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AP Biology - Cell Division: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Organize these steps in the order in which they would occur during cell division.

Question 2 2. At conception, your mother contributed a gene that encoded for the sickle hemoglobin (hemoglobin S), while your father contributed the same gene that encoded for normal hemoglobin (hemoglobin A). Which of the following denotes the DNA structures which carry these variants?

Question 3 3.

Place the following steps in the cell cycle into the order in which they occur.

I. G1

II. G2

III. S phase

IV. M phase

Question 4 4. Which of the following meiosis II events are correctly ordered?

Question 5 5. If the cell of a diploid organism (2n=4) undergoes mitosis, how many chromosomes are present in each daughter cell?

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Question 6 6. During this step, the nuclear membrane breaks down.

Question 7 7. The process in which the duplicated DNA of a diploid cell is separated into two daughter cells is called:

Question 8 8. A picture in which all of the homologous chromosomes of an organism have been stained and organized is called a(n):

Question 9 9. The egg cell of a rabbit, which is a diploid organism, has 22 chromosomes. How many chromosomes can be found in a rabbit's neuron cell?

Question 10 10. The primary type of microtubule that anchors the spindle poles in preparation for mitosis is

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Question 12 12.

Sister chromatids segregate to opposite poles during which of the following types of cell division?

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

Question 13 13.

Place the following terms in order from the most basic structure in the cell to the most complex:

I. Gene

II. DNA

III. chromatin

IV. nucleosome

Question 14 14. Otherwise known as one of two copies of a replicated chromosome

Question 15 15.

Which of the following roles in the cell could non-coding DNA perform?

I. Provide structural support at the end of chromosomes.

II. Encode a protein that will play a significant role in cell division.

III. Serve functional purposes.

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Question 16 16.

Loss of one of the telomeres of a chromosome could result in which of the following?

I. Chromosome shortening

II. Loss of genomic information

III. An increase in chromosome number

Question 17 17. Sickle cell anemia results from a mutation in the hemoglobin gene on both homologous chromosomes. At conception, which of the following is a plausible explanation for why some people with this mutation might not be at risk of developing sickle cell anemia?

Question 18 18. A scientist is studying an organism with a mutation which reduces the efficiency of tetrad formation. This defect would most likely affect the ability to:

Question 19 19. A protein that plays a central role in DNA folding

Question 20 20.

Which of the following events occur during prophase?

I. Centrosome duplication

II. Centrosome movement to the spindle poles

III. Centrosome organization of the spindle apparatus

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements about asexual reproduction is NOT true?

Question 22 22.

A chromosome consists of two chromatids for AT LEAST part of this step EXCEPT:

I. G1

II. G2

III. M Phase

Question 23 23. Crossing over occurs during which phase of meiosis?

Question 24 24. Segregation of ribosomes in cell division occurs during _____.

Question 25 25.

Which of the following structures does NOT participate in the cell division of a sunflower cell?

I. Contractile ring

II. Cell plate

III. Vesicle

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Question 26 26. During animal cell division, actin filaments organize into the _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following characteristics is unique to meiosis?

Question 28 28. A diploid cell which has one copy of chromosome 16 would be _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following structures is unique to meiosis?

Question 30 30. If the cell of a diploid organism (2n = 6) undergoes meiosis, how many different chromosome homologs are present in each daughter cell at the end of meiosis I?

AP Biology - Cell Division: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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