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Understanding Cell Division Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is organ transplant a pro for cloning?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a current use for cloning?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a con of cloning?

Question 4 4. What is one con of cloning animals?

Question 5 5. What is cloning?

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Question 6 6. The growth plate in the long bones of humans is most analogous to:

Question 7 7. Cork comes from which part of the cork oak?

Question 8 8. What is the difference between xylem and phloem?

Question 9 9. Why have meristematic cells in plants been compared to stem cells in humans?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a difference between the apical and lateral meristem?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is true about adult stem cells?

Question 12 12. Where are most stem cells found in adults?

Question 13 13. What is the main risk factor when using embryonic stem cells in medical therapies?

Question 14 14. What is the main difference between embryonic and adult stem cells?

Question 15 15. Which type of stem cell can differentiate into some related types of cells, but not all types of cells?

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Question 16 16. 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?

Question 17 17.

Which of the following are primary functions of the centromere?

I. Hold sister chromatids together

II. Protect chromosomes

III. Repair DNA damage

Question 18 18. A chromosome may be defined as:

Question 19 19.

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

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Question 21 21.

A chromosome consists of two chromatids for AT LEAST part of all of these steps EXCEPT:

I. G1

II. G2

III. M Phase

IV. S Phase

Question 22 22.

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

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Question 25 25. Otherwise known as one of two copies of a replicated chromosome

Understanding Cell Division Chapter Exam Instructions

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