SAT Subject Biology Practice Question 153: Answer and Explanation
3. A cell that receives more than the normal number of chromosomes can be called all of the following EXCEPT
Correct Answer: C
An aneuploid cell is one with an abnormal number of chromosomes. A trisomatic cell has an additional chromosome. A polyploid cell is one that contains an extra set of genetic material. All of these terms may apply to the gamete that inherits an extra chromosome due to nondisjunction. A monosomic cell is a diploid cell that is missing a single chromosome.