Stem Mitosis And Mitosis Quiz 2014

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Stem Mitosis And Mitosis Quiz 2014

Good luck! You have 22 questions to do in 60 minutes. Due Sunday at midnight.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    List the 5 parts to the cell cycle in order.
  • 2. 
    List the 4 phases of mitosis in order.
  • 3. 
    Describe what happens to the 4 haploid daughter cells, created from meiosis, in oogenesis.
  • 4. 
    Each sex cell contains 23 pairs of chromosomes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Meiosis results in:
    • A. 

      2 daughter cells with the same number of chromosomes as parent cells

    • B. 

      4 daughter cells with the same number of chromosomes as parent cells

    • C. 

      2 daughter cells with half the number of chromosomes as parent cells

    • D. 

      4 daughter cells with half the number of chromosomes as parent cells

  • 6. 
    Chromatids are
    • A. 

      Dense patches within the nucleus

    • B. 

      Bacterial chromosomes

    • C. 

      Duplicate halves of a chromosome

    • D. 

      Prokaryotic nuclei

  • 7. 
    A protein disk that attaches two chromatids to each other in a chromosome is called a
    • A. 

      Chloroplast

    • B. 

      Centromere

    • C. 

      Gamete

    • D. 

      Centriole

  • 8. 
    The chromosomes in your body
    • A. 

      Exist in 23 pairs

    • B. 

      Include two sex chromosomes

    • C. 

      Include 44 autosomes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    A student can study a karyotype to learn about the
    • A. 

      Molecular structure of a chromosome

    • B. 

      Genes that are present in a particular strand of DNA

    • C. 

      Medical history of an individual

    • D. 

      Number of chromosomes present in a body cell

  • 10. 
    A diploid cell is one that
    • A. 

      Has two homologues of each chromosome

    • B. 

      Is designated by the symbol 2n

    • C. 

      Has chromosomes found in pairs

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    The diploid number of chromosomes in a human skin cell is 46.  How many chromosomes are in a human egg cell?
    • A. 

      46

    • B. 

      92

    • C. 

      23

    • D. 

      12.5

  • 12. 
    The stage of the cell cycle that occupies most of the cell's life is
    • A. 

      G1, S and G2

    • B. 

      M

    • C. 

      P

    • D. 

      A

  • 13. 
    The phase of mitosis that is characterized by the arrangement of all chromosomes along the equator of the cell is called
    • A. 

      Telophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Anaphase

    • D. 

      Prophase

  • 14. 
    A typical human cell contains 46 chromosomes.  After mitosis and cytokinesis, each of the two new cells formed from the original cell
    • A. 

      Has 23 chromosomes

    • B. 

      Grows new chromosomes from existing DNA

    • C. 

      Has a complete set of 46 chromosomes

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    In plant cells, cytokinesis occurs when
    • A. 

      The chromosomes make exact copies of themselves

    • B. 

      Spindle fibers are formed

    • C. 

      A new cell wall is formed

    • D. 

      Osmotic pressure is too low

  • 16. 
    Separation of homologous chromosomes occurs during
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Meiosis I

    • C. 

      Meiosis II

    • D. 

      Fertilization

  • 17. 
    The difference between anaphase of mitosis and anaphase I of meiosis is that
    • A. 

      The chromosomes line up at the equator in anaphase I

    • B. 

      Centromeres do not exist in anaphase I

    • C. 

      Chromatids do not separate at the centromere in anaphase I

    • D. 

      Crossing over occurs only in anaphase of mitosis

  • 18. 
    When two parent cells join together to form offspring it is
    • A. 

      Asexual reproduction

    • B. 

      Sexual reproduction

    • C. 

      Meiosis

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Chromosomes that have the same genes/structures, are the same size and have the same shape are called...
    • A. 

      Heterologous chromosomes

    • B. 

      Homologous chromosomes

    • C. 

      Sex chromosomes

    • D. 

      Centromeres

  • 20. 
    The making of ova is specifically called....
    • A. 

      Gametogenesis

    • B. 

      Fertilization

    • C. 

      Oogenesis

    • D. 

      Spermatogenesis

  • 21. 
    Due to this process, you do not look like your siblings.  It creates genetic diversity
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Crossing over

    • C. 

      Probability

    • D. 

      Diffusion

  • 22. 
    Which phase does crossing over occur?
    • A. 

      Prophase of mitosis

    • B. 

      Prophase II of meiosis

    • C. 

      Prophase I of meiosis

    • D. 

      Interphase

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