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Prentice Hall Biology

Chapter 10: Cell Growth and Division

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(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 4B.13)
1. As a cell grows larger, its volume increases
A at the same rate as its surface area.
B more slowly than its surface area.
C more quickly than its surface area.
D with no relationship to surface area.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 4B.13)
2. The process by which a single cell forms two daughter cells is called
F mitosis.
G nuclear division.
H translation.
J cell division.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 4B.13)
3. In mitosis, each of the following is correct EXCEPT that the
A spindle forms during telophase.
B nucleolus disappears during prophase.
C chromosomes line up across the equator during metaphase.
D sister chromatids become separate chromosomes during anaphase.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 4B.13)
4. Chromosomes are made up of
F nuclear RNA.
G DNA and protein.
H protein.
J DNA.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 6A)
5. In the cell cycle, DNA replication occurs during the
A S phase.
B G1 phase.
C G2 phase.
D M phase.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 4B.13)
6. At the end of mitosis, each daughter cell has
F the same number and kinds of chromosomes as in the parent cell.
G the same number but different kinds of chromosomes as in the parent cell.
H twice the number of chromosomes as in the parent cell.
J half the number of chromosomes as in the parent cell.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 4B.13)
7. The two main stages of cell division are
A mitosis and interphase.
B synthesis and mitosis.
C mitosis and cytokinesis.
D cytokinesis and interphase.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 4B.13)
8. In mitosis, sister chromatids separate during
F metaphase.
G prophase.
H anaphase.
J telophase.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 4B.12)
9. The rate at which waste products are produced by a cell depends on its
A weight.
B mass.
C volume.
D surface area.


(TAKS 5, IPC TEKS 6B.3)
10. The thermal energy that you feel when you are sitting in front of a campfire is from
F condensation.
G conduction.
H convection.
J radiation.