Test On The Cell Cycle! Trivia Quiz

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Test On The Cell Cycle! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The majority of a cell's life.
    • A. 

      Interphase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Prophase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

    • E. 

      Telophase

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    When the DNA in a cell is uncoiled and spread throughout the nucleus it is called
    • A. 

      Chromosomes

    • B. 

      Chromatids

    • C. 

      Centromeres

    • D. 

      Chromatin

  • 4. 
    Tightly coiled DNA is referred to as
    • A. 

      Chromatin

    • B. 

      Chromatids

    • C. 

      Chromosomes

    • D. 

      Chromobodies

  • 5. 
    The sister chromatids are held together by the
    • A. 

      Centrioles

    • B. 

      Centromeres

    • C. 

      Centrosomes

    • D. 

      Centrochores

  • 6. 
    Which of the following stages would this picture best represent?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Anaphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

    • E. 

      Cytokinesis

  • 7. 
    Which of the following stages of mitosis best describes the picture below?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Anaphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

  • 8. 
    Which of the following would you find DNA being replicated?
    • A. 

      Interphase

    • B. 

      Prophase

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 9. 
    Which phase of the cell cycle does this represent?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Cytokinesis

    • D. 

      Interphase

  • 10. 
    Which phase does this picture represent?
    • A. 

      Interphase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Prophase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 11. 
    When a plant cell divides during cytokinesis it forms a [blank] instead of a cleavage furrow.
  • 12. 
    Spindle fibers pull sister chromatids apart to separate poles in what phase of mitosis?
    • A. 

      Anaphase

    • B. 

      Telophase

    • C. 

      Prophase

    • D. 

      Cytokinesis

  • 13. 
    Prokaryotes and eukaryotes divide in exactly the same way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What is the purpose of the cell dividing?
    • A. 

      Growth

    • B. 

      Repair

    • C. 

      To create an exact replica of itself

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    A Human cell contains 23 chromosomes. After replication during Interphase, the cell would contain how many?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      46

    • C. 

      92

    • D. 

      12