8th Grade Cell Processes

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8th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

A cell is the tiniest functional unit of an organism. Cells undergo numerous processes to ensure that a living thing remains living. Do you think you can identify all the processes a cell undergoes on a daily basis? If yes, take up the quiz below and share your results with us.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The movement of particles from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration.
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Difffusion

    • C. 

      Active transprot

    • D. 

      Passive transport

  • 2. 
    The diffusion of water across the cell membrane.
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Active transport

    • D. 

      Passive transport

  • 3. 
    The diffusion of particles through proteins in the cell membrane from areas of high concentration to areas of low concentration without the use of energy
    • A. 

      Active transport

    • B. 

      Passive transport

    • C. 

      Osmosis

    • D. 

      Diffusion

  • 4. 
    The movement of particles through proteins in the cell membrane against the direction of difussion.
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Active transport

    • D. 

      Passive transport

  • 5. 
    Active transport requires energy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The process in which a cell membrane surrounds a particle and encloses it in a vesicle to bring it into the cell.
    • A. 

      Passive transport

    • B. 

      Active transport

    • C. 

      Endocytosis

    • D. 

      Exocytosis

  • 7. 
    The process in which used to remove large particles from a cell; a vesicle containing the particles fuses with the cell
    • A. 

      Exocytosis

    • B. 

      Endocytosis

    • C. 

      Active transport

    • D. 

      Passive transport

  • 8. 
    The process by which plants capture sunlight and convert it to glucose.
    • A. 

      Endocytosis

    • B. 

      Exocytosis

    • C. 

      Cellular respiration

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 9. 
    The process of producing ATP from oxygen and glucose; releases CO2 as a waste product.
    • A. 

      Cellular respiration

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Endocytosis

    • D. 

      Exocytosis

  • 10. 
    Photosynthesis releases carbon dioxide.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Cellular respiration releases CO2.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    C6H12O12 is sugar
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What is the correct formula for glucose?
  • 14. 
    What is the correct formula for oxygen that we breathe?
  • 15. 
    What is the correct formula for carbon dioxide?
  • 16. 
    What is the correct formula for water?
  • 17. 
    CO2 + H2O + sunlight --> C6H12O6 + O2 is the chemical equation for photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Complete the equation for cellular respiration:_____________ + O2 -------> CO2 + H2O + ATP energy
  • 19. 
    Cellular respiration takes place is what kind of cell and and what part of the cell?
    • A. 

      Plant cell; mitochondria

    • B. 

      Animal cell; mitochondria

    • C. 

      Plant cell; chloroplast

    • D. 

      Animal cell; chloroplast

  • 20. 
    Organelles that package cellular materials and transport them within the cell or out of the cell.  cell membrane   cell wall   golgi body   chloroplast   cytoplasm   tissue   ribosomes   organelle   organ   mitochondria   endoplasmic reticulum   nucleus
  • 21. 
    Group of similar cells that work together to do one job.cell membrane   cell wall   golgi body   chloroplast   cytoplasm   tissue   ribosomes   organelle   organ   mitochondria   endoplasmic reticulum   nucleus
  • 22. 
    Structure, such as a heart, made up of different types of tissues that all work together.cell membrane   cell wall   golgi body   chloroplast   cytoplasm   tissue   ribosomes   organelle   organ   mitochondria   endoplasmic reticulum   nucleus
  • 23. 
    Protective outer covering of all cells that regulate the interactions between the cell and the environment.cell membrane   cell wall   golgi body   chloroplast   cytoplasm   tissue   ribosomes   organelle   organ   mitochondria   endoplasmic reticulum   nucleus
  • 24. 
    Rigid structure that encloses, supports, and protects the cells of plants, algae, fungi, and most bacteria.cell membrane   cell wall   golgi body   chloroplast   cytoplasm   tissue   ribosomes   organelle   organ   mitochondria   endoplasmic reticulum   nucleus
  • 25. 
    Constantly moving gel-like mixture inside the cell membrane that contains hereditary material and is the location of most of a cell's life processes.cell membrane   cell wall   golgi body   chloroplast   cytoplasm   tissue   ribosomes   organelle   organ   mitochondria   endoplasmic reticulum   nucleus
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