Binary Fission: Lesson for Kids


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During binary fission a parent cell grows to _____ its original size.

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1. Binary fission is used by _____ cells to multiple.

2. _____ parent(s) are needed for asexual reproduction.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions help you find out what you know about binary fission. See if you remember how this type of reproduction takes place.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of quiz/worksheet questions, you'll review your knowledge of:

  • The cells that use binary fission
  • How many parents this type of reproduction needs
  • The size of a parent cell after binary fission

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the binary fission lesson
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the DNA of the daughter cell compared to the parent cell
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about what happens when a cell undergoes binary fission

Additional Learning

If you want to find out more about this type of cellular reproduction, review the lesson titled Binary Fission: Lesson for Kids. This lesson explains:

  • The full series of steps in the process
  • Asexual reproduction
  • Examples of cells that undergo binary fission