Overview of Mitosis: Mitotic Spindle & Phases of Chromosome Segregation


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What is mitosis?

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1. These make up mitotic spindles.

2. Chromosomes separate or segregate during this phase of mitosis.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet assessment allows you to measure what you know about the phases of mitosis. To do well on this quiz, you must be able to identify specific structures relevant to this biological process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When you take this quiz, you can expect to be asked to do the following:

  • Define mitosis
  • Name what makes up mitotic spindles
  • Note in which phase of mitosis chromosomes separate or segregate
  • Identify what chromosomes are called when they are pulled apart and separate
  • Recognize the name for the rope-like attachments that help pull chromosomes apart

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the phases of mitosis
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define mitosis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding mitotic spindles
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the pulling apart of chromosomes

Additional Learning

If you want to review more details about this topic, simply access the lesson called Overview of Mitosis: Mitotic Spindle & Phases of Chromosome Segregation. You will learn about:

  • How many phases make up the process of mitosis
  • What happens before chromosomes separate or segregate
  • What each new cell contains after a cell splits