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CELL CYCLE
Q.1 During mitosis, ER and nucleolus begin to disappear at
(a) Late prophase (b) Early prophase (c) late metaphase (d) early metaphase
Q.2 Mitosis is similar to (a) Meiosis I (b) Meiosis II (c) Both a and b (d) None of these
Q.3 Which of the following represents the best stage to view the shape, size and number of chromosomes
(a) Interphase (b) Prophase (c) Metaphase (d) Anaphase
Q.4 During metaphase mitosis chromosomes
(a) undergo coiling (b) line up at the equator (c) undergo coiling (d) break and disintegrate
Q.5 Number of chromatids at metaphase is
(a) two each in mitosis and meiosis
(b) Two in mitosis and one in meiosis
(c) Two in mitosis and four inn meiosis (d) One in mitosis and two in meiosis
Q.6 During cell division in apical meristem, the nuclear membrane appears in
(a) Metaphase (b) Telophase (c) Anaphase (d) Cytokinesis
Q.7 Mitotic anaphase differs from metaphase in possessing
(a) Same number of chromosomes and same number of chromatids
(b) Half number of chromosomes and half number of chromatids
(c) Half number of chromosomes and same number of chromatids
(d) Same number of chromosome and half number of chromatids
Q.8 How many mitotic divisions are needed for a single cell to make 128 cells? (a) 7 (b) 14 (c) 28 (d) 32
Q.9 Which aspect of mitosis is affected by colchicine in inducing polyploidy?
(a) DNA replication (b) Spindle formation (c) Formation of cell plate (d) Chromosome doubling
Q.10 DNA replication occurs in (a) S phase (b) G phase (c) G2 phase (d) M phase
Q.11 The pairing of homologous chromosomes (a) Tetrads (b) Crossing over (c) Synapsis (d) Terminalisation
Q.12 Which aspect of mitosis is affected by colchicine in inducing polyploidy?
(a) DNA duplication (b) Spindle formation (c) Cell plate formation (d) Chromosome doubling
Q.13 Pairing of homologous chromosomes can be seen during (a) Zygotene (b) leptotene (c) Diplotene (d) Pachytene
Q.14 The cell cycle of a germinal cell has
(a) two successive mitotic divisions (c) very short prophase in first division
(b) two successive reduction divisions (d) one reduction division followed by one mitotic division
Q.15 During cell division, sometimes there will be failure of separation of sister chromatids. This event is called
(a) interference (b) coincidence (c) fusion (d) Non disjunction
Q.16 In the cell cycle DNA synthesis takes place during (a) G1 phase (b) G2 phase (c) S phase (d) Prophase
Q.17 During metaphase mitosis chromosomes
(a) undergo coiling (b) Move towards the poles (c) Line up at the equator (d) Break and disintegrate
Q.18 Daughter cells are formed as a result of meiosis are not similar to that of parent cell because
(a) Meiosis is completed in two stages
(b) Prophase is longest phase
(c) Nucleus size increases in daughter cells
(d) Crossing over takes place and chromosome number is halved
Q.19 Which statements best explains the evolutionary advantage of meiosis?
(a) Meiosis is necessary for sexual reproduction
(b) Meiosis alternates with mitosis from generation to generation
(c) The same genetic system is passed on from generation to generation
(d) Genetic recombination are possible from generation to generation
Q.20 Meiotic division occurs in (a) vegetative cells (b) meristematic cells (c) conductive cells (d) reproductive cells