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The Cell Cycle, Mitosis & Meiosis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Chromosomes are maximally condensed at this step.

Question 2 2. During this step, the nuclear membrane breaks down.

Question 3 3.

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

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding mitosis?

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Question 6 6. What is the proper order of the four stages of mitosis?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is FALSE regarding meiosis?

Question 8 8. What is the term used for the shuffling of genetic information that is seen in Prophase I?

Question 9 9. What is the order of steps for Meiosis I?

Question 10 10.

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 11 11.

Which of the following events occur during prophase II?

I. Kinetochores assemble on each tetrad

II. Chromosome condensation

III. Spindle apparatus assembly

Question 12 12.

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

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

Question 13 13. What is the purpose of the cell cycle?

Question 14 14. What is the cell cycle?

Question 15 15. What is the purpose of mitosis?

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Question 16 16.

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

I. G1

II. G2

III. M Phase

Question 17 17. All of the following occur during interphase EXCEPT:

Question 18 18. Otherwise known as one of two copies of a replicated chromosome

Question 19 19. The primary type of microtubule that positions the chromosome in preparation for mitosis is

Question 20 20. The protein structure on a chromosome to which microtubules may attach is a

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Question 21 21. Part of the cell cytoskeleton, these are a major component of the mitotic spindle.

Question 22 22. ____ is a special type of cell division that makes gamete cells for sexual reproduction.

Question 23 23. Which of the following structures is unique to meiosis?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements is NOT true of meiosis?

Question 25 25. Organize these steps in the order in which they would occur during cell division.

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Question 26 26. Although not a stage of mitosis, this phase of a cell's life is when DNA is copied.

Question 27 27. 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 28 28.

Replication precedes which of the following types of cell division?

I. Mitosis

II. Meiosis I

III. Meiosis II

Question 29 29. In which phases does the cell have doubled DNA?

Question 30 30.

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

The Cell Cycle, Mitosis & Meiosis Chapter Exam Instructions

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