IMAT 2014 Q29 [Sexual and Asexual Reproduction]

Which one of the following statements about both asexual and sexual reproduction is correct?

A. Only the gametes (and not body cells) undergo meiosis in sexual reproduction compared with both cell types in sexual reproduction.

B. Mitosis leads to sperm formation in asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction.

C. Mutations only occur in sexual reproduction and not in asexual reproduction.

D. Some organisms can carry out both asexual and sexual reproduction.

E. Variation is only required for sexual reproduction and not for asexual reproduction.