The Cell Cycle, Mitosis & Meiosis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements is NOT true of meiosis?

Question 2 2. Which of the following structures is unique to meiosis?

Question 3 3. Crossing over occurs during which phase of meiosis?

Question 4 4. The protein structure on a chromosome to which microtubules may attach is a

Question 5 5. Part of the cell cytoskeleton, these are a major component of the mitotic spindle.

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Question 6 6. This emanates from the centrosome to position the mitotic spindle within the cell.

Question 7 7. What is the cell cycle?

Question 8 8. In which phases does the cell have doubled DNA?

Question 9 9. What is the purpose of mitosis?

Question 10 10. Otherwise known as one of two copies of a replicated chromosome

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Question 11 11.

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 12 12. All of the following occur during interphase EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. What is the proper order of the four stages of mitosis?

Question 14 14. In which stage of mitosis do the chromosomes line up along the middle of the cell?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding mitosis?

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

Question 17 17.

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

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

Question 18 18.

Which of the following events occur during prophase II?

I. Kinetochores assemble on each tetrad

II. Chromosome condensation

III. Spindle apparatus assembly

Question 19 19. Chromosomes are maximally condensed at this step.

Question 20 20. Chromosome de-condensation occurs during this step.

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Question 21 21.

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

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. What is the order of steps for Meiosis I?

Question 25 25. ____ is a special type of cell division that makes gamete cells for sexual reproduction.

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Question 26 26. The primary type of microtubule that positions the chromosome in preparation for mitosis is

Question 27 27. A scientist watches a cell move through G1, S and G2 phase under a microscope. Which process is he observing?

Question 28 28.

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

I. G1

II. G2

III. M Phase

Question 29 29. Although not a stage of mitosis, this phase of a cell's life is when DNA is copied.

Question 30 30.

Replication precedes which of the following types of cell division?

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

The Cell Cycle, Mitosis & Meiosis Chapter Exam Instructions

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