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7th Grade Mitosis & Meiosis Quiz

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

 1. 

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

 2. 

Each human skin cell has _____ pairs of chromosomes.
a.
13
c.
23
b.
18
d.
46
 

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
 

 3. 

prophase
 

 4. 

metaphase
 

 5. 

interphase
 

 6. 

anaphase
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 7. 

Mitosis is defined as division of a(n) ____________________.
 

 

 8. 

During the ____________________ step of mitosis, the cytoplasm begins to divide and two new identical cells form.
 

 

 9. 

During the ____________________ step of mitosis, the centromere of each pair of chromatids becomes attached to two spindle fibers.
 

 
 
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Figure 7
 

 10. 

Figure 7 shows two pairs of ____________________ aligned in the center of the cell.
 

 



 
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