Apoptosis in the Cell Cycle & Cancer


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Which of the following statements are true about apoptosis?

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1. Proteins that initiate apoptosis are called:

2. Which of these is a reason a cell might undergo apoptosis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cells divide and multiply in every part of your body in order to keep you alive and healthy, however, sometimes this process can go awry. Learn more about apoptosis and cancer by completing this lesson. Then, take the quiz to test your understanding of topics such as causes of apoptosis and tumors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test you on the following:

  • Apoptosis facts and processes
  • Proteins needed for apoptosis
  • Reasons why cells change
  • Problems with cancer treatments

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the lesson regarding why treatments such as chemotherapy can be problematic
  • Making connections - use your understanding of cells to answer why tumors grow
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge about apoptosis to answer quiz questions

Additional Learning

To learn more about the following topics, review the lesson, Apoptosis in the Cell Cycle & Cancer. With this lesson, you will meet these objectives:

  • Describe the process of a cell's death
  • Understand how tumors form
  • Analyze the development of new cancer therapies