Unit 4 Target 3: Mitosis Quiz

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Unit 4 Target 3: Mitosis Quiz


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  • 1. 
    The process by which a cell's nucleus divides so that two eukaryotic daughter cell can form is called
    • A. 

      Interphase.

    • B. 

      Cytokinesis.

    • C. 

      Metaphase.

    • D. 

      Mitosis.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following happens when a cell divides?
    • A. 

      It becomes more difficult for the cell to get enough oxygen and nutrients.

    • B. 

      The cell has DNA overload.

    • C. 

      The cell's volume increases.

    • D. 

      Each daughter cell receives its own copy of the parent cell's DNA.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following represents the phases of mitosis in their proper sequence?
    • A. 

      Prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase

    • B. 

      Interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase

    • C. 

      Interphase, prophase, metaphase, telophase

    • D. 

      Prophase, anaphase, metaphase, telophase

  • 4. 
    The first phase of mitosis is called
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Interphase

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 5. 
    The structure labeled A in the figure above is called the
    • A. 

      Sister chromatid.

    • B. 

      Centromere.

    • C. 

      Spindle.

    • D. 

      Centriole.

  • 6. 
    The structure labeled B in the figure above are called
    • A. 

      Sister chromatids.

    • B. 

      Centromeres.

    • C. 

      Spindles.

    • D. 

      Centrioles.

  • 7. 
    During which phase(s) of mitosis are chromosomes like the one shown in the figure below?
    • A. 

      Anaphase and prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase only

    • C. 

      Anaphase and interphase

    • D. 

      Prophase and metaphase

  • 8. 
    During which phase of mitosis do the chromosomes line up along the middle of the dividing cell?
    • A. 

      Anaphase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Prophase

    • D. 

      Telophase

  • 9. 
    Which picture above represents anaphase?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 10. 
    Which picture above represents metaphase?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 11. 
    In the figure above, B represents  
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Anaphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

  • 12. 
    In the figure above, D represents
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Anaphase

    • D. 

      Telophase

  • 13. 
    What is the role of the spindle during mitosis?
    • A. 

      It duplicates the DNA.

    • B. 

      It breaks down the nuclear membrane.

    • C. 

      It makes the chromosomes visible.

    • D. 

      It helps separate the chromosome.

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