Cell Division 7th Grade Quiz Questions

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Cell Division 7th Grade Quiz Questions

A quiz basically using vocabulary about mitosis and meiosis intended for middle school science. (south carolina standards - 7th grade)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is an organism reproduced by one or two parents?
    • A. 

      Daughter cell

    • B. 

      Offspring

    • C. 

      Asexual reproduction

  • 2. 
    What is meiosis?
    • A. 

      A special type of cell division producing haploid cells

    • B. 

      A special type of cell division producing diploid cells

    • C. 

      A special type of cell division producing parent cells

  • 3. 
    What type of reproduction does meiosis refer to?
    • A. 

      Asexual

    • B. 

      Sexual

    • C. 

      Nuclear

  • 4. 
    What is a male reprodcutive cell?
    • A. 

      Egg

    • B. 

      Meiosis

    • C. 

      Sperm

  • 5. 
    In what organisms does cell division occur?
    • A. 

      Only all mammals

    • B. 

      Some bacteria and everything else

    • C. 

      All living things

  • 6. 
    How many chromosomes does a haploid cell contain?
    • A. 

      The same number as the parent cell

    • B. 

      3/4 the number as the parent cell

    • C. 

      1/2 the number as the parent cell

  • 7. 
    What is the chemical that contains information for an organism's growth and functions?
    • A. 

      Nuclear acid

    • B. 

      DNA

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 8. 
    What is cytokinesis?
    • A. 

      Division of a parent cell's cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Division of a parent cell's nucleus

    • C. 

      Division of a daughter cell's cell membrane

  • 9. 
    What is a form of asexual reproduction occurring in prokaryotes? (bacteria)
    • A. 

      Regeneration

    • B. 

      Binary fission

    • C. 

      Budding

  • 10. 
    What best describes the offspring after asexual reproduction?
    • A. 

      The offspring has half of the chromosomes from both parents

    • B. 

      The offspring is genetically mutated and dividing uncontrollably

    • C. 

      The offspring is genetically identical to its parent

  • 11. 
    The chromosomes have lined up in the center of the cell.  What phase does this cell in the lighted circle appear to be in?
    • A. 

      Interphase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Prophase

    • D. 

      Telophase

    • E. 

      Anaphase

  • 12. 
    What phase does this cell in the lit circle appear to be going through? The chromosomes are being pulled apart from their duplicates.
    • A. 

      Telophase

    • B. 

      Interphase

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

    • E. 

      Prophase

  • 13. 
    What is the correct order of the cell cycle?
    • A. 

      Metaphase, interphase, prophase, metaphase, telophase

    • B. 

      Interphase, anaphase, metaphase, prophase, telophase

    • C. 

      Interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase

    • D. 

      Telophase, interphase, anaphase, metaphase, prophase

  • 14. 
    A cell grows and carries out life functions in
    • A. 

      Telophase

    • B. 

      Prophase

    • C. 

      Anaphase

    • D. 

      Interphase

  • 15. 
    Many offspring can be produced very quickly
    • A. 

      During a single cell cycle

    • B. 

      Through the formation of chromosomes

    • C. 

      When two parent cells produce one offspring

    • D. 

      Through asexual reproduction