What is Cell Division?


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What is cell division?

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1. What is mitosis?

2. What is binary fission?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cell division is a constantly occurring process, and you can evaluate your understanding of it through this interactive quiz and worksheet. Binary fusion, cell division, and mitosis in plant, animal, and fungi cells are discussed in quiz questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, practice questions cover:

  • Mitosis
  • Definition of cell division
  • Binary fusion
  • Mitosis in fungi vs. mitosis in plants and animals
  • Plant cell mitosis vs. mitosis in animal cells

Skills Practiced

These guides are an opportunity to exhibit your ability in:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as mitosis in plant, fungi, and animal cells
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related science lesson on cell division and related processes
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as binary fusion and cell division
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about mitosis

Additional Learning

For further information on this science subject, review the accompanying lesson named What is Cell Division? Some objectives of this lesson include:

  • Define main vocabulary words, such as mitosis, telophase, and anaphase
  • Differentiate between eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells
  • Explain how mitosis differs in fungi, animal, and plant cells
  • Understand the steps that take place during cell division and the order in which they occur