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Multiple Choice Questions on Cell Division - Meiosis

1. Which statements best explains the evolutionary advantage of meiosis?
a) Meiosis is necessary for sexual reproduction
b) Meiosis alternates with mitosis from generation to generation
c) The same genetic system is passed on from generation to generation
d) Genetic recombination are possible from generation to generation
2. Meiotic division occurs in
Meiosis
a) vegetative cells
b) meristematic cells
c) conductive cells
d) reproductive cells
3. Meiosis I is reductional division. Meiosis II is equational division due to

Meiosis I

a) Crossing over
b) Separation of chromatids
c) Pairing of homologous chromosomes
d) Disjunction of homologous chromosomes

4. Meiosis II performs
Meiosis II
a) Separation of sex chromosomes
b) Synthesis of DNA and centromere
c) Separation of homologous chromosomes
d) Separation of chromatids
5. Segregation of Mendelian factor (Aa) occurs during
a) Diplotene
b) Zygotene/ Pachytene
c) Anaphase I
d) Anaphase II
6. Synapsis occurs between
a) mRNA and ribosomes
b) Spindle fibres and cetromere
c) a male and a female gamete
d) Two homologous chromosomes
7. In Meiosis, the daughter cells differ from parent cell as well as amongst themselves due to
a) Segregation, independent assortment and crossing over
b) Segregation and crossing over
c) Independent assortment and crossing over
d) Segregation and independent assortment
8. During which stage of prophase I of the crossing over takes place ?
Crossing over
a) Leptotene
b) Pachytene
c) Zygotene
d) Diplotene
9.  Continuous variations are attributed to
a) Polyploidy
b)  Mutation
c) Crossing over
d) Chromosomal aberrations 
10. When parental and maternal chromosomes change their materials with each other in cell division this event called
a) synapsis
b) Crossing over
c) Dyad forming
d) Bivalent forming
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Answers
1. d) Genetic recombination are possible from generation to generation
2. d) reproductive cells
3. b) Separation of chromatids
4. d) Separation of chromatids
5. c) Anaphase I
6. d) Two homologous chromosomes
7. a) Segregation, independent assortment and crossing over
8. b) Pachytene
9. c) Crossing over
10. b) Crossing over
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