Cell Biology Benchmark Practice Questions

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Practice questions to help you succeed on the semester 1 cell biology benchmark. Make sure to take notes while you take this quiz, and read the explanation of each correct answer before moving on to the next question. (CLICK ON "View Answer" to see the explanation)

  
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1.  The human liver helps to detoxify drugs and alcohol in your body. A cell from liver muscle would probably have an unusually high proportion of
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2.  Which of the following describe the organelles that plant cells have, that animals cells do not?
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3.  There are many different enzymes located in the cytoplasm of a single cell. How is a specific enzyme able to catalyze a specific reaction? 
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5.  In aerobic respiration, the Krebs cycle (citric acid cycle) takes place in 
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6.  Which molecule in plant cells first captures the radiant energy from sunlight? 
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7.  Eukaryotic cells are differentiated from prokaryotic cells because eukaryotic cells 
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8.  Which cellular organelle is responsible for packaging the proteins that the cell secretes? 
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9.  What causes tomatoes to ripen much more slowly in a refrigerator than they do if left on a table at room temperature? 
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10.  The cell membrane of the red blood cellwill allow water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and glucose to pass through. Because other substances are blocked from entering, this membrane is called:
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11.  Maltose can be broken down into glucose molecules by the enzyme maltase. Which of the following would slow the reaction rate? 
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12.  The first stage of photosynthesis in the chloroplast is
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