Meiosis Trivia Quiz: Test Your Knowledge About Meiosis

Questions : 8 | Total Attempts: 518 | Recent Updated: 10-May-2022
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Meiosis is also an indirect cell division and it occurs in germ cells as the seminiferous epithelium of testis in males and germinal epithelium of ovaries in females. The cells which undergo meiosis are called meiocytes. It is a reductional division because of the reduction in the number of chromosomes in the daughter cells. It is basically meant for gamete formation and transmission of hereditary information. So take this quiz and increase your knowledge about meiosis.

Questions Excerpt


1. Meiosis is most commonly studied in the testis of ........

A. Human

B. Grasshopper

C. Lion

D. Elephant

2. In the leptotene stage, chromatin fibers shorten and they show a string of insulin structures called............ Which are arranged as homologous pairs?

A. Chromosome

B. Chromo fibre

C. Chromomere

D. Chiasmata

3. In which stage of prophase 1, nucleoli tend to disappear?

A. Leptotene

B. Zygotene

C. Pachytene

D. Diplotene

4. In the zygotene phase, two homologous chromosomes pair to form bivalent and the process is called........

A. Synapsis

B. Syndesis

C. Zygosoma

D. All of these

5. Which one of the following is the longest stage of prophase 1?

A. Diakinesis

B. Diplotene

C. Pachytene

D. Zygotene

6. The region of attachment of two homologous chromosomes is called...

A. Crossing over

B. Deplosome

C. Centriole

D. Chiasmata

7. In which phase of prophase1, nuclear membrane disappears?

A. Diakinesis

B. Diplotene

C. Zygotene

D. None of these

8. In diakinesis, chiasmata shifts at the tamilan and of the chromosomes and the process is called..........

A. Reproduction

B. Crossing over

C. Terminalisation

D. None of these

 

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