What is Meiosis? - Steps & Results

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Which of the following is FALSE regarding meiosis?

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1. Even though meiosis is a big event for a cell, most of a cell's life is spent in this phase where it is growing and replicating DNA.

2. What is the order of steps for Meiosis I?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Meiosis is an important part of sexual reproduction. Use this quiz to see how well you understand aspects of this type of cell division. Take the quiz as often as you would like until you feel confident in the material.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to review:

  • Meiosis I step characteristics and order
  • The term used to describe the transferring of genetic information
  • How a cell spends most of its life
  • Traits of meiosis

Skills Practiced

The review materials will help you practice:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding meiosis and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding meiosis steps
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what occurs in specific phases

Additional Learning

The accompanying video lesson titled What is Meiosis - Steps & Results will cover more details of this important process. When you view and study that lesson, you will cover the following objectives:

  • Understand the difference between meiosis and mitosis
  • Learn a pneumonic that helps you remember meiosis steps
  • Study the difference between meiosis I and meiosis II
  • Master how to remember what happens in each step of meiosis
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