Chapter 12 Biology Test - Final

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The function of the cell cycle is to produce daughter cells that _____.

Answer:
a)  are genetically identical to the parent cell (assuming no mutation has occurred)
b)  have the same number of chromosomes as the parent cell but not the same genetic content
c)  have a random assortment of maternal and paternal chromosomes
d)  have the same number of chromatids as the parent cell had chromosomes
e)  none of the above
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Question: The function of the cell cycle is to produce daughter cells that _____.
Answer:
are genetically identical to the parent cell (assuming no mutation has occurred)
have the same number of chromosomes as the parent cell but not the same genetic content
have a random assortment of maternal and paternal chromosomes
have the same number of chromatids as the parent cell had chromosomes
none of the above