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Biology, 7e (Campbell) Chapter 13: Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles Chapter Questions 1) What is a genome? A) the complete complement of an organism's genes B) a specific sequence of polypeptides within each cell C) a specialized polymer of four different kinds of monomers D) a specific segment of DNA that is found within a prokaryotic chromosome E) an ordered display of chromosomes arranged from largest to smallest Answer: A Topic: Concept 13.1 Skill: Knowledge 2) Which of the following statements about genes is incorrect ? Topic: Concept 13.1 Skill: Comprehension 3) Asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction are different in that A) individuals reproducing asexually transmit 100% of their genes to their progeny, whereas individuals reproducing sexually only transmit 50%. B) asexual reproduction produces offspring that are genetically identical to the parents, whereas sexual reproduction gives rise to genetically distinct offspring. C) asexual reproduction involves a single parent, whereas sexual reproduction involves two. D) asexual reproduction only requires mitosis, whereas sexual reproduction always involves meiosis. E) all of the above Answer: E Topic: Concept 13.1 Skill: Comprehension 4) How do the two members of a pair of homologous chromosomes differ from each other? Topic: Concept 13.2 Skill: Comprehension 1
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5) What is a karyotype? Topic: Concept 13.2 Skill: Knowledge
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