How is DNA Packaged? - Chromosome Condensation & Karyograms


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The process in which the duplicated DNA of a diploid cell is separated into two daughter cells is called:

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1. A picture in which all of the homologous chromosomes of an organism have been stained and organized is called a(n):

2. Which of the following statements is true of chromatin?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your understanding of chromosome condensation and DNA packaging, as well as key scientific terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The process of separating DNA
  • Homologous chromosomes that have been stained and organized
  • How the mitosis process affects multicellular life
  • Chromosome condensation

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet combo can be used to help you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about DNA packaging
  • Making connections - link your understanding of mitosis and multicellular life
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can accurately describe chromosome condensation

Additional Learning

To find out more, review the accompanying lesson called DNA Packaging and Chromosome Condensation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Look closer at chromosomes
  • Explain chromosome condensation
  • Identify stages in mitosis
  • Determine how DNA packaging occurs