Biology 1 - Mitosis And Meiosis

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Mitosis And Meiosis Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Check all that apply to haploid cells.
    • A. 

      Have 23 chromosomes

    • B. 

      Have 46 chromosomes

    • C. 

      Are primarily somatic cells

    • D. 

      Are primarily gametes

    • E. 

      Always have an X and a Y chromosome

    • F. 

      Identical to parent cells

    • G. 

      Not identical to parent cells

  • 2. 
    Place the following steps in mitosis in order starting at the beginning of interphase (1) to the end of the cell cycle (8).
    • A. 1
    • A.
    • B. 3
    • B.
    • C. 8
    • C.
    • D. 4
    • D.
    • E. 6
    • E.
    • F. 2
    • F.
    • G. 7
    • G.
    • H. 5
    • H.
  • 3. 
    Describe why meiosis in necessary in the first place.  In other words, why can't we just use mitosis to create gametes?
  • 4. 
    Adenine, Cytosine, Guanine, Thymine and Uracil are all examples of _______________________.
  • 5. 
    A nucleic base with its attached phosphate and sugar is referred to as a ___________________.
  • 6. 
    DNA, RNA, and ATP are all examples of _______________________.
  • 7. 
    The special organelle that helps with mitosis is the _______________________.
  • 8. 
    The thin objects that attach to the center of each chromosome and help pull them apart are _____________.
  • 9. 
    After Prophase 1, the sister chromatids are no longer identical because they have undergone ____________________.
  • 10. 
    Select all that apply to mitosis:
    • A. 

      Produce cells with 23 chromosomes

    • B. 

      Produce cells with 46 chromosomes

    • C. 

      Produce cells with sex chromosomes

    • D. 

      Undergo 1 round of division

    • E. 

      Undergo 2 rounds of division

    • F. 

      Require replicated (duplicated) DNA

    • G. 

      Does not require replicated (duplicated) DNA

    • H. 

      Produces Germ Cells

    • I. 

      Produces Somatic Cells

    • J. 

      Crossing Over Occurs

    • K. 

      Sister Chromatids Form

  • 11. 
    Describe why telophase and cytokinesis are different.
  • 12. 
    Check all that apply to DNA
    • A. 

      Contains Adenine

    • B. 

      Contains Uracil

    • C. 

      Contains Thymine

    • D. 

      Has a deoxyribose sugar

    • E. 

      Has a ribose sugar

    • F. 

      Contains phospholipids

    • G. 

      Contains phosphates

    • H. 

      Single Stranded

    • I. 

      Double Stranded

    • J. 

      Contains Hydrogen Bonds

    • K. 

      Consists of nucleotides

    • L. 

      Is an original set of instructions

    • M. 

      Is a copy of the original instructions

    • N. 

      Resides in the nucleus

  • 13. 
    Name and explain the three major forms of RNA.
  • 14. 
    What is a checkpoint?  Where is the most important checkpoint found in the cell cycle?
  • 15. 
    Check which of the following are part of the cell cycle
    • A. 

      Meiosis 1

    • B. 

      Interphase

    • C. 

      Cytokinesis

    • D. 

      Meiosis 2

  • 16. 
    Check which of the following are part of mitosis:
    • A. 

      Anaphase

    • B. 

      Interphase

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Prophase

    • E. 

      G1 Phase

    • F. 

      S Phase

    • G. 

      Telophase

    • H. 

      Cytokinesis