Cell Growth & The Process of Cell Division Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the difference between G0, G1, and G2 in the cell cycle? Refer to the diagram below for a reminder of the timing for these events.

Question 2 2. During animal cell division, actin filaments organize into the _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements about chromatids is true?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements about chromosome movement during anaphase is not true?

Question 5 5. A protein that plays a central role in DNA folding

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Question 6 6. All of the following statements are correct EXCEPT:

Question 7 7. During this step, the nuclear membrane breaks down.

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements about the mitotic spindle is true?

Question 9 9. A diploid cell which has one copy of chromosome 16 would be _____.

Question 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. What happens in the 'S' phase in the diagram?

Question 12 12.

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

I. Contractile ring

II. Cell plate

III. Vesicle

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. A chromosome may be defined as:

Question 15 15.

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

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

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Question 16 16. Which of the following structures is unique to meiosis?

Question 17 17. A situation in which an otherwise diploid cell has three copies of a particular chromosome is known as _____.

Question 18 18. The protein structure on a chromosome to which microtubules may attach is a

Question 19 19. A chromatid is a what?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements about meiosis is true?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements about kinetochores on mitotic chromosomes is true?

Question 22 22.

Replication precedes which of the following types of cell division?

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

Question 23 23. Imagine that there is a mutation in the Cdk gene such that its gene product is nonfunctional. What kind of effect would this mutation have on a mature red blood cell?

Question 24 24. How many chromosomes can be lost before it is considered a lethal event?

Question 25 25. Crossing over occurs during which phase of meiosis?

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Question 26 26. What is happening in the M phase?

Question 27 27. Chromosome de-condensation occurs during this step.

Question 28 28. ____ is a special type of cell division that makes gamete cells for sexual reproduction.

Question 29 29. 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?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Cell Growth & The Process of Cell Division Chapter Exam Instructions

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