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Zygote: Quiz


Question 1: Zygotes eventually develop into an ________, and then a fetus.
EmbryoFertilisationPrenatal developmentEmbryogenesis

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Question 3: ________ and multiple births can be monozygotic (identical) or dizygotic (fraternal).
Monochorionic twinsTwinMonoamniotic twinsChimera (genetics)

Question 4: A biparental zygote is a Chlamydomonas (a kind of ________) zygote that contains chloroplast DNA (cpDNA) from both parents.
PhotosynthesisAlgaeWild fisheriesPlant

Question 5: ________, sometimes called "Siamese twins", occur once in every two hundred identical twin pregnancies and are always identical.
Conjoined twinsTwin-to-twin transfusion syndromeVanishing twinICD-10 Chapter XVII: Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities

Question 6: ________ regarding partial construction
Self-replicating machineScience fictionSelf-replicationSelf-replicating spacecraft

Question 7: The first successful separation of conjoined twins was performed in ________, Switzerland in 1689 on twin girls born joined by a ligament at the sternum (xiphopagus).
BaselSt. GallenBernZürich

Question 8: A zygote (from Greek ζυγωτός zygōtos "joined" or "yoked", from ζυγοῦν zygoun "to join" or "to yoke"),[1] or zygocyte, is the initial cell formed when a new ________ is produced by means of sexual reproduction.

Question 9: Zygotes are usually produced by a ________ event between two haploid cells — an ovum from a female and a sperm cell from a male — which combine to form the single diploid cell.
EmbryoFertilisationHuman embryogenesisPrenatal development

Question 10: Such zygotes contain ________ derived from both the mother and the father, and this provides all the genetic information necessary to form a new individual.


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