Biology Mitosis Practice Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 80

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  • 1. 
    Which organisms undergo mitosis?
    • A. 

      E. coli

    • B. 

      Sperm

    • C. 

      Cannabis plants

    • D. 

      Humans

    • E. 

      Norovirus

  • 2. 
    Most of the cell cycle is spent in [Blank].
  • 3. 
    What is the function of spindle fibres?
    • A. 

      To dissolve the nuclear membrane

    • B. 

      To duplicate the chromosomes

    • C. 

      To align the chromosomes along a plane

    • D. 

      To separate the dupilcated chromosomes

    • E. 

      To coil DNA into chromosomes

  • 4. 
    Chromosomes are duplicated in which phase?
    • A. 

      G₁

    • B. 

      G₂

    • C. 

      M

    • D. 

      S

    • E. 

      G₀

  • 5. 
    What makes a cell cancerous?
    • A. 

      If it is killed by radiation or chemotherapy

    • B. 

      If it ignores signals from the cell control system

    • C. 

      If it has a mutation

    • D. 

      If it is part of a crab

    • E. 

      If it manufactures its own growth factors

  • 6. 
    DNA is usually found as ____.
    • A. 

      Duplicated chromosomes

    • B. 

      Chromatins

    • C. 

      Centrosomes

    • D. 

      Chromatids

    • E. 

      Centromeres

  • 7. 
    How do prokaryotes reproduce?
    • A. 

      Asexually

    • B. 

      Sexually

    • C. 

      Mitosis

    • D. 

      Meiosis

    • E. 

      Binary fission

  • 8. 
    In a eukaryote, where can DNA usually be found?
    • A. 

      In the cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Around histones

    • C. 

      In genes

    • D. 

      In the nucleus

    • E. 

      In the mitochondria

  • 9. 
    A [Blank] can be used to see an individual's chromosomes and detect any chromosomal abnormalities.