Cell Cycle And Organelles

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Cell Cycle And Organelles

Quiz on cell cycle and cell organelles


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The stage in the cell cycle during which the cell grows and rests is called....
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Interphase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 2. 
    Mitosis has four stages during which time the chromosome number is doubled and two new cell nuclei is formed from one. What are these four stages in order?
    • A. 

      Prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase

    • B. 

      Interphase, prophase, anaphase, metaphase

    • C. 

      Prophase, metaphase, telophase, interphase

    • D. 

      Cytokinesis, metaphase, prophase, interphase

  • 3. 
    What happens to the cell during cytokinesis?
    • A. 

      The nucleus divides.

    • B. 

      The cytoplasm divides, forming two new cells.

    • C. 

      The cell rests and grows.

    • D. 

      The chromosomes are doubled.

  • 4. 
    During prophase, the chromosomes doubled. The two halves are stuck together in the middle by a centromere. What are the names of these two halves of a doubled chromosome?
    • A. 

      Doubleomes

    • B. 

      Father chromosomes

    • C. 

      Sister chromatids

    • D. 

      Spindle fibers

  • 5. 
    How many main stages are there in the cell cycle?
  • 6. 
    As cells divide, making two from one, they continue to get smaller and smaller.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Nearly every cell in your body is different from the cells that were in your body last year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Sister chromatids are pulled apart to opposite sides of the cell by protein strands called....
    • A. 

      Centromeres

    • B. 

      Spindle fibers

    • C. 

      Membranes

    • D. 

      Fibroids

  • 9. 
    Check all the ones that are stages in mitosis.
    • A. 

      Interphase

    • B. 

      Prophase

    • C. 

      Anaphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

    • E. 

      Cytokinesis

    • F. 

      Metaphase

  • 10. 
    What is the main control center of the cell?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Plasma membrane

    • C. 

      Mitochondrion

    • D. 

      Ribosome

  • 11. 
    Which cell organelle is the site of protein synthesis?
    • A. 

      Ribosome

    • B. 

      Mitochondrion

    • C. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • D. 

      Lysosome

  • 12. 
    This organelle acts as a sort of "traffic cop" that lets certain things in and out of a cell.
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Ribosome

    • C. 

      Plasma membrane

    • D. 

      Cell wall

  • 13. 
    Which two structures are found in plant cells but not in animal cells?
    • A. 

      Plasma membrane

    • B. 

      Cell wall

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Chloroplast

  • 14. 
    Prokaryotic cells (prokaryotes) are very simple cells that do not have a _________.