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In sexual reproduction, offspring inherit _____ copy/copies of each chromosome from each parent.
a) one
b) two
c) three
d) four

At the end of the entire process of meiosis, __ daughter cells are formed.
a) one
b) two
c) three
d) four

What kind of cells are made in meiosis?
a) haploid gametes
b) skin cells
c) diploid gametes
d) all body cells

A human body cell usually has how many chromosomes?
a) 12
b) 23
c) 46
d) 92

A haploid cell has ___ the number of chromosomes of a diploid cell.
a) half
b) twice
c) three times
d) four times

Why is meiosis important?
a) It doubles the number of chromosomes found in gametes
b) It triples the number of chromosomes found in gametes
c) It halves the number of chromosomes found in gametes
d) It does not change the number of chromosomes found in gametes

Sperm and egg cells are an example of what?
a) meiosis
b) chromosomes
c) gametes
d) stages in meiosis

When a sperm and egg cell meet, they form a ___?
a) zygote
b) gamete
c) haploid
d) chromosome

Which of the following is your genetic code?
a) RNA
b) DNA
c) CNA
d) NDA

In mitosis, cells are genetically ___, but in meiosis cells are genetically ___
a) different, identical
b) identical, different

What is an advantage of sexual reproduction?
a) offspring are identical to parents
b) organisms don't have to search for a mate
c) offspring with genetic variation are produced
d) reproduction is quick

Which statement best describes why genetic variation is beneficial to populations of organisms?
a) individuals look different from one another
b) populations of the organism increase more rapidly
c) only one parent is needed to produce offspring
d) species can better survive environmental changes

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