Learn More About Cell Biology - Quiz

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Learn More About Cell Biology - Quiz

Cell biology is a branch of biology that studies all types of cells, their behavior, structure, function, reproduction etc. This is a fun biology quiz about cells, that only the smartest of biology students can pass. All the best for the test ahead!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Prokaryotic cells have
    • A. 

      A circular chromosome.

    • B. 

      Linear chromosomes.

    • C. 

      48 chromosomes.

    • D. 

      No DNA.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following would have cells that would undergo binary fission?
    • A. 

      A potato plant

    • B. 

      A human body

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      An insect

  • 3. 
    How many copies of each chromosome are made during the first stage of a eukaryotic cell cycle?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 4. 
    ____ ensures that each new eukaryotic cell receives a copy of each chromosome.
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Endocytosis

    • D. 

      Exocytosis

  • 5. 
    Mitosis is usually divided into ____ stage(s).
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 6. 
    Which of the following would NOT undergo mitosis?
    • A. 

      Human cell

    • B. 

      Prokaryotic cell

    • C. 

      Plant cell

    • D. 

      Fungi cell

  • 7. 
    Once mitosis is complete, the splitting of the cytoplasm or ____ occurs.
    • A. 

      Endocytosis

    • B. 

      Cytokinesis

    • C. 

      Exocytosis

    • D. 

      Osmosis

  • 8. 
    A difference in cell division between animal cells and plant cells occurs during
    • A. 

      Endocytosis.

    • B. 

      Mitosis.

    • C. 

      Cytokinesis.

    • D. 

      Osmosis.

  • 9. 
    What condenses into an "X" shape before mitosis?
    • A. 

      Chromatids

    • B. 

      Centromeres

    • C. 

      Centrioles

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 10. 
    The cell cycle includes__________.
    • A. 

      Mitosis, cytokinesis, and interphase

    • B. 

      Interphase

    • C. 

      Mitosis and cytokinesis

    • D. 

      Mitosis

  • 11. 
    As the cell grows larger, ___________.
    • A. 

      Greater demands are placed on its DNA

    • B. 

      Nutrients and waste materials are moved with less efficiency

    • C. 

      The cell runs more efficiently

    • D. 

      Greater demands on the DNA and the less efficient diffusion of nutrients and waste.

  • 12. 
    ___________ reproduction allows for diversity among offspring.
    • A. 

      Asexual

    • B. 

      Sexual

    • C. 

      Prokaryotic

    • D. 

      Eukaryotic

  • 13. 
    The result of mitotic division is two ___________ cells.
    • A. 

      Daughter

    • B. 

      Sister

    • C. 

      Genetically different

    • D. 

      Twin

  • 14. 
    ________ is the complex made of DNA and proteins.
    • A. 

      Chromosomes

    • B. 

      Chromatin

    • C. 

      Centromeres

    • D. 

      Cytokinesis

  • 15. 
    Binary fission is a form of _________ reproduction.
    • A. 

      Asexual

    • B. 

      Sexual

    • C. 

      Animal

    • D. 

      Plant

  • 16. 
    DNA is doubled during _______ phase.
    • A. 

      G1

    • B. 

      G2

    • C. 

      S

    • D. 

      M

  • 17. 
    Cell division occurs during ____ phase.
    • A. 

      G1

    • B. 

      S

    • C. 

      G1

    • D. 

      M

  • 18. 
    Most of a eukaryotic cell’s growth occurs during ____ phase.
    • A. 

      G1

    • B. 

      S

    • C. 

      G2

    • D. 

      M

  • 19. 
    Which phase is the shortest in interphase?
    • A. 

      G1

    • B. 

      S

    • C. 

      G2

    • D. 

      M

  • 20. 
    The shortest phase of mitosis is _______.
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Anaphase

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

  • 21. 
    Chromatin condenses down into ________ during prophase.
    • A. 

      Centromeres

    • B. 

      Chromosomes

    • C. 

      Centrioles

    • D. 

      Chromatids

  • 22. 
    Animal cells have ______, which are located at the poles during mitosis and may play an important role spindle formation.
    • A. 

      Chromosomes

    • B. 

      Centrioles

    • C. 

      Centromeres

    • D. 

      Chromatids

  • 23. 
    The mitotic spindle attaches to the _______ of sister chromatids during metaphase.
    • A. 

      Chromosomes

    • B. 

      Chromatin

    • C. 

      Centrioles

    • D. 

      Centromeres

  • 24. 
    The nuclear membrane and nucleolus disintegrate during _______.  They return during _____.
    • A. 

      Prophase, telophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase, telophase

    • C. 

      Prophase, anaphase

    • D. 

      Anaphase, metaphase

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