Biology - Cell Organelles

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Cell Organelle Quizzes & Trivia

Test contains questions over the structure and functions of cell organelles.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the basic unit of structure and function in living things?
    • A. 

      Cell wall

    • B. 

      Vacuole

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Cell

  • 2. 
    The molecule that forms the core of the cell membrane is called the:
    • A. 

      Lipid bilayer

    • B. 

      Phosphobilayer

    • C. 

      Phospholipid

    • D. 

      Lipid membrane

  • 3. 
    The process by which substances pass through the cell membrane without expending energy is called:
    • A. 

      Endocytosis

    • B. 

      Passive transport

    • C. 

      Active transport

    • D. 

      Phagocytosis

  • 4. 
    The process by which substances move from regions of high concentration to regions of low concentration is called:
    • A. 

      Phagocytosis

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Active transport

    • D. 

      Endocytosis

  • 5. 
    The movement of water through a selectively peremeable membrane is known as:
    • A. 

      Facilitated diffusion

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Diffusion

    • D. 

      Active transport

  • 6. 
    Why is the nucleus important?
    • A. 

      it contains nearly all of a cell's DNA

    • B. 

      It is the control center of the cell

    • C. 

      It is present in eukaryotes

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 7. 
    The site where ribosomes are assembled is the:
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      DNA

    • C. 

      Chromosome

    • D. 

      Nucleolus

  • 8. 
    The elminiation of a particle by a single-celled organism is known as:
    • A. 

      Endocytosis

    • B. 

      Phagocytosis

    • C. 

      Exocytosis

    • D. 

      Endocytes

  • 9. 
    Because bacteria do not contain nuclei, they are known as:
    • A. 

      Prokaryotes

    • B. 

      Phagocytes

    • C. 

      Eukaryotes

    • D. 

      Endocytes

  • 10. 
    Which structure would a cell that is active in protein synthesis contain?
    • A. 

      Contractile vacuoles

    • B. 

      Nuclei

    • C. 

      Chloroplasts

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

  • 11. 
    Which cell structure would be involved in digesting worn-out ribosomes?
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • C. 

      Golgi bodies

    • D. 

      Lysosomes

  • 12. 
    Which structures would be found in a maple tree cell but not a human cell?
    • A. 

      Lysomes and mitochondria

    • B. 

      Chloroplasts and cell walls

    • C. 

      Ribosomes and cell membranes

    • D. 

      Nuclei and cell membranes

  • 13. 
    Where does the final processing of proteins occur?
    • A. 

      Golgi bodies

    • B. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • C. 

      Ribosomes

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 14. 
    What substance does lysosomes contain?
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm

    • B. 

      DNA

    • C. 

      Enzymes

    • D. 

      Water

  • 15. 
    Which plant organelle stores water?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Lysosome

    • C. 

      Ribosome

    • D. 

      Vacuole

  • 16. 
    Which cell organelle can you find all other cell organelles?
    • A. 

      Nuclear membrane

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Cellular membrane

    • D. 

      Chromosomes

  • 17. 
    In which cell organelles can you find DNA?
    • A. 

      Cell membrane and cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Nucleus and mitochondria

    • C. 

      Ribosomes and vacuoles

    • D. 

      Golgi bodies and endoplasmic reticulum

  • 18. 
    Which cell organell is known as the "powerhouse" of the cell?
    • A. 

      Ribosome

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Golgi bodies

    • D. 

      Lysosomes

  • 19. 
    Which cell organelle has the job of determining which substances can go into and out of the cell?
    • A. 

      Cell membrane

    • B. 

      Ribosomes

    • C. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • D. 

      Lysosomes

  • 20. 
    Which cell organelle acts as the "travel system" for the cell, allowing substances to move throughout the cell from one organelle to another?
    • A. 

      Ribosomes

    • B. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • C. 

      Mitochondria

    • D. 

      Golgi bodies