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Comparison of Meiosis and Mitosis

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1The number of cells produced by meiosis is ________ the number of cells produced by mitosis.
A)one-fourth
B)half
C)equal to
D)twice
E)four times



2The number of chromosomes in daughter cells produced by meiosis is ________ the number of chromosomes in daughter cells produced by mitosis.
A)one-fourth
B)half
C)equal to
D)twice
E)four times



3Which of the following is unique to meiosis?
A)nuclear membrane breaks down
B)DNA organizes into chromosomes
C)crossing-over
D)chromosomes align along the central plate of the cell
E)none of the above



4Daughter cells produced in meiosis are identical.
A)True
B)False



5Chromosome duplication occurs prior to both mitosis and meiosis.
A)True
B)False







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