Biology Unit 3: The Cell, Quiz 4 (Mitosis, Asexual Reproduction)

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 1519

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Biology Unit 3: The Cell, Quiz 4 (Mitosis, Asexual Reproduction)

This quiz will help you prepare for the MCPS Biology Unit 3 test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The yellow part of this model of a phospholipid molecule is known as a _______ ________.
    • A. 

      Cell membrane

    • B. 

      Nuclear envelope

    • C. 

      Polar head

  • 2. 
    Which part of the phospholipid molecule is attracted to water?
    • A. 

      The "head" of the molecule

    • B. 

      The "legs" of the molecule

    • C. 

      No part of a phospholipid molecule is attracted to water

  • 3. 
    At the end of mitosis, the parent cell ________________.
    • A. 

      Has divided into two daughter cells with half the number of chromosomes

    • B. 

      Has divided into two daughter cells with the same number of chromosomes

    • C. 

      Has divided into two daughter cells with twice the number of chromosomes

  • 4. 
    These bacteria cells reproduce through a process called ___________.
    • A. 

      Budding

    • B. 

      Binary fission

    • C. 

      Bilayers

  • 5. 
    The hydra reproduces through a process called ________.
    • A. 

      Binary fission

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Budding

  • 6. 
    In which portion of its life cycle does a cell spend the most time?
    • A. 

      Anaphase

    • B. 

      Cytokinesis

    • C. 

      Interphase

  • 7. 
    Before mitosis can take place, what must occur?
    • A. 

      The parent cell must replicate its chromosomes.

    • B. 

      The parent cell must undergo cytokinesis.

    • C. 

      The parent cell must be fertilized.

  • 8. 
    What statement about cell growth and reproduction in animal and plant cells is NOT true?
    • A. 

      Centrioles in animal cells move to opposites sides of the cell before the sister chromatids separate.

    • B. 

      A cell plate forms a new cell wall between two newly formed plant cells.

    • C. 

      Animal cells reproduce through binary fission.

  • 9. 
    During cell division, which part of the cell disappears and later reforms?
    • A. 

      The mitochondria

    • B. 

      The nucleus

    • C. 

      The plasma membrane

  • 10. 
    A cell that normally contains 8 chromosomes undergoes mitosis.  What is the result?
    • A. 

      Two daughter cells with 4 chromosomes.

    • B. 

      Two daughter cells with 8 chromosomes.

    • C. 

      Two daughter cells with 16 chromosomes.

Related Topics
Back to Top Back to top