How many pairs of chromosomes does a human have?

23
46
52
26
A typical human pos­sess­es 23 pairs of chro­mo­somes, which add up to 46. Two of the chro­mo­somes are gender related. A female will have two X chro­mo­somes and a male will have one x and y chro­mo­some. As you may have noticed, females do not have y chro­mo­some.

Answers distribution

23
46
52
26
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flagPakistan
80%
20%
0%
0%
10
flagUU
79%
9%
6%
4%
44
flagGermany
72%
13%
8%
6%
61
flagPoland
70%
17%
4%
6%
2759
flagIndia
70%
18%
5%
1%
77
flagSingapore
70%
0%
10%
0%
10
flagRepublic of Ireland
68%
17%
5%
8%
35
flagCanada
66%
8%
0%
25%
12
flagFrance
64%
14%
0%
14%
14
flagthe United States
62%
25%
2%
8%
174
flagthe Philippines
46%
20%
0%
26%
15
flagthe United Kingdom
42%
37%
10%
10%
90

Gender

men63%
women65%
23
63%
66%
46
19%
17%
52
8%
4%
26
8%
11%

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