The shorter and longer arms of a submetacentric chromosome are referred to as :
m-arm and n-arm respectively
s-arm and l-arm respectively
p-arm and q-arm respectively
q-arm and p-arm respectively
The correct option is C p-arm and q-arm respectively The sub-metacentric chromosome has the centromere nearer to one end of the chromosome resulting into one shorter arm p (p stands for petite) and one longer arm q.