Chromosomes

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Chromosomes
11 Questions
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Chromosomes occur in pairs and are called ____________ chromosomes
Homologous
2 of 12
They are the same ___(1)___ and ____(2)____ and carry genes for the same ____(3)_____
1) size ; 2) shape ; 3) features
3 of 12
Cells with chromosomes in pairs like this are called __________
Diploid
4 of 12
Where does each chromosome in the pair originate from?
One from each parent
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What do you notice about the 23rd pair of chromosomes?
Different and not in size order
6 of 12
What are the last pair of chromosomes are called?
The sex chromosomes
7 of 12
What are they responsible for?
Determining what gender a person will be
8 of 12
What is the genotype for a woman's chromosomes?
XX
9 of 12
Women's chromosomes are (different / alike)
Alike
10 of 12
What is the genotype for a man's chromosomes?
XY
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In a man's chromosome the X chromosome is (bigger / smaller) than the Y chromosome
Bigger
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Chromosomes occur in pairs and are called ____________ chromosomes

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Homologous

Card 3

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They are the same ___(1)___ and ____(2)____ and carry genes for the same ____(3)_____

Back

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Card 4

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Cells with chromosomes in pairs like this are called __________

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Card 5

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Where does each chromosome in the pair originate from?

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