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7th Grade Mitosis & Meiosis Quiz-Modified

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Heredity material passes from parent to offspring during ____.
a.
reproduction
c.
chromosomes
b.
DNA
 

 2. 

In meiosis, the nucleus divides ____.
a.
once
c.
three times
b.
twice
 

 3. 

Fertilization is the joining of egg and ____.
a.
seed
c.
DNA
b.
sperm
 

 4. 

DNA is duplicated before ____.
a.
sexual reproduction
c.
fertilization
b.
meiosis
 
 
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Figure 2
 

 5. 

Figure 2 shows five stages of meiosis. Arrange the diagrams in the correct order to show the process of meiosis.
a.
4, 2, 1, 5, and 3
b.
1, 2, 3, 4, and 5
c.
5, 3, 2, 4, and 1
 

 6. 

The gametes produced by meiosis are haploid. This helps to ensure that the zygote’s genes
a.
are haploid.
b.
are from both parents.
c.
are exact replicas of the mother’s genes.
d.
are all alike.
 

 7. 

An E. coli bacterium reproduces eight times by fission. The bacteria that results from the eighth division are
a.
all nucleated.
b.
all identical.
c.
all haploid.
 

 8. 

Which of the following describes the fusing together of a sperm and an egg?
a.
meiosis
b.
fertilization
c.
mitosis
 
 
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Figure 4
 

 9. 

Refer to Figure 4. During this phase of mitosis, what is the name of the structure labeled A?
a.
chromatid
b.
chromosome
c.
centromere
 

 10. 

A cell that has two of every kind of chromosome is _____.
a.
haploid
c.
an egg
b.
diploid
 

 11. 

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What part of the cell cycle is taking place here?
a.
Interphase
c.
Cytokinesis
b.
Prophase
 

 12. 

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Name the Phase of Mitosis
a.
Anaphase
c.
Metaphase
b.
Telophase
 

 13. 

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Name the phase of Mitosis
a.
Prophase
c.
Telophase
b.
Anaphase
 

Matching
 
 
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Figure 6

Figure 6 shows the life cycle of a cell. Match A, B, C, D, or E to the correct stage in questions 4–7. Not all letters are used.
a.
A
d.
D
b.
B
e.
E
c.
C
 

 14. 

prophase
 

 15. 

interphase
 

 16. 

anaphase
 
 
Distinguish between these terms by matching them to the phrases below:
a.
parent cell
c.
prokaryote
b.
daughter cell
d.
mitosis
 

 17. 

duplication of nucleus
 

 18. 

undergoes mitosis
 

 19. 

no membrane-bound organelles
 

 20. 

product of mitosis
 



 
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