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MTLE Life Science: Mitosis & Meiosis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does crossing over contribute to genetic variation?

Question 2 2. Although not a stage of mitosis, this phase of a cell's life is when DNA is copied.

Question 3 3. How many possible genetic combinations can occur for an organism with a haploid number of 12?

Question 4 4. What is the name of the location where the sister chromatids attach to one another?

Question 5 5. The combined observations of Boveri and Sutton showed all of the following EXCEPT:

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Question 6 6. Which term describes a section of DNA that codes for specific characteristics?

Question 7 7. In which stage of mitosis do the chromosomes line up along the middle of the cell?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT true about meiosis?

Question 9 9. What is the term used for the shuffling of genetic information that is seen in Prophase I?

Question 10 10. The theory that genetic material in living organisms is contained within chromosomes is known as:

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Question 11 11.

A chromosome consists of two chromatids for AT LEAST part of all of these steps EXCEPT:

I. G1

II. G2

III. M Phase

IV. S Phase

Question 12 12. In which step do we see the chromosomes condense and meet up to form homologous pair?

Question 13 13. Which of the following best describes a chromosome?

Question 14 14. What organism did Boveri use to study chromosomes?

Question 15 15.

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 16 16. How are the work of Mendel and the work of Boveri and Sutton related?

Question 17 17. In which stage of mitosis do the chromosomes pull apart and move away from the center of the cell?

Question 18 18. A haploid gamete has how many sets of chromosomes?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is FALSE regarding meiosis?

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Question 21 21. How many chromosomes do people generally have?

Question 22 22. Even though meiosis is a big event for a cell, most of a cell's life is spent in this phase where it is growing and replicating DNA.

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding mitosis?

Question 24 24. You are a ___ organism.

Question 25 25. What is the order of steps for Meiosis I?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following explains how the alleles of one gene sort into gametes independently of the alleles of another gene?

Question 27 27. Otherwise known as one of two copies of a replicated chromosome

Question 28 28. What is the name for a picture of your chromosomes?

Question 29 29. What is the proper order of the four stages of mitosis?

Question 30 30. All of the following occur during interphase EXCEPT:

MTLE Life Science: Mitosis & Meiosis Chapter Exam Instructions

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