AP Biology Mitosis And Meiosis Online Quiz

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AP Biology Mitosis And Meiosis Online Quiz

This quiz covers mitosis and meiosis. You have until Sunday February 9th at midnight to complete this timed quiz. You have 60 minutes to do, with one submission.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name the stage where the nuclear envelope forms.
    • A. 

      Anaphase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Prophase

    • D. 

      Telophase

    • E. 

      Does not occur in any of these stages

  • 2. 
    Name the phase where the chromosomes duplicate.
    • A. 

      Anaphase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Prophase

    • D. 

      Telophase

    • E. 

      Does not occur in any of these stages

  • 3. 
    Name the phase where the chromosomes condense.
    • A. 

      Anaphase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Prophase

    • D. 

      Telophase

    • E. 

      Does not occur in any of these stages

  • 4. 
    When diploid cells undergo normal mitosis and cytokinesis, which of the following occurs as the cell(s) make(s) new cell(s)?
    • A. 

      N + n --> 2n

    • B. 

      2n --> n + n

    • C. 

      2n --> 2n + 2n

    • D. 

      N --> n + n

    • E. 

      N --> 2n + 2n

  • 5. 
    All of the following are true of sister chromatids during metaphase EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Sister chromatids line up at the metaphase plate

    • B. 

      Sister chromatids have already been duplicated

    • C. 

      Sister chromatids have centromeres

    • D. 

      A microtubule from each pole is attached to each pair of sister chromatids

    • E. 

      Sister chromatids are highly condensed DNA known as chromatin

  • 6. 
    What stage of mitosis is this cell in?
    • A. 

      Anaphase

    • B. 

      Interphase

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Prophase

    • E. 

      Telophase

  • 7. 
    Various types of cells were examined during mitosis and cytokinesis to determine the information in the table below. Cell Type # of chromosomes cell plate forms nuclear membrane disinegrates centrosomes present 1 16 yes yes yes 2 1 no  no no 3 4 no yes yes Based on the data, cells of type I could be which of the following?
    • A. 

      Animal cells only

    • B. 

      Plant cells only

    • C. 

      Bacterial cells only

    • D. 

      Either animal or plant cells

    • E. 

      Either plant or bacterial cells

  • 8. 
    Various types of cells were examined during mitosis and cytokinesis to determine the information in the table below. Cell Type # of chromosomes cell plate forms nuclear membrane disinegrates centrosomes present 1 16 yes yes yes 2 1 no  no no 3 4 no yes yes Based on the data, cells of type I would have all of the following additional features EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Ribosomes

    • B. 

      Histones

    • C. 

      Mitotic spindle

    • D. 

      Kinetochore microtubules

    • E. 

      Centrioles

  • 9. 
    Which stage forms four haploid daughter cells in meiosis?
    • A. 

      Prophase I

    • B. 

      Anaphase I

    • C. 

      Anaphase II

    • D. 

      Telophase I

    • E. 

      Does not occur during any of these stages

  • 10. 
    Which stage is where sister chromatids detach and separate from each other  in meiosis?
    • A. 

      Prophase I

    • B. 

      Anaphase I

    • C. 

      Anaphase II

    • D. 

      Telophase I

    • E. 

      Does not occur during any of these stages

  • 11. 
    Which stage is is when crossing over and synapsis occurs in meiosis?
    • A. 

      Prophase I

    • B. 

      Anaphase I

    • C. 

      Anaphase II

    • D. 

      Telophase I

    • E. 

      Does not occur during any of these stages

  • 12. 
    If a prophase cell of a diploid organism is just beginning mitosis or meiosis and has 40 pg of DNA, each new daughter cell produced will have I.  40 pg of DNA at the end of mitosis II.  20 pg of DNA at the end of mitosis III.  20 pg of DNA at the end of meiosis
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      II only

    • C. 

      III only

    • D. 

      I and III only

    • E. 

      II and III only

  • 13. 
    Which of the following are most similar during mitosis and meiosis?
    • A. 

      Tetrads form during prophase of mitosis and prophase I of meiosis

    • B. 

      Homologous chromosomes pair during prophase of mitosis and prophase II of meiosis

    • C. 

      Homologous chromosomes separate during anaphase of mitosis and anaphase II of meiosis

    • D. 

      Sister chromatids separate during anaphase of mitosis and anaphase II of meiosis

    • E. 

      Diploid cells are produced during telophase of mitosis and telophase II of meiosis

  • 14. 
    Which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      Crossing over occurs in prophase I of meisis and metaphase in mitosis

    • B. 

      DNA replication (S phase) occurs once prior to mitosis and twice prior to meiosis

    • C. 

      Both mitosis and meiosis results in cells identical to parent

    • D. 

      Interphase occurs once in mitosis and twice in meiosis

    • E. 

      Homologous chromosomes are seen in mitosis

  • 15. 
    For an organism which a diploid number of 6, how are the chromosomes arranged during metaphase of mitosis?  
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      None of the diagrams above

  • 16. 
    For an organism which a diploid number of 6, how are the chromosomes arranged during metaphase I of meiosis?  
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      None of the diagrams above

  • 17. 
    A researcher treats cells with a chemical that prevents DNA synthesis from starting.  This treatment traps cells in which part of the cell cycle?
    • A. 

      G1

    • B. 

      S

    • C. 

      G2

    • D. 

      M

    • E. 

      C

  • 18. 
    In function, the plant cell structure that is analogous to an animal cell's cleavage furrow is the
    • A. 

      Chromosome

    • B. 

      Cell plate

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Centrosome

    • E. 

      Spindle apparatus

  • 19. 
    In some organisms, mitosis occurs without cytokinesis occurring.  This will result in
    • A. 

      Cells with more than 1 nucleus

    • B. 

      Cells that are unusually small

    • C. 

      Cells lacking nuclei

    • D. 

      Destruction of chromosomes

    • E. 

      Cell cycles lacking an S phase

  • 20. 
    The results for spermatogenesis and oogenesis are the same.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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