Cancer - Cell Division

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Sometimes a cell or group of cells lose the ability to control the rate of mitosis and cell division.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 13

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What can be formed when a cell or group of cells lose the ability to control cell division?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Malignant Tumour

  • Healthy Dividing Cells

  • Benign Tumour

Question 3 of 13

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What is the name given to cancer of blood forming tissues?

Select one of the following:

  • Leukemia

  • Lymphoma

  • Melanoma

Question 4 of 13

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What happens in a benign tumour?

Select one of the following:

  • The cells continue to grow at an uncontrollable rate.

  • The cells stop dividing after a period of time.

Question 5 of 13

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Choose examples of benign tumours.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Warts

  • Malignant Melanoma

  • Skin Tag

  • Non-hodgekin Lymphoma

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What differentiates a Benign Tumour from a Malignant Tumour?

Select one or more of the following:

  • The cells have a faster growth rate

  • The cells have a slower growth rate

  • The cells are more differentiated

  • The cells are less differentiated

Question 7 of 13

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What is the name of the process that can occur converting a benign tumour into a malignant tumour?

Select one of the following:

  • Tumour Progression

  • Angiogenesis

  • Transcription

Question 8 of 13

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What characteristics define the occurence of a malignant tumour?

Select one or more of the following:

  • The cells lose their ability to control the rate of mitosis

  • The cells fully differentiate and grow at a slow rate

  • The cells lose their ability to control the number of times mitosis occurs

Question 9 of 13

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What is the name of the process where the cancer can spread to other parts of the body?

Select one of the following:

  • Tumour Progression

  • Metastasis

  • Angiogenesis

Question 10 of 13

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What are oncogenes?

Select one of the following:

  • Cancer Causing Genes

  • Normal Genes

  • Cancer Reducing Genes

Question 11 of 13

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What is the name given to a cancer causing agent?

Select one of the following:

  • Carcinogen

  • Proteasome

  • Oncogene

Question 12 of 13

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From the list, choose two carcinogens?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Cigarette Smoke

  • Carbon Dioxide

  • Asbestos Fibres

  • Oxygen

Question 13 of 13

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What is the theoretical basis of chemotherapy?

Select one of the following:

  • The use of radiation to kill the cancer

  • The use of chemicals to slow down the growth of the cancer

  • The use of cytokines to boost the immune system

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Cancer - Cell Division

daniel.praecox
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Cancer arises from uncontrolled mitosis. This quiz tests you on the information learned from the note and flashcard deck on Cancer. It would appeal to anyone studying intermediate level biology.

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