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Question 1: Many parasitic wasps are known to be parthenogenetic, sometimes due to infections by ________.
WolbachiaInsectDNA barcodingArthropod

Question 2: Revazova and ISCC published an online article in the journal Cloning and Stem Cells illustrating a breakthrough in the use of parthenogenesis to produce human stem cells that are homozygous in the HLA region of ________.
GeneticsNucleic acidDNAProtein

Question 3: some reptiles,[1] ________, and very rarely birds[2] and sharks[3]) and this type of reproduction has been induced artificially in other species.
Fish anatomyForage fishPelagic fishFish

Question 4: The shark pup was apparently killed by a ________ within days of birth.
BatoideaMolluscaNurse sharkStingray

Question 5: An example of non-viable parthenogenesis is common among domesticated ________.
BeekeepingAfricanized beeHoney beeEuropean honey bee

Question 6: Most reptiles reproduce sexually, but parthenogenesis has been observed to occur naturally in certain species of whiptails, geckos, rock lizards,[1] blindsnakes and ________.
Beaded lizardKomodo dragonGila monsterVaranus salvadorii

Question 7: [10] Offspring are genetically identical to the parent, indicating it reproduces by ________.
ApomixisFlowering plantPlant reproductionPseudogamy

Question 8: Alternation between parthenogenesis and ________ is called heterogamy.
Sexual reproductionPlant reproductionFlowering plantFertilisation

Question 9: It is believed that a few other ________ may be truly parthenogenetic, for example, at least one species of small carpenter bee, in the genus Ceratina.
CattleEsoxBeeHoney bee

Question 10: Some ________ of the genus Ambystoma are gynogenetic and appear to have been so for over a million years.

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