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Cell Division NEET MCQ

Cell Division mcqs

Cell division test:

Ques. Diploid living organism develops from zygote by repeated cell divisions is called
(a) Meiosis
(b) Amitosis
(c) Mitosis
(d) Segmentation
Ans. (c)

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Ques. Recombination of genes occur at
(a) Prophase in mitosis
(b) Prophase I in meiosis
(c) Prophase II in meiosis
(d) Metaphase II in meiosis
Ans. (b)

Ques. Cell division is initiated by
(a) Centrosome
(b) Centriole
(c) Centromere
(d) Chromomere
Ans. (a)

Ques. Which out of the following is not a divisional stage
(a) Telophase
(b) Interphase
(b) Metaphase
(d) Prophase
Ans. (b)

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Ques. During the G1 phase of cell division
(a) RNA and proteins are synthesized
(b) DNA and proteins are synthesized
(c) Cell prepares for M-phase
(d) Cell undergoes duplication
Ans. (a)

Ques. During cell division chromosome attaches with spindles
(a) Kinetochore
(b) Centrosome
(c) Centriole
(d) Secondary constriction
Ans. (a)

Ques. Condensation of chromosomes occurs in
(a) Prophase I
(b) Prophase II
(c) Anaphase
(d) Metaphase
Ans. (a)

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Ques. If there were 4 chromosomes present during prophase, how many chromosomes are there in each cell at the end of anaphase II
(a) 16
(b) 4
(c) 2
(d) 8
Ans. (c)

Ques. During cell division, sometimes there will be failure of separation of sister chromatids. This event is called
(a) Interference
(b) Complementation
(c) Coincidence
(d) Non-disjunction
Ans. (d)

Ques. Pachytene occurs during
(a) Meiosis
(b) Mitosis
(c) Growth of a cell
(d) Formation of endosperm
Ans. (a)

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Ques. Spindle fibres are made up of
(a) Proteins
(b) Cellulose
(c) Lipids
(d) Pectin
Ans. (a)

Ques. Crossing over is advantageous because it brings about
(a) Variation
(b) Linkage
(c) Inbreeding
(d) Stability
Ans. (a)

Ques. Four chromatids and two centromeres which are homologous occurs in
(a) Zygotene
(b) Diplotene
(c) Diakinesis
(d) Pachytene
Ans. (a)

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Ques. In which of the following stage, the chromosome is thin and like long thread
(a) Leptotene
(b) Zygotene
(c) Pachytene
(d) Diakinesis
Ans. (a)

Ques. During cell division in apical meristem nuclear membrane reappears in
(a) Interphase
(b) Telophase
(c) Prophase
(d) S phase
Ans. (b)

Ques. Which of the following will show simple cell division?
(a) Microspore mother cells
(b) Megaspore mother cells
(c) Archesporial cells
(d) All the above
Ans. (c)

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Ques. Strasburger is famous for
(a) Discovery of cell division
(b) Proposing the term nucleoplasm
(c) Proposing the term cytoplasm
(d) All of these
Ans. (d)

Ques. Karyokinesis differ from cytokinesis because it involves
(a) Division of cytoplasm
(b) Division of the nucleus and cytoplasm
(c) Division of the nucleus
(d) Division of the cell
Ans. (c)

Ques. Which of the following cell division is found in prokaryotic cells?
(a) Mitosis
(b) Meiosis
(c) Amitosis
(d) All the above
Ans. (c)

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Ques. The number of chromatids in a chromosome at anaphase is
(a) 2 in mitosis and 1 in meiosis
(b) 1 in mitosis and 2 in meiosis
(c) 2 each in mitosis and meiosis
(d) 2 in mitosis and 4 in meiosis
Ans. (b)

Ques. In which type of cell division spindle formation does not occur
(a) Mitosis
(b) Meiosis
(c) Endomitosis
(d) None of the above
Ans. (c)

Ques. The decision for division occurs in a cell at
(a) S phase
(b) G2 phase
(c) G1 phase
(d) None of the above
Ans. (c)

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Ques. Which one of the following forms the spindle apparatus during cell division?
(a) Chromosome
(b) Centrosome
(c) Ribosome
(d) Chondriosome
Ans. (b)

Ques. Prophase is longer in
(a) Mitosis
(b) Meiosis
(c) Equal in both
(d) Amitosis
Ans. (b)

Ques. In cancer cells
(a) Meiosis takes place
(b) Mitosis takes place
(c) Sometimes meiosis and sometimes mitosis take place
(d) Cell division stops
Ans. (b)

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Ques. The nuclear membrane disappears in
(a) Metaphase
(b) Early prophase
(c) Late prophase
(d) Anaphase
Ans. (c)

Ques. Cell plate is referred as
(a) Germplast
(b) Idioblast
(c) Phragmoplast
(d) Middle lamella
Ans. (c)

Ques. The process by which the chromosomes are separated in the sex cells and their number reduced from the diploid to haploid condition is known as
(a) Division
(b) Mitosis
(c) Conjugation
(d) Meiosis
Ans. (d)

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Ques. “G0” state of cells in eukaryotic cell cycle denotes
(a) Check point before entering the next phase
(b) Pausing in the middle of a cycle to cope with a temporary delay
(c) Death of a cell
(d) Exit of cells from cell cycle
Ans. (d)

Ques. Which cell division is found during cleavage?
(a) Amitosis
(b) Mitosis
(c) Closed mitosis
(d) Meiosis
Ans. (c)

Ques. Which type of cell division occurs in the gonads?
(a) Mitosis only
(b) Meiosis
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) Amitosis and meiosis
Ans. (c)

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Ques. In which phase of mitosis the chromosomes are  arranged around the equator of the spindle
(a) Prophase
(b) Metaphase
(c) Anaphase
(d) Telophase
Ans. (b)

Ques. Mitosis and meiosis take place respectively in
(a) Meristem and gametangia
(b) Gametangia and meristem
(c) Permanent tissues and secretory tissues
(d) Secretory tissues and permanent tissues
Ans. (a)

Ques. The largest phase in cell division is
(a) Liptotin
(b) Zagotin
(c) Pacotin
(d) None of these
Ans. (c)

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Ques. Chiasmata formation occurs during
(a) Diplotene
(b) Leptotene
(c) Pachytene
(d) Diakinesis
Ans. (a)

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