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What is the process by which a cell divides, giving two identical cells?
a) Meiosis
b) Mitosis
c) Sexual Reproduction
d) Fertilization

How many cells result from meiosis?
a) 4 identical cells
b) 4 genetically different cells
c) 2 identical cells
d) 2 genetically different cells

Of the following, which allele would be considered dominant?
a) D
b) d
c) anaphase
d) the disappearing trait

Of the following, which genotype would give the recessive phenotype?
a) e
b) Ee
c) ee
d) EE

If a homozygous dominant trait is crossed with a homozygous recessive trait, how many of the offspring would have the dominant phenotype?
a) 50%
b) 75%
c) 100%
d) 0%

If two heterozygous individuals mate, how many of their offspring would appear dominant?
a) 0%
b) 25%
c) 50%
d) 75%

What is so darn special about meiosis anyway?
a) It gives you identical cells
b) it provides genetic diversity
c) It gives you the best traits
d) It is faster than mitosis

During what phase does crossing over occur?
a) interphase
b) metaphase
c) prophase I
d) metaphase I

What is the term for a cell that contains 2 sets of DNA?
a) diploid
b) haploid
c) defective
d) stem cell

If a man with blood type A has a child with a woman with blood type B, how many of their offspring could be blood type O?
a) 100%
b) 50%
c) 25%
d) 0%

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