Chapter 12 Biology Test - Final

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A biochemist measured the amount of DNA in cells growing in the laboratory and found that the quantity of DNA in the cells doubled _____.

Answer:
a)  between prophase and anaphase
b)  between the G1 and G2 phases
c)  during the M phase of the cell cycle
d)  between the G2 phase and prophase
e)  between anaphase and telophase
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  • A cell biologist carefully measured the quantity of DNA in grasshopper cells growing in cell culture. Cells examined during the G2 phase of the cell cycle contained 200 units of DNA. What would be the amount of DNA at G1 of the cell cycle in one of the grasshopper daughter cells?
    a)50 units
    b)100 units
    c)between 50 and 100 units
    d)200 units
    e)400 units
    b)400 units
  • During interphase, the genetic material of a typical eukaryotic cell is _____.
    a)dispersed in the nucleus as long strands of chromatin
    b)dispersed in the cytoplasm as long strands of chromatin
    c)condensed and the chromosomes are often visible under the light microscope
    d)attached to microtubule spindle fibers
    e)transported through the nuclear pores
    b)transported through the nuclear pores
  • DNA replication occurs in _____.
    a)prophase of both mitosis and meiosis
    b)metaphase of meiosis only
    c)the S phase of interphase in both somatic and reproductive cells
    d)the G1 phase of interphase in reproductive cells only
    e)the cytokinesis portion of the cell's life cycle
    c)the cytokinesis portion of the cell's life cycle
  • Chromatids form _____.
    a)during G1
    b)during G2
    c)during the S phase
    d)at the start of mitosis
    e)at the start of meiosis
    c)at the start of meiosis
  • If a somatic human cell is just about to divide, it has _____ chromatids
    a)92
    b)23
    c)46
    d)0
    e)There is insufficient information given to answer question
    a)There is insufficient information given to answer question
  • Which one of the following does not occur during mitosis?
    a)the movement of chromosomes to opposite poles
    b)condensed chromatin
    c)separation of chromatids
    d)replication of chromosomes
    e)alignment of chromosomes along the cell's equator
    d)alignment of chromosomes along the cell's equator
  • During what phase in the cell cycle, would you find the most DNA per cell?
    a)G1
    b)G2
    c)S1
    d)S
    e)prophase II
    b)prophase II
  • In telophase of mitosis, the mitotic spindle breaks down and the chromatin uncoils. This is essentially the opposite of what happens in _____.
    a)prophase
    b)interphase
    c)metaphase
    d)S phase
    e)anaphase
    a)anaphase
  • Assume that you are dealing with a species in which the number of chromosomes in each somatic cell is 14. How many sister chromatids are present in the early telophase of mitosis?
    a)0
    b)7
    c)14
    d)28
    e)none of the above
    a)none of the above
  • At which point in the cell cycle do centrosomes begin to move apart to two poles of the cell in a dividing human skin cell?
    a)S phase
    b)G2 phase
    c)prophase
    d)metaphase
    e)anaphase
    c)anaphase
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Question: A biochemist measured the amount of DNA in cells growing in the laboratory and found that the quantity of DNA in the cells doubled _____.
Answer:
between prophase and anaphase
between the G1 and G2 phases
during the M phase of the cell cycle
between the G2 phase and prophase
between anaphase and telophase