Mitosis - Cell Division

Question 1 of 18

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Define the process of Mitosis.

Select one of the following:

  • Mitosis is a form of nuclear cell division in which one nucleus divides to form two nuclei, each with the identical number of chromosomes.

  • Mitosis is a form of nuclear cell division in which one nucleus divides to form two nuclei, each with different number of chromosomes.

  • Mitosis is a form of nuclear cell division in which one nucleus divides to form four nuclei, each with the identical number of chromosomes.

Question 2 of 18

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What is the name of the cell the newly formed nuclei are enclosed in?

Select one of the following:

  • Son Cell

  • Daughter Cell

  • Mother Cell

Question 3 of 18

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After mitosis, the genes located on each chromosome are different.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 18

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What characteristic defines interphase?

Select one of the following:

  • The cell is rapidly dividing

  • The cell is not dividing

Question 5 of 18

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What is the name given to the elongated mass of chromosomes in a cell during interphase?

Select one of the following:

  • Chromatin

  • Chromosome

  • Proteasome

Question 6 of 18

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What cellular components are produced during interphase?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Spindle Formation

  • Cellular Organelles

  • Enzymes

Question 7 of 18

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At the end of interphase and the start of prophase, what happens to the chromatin?

Select one of the following:

  • It starts to divide

  • It starts to contract

  • It starts to restrict

Question 8 of 18

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What is the name given to the point where two chromosomes are held together?

Select one of the following:

  • Centromere

  • Spindle

  • Chromatin

Question 9 of 18

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What cellular organelles are made in the nucleolus?

Select one of the following:

  • Mitochondria

  • Ribosomes

  • Nucleus

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What happens to the nucleolus during prophase?

Select one of the following:

  • It disappears

  • It starts to produce ribosomes

  • It starts to divide

Question 11 of 18

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What is the name given to the fibres that appear in the cytoplasm during prophase?

Select one of the following:

  • Spindle Fibres

  • Asbestos Fibres

  • Mitosis Fibres

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In metaphase, the nuclear membrane completes its breakdown.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 18

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What does the spindle fibre attach to during metaphase?

Select one of the following:

  • The centromere

  • The chromatin

  • The nucleolus

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What happens to the chromosomes during metaphase?

Select one of the following:

  • They begin to separate

  • They condense to form chromatin

  • They line up along the equator of the cell

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The spindle fibres start to contract during anaphase, what happens to the centromeres?

Select one of the following:

  • They start to split

  • They start to multiply

  • They stop dividing

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How many chromosomes are present in the cell during anaphase?

Select one of the following:

  • 8

  • 4

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What happens to the chromosomes in the cell during telophase?

Select one of the following:

  • They begin to lengthen and become hard to distinguish

  • They begin to shorten and form chromatin

Question 18 of 18

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What happens during telophase?

Select one or more of the following:

  • The spindle fibres break down

  • The nucleolus begins to form

  • The chromosomes line up along the equator of the cell

  • A nuclear membrane forms around the cell

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Mitosis - Cell Division

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Mitosis is a form of nuclear cell division. This quiz tests the knowledge learned from studying the notes and flashcard deck on Mitosis - Cell Division. It would appeal to anyone studying intermediate level biology.

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