Meiosis

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Sperm and Egg cells are an example of what?
Gamete
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Gametes are produced from what kind of cell (have 23 pairs of chromosomes)
Diploid cell
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Gametes are which kind of cell (have 23 chromosomes, half number)
Haploid cell
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How many daughter cells are produced in meiosis?
Four
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Apart from random alignment, what is another process which causes genetic variation?
Crossing Over
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How many times do the cells divide in meiosis?
Twice
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In the first division what is pulled apart by spindle fibres?
Homologous Pairs
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In the second division what is pulled apart by spindle fibres?
Chromatids
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Meiosis and mitosis are both forms of what process?
Nuclear Division
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The random separation of homologous pairs in meiosis 1 which adds to variation is called what?
Independent Segregation
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