Q. 44

A normal cell of human body contains 23 pairs of chromosomes. The number of chromosomes in a sex cell

(Sperm or ovum) of a human being is most likely to be:
A. 46

B. 23

C. 21

D. 42

Answer :

23

Somatic cells have 46 chromosomes (23 pairs of chromosome) i.e., they are diploid. The chromosome number is haploid in sex cells so they have 23 chromosomes.

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