Diploid Cell: Definition & Examples


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How do you know what type of organism this chromosome sample came from?

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1. Is this cell diploid? Why?

2. Do regular body cells (not sperm and egg) become specialized as different types of cells because the amount of DNA that is in them changes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using their knowledge of diploid cells, students answer science questions in this quiz/worksheet combo. Practice questions assess your understanding of different terms, such as mutations and DNA.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Various chromosome samples
  • Properties of diploid cells
  • Mitosis

Skills Practiced

Use this worksheet/quiz combo to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can draw the most importation information from the related cell lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding diploid cells
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of mitosis

Additional Learning

To learn more about diploid cells, review the accompanying lesson on Diploid Cell: Definition & Examples. This lesson can help you:

  • Define precursor cells
  • Explain the process of mitosis
  • Differentiate mitosis and meiosis
  • Learn what haploids are
  • Identify cell mutations