What is Mitosis? - Definition, Stages & Function


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Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding mitosis?

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1. Although not a stage of mitosis, this phase of a cell's life is when DNA is copied.

2. What is the proper order of the four stages of mitosis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our bodies contain many cells which increase in number as we grow. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of how and why this process occurs. The questions will quiz you on the proper sequence of the stages of mitosis and the stage at which cells align in the middle of the cell.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following aspects of mitosis:

  • The stage of a cell's life at which DNA is copied
  • Proper order of the four stages of mitosis
  • The stages at which chromosomes pull apart and move away from the center of the cell

Skills Practiced

These assessments allow students to test the knowledge gained from the lesson by using the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what occurs during each stage of mitosis and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the proper order of the stages
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the stages of mitosis

Additional Learning

To learn more about mitosis, review the accompanying lesson, What is Mitosis? - Definition, Stages & Function. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define mitosis
  • Learn the proper sequence of the stages of mitosis
  • Examine what occurs at each stage