1. The diagram shows the life cycle of a moss.

(a) Mark the diagram with a cross to show where meiosis occurs. (1)
(b)  A spore of this organism contains 16 chromosomes. How many chromosomes would you expect to find in:


a female gamete




a cell taken from the the moss during the diploid stage of its life cycle?


(c) Suggest two ways in which the male gametes of this organism are likely to differ from female gametes.




NEAB 1996