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In sexual reproduction two ________ sex cells come together to form a new individual.
a) haploid b) diploid c) indentical d) prokaryotic
Before cell division, a chromosome is a ________ DNA molecule with protein.
a) frozen b) sliced c) single-stranded d) supercoiled
A ________ is a section of DNA that codes for a trait or other functional product.
a) chromosome b) gene c) centromere d) chromatid
Crossing over occurs in prophase of meiosis I. Crossing over results in
a) new combinations of genes on a chromosome. b) genetically identical homologous chromosomes. c) double the number of original chromosomes. d) half the number of original chromosomes.
The human male gamete is called a sperm cell and is produced in the
a) ovaries b) spleen c) liver d) testes
In meiosis in human females, two cell divisions result in one functional egg cell and two to three smaller non-functional polar bodies. The result of this is that
a) the polar bodies may be used for future egg cells. b) the mature egg cell has plenty of nourishing cytoplasm. c) the mature sperm cell has plenty of nourishing cytoplasm. d) the egg cell is diploid.
For a human baby to be born a boy he must receive
a) an X chromosome from the father. b) a Y chromosome from the mother. c) a Y chromosome from the father. d) both an X and a Y chromosome from the father.
Which of the following statements best describes the relationship between sex chromosomes and autosomes in humans?
a) Sex chromosomes are only found in males while autosomes are found in both sexes b) Sex chromosomes are found in both sexes while autosomes are only found in females c) Sex chromosomes are found in diploid cells while autosomes are in haploid cells. d) Sex chromosomes are found in haploid cells while autosomes are in diploid cells.
Which of the following is NOT a part of asexual reproduction?
a) Meiosis b) budding c) binary fission d) parthenogensis
Which of the following is an advantage of sexual reproduction?
a) There is no need to find a mate. b) It does not require meiosis. c) It leads to decreased genetic diversity. d) It leads to increased genetic diversity.
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