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The Physical Basis of Heredity Practice Test (page 3)

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Updated on Aug 19, 2011

Answers

Matching

1. G 2. A 3. D 4. H 5. J 6. C 7. I 8. B 9. E 10. F

Vocabulary

  1. autosome
  2. centromere or kinetochore
  3. metacentric
  4. haploid
  5. meiosis
  6. cytokinesis
  7. prophase
  8. chiasma or recombination nodule
  9. homologues
  10. interphase

Multiple-Choice

  1. b
  2. b
  3. d
  4. e (synapsis occurs in meiosis, not mitosis)
  5. a
  6. b
  7. d
  8. c
  9. a
  10. e

Problems

  1. (a) 20   (b) 19   (c)1   (d)38
  2. (a) Metaphase   (b) prophase   (c) telophase   (d) anaphase
  3. (a) 1st anaphase   (b) 1st metaphase   (c) 2nd prophase or end of 1st telophase   (d) 2nd anaphase   (e) 1st prophase
  4. 2nd telophase (meiotic product)   (a) 27 = 128  
  5. Polar bodies  
  6. Microspore mother cell (microsporocyte); both are diploid cells with the capacity to divide meiotically  
  7. (1/2)23, less than one chance in 8 million
  8. (a) 23   (b) 23   (c) 23   (d) 46   (e) 46
  9. (a) 1   (b) 1   (c) 1   (d) 0
  10. (a) 10   (b) 20   (c) 10   (d) 10   (e) 20   (f) 20   (g) 30   (h) 10   (i) 30   (j) 20   (k) 20   (l) 30
  11. (a) 5   (b) 3   (c) 1   (d) A, B, C   (e) D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K   (f) A, D, E, F, J, K
  12. (a) 0   (b) 0   (c) All
  13. Only one of several possible solutions is shown for each of Problems 1.17 and 1.18.

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