Tetrad in Meiosis: Definition & Explanation


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A tetrad is made of four ______.

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1. Which is an example of a tetrad?

2. By the end of meiosis, ______ cells will be created, each with one of the chromatids from the tetrad.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of tetrad in meiosis. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include chromatids and genetic variations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • What is a tetrad made of
  • Example of a tetrad
  • What does crossing over increase
  • Number of chromatids in a single tetrad

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This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related tetrad in meiosis lesson
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Additional Learning

To learn more about tetrad in meiosis, review the lesson Tetrad in Meiosis: Definition & Explanation which covers the following objectives:

  • Define tetrad
  • Basic meiosis reminder
  • Homologous chromosomes
  • Sister chromatids
  • What does the tetrad do
  • Recombination