1. In eukaryotic multicellular organisms, cell division serves all of these purposes except
© reproduction of new individuals
2. Which of the following statements is true?
(a) The cell cycle is similar in all eukaryotes.
(B) The cell cycle is totally dissimilar in different eukaryotes.
© The cell cycle may exhibit different stages in different eukaryotes.
(d) None of these statements are true.
3. Adult cells that do not, or rarely, divide will be found primarily in what phase of the cell cycle?
4. Division of the whole eukaryotic cell is called
5. Transmission of hereditary information is associated with
6. When a cell with 24 chromosomes during G1 phase divides by mitotic cell division, the resulting offspring cells will each have a maximum chromosome number of
7. A scientist was collecting data about the number of chromosomes that a certain organism had. Most of the skin cells that he examined had a certain amount of chromosomal material, but he found some skin cells with double the chromosomal material. What might be the explanation for these findings?
(a) His samples were contaminated.
(B) Some skin cells were in the G2 phase.
© The cell cycle for the organism was in the G1 phase.
(d) Some skin cells had mutated and formed cancer cells.
(a) involve any change in the sequence of a cell's DNA
(B) are always harmful to the cell
© are always inherited by daughter cells after cell division
(d) are all of the above
9. Each strand of a double-stranded chromosome is known as a
10. DNA controls protein synthesis by
(a) encoding amino-acid sequence
(B) activating enzymes
© organizing molecules
(d) directly copying proteins
11. mRNA carries the genetic code of DNA because
(a) the mRNA has a sequence complimentary to the DNA
(B) mRNA has a different code than DNA
© the mRNA is randomly assembled
(d) mRNA contains uracil instead of thymine nucleotides
12. What are the differences among translation, transcription, and replication?
13. What are the many uses of protein in a eukaryote?
Edited by Anastasia, 17 April 2004 - 10:08 AM.