Grade 8 Quiz # 2 Mitosis

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Grade 8 Quiz # 2 Mitosis


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Give three reasons why mitosis is important. Give an example for each reason. Type your answer in the box below:
  • 2. 
    Examine the picture of the cell. What phase is the cell in?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Anaphase

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

  • 3. 
    What is the structure labeled "X" on the picture?
    • A. 

      Centriole

    • B. 

      Spindle

    • C. 

      Chromosome

    • D. 

      Chromatid

  • 4. 
    A cell with 10 chromosomes undergoes mitosis. How many daughter cells are created? ___  How many chromosomes does each daughter cell have? ___
    • A. 

      2, 10

    • B. 

      10, 2

    • C. 

      1, 10

    • D. 

      2, 20

  • 5. 
    What structure is responsible for moving the chromosomes during mitosis?
    • A. 

      Nucleolus

    • B. 

      nuclear membrane

    • C. 

      Spindle

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 6. 
    During which phase does the DNA make a copy of itself?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Interphase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 7. 
    Give the word that best fits in each blank below (when typing your answer, separate each word using a comma).All Cells contain hereditary material called __________.DNA is located in the _________ of a cell.A __________ is DNA wrapped with special proteins that keep it together.A __________ is a piece of DNA that contains information for making a specific protein. 
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