ch 9 - Multiple-Choice Questions 1) During cell division,...

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Multiple-Choice Questions 1) During cell division, all of the following typically occur EXCEPT: A) two daughter cells are produced from one parent cell. B) each daughter contains half of the cytoplasm from the parent cell. C) each daughter cell receives half of the hereditary information in the parent cell. D) the hereditary information is identical in both parent and daughter cells. 2) Which of the following statements about stem cells is TRUE? A) They are found only in embryos. B) They are able to differentiate into a variety of cell types. C) They are found only in embryos and in the bone marrow of adults. D) They are "perpetual" parent cells that never produce daughter cells. E) They are permanently differentiated and cannot further divide. 3) The DNA in a chromosome most resembles: A) a pleated sheet. B) beads on a string. C) a straight road. D) a spiral staircase. 4) All of the following may be found in a DNA nucleotide EXCEPT: A) deoxyribose. B) adenine. C) thymine. D) phospholipid. 5) Which of the following is the correct structure of a nucleotide? A) phosphate-sugar-base B) base-sugar-base C) phosphate-sugar-phosphate D) phospholipid-base-sugar 6) Genetic inheritance is based on the "blueprint" of: A) DNA. B) proteins. C) enzymes. D) mRNA. 7) In DNA, phosphate binds to: A) adenine. B) ribose. C) deoxyribose. D) other phosphate molecules. 8) The repeating sequence of cells dividing, growing, and dividing again is called: A) stem cell differentiation. B) the cell cycle. C) homologous differentiation. D) cloning. 9) Which of the following is an example of asexual reproduction in eukaryotes? A) budding in Hydra B) binary fission in Escherichia coli C) meiosis in plants
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D) the union of sperm and egg in sea urchins 10) Which of the following are permanently differentiated cells? A) stem cells B) bone marrow cells C) most brain cells D) newly formed daughter cells 11) Each of your body cells: A) contains unique genetic information. B) contains only the genetic information needed for that type of cell. C) is genetically identical to all others. D) changes genetically as you grow and develop. 12) When a cell divides via asexual reproduction: A) each daughter cell receives a nearly perfect copy of the parent cell's genetic information. B) each daughter cell receives exactly half the genetic information in the parent cell. C) each daughter cell receives the same amount of genetic information that was in the parent cell, but it has been altered. D) the genetic information is randomly parceled out to the daughter cells. 13) A bacterial cell splits into two new cells by a process called: A) duplication. B) forming a cell plate. C) forming a cell furrow. D) mitosis.
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