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Sexual Reproduction Quiz


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A picture of all the chromosomes inside a cell is called a ______________?

A. Prokaryotype

B. Eukaryotype

C. Karyotype

D. Kariotype


Which of the following is true about evolution?

A. It describes change over time

B. It is fueled by genetic variation

C. It requires survival and reproduction

D. All of the above


Which of the following helps a species adapt to a changing environment?

A. Having fewer offspring

B. Having more offspring

C. Decreasing genetic variation

D. Increasing genetic variation


Without sexual reproduction, life on Earth would likely be:

A. All plants

B. Less diverse

C. Less evolved

D. More complex


Which of the following is true about chromosomes?

A. They are identical in both parents

B. They double every generation

C. They each carry one gene

D. They are chunks of DNA


Which type of cell division would turn a diploid cell into a haploid cell?

A. Mitosis

B. Meiosis

C. Fertilisation

D. Reproduction


How do gametes differ from other cells in the body?

A. They don’t carry genes

B. They each contain instructions for one trait

C. They contain one copy of each chromosome

D. They reproduce asexually


A human has 46 chromosomes in their body cells.  What is the haploid number?

A. 46

B. 92

C. 23

D. 12


Sexual reproduction results in organisms with more:

A. Genetic variety

B. Positive traits

C. Chromosomes

D. Offspring


What sex chromosome(s) would a diploid cell from a woman contain?

A. Y

B. X

C. XY

D. XX


A dog has 78 chromosomes in its body cells.  What is the diploid number?

A. 78

B. 39

C. 1

D. 100


Genes carry two sets of instructions for each trait in the form of:

A. Chromosomes

B. Alleles

C. Gametes

D. DNA


Which of the following organisms is most likely to reproduce asexually?

A. Leopards

B. Bacteria

C. Goldfish

D. Sunflowers


The Pacific ridley sea turtle has 56 chromosomes. How many chromosomes would its offspring receive from each parent?

A. 1

B. 28

C. 56

D. 112


In sexually reproducing organisms, how many gametes are needed for fertilization?

A. 2

B. 23

C. 46

D. 20,000




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