Difference Between Mitosis And Meiosis Quiz

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Mitosis And Meiosis Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What type of cell is created with Mitosis?
    • A. 

      A haploid cell

    • B. 

      A sex cell

    • C. 

      2 new identical body cells

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What type of cell is created with Meiosis?
    • A. 

      A body cell

    • B. 

      4 new haploid cells

    • C. 

      Muscle cells

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a phase in Mitosis?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metapahse

    • C. 

      Interphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      S phase

    • B. 

      Mitosis

    • C. 

      G1

    • D. 

      G2

  • 5. 
    This stage of Interphase is when a cell carries out its normal activities?
    • A. 

      G1 or Gap 1

    • B. 

      Prophase

    • C. 

      S Phase

    • D. 

      G2 or Gap 2

  • 6. 
    This stage of interphase is when a cell is preparing for Mitosis or Meiosis?
    • A. 

      G1 or Gap 1

    • B. 

      S Phase

    • C. 

      Prophase

    • D. 

      G2 or Gap 2

  • 7. 
    Pairs of sister chromatids that join together are called________________________________.
    • A. 

      Groups

    • B. 

      Quartets

    • C. 

      Tetrads

    • D. 

      Bunches of chromatin

  • 8. 
    ___________________hold paired sister chromatids together.
    • A. 

      Centrosomes

    • B. 

      Centromeres

    • C. 

      Centrioles

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Paired centrioles that form spindle fibers in between them are called__________________________.
    • A. 

      Centrosomes

    • B. 

      Centromeres

    • C. 

      Centrioles

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Name of the phase in Mitosis where the chromatids are located at opposite ends of the cell?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Anaphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

  • 11. 
    Name of the phase in Mitosis where the nuclear membrane begins to break down and chromosomes begin to thicken up?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Anaphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

  • 12. 
    Name of the phase in Mitosis that brings on the onset of Cytokinesis.
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Anaphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

  • 13. 
    Name of the phase  in Mitosis when sister chromatids split apart and begin to move away from each other?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Anaphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

  • 14. 
    Name of the phase in Mitosis when sister chromatids line up in the middle of the cell.
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Anaphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

  • 15. 
    When sister chromatids form tetrads in Meiosis this happens to insure genetic variation in chromosomes.
    • A. 

      Crossing over

    • B. 

      Sharing genes

    • C. 

      Gene mix up

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Name the phase of Meiosis where two daughter cells have formed with equal sets of sister chromatids?
    • A. 

      Prophase I

    • B. 

      Metaphase I

    • C. 

      Anaphase I

    • D. 

      Telophase I

  • 17. 
    Name the phase of Meiosis where paired sister chromatids or tetrads are pulled to the middle of the cell?
    • A. 

      Prophase I

    • B. 

      Prophase II

    • C. 

      Metaphase I

    • D. 

      Metaphase II

  • 18. 
    Name the phase of Meiosis in which 4 haploid cells have been formed.
    • A. 

      Prophase II

    • B. 

      Metaphase II

    • C. 

      Anaphase II

    • D. 

      Telophase II

  • 19. 
    Name the phase of Meiosis in which sister chromatids are pulled apart to opposite ends of the cell.
    • A. 

      Prophase I

    • B. 

      Metaphase I

    • C. 

      Anaphase I

    • D. 

      Telophase I

  • 20. 
    Name the phases of Meiosis that are skipped in certain cells.
    • A. 

      Prophase I, Anaphase II, and Telophase I

    • B. 

      Anaphase II, Telophase II, Interphase

    • C. 

      Telophase I, Interphase, Prophase II

    • D. 

      Metaphase I, Anaphase I, Telophase I

  • 21. 
    Number of chromosomes located in a human body cell?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      46

    • D. 

      23

  • 22. 
    Number of chromosomes located in the human sex cell?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      46

    • D. 

      23

  • 23. 
    If an Amoeba has 12 chromosomes in a regular body cell how many chromosomes are located in a sex cell?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      36

  • 24. 
    If an elephant has 28 chromosomes in a sex cell how many chromosomes are located in a body cell?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      28

    • C. 

      56

    • D. 

      112

  • 25. 
    If a pineapple has 50 chromosomes in a regular body cell how many chromosomes are located in a sex cell?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      150

  • 26. 
    If cabbage has 9 chromosomes in a sex cell how many chromosomes are located in a body cell?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      18

  • 27. 
    If a dog has 39 chromosomes in a sex cell how many chromosomes are located in a body cell?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      39

    • C. 

      78

    • D. 

      156

  • 28. 
    If a gorilla has 48 chromosomes in a regular body cell how many chromosomes are located in a sex cell?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      48

    • D. 

      96

  • 29. 
    If a mouse has 40 chromosomes in a regular body cell how many chromosomes are located in a sex cell?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      40

  • 30. 
    What are the major difference in between Mitosis and Meiosis?
    • A. 

      Mitosis produces identical diploid cells and Meiosis produces haploid cells.

    • B. 

      Mitosis produces body cells and Meiosis produces sex cells.

    • C. 

      Mitosis is generally broken into 4-5 stages and Meiosis is broken up into 8-10 stages.

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 31. 
    Prefix that is used to represent away?
    • A. 

      Pro

    • B. 

      Meta

    • C. 

      Ana

    • D. 

      Telo

  • 32. 
    Prefix that is used to represent before?
    • A. 

      Pro

    • B. 

      Meta

    • C. 

      Ana

    • D. 

      Telo

  • 33. 
    Prefix that represents end?
    • A. 

      Pro

    • B. 

      Meta

    • C. 

      Ana

    • D. 

      Telo

  • 34. 
    Prefix that represents after or middle?
    • A. 

      Pro

    • B. 

      Meta

    • C. 

      Ana

    • D. 

      Telo

  • 35. 
    Which of the following is considered a part of cell reproduction but not Mitosis or Meosis?
    • A. 

      Prophase II

    • B. 

      Metaphase I

    • C. 

      Interphase

    • D. 

      Telophase