How Meiosis & Fertilization Promote Genetic Variation


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A haploid gamete has how many sets of chromosomes?

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1. You are a ___ organism.

2. How does crossing over contribute to genetic variation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will test you on definitions related to genetic variation. These questions will ask you to complete the sentence with the correct term, while others will give you a straightforward definition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will help you cover the following definitions:

  • Haploid gametes
  • Genetic variation
  • Genetic combinations
  • Meiosis

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related genetic variation lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding haploid gametes and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding genetic variation

Additional Learning

Finish the quiz and then head over to the corresponding lesson How Meiosis & Fertilization Promote Genetic Variation. The lesson will help you with the following topics:

  • Understanding our unique genetic makeups
  • Relating genes to sexual reproduction
  • Detailing meiosis and fertilization
  • Describing haploid gametes
  • Characterizing independent assortments
  • Exploring genetic recombination