Why Is Cell Division Important?


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What is mitosis?

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1. How does our body repair wounds?

2. What happens if mitosis continues uncontrolled?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Without cell division, organisms cannot grow. Review your knowledge of the significance of cell division with these assessments. The quiz questions focus on the function of cell division, mitosis and prokaryotes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions focus on:

  • The result of uncontrolled continuation of mitosis
  • How a single cell develops into a whole person via mitosis
  • Significance of binary fission in prokaryotes

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the key term mitosis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the body repairs wounds
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on cell division

Additional Learning

Learn about the importance of cell division by reviewing the lesson called Why is Cell Division Important? Objectives covered include:

  • Define cell division
  • Know the purpose of eukaryotic cells
  • Understand the differentiation of cells