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TExMaT Master Science Teacher 8-12: Cell Reproduction & Division Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Crossing over occurs during which phase of meiosis?

Question 2 2. The primary type of microtubule that anchors the spindle poles in preparation for mitosis is

Question 3 3.

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 4 4. 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 5 5.

Sister chromatids segregate to opposite poles during which of the following types of cell division?

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

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Question 6 6.

Which of the following are primary functions of the centromere?

I. Hold sister chromatids together

II. Protect chromosomes

III. Repair DNA damage

Question 7 7.

Loss of one of the telomeres of a chromosome could result in which of the following?

I. Chromosome shortening

II. Loss of genomic information

III. An increase in chromosome number

Question 8 8. 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 9 9.

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

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

Question 10 10. If a human has forty-six chromosomes, what is the maximum number of chromatids that could be found in a cell in a normal human body?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following structures is unique to meiosis?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13.

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.

Question 14 14. After meiosis I, each daughter cell contains:

Question 15 15. The protein structure on a chromosome to which microtubules may attach is a

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Question 16 16. Which of the following meiosis II events are correctly ordered?

Question 17 17. A protein that plays a central role in DNA folding

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is NOT true of meiosis?

Question 19 19. What is the maximum number of sister chromatids that can exist during mitosis for any given chromosome?

Question 20 20. 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 21 21. The primary type of microtubule that positions the chromosome in preparation for mitosis is

Question 22 22. Organize these steps in the order in which they would occur during cell division.

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

Question 24 24.

The following are consequences of meiotic recombination:

I. Increased genetic diversity

II. Exchange of parts of homologous chromosomes

III. Stabilization of chromosomes at the metaphase plate

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

Question 27 27.

Replication precedes which of the following types of cell division?

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

Question 28 28.

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 29 29. Chromosome de-condensation occurs during this step.

Question 30 30.

Which of the following events occur during prophase II?

I. Kinetochores assemble on each tetrad

II. Chromosome condensation

III. Spindle apparatus assembly

TExMaT Master Science Teacher 8-12: Cell Reproduction & Division Chapter Exam Instructions

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