In meiosis, a _______ parent cell divides to form _______ daughter cells.

A) diploid; 2 haploid
B) diploid; 4 haploid
C) haploid; 2 diploid
D) haploid; 4 diploid

B
When do homologous chromosomes line up in a pairwise fashion on the equatorial plate during meiosis?

A) During metaphase I only
B) During telophase I only
C) During metaphase I and metaphase II
D) During telophase I and telophase II

A
Which sequence provides a model for describing the process of meiosis?

A) Chromosomes replicate > sister chromatids separate > cytokinesis > homologous chromosomes separate > cytokinesis

B) Chromosomes replicate > homologous chromosomes separate > cytokinesis > sister chromatids separate > cytokinesis

C) Chromosomes replicate > sister chromatids separate > chromosomes replicate > homologous chromosomes separate > cytokinesis

D) Chromosomes replicate > homologous chromosomes separate > chromosomes replicate > sister chromatids separate > cytokinesis

B
Sister chromatids present at metaphase II might not be genetically identical to each other because

A) one is maternal and the other is paternal in origin.
B) they each represent different chromosomes.
C) of an error in pairing of chromosomes during meiosis I.
D) of crossing over events taking place during meiosis I.

D
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