Phases Of Cell Cycle And Mitosis Quiz Questions And Answers

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Welcome to this interesting 'phases of cell cycle and mitosis quiz' that we've created here for you. The division of a cell in the body takes place in four phases. In this quiz, we've covered the cell division process and you are required to pick the correct answer for each question. So, do you think you'll be able to crack this quiz? Let's find out today. Wishing you good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    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

  • 2. 
    Sea stars are genetically different from each other and from their parents. These genetic differences are the result of:
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Cloning

    • C. 

      Sexual reproduction

    • D. 

      Asexual reproduction

  • 3. 
    DNA in a cell is copied during:
    • A. 

      G1 phase

    • B. 

      G2 phase

    • C. 

      Cytokinesis

    • D. 

      S phase

  • 4. 
    Cleavage furrows form in which type of cells?
    • A. 

      Plants

    • B. 

      Bacteria and plants

    • C. 

      Animal

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Cells spend most of their time in _____ phase. 
    • A. 

      Cytokinesis

    • B. 

      Prophase

    • C. 

      Mitosis

    • D. 

      Interphase

  • 6. 
    Name the phase during which the mitosis of the chromosomes line up along the middle of the dividing cell. 
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Anaphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

  • 7. 
    The first phase of mitosis is called ___________. 
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Anaphase

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Interphase

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    When the DNA in a cell is uncoiled and spread throughout the nucleus, this process is called chromatin. State true or false. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The spindle fibers are produced by the ________. 
    • A. 

      Centrioles

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Chromosomes

    • D. 

      Chromatin

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