Cp Bio 2 - Unit 2a Test (Fall 2014)

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  • 1. 
    The term "mitosis" means ___.
    • A. 

      Division of the cell.

    • B. 

      Division of the nucleus.

    • C. 

      Division of the cytoplasm.

    • D. 

      Replicate the DNA.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not part of M phase?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Anaphase

    • C. 

      Cytokinesis

    • D. 

      Synthesis

  • 3. 
    All of the following are stages of Interphase except ___.
    • A. 

      G1

    • B. 

      S

    • C. 

      G2

    • D. 

      M

  • 4. 
    Which stage of mitosis is illustrated on the right?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Telophase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 5. 
    Which stage of mitosis is illustrated on the right?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Telophase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 6. 
    Which stage of mitosis is illustrated on the right?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Telophase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 7. 
    Which stage of mitosis is illustrated on the right?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Telophase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 8. 
    Some cells live their entire lives without going through mitosis. These cells are said to be in ___.
    • A. 

      G zero

    • B. 

      Purgatory

    • C. 

      Flux

    • D. 

      Stem

  • 9. 
    Which stage of the cell cycle is illustrated here?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Cytokinesis

    • C. 

      Telophase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of G2 phase?
    • A. 

      Cell growth and normal function.

    • B. 

      Cell growth and preparation for mitosis.

    • C. 

      Nuclear membrane reforms.

    • D. 

      DNA is replicated.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of S phase?
    • A. 

      Cell growth and normal function.

    • B. 

      Cell growth and preparation for mitosis.

    • C. 

      Nuclear membrane reforms.

    • D. 

      DNA is replicated.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of telophase?
    • A. 

      Cell growth and normal function.

    • B. 

      Cell growth and preparation for mitosis.

    • C. 

      Nuclear membrane reforms.

    • D. 

      DNA is replicated.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of cytokinesis?
    • A. 

      Nuclear membrane breaks down.

    • B. 

      Chromosomes line up in the middle of the cell.

    • C. 

      Sister chromatids are pulled to opposite sides of the cell.

    • D. 

      The cytoplasm splits.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of prophase?
    • A. 

      Nuclear membrane breaks down.

    • B. 

      Chromosomes line up in the middle of the cell.

    • C. 

      Sister chromatids are pulled to opposite sides of the cell.

    • D. 

      The cytoplasm splits.

  • 15. 
    Cell division is very similar in animal and plant cells . However, ___.
    • A. 

      Plant cells form a cell plate instead of a cleavage furrow.

    • B. 

      Animal cells form a cell plate instead of a cleavage furrow.

    • C. 

      Plant cells form a cleavage furrow instead of a cell plate.

    • D. 

      Plant cells don't have mitochondria.

  • 16. 
    During telophase the cell membrane begins to "pinch" inward, forming a ___.
    • A. 

      Cleavage furrow

    • B. 

      Cell plate

    • C. 

      Metaphase plate

    • D. 

      New cell

  • 17. 
    The term used to describe the imaginary plane along which chromosomes line up during metaphase is called the ___.
    • A. 

      Metaphase plate

    • B. 

      Cell plate

    • C. 

      Cleavage furrow

    • D. 

      Envelope

  • 18. 
    Unlike a eukaryoteic cell, a prokaryotic cell does not have...
    • A. 

      DNA.

    • B. 

      A nucleus.

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm.

    • D. 

      A cell membrane.

  • 19. 
    A membrane-bound sac used to transport substances into and out of cells is a ...
    • A. 

      Pump

    • B. 

      Macrophage

    • C. 

      Lysosome

    • D. 

      Vesicle

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is a network of proteins that supports and gives shape to a cell?
    • A. 

      Cytoskeleton

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Vesicles

    • D. 

      Vacuoles

  • 21. 
    Which of the following organelles can be found on the surface of the endoplasmic reticulum?
    • A. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Ribosomes

    • D. 

      Centrioles

  • 22. 
    Which organelle is the storehouse for most of a cell's genetic information?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Mitochondrion

    • C. 

      Centriole

    • D. 

      Chloroplast

  • 23. 
    What is the main function of the Golgi apparatus?
    • A. 

      Convert solar energy to chemical energy

    • B. 

      Communicate with other cells

    • C. 

      Process and deliver proteins

    • D. 

      Copy genetic material

  • 24. 
    What is the term for the jelly-like substance that is contained insidethe cell membrane?
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Organelle

    • D. 

      DNA

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is a feature found only in plant cells?
    • A. 

      Central vacuole

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Centriole

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