Meiosis Questions
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Which process increases the variability of genetic information?
    answer choices
    Mitosis
    Meiosis
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. What process controls the future function or role of a cell?
    answer choices
    cell transformation
    RNA translation
    cell differentiation
    DNA transcription
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following best describes meiosis?
    answer choices
    cell division that occurs only in the reproductive structures of an organism
    process prior to the first stage of the cell division
    occurs in all cells of the body system
    cell division that occurs in the repair process of damaged skin cells
  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q. The diagram above illustrates a process that occurs during meiosis. The likely result of this process is..?
    answer choices
    mutation in gametes
    genetically diverse gametes
    new types of cells forming
    cancer cells in the ovaries
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. How many daughter cells result from meiosis?
    answer choices
    2
    4
    6
    8
  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q. How do stem cells become specialized cells, like nerve cells, bone cells, or muscle cells?
    answer choices
    by expressing certain combinations of genes
    by expressing certain combinations of genes
    by expressing certain combinations of genes and repressing others
    by expressing all genes
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. What technique is best for matching evidence left at a crime scene with a suspect's nasal swab?
    answer choices
    gene therapy
    recombining DNA
    genetic engineering
    DNA fingerprinting 
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. The separation of DNA fragments using electric current is called ______ and the banding patterns that result can be used to _______.
    answer choices
    chromosome painting; produce proteins
    electrophoresis; compare various genomes for similarities
    polymerase chain reaction; make copies of a small portion of DNA
    restrictive sorting; analyze DNA structures in various organisms
  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q. Electophoresis draws individual strands of DNA across a gel gradient. This process displays the length of each piece of DNA in a unique code of lines. This allows scientists to-
    answer choices
    accurately identify and distinguish certain strands of DNA from others
    recombine pieces of DNA from two or more organisms
    study an organism's chromosomes and check for abnormalities
    genetically modify an organism's DNA
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