. is more like meiosis than mitosis. d. leads to increased variation in offspring. e. involves episodes of crossing over. 2. Asexually produced daughter cells are a. identical to each other. b. identical to the parental cell. c. different from the parental cell. d. different from each other. e. identical to each other and to the parental cell. 3. Sexual reproduction a. leads to uniform characteristics in a population. b. results in new combinations of genetic traits. c. produces genetic clones. d. requires less tissue differentiation than asexual reproduction. e. produces genetic clones and requires less tissue differentiation than asexual reproduction. 4. Through meiosis, a. alternate forms of genes are shuffled. b. parental DNA is divided and distributed to forming gametes. c. the diploid chromosome number is reduced to haploid. d. offspring are provided with new gene combinations. e. all of these 5. Different, or alternative, forms of the same gene are called a. genetomorphs. b. alleles. c. mutants. d. chromatids. e. homologous. 6. The essence of meiosis is that a. gametes receive two copies of each member of each pair of homologous chromosomes. b. gametes are formed that are diploid. c. each gamete receives one member of each pair of homologous chromosomes. d. gametes are formed that are haploid. e. each gamete receives one member of each pair of homologous chromosomes and gametes are formed that are haploid. 7. Homologous chromosomes a. may exchange parts during meiosis. b. have alleles for the same characteristics even though the gene expression may not be the same. c. are in pairs, one chromosome of each pair from the father and one from the mother. d.
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CH 9 HW - HOMEWORK # 6 ON CHAPTER 9. (40 points) MEIOSIS...

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