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The Cell Cycle, Mitosis & Meiosis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. What is the term used for the shuffling of genetic information that is seen in Prophase I?

Question 3 3. What is the order of steps for Meiosis I?

Question 4 4. All of the following occur during interphase EXCEPT:

Question 5 5.

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

I. G1

II. G2

III. M Phase

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Question 7 7.

Replication precedes which of the following types of cell division?

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

Question 8 8. Which of the following meiosis II events are correctly ordered?

Question 9 9.

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

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

Question 10 10. 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 11 11. Crossing over occurs during which phase of meiosis?

Question 12 12. ____ is a special type of cell division that makes gamete cells for sexual reproduction.

Question 13 13. The primary type of microtubule that positions the chromosome in preparation for mitosis is

Question 14 14. Part of the cell cytoskeleton, these are a major component of the mitotic spindle.

Question 15 15. The organelle that serves as a microtubule organizing center during cell division is the

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Question 16 16. Although not a stage of mitosis, this phase of a cell's life is when DNA is copied.

Question 17 17. What is the proper order of the four stages of mitosis?

Question 18 18. In which stage of mitosis do the chromosomes line up along the middle of the cell?

Question 19 19.

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

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Question 21 21. Chromosome de-condensation occurs during this step.

Question 22 22. What is the purpose of mitosis?

Question 23 23. What is the cell cycle?

Question 24 24. What is the purpose of the cell cycle?

Question 25 25. In which step do we see the chromosomes condense and meet up to form homologous pair?

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Question 26 26. Otherwise known as one of two copies of a replicated chromosome

Question 27 27.

Which of the following events occur during prophase II?

I. Kinetochores assemble on each tetrad

II. Chromosome condensation

III. Spindle apparatus assembly

Question 28 28. Which of the following structures is unique to meiosis?

Question 29 29. This emanates from the centrosome to position the mitotic spindle within the cell.

Question 30 30. In which stage of mitosis do the chromosomes pull apart and move away from the center of the cell?

The Cell Cycle, Mitosis & Meiosis Chapter Exam Instructions

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