Interesting Biology Quiz For You

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Interesting Biology Quiz For You

A quiz about the first dot point in Patterns in Nature ( cell structure). There are 8 multiple choice question with each question having 3 possible answers and two true/false questions. Just test your knowledge here and try to score as high as you can. Best of luck for your test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The cell theory states that:
    • A. 

      All living things are made up of atoms

    • B. 

      Cell are formed from prexisting cells

    • C. 

      Cell are made up of a nucleus

  • 2. 
    Which of the following scientists proved that unless visited by flies, meat would not become infected by flies
    • A. 

      Walter Flemming

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Franceso Redi

  • 3. 
    Advancements in glass lenses which allowed them to magnify up to 270 times resulted in what advancement to the cell theory
    • A. 

      Robert Hooke discovering cells in a cork

    • B. 

      Antoni van Leeuwenhoek discovered various cells in various organisms.

    • C. 

      Development of the cell theory by Matthias Schleiden and Theodor Schwann

  • 4. 
    Golgi bodies which are 'flattened' scas shapd like a disc have what function?
    • A. 

      Link, store and concentrate chemicals in the cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Holds cell contents in shape

    • C. 

      Provide a site for protein synthesis

  • 5. 
    Proteins are large molecules made up of a series of amino acids. What is their main function?
    • A. 

      Regulates the immune system

    • B. 

      Helps regulate body temperature

    • C. 

      Controls cell metabolism

  • 6. 
    DNA and RNA are simple long chain molecules
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Ernst Abbe invented what technique in 1873?
    • A. 

      Staining cells

    • B. 

      Oil immersion

    • C. 

      Dissecting

  • 8. 
    What is the function of the lysosome?
    • A. 

      To link chemicals

    • B. 

      To provide a site for photosynthesis

    • C. 

      To use stored enzymes to dissolve substances in a cell

  • 9. 
    Organic compounds are composed mainly of:
    • A. 

      Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen

    • B. 

      Carbon, Sodium, Hydrogen

    • C. 

      Carbon, Silicon, Oxygen

  • 10. 
    The cell membrane contains fats and proteins
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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