MCQs Questions on Meiosis For NEET and Medical Exam 2022

NEET Biology is the scoring paper in the medical entrance examination. Here, you will discover the NEET Biology MCQ Questions for all Concepts as per the latest syllabus. Practice more on a regular basis with these NEET Biology objective questions on air pollution and improve your subject knowledge & problem-solving skills along with time management. NEET Biology Meiosis Multiple Choice Questions make you feel confident in answering the question in the exam & increases your scores to high.


Q.1. Synapsis takes place between

(a) Spindle fibre and centromere
(b) mRNA and ribosomes
(c) a female and a male gamete
(d) Two homologous chromosomes

(d) Two homologous chromosomes


Q.2. Mendelian factor (Aa) is segregated during

(a) Anaphase I
(b) Anaphase II
(c) Diplotene
(d) Zygotene/Pachytene

(a) Anaphase I


Q.3. The stage of prophase I wherein crossing over occurs is

(a) Zygotene
(b) Diplotene
(c) Leptotene
(d) Pachytene

(d) Pachytene


Q.4. Meiosis I is reductional division and meiosis II is equational division because of

(a) Separation of chromatids
(b) Crossing over
(c) The disjunction of homologous chromosomes
(d) The pairing of homologous chromosomes

(a) Separation of chromatids


Q.5. Name the event wherein the paternal and maternal chromosomes change their material with each other in cell division

(a) Crossing over
(b) Synapsis
(c) Dyad forming
(d) Bivalent forming

(a) Crossing over


Q.6. The reason for daughter cells to differ from parent cells and also each other in meiosis is;

(a) Segregation and crossing over
(b) Segregation and independent assortment
(c) Segregation, crossing over and independent assortment
(d) Independent assortment and crossing over

(c) Segregation, crossing over and independent assortment


Q.7. Continuous variations are due to

(a) Mutation
(b) Crossing over
(c) Polyploidy
(d) Chromosomal aberrations

(b) Crossing over


Q.8. The evolutionary advantage of meiosis can be best explained by which of these statements?

(a) Meiosis alternates with mitosis from one to the next generation
(b) Meiosis is essential for sexual reproduction
(c) Passing of the same genetic system from one to next generation
(d) Genetic recombination is possible from one to next generation

(d) Genetic recombination is possible from one to next generation


Q.9. One of these events does not take place during meiosis

(a) One successive division without any DNA replication
(b) Chiasmata formation and crossing over
(c) Segregation of homologous chromosomes
(d) Separation of sister chromatids

(a) One successive division without any DNA replication


Q.10. The meiotic division takes place in

(a) Meristematic cells
(b) Conductive cells
(c) Reproductive cells
(d) Vegetative cells

(c) Reproductive cells

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