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LAM AQA GCSE Biology B2 Cell division

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12 questions
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  • Q1
    What are chromosomes made of?
    RNA
    Protein
    Carbohydrate
    DNA
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  • Q2
    How many pairs of chromosomes are found in a normal human body cell
    10
    23
    46
    4
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  • Q3
    The name given to a small section of DNA that tells your body how to make a specific protein and therefore a particular characteristic is...
    a ribosome
    a chromosome
    a gene
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  • Q4
    Cell division which produces two identical daughter cells is known as...
    Mitosis
    Specialisation
    Differentiation
    Meiosis
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  • Q5
    Correctly rearrange these stages of the cell cycle: A. nucleus divides; B. DNA replicated; C. Cell divides; D. Cell grows; E. Cell parts are replicated.
    C, B, D, E, A
    D, B, E, A, C
    A, E, B, D, C
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  • Q6
    Which of these tissues are a rich source of stem cells?
    Pensioner's kidney
    Child's bone marrow
    Adult's lung
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  • Q7
    Are some plant cells able to redifferentiate?
    no
    yes
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  • Q8
    Are some animal cells able to redifferentiate?
    No
    Yes
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  • Q9
    What type of animal cells do not divide once they have differentiated and are not replaced by stem cells?
    nerve cells
    red blood cells
    skin cells
    muscle cells
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  • Q10
    What name is given to a sperm and egg once they have fused?
    an embryo
    a fetus
    a zygote
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  • Q11
    What value might stem cells offer to a patient who is paralysed because of a spinal cord injury?
    Stem cells are easy to come by
    Stem cells can grow new nerves
    Stem cells are very cheap
    Stem cells grow quickly
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  • Q12
    Where are the stem cells found in plants?
    The meristem
    The ovules
    The flowers
    The leaves
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