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Cell Cycle & Cell Division Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. You are a ___ organism.

Question 2 2. How many possible genetic combinations can occur for an organism with a haploid number of 12?

Question 3 3. This emanates from the centrosome to position the mitotic spindle within the cell.

Question 4 4. Part of the cell cytoskeleton, these are a major component of the mitotic spindle.

Question 5 5. During this step, the nuclear membrane breaks down.

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Question 6 6. Organize these steps in the order in which they would occur during cell division.

Question 7 7. All of the following occur during interphase EXCEPT:

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Question 9 9. A picture in which all of the homologous chromosomes of an organism have been stained and organized is called a(n):

Question 10 10. Chromosome condensation:

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Question 11 11.

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

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. What causes tumors to form?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements are true about apoptosis?

Question 15 15. If the diploid chromosome count in humans is 46, how many pairs of homologous chromosomes are there?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. Which type of mutagen actually changes the chemical structure of certain nucleotides, causing them to mispair?

Question 18 18.

The mutagen 2-aminopurine looks like adenine (A) but can shape-shift to look more like guanine (G).

Deduce the class of mutagen involved in the above and the base pair change that could take place after a few rounds of DNA replication?

Question 19 19. A chromosome may be defined as:

Question 20 20. What is the maximum number of sister chromatids that can exist during mitosis for any given chromosome?

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Question 21 21. A discrete unit of DNA that produces a protein that provides the functionality a cell needs is

Question 22 22.

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.

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

Question 24 24. Which of the following structures is unique to meiosis?

Question 25 25.

Which of the following events occur during prophase II?

I. Kinetochores assemble on each tetrad

II. Chromosome condensation

III. Spindle apparatus assembly

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Question 26 26.

Replication precedes which of the following types of cell division?

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

Question 27 27. ______ is how generic embryonic cells become specialized cells.

Question 28 28. Cells differentiation is important because ______.

Question 29 29. A haploid gamete has how many sets of chromosomes?

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

Cell Cycle & Cell Division Chapter Exam Instructions

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