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Mitosis and Meiosis Exercise 2

1) Interphase is defined as
a. The phase just before anaphase
b. The continuous process in which the cell grows
c. The phase when the cytoplasm splits the cell into two daughter cells
d. The process when the nuclear membrane disappears

2) The order in which mitosis occurs is
a. Prophase, anaphase, metaphase, telophase
b. Prophase, telophase, anaphase, metaphase
c. Prophase, metaphase, telophase, anaphase
d. Prophase, anaphase, telophase, metaphase
e. None of the above

3) Meiosis is defined as
a. The continuous process in which the cell grows
b. The division of the nucleus in which the number of chromosomes are the same
c. The process of nuclear division that reduces the number of chromosomes in a cell by half
d. The division of the cytoplasm of a parent cell into two daughter cells
e. None of the above

4) A haploid is
a. Half the normal number of chromosomes
b. The normal number of chromosomes
c. Another name for homologous chromosome
d. Half of the cell
e. The entire cell

5) Sex cells are called
a. Sexetes
b. Chromosomes
c. Cross-over
d. Gametes
e. Asexetes

6) A tetrad
a. Contains 5 chromatids
b. Contains 3 chromatids
c. A four sided figure
d. The 4th chromosome of humans
e. Contains 4 chromatids


7) The separation of paired genes during meiosis is
a. Segregation
b. Splitting
c. Cut in half
d. Breaking apart
e. Shivering

8) Synapsis is the
a. The pairing of homologous chromosomes
b. The part of the cell that controls cell division
c. What holds the chromatids together
d. The exchanging of genetic information

9) Mitosis is considered
a. Sexual cell reproduction
b. Division of the cytoplasm
c. Division of the organelles in the cell when the cell is cut in half
d. The last phase of meiosis
e. Asexual cell reproduction

10) Chromatids are held together by
a. Glue
b. Tape
c. The cytoplasm
d. Centromeres
e. Spindle fibers

11) Chromosomes are attached to the ________________ during cell division
a. Centrioles
b. Centromeres
c. Spindle Fibers
d. Chromatids
e. Chromatin

12) Cytokinesis is
a. The division of the nuclear membrane
b. The division of the cytoplasm
c. The division of all the organelle in the cell
d. The division of all the chromosomes in the cell
e. None of the above

13) A cell divides because
a. It is too big
b. It is too small
c. It doesn't have enough energy
d. It is bored

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