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Animation: Unique Features of Meiosis
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View the animation below, then complete the quiz to test your knowledge of the concept.

1Which of the following features are unique to meiosis?
B)homologous recombination
C)reduction division
D)A and B
E)A, B and C

2A crossover in meiosis is an exchange of genetic material between
A)sister chromatids of the same chromosome.
B)sister chromatids of homologous chromosomes.
C)sister chromatids of non-homologous chromosomes.
D)non-sister chromatids of homologous chromosomes.
E)non-sister chromatids of non-homologous chromosomes.

3The four daughter cells produced in meiosis
A)are diploid just like the parent cell.
B)have double the number of chromosomes as the parent cell.
C)have one-fourth the number of chromosomes of the parent cell.
D)have one of each pair of chromosomes found in the parent cell.
E)have identical chromosomes.

4Crossing-over occurs in meiosis I and meiosis II.

5Chromosome duplication occurs between meiosis I and meiosis II.

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