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Cellular Reproduction Processes Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Otherwise known as one of two copies of a replicated chromosome

Question 2 2. In order, the steps of mitosis are:

Question 3 3. A nucleosome is:

Question 4 4. 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 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. The are like recipes, the recipes are organized into cookbooks (aka the ), which are stored in the _, or the library.

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. Which is NOT true about a tetrad?

Question 9 9. Chromosome de-condensation occurs during this step.

Question 10 10. Chromosomes are maximally condensed at this step.

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Question 11 11. The primary type of microtubule that anchors the spindle poles in preparation for mitosis is

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. Which of the following is NOT considered to be an autotroph?

Question 14 14. A discrete unit of DNA that produces a protein that provides the functionality a cell needs is

Question 15 15. A(n) microtubule is a short microtubule which emanates from the and serves to accurately position the within the cell.

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Question 16 16. Four gametes are the end result of:

Question 17 17.

Which of the following events occur during prophase II?

I. Kinetochores assemble on each tetrad

II. Chromosome condensation

III. Spindle apparatus assembly

Question 18 18. During animal cell division, actin filaments organize into the _____.

Question 19 19. The job of the telomere is:

Question 20 20.

Which of the following are primary functions of the centromere?

I. Hold sister chromatids together

II. Protect chromosomes

III. Repair DNA damage

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Question 21 21. Chromatids are made during:

Question 22 22. Put the following possible members of the food chain in the correct order.

Question 23 23. During this step, the nuclear membrane breaks down.

Question 24 24.

Chromatids can be found in which of the following types of cell division?

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

Question 25 25. In meiosis, the physical connection between sister chromatids is broken in:

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Question 26 26.

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 27 27. 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?

Question 28 28. In an animal cell, the contractile ring is the equivalent of the _ in a plant cell.

Question 29 29. 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 30 30.

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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