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Cellular Reproduction Processes Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Each human cell has _____ pairs of chromosomes.

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Question 2 2. Which of the following events occurs during S phase of the cell cycle?

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Question 3 3. Which of the following events occurs during M phase of the cell cycle?

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Question 4 4. In humans, sexual cells or gametes reproduce through _____.

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Question 5 5. The two cell division process are called _____ and _____.

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Question 6 6. During which phase of mitosis are the sister chromatids separated?

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Question 7 7. During mitosis, sister chromatids are moved to opposite sides of the cell by the _____.

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Question 8 8. The process in which the cytoplasmic content of the cell is divided into two new daughter cells is called _____.

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Question 9 9. Which of the following events occur during anaphase II of meiosis?

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Question 10 10. A distinct unit of DNA that can code for RNA is the definition of _____.

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Question 11 11. Histones are proteins found in the cell nucleus; what is the main function of these proteins?

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Question 12 12. During the first division of meiosis the number of chromosomes _____.

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Question 13 13. Which of the following events occur during telophase I of meiosis?

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Question 14 14. Chromosomes are maximally condensed at this step.

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Question 15 15.

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

I. Chromosome

II. DNA

III. Chromatin

IV. Nucleosome

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Question 16 16. Segregation of cytoplasmic content in cell division occurs during _____.

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Question 17 17. This emanates from the centrosome to position the mitotic spindle within the cell.

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Question 18 18. Which of the following is true about both meiosis and mitosis?

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Question 19 19.

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

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Question 20 20. Which of the following structures is unique to meiosis?

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Question 21 21.

Which of the following events occur during prophase II?

I. Kinetochore proteins assemble on the outer chromatids of each chromosome.

II. Chromosome condensation

III. Spindle apparatus assembly

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Question 22 22. A rabbit is a diploid organism. Its egg cell has 22 chromosomes. How many chromosomes can be found in a rabbit's neuron cell?

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Question 23 23. 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?

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Question 24 24. Organize these steps in the order in which they would occur during cell division.

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Question 25 25. A discrete unit of DNA that produces a protein that provides the functionality a cell needs is _____.

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Question 26 26. All of the following statements are correct EXCEPT:

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Question 27 27. Part of the cell cytoskeleton, these are a major component of the mitotic spindle.

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Question 28 28. Which of the following statements about asexual reproduction is NOT true?

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Question 29 29. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

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Question 30 30. 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:

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Cellular Reproduction Processes Chapter Exam Instructions

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