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Mitosis Quizzes & Trivia

Cell cycle (including mitosis and vocabulary).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During which phase of mitosis do the chromosomes line up along the middle of the dividing cell?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Anaphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

  • 2. 
    The two main stages of the cell cycle are called
    • A. 

      Mitosis and interphase

    • B. 

      Telophase and cytokinesis

    • C. 

      Interphase and anaphase

    • D. 

      Cytokinesis and mitosis

  • 3. 
    The first phase of mitosis is called
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Anaphase

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Interphase

  • 4. 
    The correct order of events in mitosis is
    • A. 

      Prophase, metaphase, telophase, anaphase

    • B. 

      Telophase, anaphase, prophase, metaphase

    • C. 

      Anaphase, prophase, metaphase, telophase

    • D. 

      Prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase

  • 5. 
    A protein called p53 can keep cells from dividing. To prevent cell division, this protein most likely stops
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Mitosis

    • C. 

      Respiration

    • D. 

      Mutation

  • 6. 
    When the DNA in a cell is uncoiled and spread throughout the nucleus it is called
    • A. 

      Chromosomes

    • B. 

      Chromatids

    • C. 

      Centromeres

    • D. 

      Chromatin

  • 7. 
    DNA in a cell is copied during
    • A. 

      G1 phase

    • B. 

      G2 phase

    • C. 

      Cytokinesis

    • D. 

      S phase

  • 8. 
    The spindle fibers are produced by the
    • A. 

      Centrioles

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Chromosomes

    • D. 

      Chromatin

  • 9. 
    Cleavage furrows form in which type of cells?
    • A. 

      Plants

    • B. 

      Bacteria and plants

    • C. 

      Animal

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Cells spend most of their time in what phase?
    • A. 

      Cytokinesis

    • B. 

      Prophase

    • C. 

      Mitosis

    • D. 

      Interphase