Mitosis Quiz For High School Students

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Mitosis Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz on mitosis. It is made for level one honors high school students.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During which phases of mitosis are chromosomes visible?
    • A. 

      Metaphase

    • B. 

      Prophase and metaphase

    • C. 

      Anaphase and prophase

    • D. 

      Anaphase and interphase

  • 2. 
    Mitosis takes place in _________. There are four stages. The first is ________. In this stage, chromatin condenses into _________. _________ then separate and spindles begin to form. The nuclear membrane also breaks down. _________ is the next stage. The chromosomes line up across the center, call the metaphase _______, and connect to the _________ at their ___________. Then, in _______, the sister chromatids __________. Finally, in _______, chromosomes gather at opposite ends and two ________________ form. __________ is the process that follows mitosis. It involves the division of the cytoplasm. Mitosis and cytokinesis make up the __________ of the cell cycle.
  • 3. 
    What is the role of the spindle during mitosis?
    • A. 

      It breaks down the nuclear membrane

    • B. 

      It duplicates DNA

    • C. 

      It helps separate chromosomes

    • D. 

      It divides the cell in half

  • 4. 
    The two main stages of cell division are...
    • A. 

      Mitosis and Interphase

    • B. 

      Cytokinesis and Mitosis

    • C. 

      M phase and S phase

    • D. 

      Synthesis and Cytokinesis

  • 5. 
    During normal mitotic division, a parent cell with 4 chromosomes will produce 2 daughter cells each containing...
    • A. 

      Two chromosomes

    • B. 

      Four chromosomes

    • C. 

      Eight chromosomes

    • D. 

      Sixteen chromosomes

  • 6. 
    The microtubules of the spindle attach to the chromosomes at...
    • A. 

      Centromere

    • B. 

      Spindle

    • C. 

      Kinetochore

  • 7. 
    Mitosis ensures that eac hnew cell inherits
    • A. 

      A full set of chromosomes

    • B. 

      Half the chromosomes

    • C. 

      Regulatory molecules

    • D. 

      More then one gene