Mitosis Quiz - Davidson

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Mitosis


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  • 1. 
    When viewing slides of unknown specimens with a microscope, a student records the following information:Shape - rectangularChlorophyll present - yesCentrioles present - nocell wall - yesAccording to the chart, what type cell is on slide 1?
    • A. 

      A. Animal

    • B. 

      B. Whitefish

    • C. 

      C.Fungi

    • D. 

      D. Plant

  • 2. 
    Which of the following organelles is found in animal cells but NOT in plant cells?
    • A. 

      A. chloroplasts

    • B. 

      B. mitochondria

    • C. 

      C. centrioles

    • D. 

      D. ribosomes

  • 3. 
    Which of the following statements is true when comparing plant and animal cells?
    • A. 

      A. Plant cells have ribosomes and animal cells do not

    • B. 

      B. Plant cells have a cell membrane and animals cells do not

    • C. 

      C. Animal cells have centrioles and plant cells do not

    • D. 

      D. Animal cells have mitochondria and plant cells do not

  • 4. 
    Which of the following make up the cytoskeleton in plant and animal cells?
    • A. 

      A. microtubules and microfilaments

    • B. 

      B. centrioles and microtubules

    • C. 

      C. endoplasmic reticulum and ribosomes

    • D. 

      D. chloroplasts and mitochondria

  • 5. 
    During which of the following stages of mitosis do sister chromatids line up along the center of the dividing cell?
    • A. 

      A. prophase

    • B. 

      B. metaphase

    • C. 

      C. anaphase

    • D. 

      D. telophase

  • 6. 
    The formation of new somatic cells in the human body is the direct result of which of the following processes?
    • A. 

      A. meiosis

    • B. 

      B. mitosis

    • C. 

      C. Aerobic respiration

    • D. 

      D.anaerobic respiration

  • 7. 
    Which of the following processes is responsible for maintaining chromosome number during asexual reproduction?
    • A. 

      A. budding

    • B. 

      B. fragmentation

    • C. 

      C. binary fission

    • D. 

      D. mitosis

  • 8. 
    What events occur during the mitotic phase of the cell cycle?
    • A. 

      A. the nucleus of the cell divides

    • B. 

      B. cell growth and notmal metabolic processes

    • C. 

      C. the DNA is being replicated

    • D. 

      D. cytoplasm is divided between daughter cells

  • 9. 
    What important events occur during interphase of the cell cycle?
    • A. 

      A. cytoplasm is divided equally among the daughter cells

    • B. 

      B. cell growth, production of new organelles, DNA replication

    • C. 

      C. synapsis occurs, homologous chromosomes pair to form tetrads

    • D. 

      D. the chromosomes line up along the center of the cell

  • 10. 
    Why is mitosis important for asexual reproduction?
    • A. 

      A. it allows for crossing over to occur

    • B. 

      B. it allows for genetic reproduction

    • C. 

      C. it halves the chromosome number

    • D. 

      D. it keeps the chromosome number constant

  • 11. 
    When the cell can no longer take in nutrients, oxygen, and other materials it needs fast enough to meet its needs, which of the folllowing will most likely occur?
    • A. 

      A. hydrolysis

    • B. 

      B. plasmolysis

    • C. 

      C. mitosis

    • D. 

      D. meiosis

  • 12. 
    Which of the organelles is not in plant cells?
    • A. 

      A. vacuoles

    • B. 

      B. centrioles

    • C. 

      C. mitachondria

    • D. 

      D. cell plate

  • 13. 
    The animal cell centriole is a ring of how many groups of microtubules?
    • A. 

      A. 9

    • B. 

      B. 12

    • C. 

      C. 15

    • D. 

      D. 20

  • 14. 
    Microtubules is often referred to as ___________.
    • A. 

      A. chromosomes

    • B. 

      B. chromatids

    • C. 

      C. centromeres

    • D. 

      D. spindle fibers

  • 15. 
    A cell in interphase is sometimes said to be resting. This is misleading. Why?
    • A. 

      A. Interphase cells are actively dividing

    • B. 

      B. Interphase cells are synthesizing RNA, proteins and growing in size

  • 16. 
    What is the correct order of the mitotic phases?
    • A. 

      A. prophase, anaphase, metaphase, telophase

    • B. 

      B. prophase, metaphase, telophase, anaphase

    • C. 

      C. prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase

  • 17. 
    In what phase of mitosis do chromatid pairs line up in the center of the cell?
    • A. 

      A. prophase

    • B. 

      B. metaphase

    • C. 

      C. anaphase

  • 18. 
    Approximately how much of the cell cycle is spent in interphase?
    • A. 

      A. 10%

    • B. 

      B. 25%

    • C. 

      C. 33%

    • D. 

      D. 85%

  • 19. 
    What happpens to centrioles during prophase?
    • A. 

      A. Centrioles align in the middle, the metaphase plate or cell plate, in plant cells

    • B. 

      B. Centrioles align on the spindle fibers

    • C. 

      C. Centrioles more to opposite ends of animal cells

    • D. 

      D. Centrioles join the chromatid pairs together

  • 20. 
    In plant cells. what divides the cytoplasm in cytokinesis?
    • A. 

      A. cell plate

    • B. 

      B. cell membrane

    • C. 

      C. cell wall

    • D. 

      D. cell membrane and cell wall

  • 21. 
    Every cell in the human body has ___ chromosom pairs.
    • A. 

      A. 22

    • B. 

      B. 23

    • C. 

      C.44

    • D. 

      D. 46

  • 22. 
    Mitosis _____________________.
    • A. 

      A. is the division of a cell's nucleus

    • B. 

      B. produces two new identical nuclei htat are identical to the original nucleus

    • C. 

      C. is how cells divide to allow growth and replace worn out or damaged cells

    • D. 

      D. all of the above