Introduction to Cell Division, Chromosomes, Genes and Alleles

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Introduction to Cell Division, Chromosomes, Genes and Alleles
16 questions
1 of 17
Mitosis and meiosis are 2 examples of ______ ________.
Cell Division
2 of 17
Meiosis takes place in the _______ _________.
Sex Organs
3 of 17
What do the cells divide to produce, in meiosis?
Haploid Gametes
4 of 17
What are found in the nucleus of the cell?
Chromosomes
5 of 17
What are the chromosomes made up of?
DNA
6 of 17
How many chromosomes in human cells?
46
7 of 17
Chromosomes are arranged in ___________ pairs.
Homologous
8 of 17
What are cells with 23 pairs of chromosomes said to be?
Diploid
9 of 17
What are sex cells / cells with 23 chromosomes in total said to be?
Haploid
10 of 17
What is another name for sex cells?
Gametes
11 of 17
Another name for cells that aren't sex cells are ________ _______.
Somatic Cells
12 of 17
What are found along the length of chromosomes?
Genes
13 of 17
What control the production of amino acids?
Nucleic Acids / Bases / Genes
14 of 17
What are the amino acids responsible for?
Characteristsics
15 of 17
Each cell has _____ genes for any characteristic.
Two
16 of 17
What is the name for an alternative form of the same gene?
Allele
17 of 17

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Mitosis and meiosis are 2 examples of ______ ________.

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What do the cells divide to produce, in meiosis?

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What are found in the nucleus of the cell?

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