The Cell Cycle

Review Questions

Chromosomes are duplicated during what stage of the cell cycle?

  1. G1 phase
  2. S phase
  3. prophase
  4. prometaphase

Hint:

B

Which of the following events does not occur during some stages of interphase?

  1. DNA duplication
  2. organelle duplication
  3. increase in cell size
  4. separation of sister chromatids

Hint:

D

The mitotic spindles arise from which cell structure?

  1. centromere
  2. centrosome
  3. kinetochore
  4. cleavage furrow

Hint:

B

Attachment of the mitotic spindle fibers to the kinetochores is a characteristic of which stage of mitosis?

  1. prophase
  2. prometaphase
  3. metaphase
  4. anaphase

Hint:

B

Unpacking of chromosomes and the formation of a new nuclear envelope is a characteristic of which stage of mitosis?

  1. prometaphase
  2. metaphase
  3. anaphase
  4. telophase

Hint:

D

Separation of the sister chromatids is a characteristic of which stage of mitosis?

  1. prometaphase
  2. metaphase
  3. anaphase
  4. telophase

Hint:

C

The chromosomes become visible under a light microscope during which stage of mitosis?

  1. prophase
  2. prometaphase
  3. metaphase
  4. anaphase

Hint:

A

The fusing of Golgi vesicles at the metaphase plate of dividing plant cells forms what structure?

  1. cell plate
  2. actin ring
  3. cleavage furrow
  4. mitotic spindle

Hint:

A