Bio 2 Honors Quiz Chapter 9

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Biology is a very interesting subject and if you get to understand it there is a huge field in which you can grow your career. Take up the Bio 2 Honors quiz on chapter 9 and get prepared to increase your understanding before the final exams get here. All the best and keep revising.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What feature in prokaryotes substitutes for the spindle action in eukaryotes?
    • A. 

      Centrioles with asters

    • B. 

      Fission instead of cytokinesis

    • C. 

      Elongation of plasma membrane

    • D. 

      Looped DNA

    • E. 

      Presence of one cromosome

  • 2. 
    How does a prokaryotic chromosome differ from a eukaryotic chromosome? A prokaryotic chromosome...
    • A. 

      Is shorter and fatter.

    • B. 

      Has a single loop DNA

    • C. 

      Never replicates

    • D. 

      Contains many histones

    • E. 

      All of these are correct

  • 3. 
    A diploid number of chomosomes
    • A. 

      Is the 2n number

    • B. 

      Is in the parent cell and therefore in the two daughter cells following mitosis

    • C. 

      Varies according to the particular organism

    • D. 

      Is in a very somatic cell

    • E. 

      All of these are correct

  • 4. 
    Point of attachment for sister chromatids
  • 5. 
    Found at a spindle pole at the center of an aster
  • 6. 
    Coiled and condensed chromatin
  • 7. 
    If a parent cell has 14 chromosomes prior to mitosis, how many chromosomes will each daughter cell have?
    • A. 

      28 because each chromatid is a chromosome

    • B. 

      14 because the chromatids separate

    • C. 

      Only 7 after mitosis has finished

    • D. 

      Any number between 7 and 28

    • E. 

      7 in the nucleus and 7 in the cytoplasm, for a total of 14

  • 8. 
    In which of mitosis are the chromosomes moving toward the poles?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Prometaphase

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

    • E. 

      Telophase

  • 9. 
    Interphase
    • A. 

      Is the same as prophase, metaphase, anaphase and telophase

    • B. 

      Includes stages G1, S, and G2

    • C. 

      Requires the use of polar spindle fibers and kinetochore spindle fibers

    • D. 

      Is a part of the cell cycle

    • E. 

      Both a and b are correct

  • 10. 
    Cytokinesis
    • A. 

      Is mitosis in plants

    • B. 

      Requires the formation of a cell plate in plant cells

    • C. 

      Is the longest part of the cell cycle

    • D. 

      Is half the chromosome

    • E. 

      Us a form of apoptosis

  • 11. 
    At the metaphase plate during metaphase of mitosis, there are....
    • A. 

      Single chromosomes

    • B. 

      Unpaired duplicated chromosomes

    • C. 

      G1 stage chromosomes

    • D. 

      Always 23 chromosomes

  • 12. 
    A cell plate
    • A. 

      Is charasteristic of plant cells

    • B. 

      Will become cell wall

    • C. 

      Is necessary to the movement of chromosomes

    • D. 

      Helps make spindle fibers

    • E. 

      Both a and b are correct

  • 13. 
    During which mitotic phases are duplicated chromosomes present
    • A. 

      All but telophase

    • B. 

      prophase and telophase

    • C. 

      All but anaphase and telophase

    • D. 

      Only during metaphase and the metaphase plate

    • E. 

      Both a and b are correct

  • 14. 
    Which of these is paired incorrectly?
    • A. 

      Prometaphase-the kinetochores become attached to spindle fibers

    • B. 

      Anaphase-daughter chromosomes are located at the spindle poles

    • C. 

      Prophase-the nucleolus disappears and the nuclear envelope disintegrates

    • D. 

      Metaphase-the chromosomes are aligned in the metaphase plate

    • E. 

      Telophase-a resting phase between cell division cycles

  • 15. 
    When cancer occurs,
    • A. 

      Mutations have occured

    • B. 

      The p53 gene is operational

    • C. 

      Apoptosis has occured

    • D. 

      The cells can no longer enter the cell cycle

    • E. 

      All of these are correct

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not characteristic of cancer cells?
    • A. 

      Cancer cell often undergo angiogenesis

    • B. 

      Cancer cells tend to be nonspecialized

    • C. 

      Cancer cells undergo apoptosis

    • D. 

      Cancer cells often have abnormal nuclei

    • E. 

      Cancer cells can metastasize

  • 17. 
    If a cell is cancerous, you might find abnormality in...
    • A. 

      A receptor protein

    • B. 

      A signaling protein

    • C. 

      Genes

    • D. 

      All of these are correct

  • 18. 
    At the end of this stage, each chromosome consists of two identical DNA molecules.
    • A. 

      G1 stage

    • B. 

      S stage

    • C. 

      G2 stage

    • D. 

      M stage

  • 19. 
    During this stage, daughter chromosomes are distributed to two daughter nuclei
    • A. 

      G1

    • B. 

      S

    • C. 

      G2

    • D. 

      M

  • 20. 
    The cell doubles its organelles and accumulates the materials needed for DNA synthesis.
    • A. 

      G1

    • B. 

      S

    • C. 

      G2

    • D. 

      M

  • 21. 
    The cell synthesizes for proteins needed for cell division
    • A. 

      G1

    • B. 

      S

    • C. 

      G2

    • D. 

      M

  • 22. 
    Which is not true of the cell cycle?
    • A. 

      The cell cycle is controlled by internal/external signals

    • B. 

      During the cell cycle, cyclin increases and decreases as the cycle continues

    • C. 

      DNA damage can stop the cell cycle at the G1 check point

    • D. 

      Apoptosis occurs frequently during the cell cycle

  • 23. 
    In human beings, mitosis is necessary to...
    • A. 

      Growth and repair of tissues

    • B. 

      Formation of the gametes

    • C. 

      Maintaining the chromosome number in all body cells

    • D. 

      The death of unnecessary cells

    • E. 

      Both a and c are correct

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