Practice Questions For Ch. 1 Test Quiz

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Our bodies are made up of organisms that cannot be visible to the naked eye such as cells. During chapter one we got to discuss more about cells, their anatomy and functions. How well do you think you understood it? Take up the quiz below and get to find out what more you need to read up on!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A compound microscope is a light microscope that has only one lens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Robert Hooke came up with the term "cells" when looking at a piece of:
    • A. 

      Cork

    • B. 

      Pie

    • C. 

      Cheese

    • D. 

      Hair

  • 3. 
    Which of the following statements is not part of the cell theory?
    • A. 

      All living things are composed of cells.

    • B. 

      Cells are the basic unit of life.

    • C. 

      Bricks, unlike cells are not alive.

    • D. 

      All cells are produced from other cells.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following organelle would not be found in an animal cell?
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Chloroplast

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm

    • D. 

      Cell membrane

  • 5. 
    The organelle whose function is to break down food particles and worn out cell parts the:
    • A. 

      Golgi Body

    • B. 

      Endoplasmic Reticulum

    • C. 

      Vacuole

    • D. 

      Lysosome

  • 6. 
    Which organelle is much larger in a plant cell than in an animal cell?
    • A. 

      Golgi Body

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Ribosome

    • D. 

      Vacuole

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      To produce proteins.

    • B. 

      To protect and regulates what goes in and what goes out of the cell.

    • C. 

      Break down waste.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not an example of a single element?
    • A. 

      Hydrogen

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Carbon

  • 9. 
    The smallest unit of an element is called an:
    • A. 

      Particle

    • B. 

      Atom

    • C. 

      Molecule

    • D. 

      Compound

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of a compound?
    • A. 

      H2O (water)

    • B. 

      O (oxygen)

    • C. 

      CO2 (carbon dioxide)

    • D. 

      NaCl (sodium chloride)

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Zinc

    • D. 

      Hydrogen

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of an organic compound?
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Lipids

    • C. 

      Nucleic acids

    • D. 

      Proteins

    • E. 

      Water

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is not an example of a carbohydrate?
    • A. 

      French fries

    • B. 

      Pasta

    • C. 

      Bread

    • D. 

      Fish

    • E. 

      Fruit

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is an example of a protein?
    • A. 

      Meat

    • B. 

      Eggs

    • C. 

      Beans

    • D. 

      Nuts

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    If you have too much of this lipid it could cause health problems.
    • A. 

      Cholesterol

    • B. 

      Sodium

    • C. 

      Salt

    • D. 

      Sugar

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is an example of a nucleic acid?
    • A. 

      DNA

    • B. 

      RNA

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    The cell membrane only lets certain things in and out of the cell. This is known as being:
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Selectively permeable

    • D. 

      Active transport

  • 18. 
    The two types of passive transport discussed in Ch. 1 are diffusion and osmosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Passive transport requires the use of energy from the cell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False