Test Your Mitosis And Meiosis Knowledge!

21 Questions
Test Your Mitosis And Meiosis Knowledge!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is not a phase of mitosis?
    • A. 

      Anaphase

    • B. 

      Prophase

    • C. 

      Prephase

    • D. 

      Metaphase

  • 2. 
     During which phase does the cell prepare for division?
    • A. 

      Interphase

    • B. 

      Prophase

    • C. 

      Telophase

    • D. 

      Metaphase

  • 3. 
    The final phase of Mitosis is called:
    • A. 

      Metaphase

    • B. 

      Dolophase

    • C. 

      Anaphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

  • 4. 
    Apoptosis is:
    • A. 

      Programmed cell death

    • B. 

      Another word for Interphase

    • C. 

      A fungal infection of the epidermal lining of the human cheek

    • D. 

      Cell division

  • 5. 
    The chromosomes line up along the equatorial plate during which phase of Mitosis?
    • A. 

      Anaphase

    • B. 

      Prophase

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Interphase

  • 6. 
    The number of chromosomes in a human cell is:
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      46

    • C. 

      52

    • D. 

      2

  • 7. 
    During which stage of Mitosis do chromatids separate to form two sets of daughter chromosomes?
    • A. 

      Anaphase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Interphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

  • 8. 
    Genetic information is transferred from parent to daughter cells through the:
    • A. 

      Chromatid

    • B. 

      Centromere

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

  • 9. 
    Which stage of Mitosis is depicted in the diagram below?
    • A. 

      Metaphase

    • B. 

      Telophase

    • C. 

      Anaphase

    • D. 

      Prophase

  • 10. 
    Which phase of Mitosis is depicted in the diagram below?
    • A. 

      Telophase

    • B. 

      Anaphase

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Interphase

  • 11. 
    Which phase of Mitosis is depicted in the diagram below?
    • A. 

      Interphase

    • B. 

      Prophase

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 12. 
    During which phase of Meiosis does crossing-over occur?
    • A. 

      Prophase I

    • B. 

      Metaphase II

    • C. 

      Anaphase I

    • D. 

      Interphase

  • 13. 
    How many daughter cells are formed in Meiosis?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 14. 
    After meiotic cell division, the number of chromosomes in daughter cells:
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

    • C. 

      Remain the same

  • 15. 
    During which phase of Meiosis do chromosomes divide at the centromeres?
    • A. 

      Anaphase II

    • B. 

      Prophase II

    • C. 

      Metaphase I

    • D. 

      Metaphase II

  • 16. 
    Duplicated chromosomes are joined at the:
    • A. 

      Chromosome

    • B. 

      Centromere

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Chromatid

  • 17. 
    Each half of a chromosome is called:
    • A. 

      Centromere

    • B. 

      Mitochondrion

    • C. 

      Chromatid

    • D. 

      Centrosome

  • 18. 
    What is the correct order of classification?
    • A. 

      Kingdom, Phylum, Genus, Species,Class, Order, Family

    • B. 

      Kingdom, Class, Order, Genus, Species, Phylum, Family

    • C. 

      Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species

    • D. 

      Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Family, Order, Genus, Species

  • 19. 
    The systematic classification of living organisms is known as:
    • A. 

      Phylogeny

    • B. 

      Taxonomy

    • C. 

      Classonomy

    • D. 

      Dichotomy

  • 20. 
    The arrangements of objects, ideas, or information into groups where the members of each have one or more characteristics in common is called:
    • A. 

      Melanation

    • B. 

      Differentiation

    • C. 

      Inclination

    • D. 

      Classification

  • 21. 
    Explain how Mitosis and Meiosis are similar and how they are different.