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Cell Organelle Quiz

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This quiz allows you to practice your knowlege of cell organelles. A score of 16/20 or higher is required to pass.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a system of internal membranes covered with ribosomes?  It collects proteins and moves them through the cell.
  • 2. 
    What are organelles that contain digestive enzymes, and break down worn out cell parts?
  • 3. 
    What are short hair-like structures that protrude from the surface of some eukaryotic cells and can propel the cells through the water?
  • 4. 
    What organelle consists of flattened membrane bound sacs that serve as a packaging and distribution center for the cell?  Proteins are modified here and packaged into vesicles for transport.
  • 5. 
    What cell structure is the site of protein synthesis?
  • 6. 
    What is a structure found in the nucleus that produces parts of ribosomes?
  • 7. 
    What organelles found in plant cells converts sunlight into sugar? It is the site of photosynthesis?
  • 8. 
    What are long thread-like structures that protrude from the cell membrane of some cells enabling movement?
  • 9. 
    What surrounds the cell and regulates what enters and leaves the cell?  It is found in all cell types.
  • 10. 
    What is a double layer of membrane that surrounds the nucleus?
  • 11. 
    What is an internal network of membrane that produces lipids?
  • 12. 
    What are all of the contents of a cell, including the cytosol and organelles?
  • 13. 
    What is a large membrane bound space inside a plant cell that stores water called?
  • 14. 
    What is a rigid structure made of cellulose that surrounds plant cells?
  • 15. 
    What is the combination of DNA and protein found in the nucleus?
  • 16. 
    What provides the internal structure of a cell?  It is made of three types of protein fibers, and helps move organelles throughout the cell.
  • 17. 
    What are the small membrane bound sacs that transport substances throughout cells.  They transport the proteins from the RER to the Golgi Apparatus
  • 18. 
    What organelle is the site of cellular respiration?  It harvests energy from organic molecules and makes ATP for use by the cell.
  • 19. 
    What are openings in the membrane surrounding the nucleus that allow materials like RNA to pass into and out of the nucleus?
  • 20. 
    What organelle is surrounded by a double layer of membrane, houses the DNA and acts as the cell's control center?
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