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Chapter 8: The Cell Cycle

Practice Test
      
  1.During what stage of the cell cycle does DNA replicate?  
  a.   M  
  b.   S  
  c.   R  
  d.   G0  
  Hint    
      
  2.Once mitosis and cytokinesis are complete, what part of the cell cycle do the daughter cells enter?  
  a.   telophase  
  b.   G1  
  c.   G0  
  d.   prophase  
  Hint    
      
  3.In what stage of the cell cycle are most cells found in adult multicellular organisms?  
  a.   S  
  b.   G1  
  c.   G0  
  d.   G2  
  Hint    
      
  4.What is any change in the sequence of a cell's DNA?  
  a.   a mutation  
  b.   a replication  
  c.   a nuclear division  
  d.   a restriction  
  Hint    
      
  5.Eukaryotic cell division is part of a complex series of stages in the life of a cell, called ____________ .  
  a.   circulation  
  b.   the life cycle  
  c.   homeostasis  
  d.   the cell cycle  
  Hint    
      
  6.Which of these is the stage in the cell cycle during which the cell prepares to divide?  
  a.   M  
  b.   G1  
  c.   S  
  d.   G2  
  Hint    
      
  7.DNA synthesis occurs continuously on only one of the original DNA strands. What is this strand called?  
  a.   the leading strand  
  b.   the histone strand  
  c.   the discontinuous strand  
  d.   the lagging strand  
  Hint    
      
  8.If checkpoint control proteins detect mistakes and damage during the cell cycle, the cell enters ________ so that repairs can be made.  
  a.   nuclear division  
  b.   interphase  
  c.   cytokinesis  
  d.   cell-cycle arrest  
  Hint    
      
  9.What are the two copies of each chromosome made during the S stage of the cell cycle?  
  a.   centrioles  
  b.   sister chromatids  
  c.   sister replisomes  
  d.   nucleosomes  
  Hint    
      
  10.What is the point at which the cell receives signals that tell it to commit to a full round of the cell cycle?  
  a.   G0  
  b.   division point  
  c.   premitosis  
  d.   restriction point  
  Hint    

 
   
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