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Which of the following results in offspring that are identical to the parents?
a) asexual reproduction
b) sexual reproduction
c) meiosis
d) genetic recombination

Gametes combine to form a ______.
a) zygote
b) gamete
c) embryo
d) baby

Which of the following refers to a cell with half the genetic material?
a) haploid
b) diploid
c) biloid
d) triloid

Which of the following is an example of a haploid cell?
a) sperm
b) egg
c) leukocyte
d) epithelial

How many cell divisions is involved in meiosis?
a) 2
b) 4
c) 1
d) 3

Homologous chromosomes exchange genetic material at the chiasmata during which phase?
a) prophase I
b) anaphase I
c) prophase II
d) metaphase II

What refers to segments of homologous chromosomes breaking and reattaching at similar locations?
a) crossing over
b) swapping
c) switches
d) segmentation

Independent assortment occurs when chromosomes line up at the equator during which phase?
a) metaphase I
b) telophase I
c) metaphase II
d) prophase II

Sister chromatids are pulled apart during which phase of meiosis?
a) anaphase II
b) cytokinesis
c) telophase II
d) metaphase II

Which of the following cells is created through meiosis?
a) sperm
b) skin
c) nerve
d) muscle

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