A picture of dividing Drosophila cell through a microscope shows that the cell contains 8 chromosomes, each consisting of two chromatids. The picture must have been taken during:

(a) Mitotic metaphase                        (b) Mitotic Anaphase

(c) Meiotic Anaphase II                      (d) Meiotic Telophase II

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Given:
1. Chromatid                                    2. Monad
3. Dyad                                            4. Daughter chromosome
The correct sequence in cell division is:
(a) 1, 2, 3, 4               (b) 2, 3, 1, 4              (c) 3, 2, 1, 4              (d) 4, 3, 2, 1

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Cytokinesis in animal cell takes place by _______; in _______ direction while in plant cell by _______; in _______ direction:

(a) Furrowing, centrifugal, cell plate, centripetal

(b) Furrowing, centripetal, cell plate, Centrifugal

(c) Cell plate, centrifugal, furrowing, centripetal

(d) Cell plate, centripetal, furrowing, centrifugal

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Liquid endosperm in coconut is resulted due to:

(a) Karyokinesis followed by cytokinesis

(b) Failure of karyokinesis followed by cytokinesis

(c) Karyokinesis twice followed by single cytokinesis

(d) Karyokinesis is not followed by cytokinesis

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The above graph shows the change in DNA content during various phases (A to (d) in a typical mitotic cell cycle. Identify the phases:

 

A

B

C

D

(a)

G2

G1

S

M

(b)

G

S

G2

M

(c)

G1

S

G2

M

(d)

M

G1

S

G2

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Label the structure indicated by lines (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv):

(a) (i) - Chromatid, (ii) Centriole, (iii) Centromere, (iv) Chromosome

(b) (i) - Chromomosome, (ii) Centriole, (iii) Centromere, (iv) Chromatid

(c) (i) - Chromatid, (ii) Centromere, (iii) Centriole, (iv) Chromosome

(d) (i) - Chromomosome, (ii) Centromere, (iii) Centriole, (iv) Chromatid

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The members of a homologous pair of chromosomes:

(a) Are identical in size and appearance

(b) Contain identical genetic information

(c) Separate to opposite poles of the cell during mitosis

(d) Are found only in haploid cells

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One difference between mitosis and meiosis I is that:

(a) Homologous chromosome pairs synapse during mitosis

(b) Chromosome do not replicate in the interphase preceding meiosis

(c) Homologous chromosomes pairs synapse during meiosis but not mitosis

(d) Spindle composed of microtubules are not required during meiosis

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Chromosome number is reduced during meiosis because the process consists of:

(a) Two cell divisions without any chromosome replication

(b) A single cell division without any chromosome replication

(c) Two cell divisions in which half of the chromosomes are destroyed

(d) Two cell divisions and only a single round of chromosome replication

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Which of the following is false?
(a) The mitotic spindle is composed of microtubules
(b) In plant cells, cytokinesis is accomplished by the formation of a cell plate
(c) The distribution of mitochondria between the daughter cells during cytokinesis is random
(d) Chromatin condenses to form discrete, visible chromosomes early in G1

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