Bio 1: Cell Cycle Quiz

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Bio 1: Cell Cycle Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not part of M phase?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Anaphase

    • C. 

      Cytokinesis

    • D. 

      Synthesis

  • 2. 
    All of the following are stages of Interphase except ___.
    • A. 

      G1

    • B. 

      S

    • C. 

      G2

    • D. 

      M

  • 3. 
    Which stage of mitosis is illustrated on the right?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Telophase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 4. 
    Which stage of mitosis is illustrated on the right?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Telophase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 5. 
    Which stage of mitosis is illustrated on the right?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Telophase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 6. 
    Which stage of mitosis is illustrated on the right?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Telophase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 7. 
    Some cells live their entire lives without going through mitosis. These cells are said to be in ___.
    • A. 

      G zero

    • B. 

      Purgatory

    • C. 

      Flux

    • D. 

      Stem

  • 8. 
    Which stage of the cell cycle is illustrated here?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Cytokinesis

    • C. 

      Telophase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of G1 phase?
    • A. 

      Cell growth and normal function.

    • B. 

      Cell growth and preparation for mitosis.

    • C. 

      Nuclear membrane reforms.

    • D. 

      DNA is replicated.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of G2 phase?
    • A. 

      Cell growth and normal function.

    • B. 

      Cell growth and preparation for mitosis.

    • C. 

      Nuclear membrane reforms.

    • D. 

      DNA is replicated.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of S phase?
    • A. 

      Cell growth and normal function.

    • B. 

      Cell growth and preparation for mitosis.

    • C. 

      Nuclear membrane reforms.

    • D. 

      DNA is replicated.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of telophase?
    • A. 

      Cell growth and normal function.

    • B. 

      Cell growth and preparation for mitosis.

    • C. 

      Nuclear membrane reforms.

    • D. 

      DNA is replicated.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of cytokinesis?
    • A. 

      Nuclear membrane breaks down.

    • B. 

      Chromosomes line up in the middle of the cell.

    • C. 

      Sister chromatids are pulled to opposite sides of the cell.

    • D. 

      The cytoplasm splits.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of prophase?
    • A. 

      Nuclear membrane breaks down.

    • B. 

      Chromosomes line up in the middle of the cell.

    • C. 

      Sister chromatids are pulled to opposite sides of the cell.

    • D. 

      The cytoplasm splits.

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of metaphase?
    • A. 

      Nuclear membrane breaks down.

    • B. 

      Chromosomes line up in the middle of the cell.

    • C. 

      Sister chromatids are pulled to opposite sides of the cell.

    • D. 

      The cytoplasm splits.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of anaphase?
    • A. 

      Nuclear membrane breaks down.

    • B. 

      Chromosomes line up in the middle of the cell.

    • C. 

      Sister chromatids are pulled to opposite sides of the cell.

    • D. 

      The cytoplasm splits.

  • 17. 
    The term "mitosis" means ___.
    • A. 

      Division of the cell.

    • B. 

      Division of the nucleus.

    • C. 

      Division of the cytoplasm.

    • D. 

      Replicate the DNA.

  • 18. 
    Cell division is very similar in animal and plant cells . However, ___.
    • A. 

      Plant cells form a cell plate instead of a cleavage furrow.

    • B. 

      Animal cells form a cell plate instead of a cleavage furrow.

    • C. 

      Plant cells form a cleavage furrow instead of a cell plate.

    • D. 

      Plant cells don't have mitochondria.

  • 19. 
    During telophase the cell membrane begins to "pinch" inward, forming a ___.
    • A. 

      Cleavage furrow

    • B. 

      Cell plate

    • C. 

      Metaphase plate

    • D. 

      New cell

  • 20. 
    The term used to describe the imaginary plane along which chromosomes line up during metaphase is called the ___.
    • A. 

      Metaphase plate

    • B. 

      Cell plate

    • C. 

      Cleavage furrow

    • D. 

      Envelope