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Evolution and Environment
Where in one of a body's cells are chromosomes found?
The cell wall
The cell membrane
What is genetic information carried by?
In humans, what are the male gametes called?
In the course of reproduction, when does fertilisation happen?
When a male and female gamete join
When a farmer puts manure on farmland
When plants drop seeds onto the ground
Which statement about sexual reproduction is correct?
It needs just one parent.
The offspring are always genetically identical.
The offspring are not identical to the parents.
Which statement about asexual reproduction is correct?
It only happens in plants.
What is one advantage of taking cuttings from plants?
New, genetically identical plants can be grown quickly and cheaply.
All the offspring produced will be susceptible to the same diseases.
New varieties are produced with each cutting, depending on which plant hormone is used.
Which cloning technique is suitable for amateur gardeners to do?
In general, where can the donor nucleus come from in fusion cell cloning?
An embryo cell or an adult cell
Only from an adult cell
From the red blood cells of the donor animal
What sort of organisms can be genetically engineered?
Plants and animals