6th Grade Intro To Cells

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Cells are mostly charged with converting nutrients we get from the food we eat into energy that enables the organs to function as they should. It is the basic building blocks of all living things. This quiz is designed for 5th & 6th-grade students. It is an introductory assessment of cells and is designed to help you see just how much you understood the topic.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    One basic common structure of both plants and animals is their make-up of _____.
    • A. 

      Membranes

    • B. 

      Air

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Cells

  • 2. 
    The ____ surrounds the outside of an animal cell.
    • A. 

      Telescope

    • B. 

      Mitochondrion

    • C. 

      Cell membrane

    • D. 

      Cell wall

  • 3. 
    The ____ is the control center of the cell.
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Cell membrane

    • C. 

      Mitochondria

    • D. 

      Pores

  • 4. 
    Plant cells contain ____ which are spaces, or sacs, that hold liquids. 
    • A. 

      Vacuoles

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Reticulum

    • D. 

      Golgi bodies

  • 5. 
    The ____ are long and fiber-like, which make it possible to move arms and legs.
    • A. 

      Transpiration

    • B. 

      Teeth

    • C. 

      Muscle cells

    • D. 

      Blood cells

  • 6. 
    One of the most powerful instruments to view cells is the ____.  This device uses magnets to focus  beams of electrons on the subject.
    • A. 

      Brain

    • B. 

      Controller

    • C. 

      Transpiration

    • D. 

      Electron microscope

  • 7. 
    A Plant cell has a ____ which is not found in animal cells.
    • A. 

      Cell wall

    • B. 

      Cell membrane

    • C. 

      Golgi body

    • D. 

      Cells

  • 8. 
    The smallest organisms on Earth are ____.
    • A. 

      Plant cells

    • B. 

      Animal cells

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Storage cells

  • 9. 
    The  ____ is a gelatinlike substance that contains many chemicals that the cell needs.
    • A. 

      Mitochondrion

    • B. 

      Chromosomes

    • C. 

      Chloroplast

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 10. 
    The ____ captures energy from sunlight and uses it to convert carbon dioxide and water into food.
    • A. 

      Chloroplast

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Vacuole

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 11. 
    ____ contain DNA, a chemical that determines which traits an organism will have.
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Cell membrane

    • C. 

      Chromosomes

    • D. 

      Vacuole

  • 12. 
    Different types of tissues working together can form a structure called a(n) ____.
    • A. 

      Root

    • B. 

      Organ

    • C. 

      Tissue

    • D. 

      System