The Cell Cycle, Mitosis & Meiosis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The organelle that serves as a microtubule organizing center during cell division is the

Question 2 2. The protein structure on a chromosome to which microtubules may attach is a

Question 3 3. The primary type of microtubule that positions the chromosome in preparation for mitosis is

Question 4 4. What is the purpose of the cell cycle?

Question 5 5. What is the cell cycle?

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Question 6 6. What is the purpose of mitosis?

Question 7 7. All of the following occur during interphase EXCEPT:

Question 8 8. Otherwise known as one of two copies of a replicated chromosome

Question 9 9.

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 10 10. Which of the following structures is unique to meiosis?

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Question 11 11. ____ is a special type of cell division that makes gamete cells for sexual reproduction.

Question 12 12. Crossing over occurs during which phase of meiosis?

Question 13 13. Which of the following meiosis II events are correctly ordered?

Question 14 14.

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

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

Question 15 15.

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 16 16. 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 17 17. What is the order of steps for Meiosis I?

Question 18 18. In which step do we see the chromosomes condense and meet up to form homologous pair?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding mitosis?

Question 20 20. What is the proper order of the four stages of mitosis?

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Question 21 21. In which stage of mitosis do the chromosomes line up along the middle of the cell?

Question 22 22. During this step, the nuclear membrane breaks down.

Question 23 23. Chromosome de-condensation occurs during this step.

Question 24 24.

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

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Question 26 26. A scientist watches a cell move through G1, S and G2 phase under a microscope. Which process is he observing?

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements is NOT true of meiosis?

Question 29 29.

Replication precedes which of the following types of cell division?

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

Question 30 30. Which of the following is FALSE regarding meiosis?

The Cell Cycle, Mitosis & Meiosis Chapter Exam Instructions

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