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Biology

Cell: Structure and Functions

Cell Cycle and Cell Division

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Name the stage of mitosis in which chromosomes are arranged on the equator of spindle fibre.

  1. Anaphase
  2. Metaphase
  3. Prophase
  4. Telophase
Correct Answer: Option(b)
Solution:
A. In anaphase, contraction of chromosomal spindle fibres takes place, daughter chromosomes move to the opposite poles.
B. In metaphase, chromosomes are arranged on the equator of the spindle fibres.
C. In prophase, chromosomes are long in appearance with two chromatids, which are spirally coiled with one another.
D. In telophase, chromosomes elongate and form into chromatin material.
So, correct option is 'Metaphase'.
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