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Cell Biology Quiz

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Cell Biology Quiz

Test your knowledge of cells and organelles!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the function of the cell membrane?
    • A. 

      Acts as semi-permeable barrier to the outside of the cell. Allows flow of certain molecules in and out as needed.

    • B. 

      Brain of the cell

    • C. 

      Only plants have cell membranes so the are not important for human cells.

    • D. 

      Convert glucose to usable energy for the cell

  • 2. 
    Cellular respiration takes place in the_______________.
  • 3. 
    Which of the following are true of the nucleus?
    • A. 

      Only prokaryotes have a nucleus

    • B. 

      DNA is kept in the nucleus

    • C. 

      Eukaryotic cells have a nucleus

  • 4. 
    The golgi apparatus is responsible for destroying foreign particles that are ingested by the cell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      It is better to have many cells than to have large cells

    • B. 

      Surface area to volume ratios

    • C. 

      Cells get bigger as organisms get bigger

    • D. 

      Cells need to move between very small areas

  • 6. 
    Red blood cells have no nucleus even though they are part of a eukaryotic organism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    ____________ is responsible for packaging and producing proteins.
  • 8. 
    The following video is of a white blood cell chasing and ingesting a bacteria. Which organelle will be responsible for destroying the bacteria?
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Rough ER

    • C. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • D. 

      Phagolysosome