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Cell Structure, Function & Division Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

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

I. G1

II. G2

III. M Phase

Question 2 2.

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 3 3. What is the function of the Golgi apparatus?

Question 4 4. What is the function of the nucleolus?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a part of cell theory?

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Question 6 6. If cells are the basic units of life, which of the following is true?

Question 7 7.

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 8 8. Chromosomes are maximally condensed at this step.

Question 9 9. The organelle that serves as a microtubule organizing center during cell division is the

Question 10 10. The protein structure on a chromosome to which microtubules may attach is a

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Question 11 11. What do all eukaryotes have that prokaryotes do not?

Question 12 12. Which of the following describes prokaryotic DNA?

Question 13 13. If the diploid chromosome count in humans is 46, how many pairs of homologous chromosomes are there?

Question 14 14. In general, how many chromosomes can usually be lost before it is considered a lethal event?

Question 15 15. Active DNA that is part of interphase chromatin is called _____.

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Question 16 16. Silenced DNA that is part of interphase chromatin is called _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following structures is selectively permeable?

Question 18 18. Human cells can be classified as which of the following?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is NOT true of meiosis?

Question 20 20. 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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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT one of the elements found in all four macromolecules (proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, and lipids)?

Question 22 22. Which of the following best describes carbohydrates?

Question 23 23.

Replication precedes which of the following types of cell division?

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

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. The combination of multiple histones and DNA is called

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Question 26 26.

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 27 27. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Question 28 28. What is made when DNA condenses during cell division?

Question 29 29. If all cells are created by other living cells, which of the following is true?

Question 30 30. During this step, the nuclear membrane breaks down.

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