AP Biology: Cell Division 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. Which of the following meiosis II events are correctly ordered?

Question 3 3. ____ reproduction is a form of reproduction from a single parent based on ____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements is true of chromatin?

Question 5 5. The combination of multiple histones and DNA is called

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Question 6 6. Chromosome condensation:

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. A situation in which an otherwise diploid cell has three copies of a particular chromosome is known as _____.

Question 9 9. Crossing over occurs during which phase of meiosis?

Question 10 10.

Which of the following is/are consequences of meiotic recombination?

I. Increased genetic diversity

II. Exchange of parts of homologous chromosomes

III. Stabilization of chromosomes at the metaphase plate

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Question 11 11.

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

I. G1

II. G2

III. M Phase

Question 12 12. Chromosome de-condensation occurs during this step.

Question 13 13. 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 14 14.

Replication precedes which of the following types of cell division?

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

Question 15 15. Chromosomes are maximally condensed at this step.

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Question 16 16.

Place the following terms in order building out from the most basic subunit to the entire genetic unit:

I. Gene

II. DNA

III. chromatin

IV. nucleosome

Question 17 17. If the cell of a diploid organism (2n=4) undergoes mitosis, how many chromosomes are present in each daughter cell?

Question 18 18.

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

Question 19 19. In general, how many chromosomes can usually be lost before it is considered a lethal event?

Question 20 20. A pathologist issued a report on the karyotype of a patient. A doctor might use this information to identify:

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Question 21 21. If the diploid chromosome count in humans is 46, how many pairs of homologous chromosomes are there?

Question 22 22. A protein that plays a central role in DNA folding

Question 23 23. Segregation of ribosomes in cell division occurs during _____.

Question 24 24.

Which of the following statements about gametes are true?

I. In sexual reproduction, each parent provides genetic material for the formation of either an egg or a sperm cell.

II. Gametes are produced by mitosis.

III. If a sexually reproducing organism is diploid, the gametes are haploid.

Question 25 25. If a human has forty-six chromosomes, what is the maximum number of chromatids that could be found in a cell in a normal human body?

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Question 26 26. Part of the cell cytoskeleton, these are a major component of the mitotic spindle.

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

Question 28 28. If the cell of a diploid organism (2n = 6) undergoes meiosis, how many chromosomes are present in each daughter cell at the end of meiosis II?

Question 29 29. A picture in which all of the homologous chromosomes of an organism have been stained and organized is called a(n):

Question 30 30. The organelle that serves as a microtubule organizing center during cell division is the

AP Biology: Cell Division Chapter Exam Instructions

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