Function Of Cells: How Much You Know? Quiz

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The function of cells: how much you know quiz. Cells are the building blocks for all living things. There exist millions of cells in the human body, which are divided into different types with a specific function. The nucleus of a cell contains the genetic information necessary for cell growth and reproduction. Do you know what role the other parts of the cell pay? This quiz will help you find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cell theory states all of the following except
    • A. 

      All living things are made of cells.

    • B. 

      All cells are produced from other cells.

    • C. 

      Living things spontaneously generate from nonliving things.

    • D. 

      Cells are the basic unit of structure and function of all living things.

  • 2. 
    Animal cells are different from plant cells because they lack a _______________
    • A. 

      Cell Membrane

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Cell wall

    • D. 

      Ribosome

  • 3. 
    _________________ is a rigid layer which surrounds the outside of the plant cell.
    • A. 

      Mitochrondia

    • B. 

      Cell wall

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Chloroplast

  • 4. 
    _______________________ is located just inside the cell wall. It controls substances which move in and out of the cell.
    • A. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • B. 

      Chloroplast

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Cell membrane

  • 5. 
    __________________ is the "brain" of the cell. It control all functions of the cell.
    • A. 

      Nucleolus

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Vacuole

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 6. 
    ____________________________ is the region between the cell membrane and the nucleus. It is constantly moving.
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Chloroplast

    • C. 

      Vacuole

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 7. 
    _________________________ capture energy from sunlight and use it to produce food.
    • A. 

      Vacuoles

    • B. 

      Chromosomes

    • C. 

      Chloroplasts

    • D. 

      Mitochrondia

  • 8. 
    ______________________________ are storage areas of the cell. They are especially large in plant cells.
    • A. 

      Ribosomes

    • B. 

      Mitochrondia

    • C. 

      Chloroplasts

    • D. 

      Vacuoles

  • 9. 
    _________________________ is the process by which molecules pass from areas of lower concentration to areas of higher concentration in the cell.
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Osmosis

    • D. 

      Meiosis

  • 10. 
    _____________is the process by which large amounts of material, or large non-dissolved particles, are moved from a cell's cytoplasm to the outside environment.
    • A. 

      Phagocytosis

    • B. 

      Endocytosis

    • C. 

      Pinocytosis

    • D. 

      Exocytosis

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a special type of diffusion involving the water moving across a selectively permeable membrane?
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Concentration gradient

    • C. 

      Osmosis

    • D. 

      Exocytosis

  • 12. 
    Cells use endocytosis to move undissolved substances into the cell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    ___________is two or more tissues that work together to perform one or more functions.
    • A. 

      Organ

    • B. 

      Tissue

    • C. 

      Cells

    • D. 

      Organ system

  • 14. 
    ____________a group of differentiated cells that work together to perform a specific function.
    • A. 

      Organ

    • B. 

      Tissue

    • C. 

      Cells

    • D. 

      Organ system