Chapter 3 Cell Division Qualifier

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Cell Division (Qualifier)
 
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Cell Division (Qualifier)

 

 1. 

The purpose of cell division is...
a.
so that cells can allow organisms to grow and heal
b.
to make life
 

 2. 

What is the main result of cell division?
a.
one parent cell becomes two daughter cells
b.
the cell becomes larger
c.
one cell becomes 100 cells
 

 3. 

What happens in the first phase (Interphase) of cell division?
a.
the cell grows and copies its DNA
b.
The cell splits in half, making two daughter cells
c.
The copies of the DNA (chromosomes) split apart
 

 4. 

What happens in the second phase (Mitosis) of cell division?
a.
the cell grows and copies its DNA
b.
The cell splits in half, making two daughter cells
c.
The copies of the DNA (chromosomes) split apart
 

 5. 

What happens in the third phase (Cytokinesis) of cell division?
a.
the cell grows and copies its DNA
b.
The cell splits in half, making two daughter cells
c.
The copies of the DNA (chromosomes) split apart
 

 6. 

How many stages does Mitosis have?
a.
2
b.
4
c.
5
 

 7. 

What does mitosis do?
a.
creates two new cells
b.
splits the DNA apart and sets up for cytokinesis
c.
creates oxygen
 

 8. 

What is DNA?
a.
daughter cells
b.
it has all the information that determines who we are (blueprint)
c.
center of a cell
 

 9. 

What are chromosomes?
a.
how cells grow and repair
b.
two nucleus’
c.
when DNA is organized into pairs
 

Short Answer
 

 10. 

Give a description of the stages of cell division.
 



 
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