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Mitosis & Meiosis Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a condition in which scientists are trying to reduce cell division?

Question 2 2. Which of the following describes a condition that would be a good application for increasing cell division?

Question 3 3.

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

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

Question 4 4. Which of the following meiosis II events are correctly ordered?

Question 5 5. Nondisjunction during meiosis II

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Question 6 6. Which syndrome is due to lacking one chromosome?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements about asexual reproduction is NOT true?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is true about both meiosis and mitosis?

Question 9 9. Humans are an example of a diploid. How many sets of genetic information do we have?

Question 10 10. If you mate a diploid grape to a tetraploid grape, what is the ploidy of the offspring?

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Question 11 11. Chromosomes are maximally condensed at this step.

Question 12 12.

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

Question 14 14. This emanates from the centrosome to position the mitotic spindle within the cell.

Question 15 15. Which type of organism undergoes a life cycle referred to as an alternation of generations?

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Question 16 16. What is the haploid phase of the plant life cycle called?

Question 17 17. ____ is a special type of cell division that makes gamete cells for sexual reproduction.

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. What is it called when the father's sperm fertilizes the mother's egg?

Question 20 20. How is the sex of a child determined?

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Question 21 21. Do regular body cells (not sperm and egg) become specialized as different types of cells because the amount of DNA that is in them changes?

Question 22 22. How do you know what type of organism this chromosome sample came from?

Question 23 23. All of the following statements are correct EXCEPT:

Question 24 24. The new cell wall which forms between dividing plant cells during cytokinesis is known as the _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following technologies could be used to replace damaged cells in Alzheimer's?

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Question 26 26.

Which of the following events occur during prophase II?

I. Kinetochores assemble on each tetrad

II. Chromosome condensation

III. Spindle apparatus assembly

Question 27 27. Nondisjunction

Question 28 28.

Which of the following statements about gametes are true?

I. In sexual reproduction, each parent provides genetic material for the formation of either an egg or a sperm cell.

II. Gametes are produced by mitosis.

III. If a sexually reproducing organism is diploid, the gametes are haploid.

Question 29 29. Which of the following is untrue of polyploid creatures?

Question 30 30. Organize these steps in the order in which they would occur during cell division.

Mitosis & Meiosis Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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