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Cell growth: Quiz


Question 1: The term cell growth is used in the contexts of cell development and cell division (reproduction) When used in the context of cell division, it refers to growth of cell ________, where one cell (the "mother cell") grows and divides to produce two "daughter cells".
PopulationPopulation growthWorld populationOverpopulation

Question 2: Though cell reproduction that uses mitosis cannot reproduce eukaryotic cells, eukaryotes bother with the more complicated process of meiosis because ________ such as meiosis confers a selective advantage.
FertilisationPlant reproductionSexual reproductionFlowering plant

Question 3: It normally ________ the Cdc2 cell cycle regulatory protein (cyclin-dependent kinase-1, CDK1) on a tyrosine residue.
UbiquitinPosttranslational modificationPhosphorylationAmino acid

Question 4: Thus, each ________ of cells should be twice as numerous as the previous generation.
Greatest GenerationGenerationGeneration YUnited States

Question 5: Increases in the size of plant cells is complicated by the fact that almost all plant cells are inside of a solid ________.
ChloroplastCell wallBacteriaCell envelope

Question 6: Invertebrates often have giant neurons and axons that provide special functions such as rapid ________ propagation.
Ion channelChemical synapsePhotoreceptor cellAction potential

Question 7: Significant protein synthesis occurs during this phase, mainly involving the production of microtubules, which are required during the process of division, called ________.
MeiosisCell cyclePreprophaseMitosis

Question 8: The protein ________ is a serine/threonine kinase that regulates translation and cell division.
Protein kinase RASK1Ataxia telangiectasia mutatedMammalian target of rapamycin

Question 9: Cell populations go through a type of ________ called doubling.
ExponentiationExponential functionExponential growthNuclear fission

Question 10: [1] The ________ protein is a tyrosine kinase.
Wee1Cyclin-dependent kinaseCell cycleCdk1


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