Cell Division

Sam Bilderback

Cell Cycle

cell grows and divides to create a copy of itself

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Cell Cycle


separates the chromosomes in its cell nucleus into two identical sets of chromosomes, each set in its own new nucleus.

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formation of sperm cells and egg cells
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Cell Cycle

1. During cytokinesis the cell copies the DNA:

A. Splits

B. Divides into the two cells

C. Forms Chromosomes

2. The longest part of the cell cycle is the:

A. Cytokinesis

B. Binary Fission

C. Mitosis

D. Interphase

3. The cell cycle of eurakyotic cells include the following stages:

A. Interphase, Mitosis, Cytokinesis

B. Chromatin, Chromatid, Chromosome

C. Prophase, Metaphase, Ananphase

D. Telophase, Mitosis, Binary Fission

4. Prokaryotic cells divide by a process called:

A. Binary Fission

B. Metaphase

C. Cytokinesis

D. Mitosis

5. Humans have how many chromosomes:

A. 52

B. 46

C. 16

D. 24

6. A double rod of DNA is called a:

A. Chromium

B. Chromatid

C. Chromatin

D. Chromosome

7. A single rod of DNA is called a:

A. Chromium

B. Chromatid

C. Chromatin

D. Chromosome

8. Binary Fission means that cells:

A. Make daughter cells

B. Duplicate DNA

C. Split into two parts

D. Form chromosomes

9. The cell cycle state where the cell grow to its full size, copies the DNA and organelles and prepares to divide is called the:

A. Fission

B. Cytokinesis

C. Mitosis

D. Interphase

10. During the anaphase stage of mitosis, the:

A. Two nuclei form

B. Chromosomes line up

C. Chromosomes form

D. Chromosomes seperate


1. During which phase do chromosomes become visible:

A. Telaphase

B. Anaphase

C. Prophase

D. Interphase

2. During which phase does spindle form:

A. Prophase

B. Interphase

C. Metaphase

D. Anaphase

3. The process where cytoplasm divides and forms two new cells is called:

A. Mitosis

B. Cytokinesis

C. Karyotype

D. Spindle Formation

4. Cytokinesis begins in:

A. Interphase

B. Metaphase

C. Telophase

D. Prophase

5. Mitosis is a process that:

A. Makes exact copies of the original cell

B. Transports waste

C. Acts as a cell wall

6. The 5 phases of mitosis are:

A. Interphase, Analogyphase, Packphase, Metaphase, Propanephase

B. Anaphase, Plowphase, Musicphase, Interestingphase, Pizzaphase

C. Interphase, Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telephase

7. Most cells in the body have only half the amount of chromosomes required:

A. True

B. False

8. In mitosis, one cell becomes:

A. 2

B. 4

C. 46

9. Mitosis is a procedure that has a beginning and an end (meaning in steps):

A. True

B. False

10. Mitosis and meiosis have this in common:

A. Both are only done in animal cells

B. All organisms do both mitosis and meiosis

C. They are both involved in cell division


1. Meiosis:

A. Has more steps than mitosis

B. Is just backwards compared to mitosis

C. Is a shorter version of mitosis

2. In meiosis, one cell becomes:

A. 2

B. 4

C. 23

3. Meiosis helps reproduction of cells by:

A. Dividing the spindle fibers

B. Producing sex cells with half the amount of chromosomes required

C. Keeping the chromosomes in a line

4. Exchange of genetic material in chromosomes which causes genetic variation in meiosis:

A. Meiosis

B. Prophase 1

C. Homologous

D. Crossing Over

5. Homologous chromosomes separate and migrate towards opposite poles:

A. Anaphase II

B. Metaphase I

C. Anaphase I

D. Prophase I

6. The end result of meiosis:

A. Gametes

B. Unidentical Cells

C. Interphase

D. Genes

7. 23- Number of Chromosomes human body cells have:

A. True

B. False

8. Meiosis - reduction-division process that forms gametes: involved in genetic variation in organisms:

A. True

B. False

9. Gametes- sex cells

A. True

B. False

10. Interphase - pairs of homologeus chromosomes line up at the center of the cell and spindle fibers attach to the centromere of homologous chromosomes:

A. True

B. False