Cell Bio Final Exam Chapters 1 - 14

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Cell Biology Quizzes & Trivia

Your hard work and study have led you to this moment, but will it finally pay off? Take the following quiz on chapters 1-14 of your cell biology curriculum and find out if you know enough to ace your final exam. Think you’ve been listening hard enough in class? Let’s take a look!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is the smallest unit of life that can survive and reproduce on its own?
    • A. 

      An atom

    • B. 

      A cell

    • C. 

      A molecule

    • D. 

      An organ

    • E. 

      A population

  • 2. 
    Organisms designated as producers usually obtain their energy from____________ ?
    • A. 

      Other products

    • B. 

      Dead consumers

    • C. 

      Decomposers

    • D. 

      The sun

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 3. 
    What is the smallest portion of a substance that retains the properties of an element
    • A. 

      Atom

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Ion

    • D. 

      Molecule

    • E. 

      Mixture

  • 4. 
    The negative subatomic particle is the ___________ ?
    • A. 

      Neutron

    • B. 

      Proton

    • C. 

      Electron

    • D. 

      Neutron and proton

    • E. 

      Proton and electron

  • 5. 
    For an atom to be neutral, ________ must have the same number.
    • A. 

      Electrons and neutrons

    • B. 

      Electrons and protons

    • C. 

      Neutrons and protons

    • D. 

      Electrons, neutrons, and protons

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    The atomic number is determined by the number of ____________ ?
    • A. 

      Neutrons and protons

    • B. 

      Neutrons and electrons

    • C. 

      Protons and electrons

    • D. 

      Protons only

    • E. 

      Neutrons only

  • 7. 
    Water is an example of a(n) ____________ ?
    • A. 

      Atom

    • B. 

      Ion

    • C. 

      Compound

    • D. 

      Mixture

    • E. 

      Element

  • 8. 
    Which substance is NOT an element?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Carbon

    • D. 

      Chlorine

    • E. 

      Hydrogen

  • 9. 
    The bond in table salt (NaCl) is _____________ ?
    • A. 

      Polar

    • B. 

      Ionic

    • C. 

      Covalent

    • D. 

      Double

    • E. 

      Nonpolar

  • 10. 
    What type of bond is (are) usually strongest?
    • A. 

      Hydrogen

    • B. 

      Ionic

    • C. 

      Covalent

    • D. 

      Hydrogen and covalent are equal

    • E. 

      Ionic and covalent are equal

  • 11. 
    The three most common atoms in your body are ________ ?
    • A. 

      Hydrogen, oxygen, and carbon

    • B. 

      Carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen

    • C. 

      Carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen

    • D. 

      Nitrogen, hydrogen, and oxygen

    • E. 

      Carbon, oxygen, and sulfur

  • 12. 
    An OH group is a(n) _____________ group.
    • A. 

      Carboxyl

    • B. 

      Hydroxyl

    • C. 

      Amino

    • D. 

      Methyl

    • E. 

      Carbonyl

  • 13. 
    Which organic molecules are the most common in cells?
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Salts and minerals

    • C. 

      Proteins

    • D. 

      Fats

    • E. 

      Water

  • 14. 
    Monosaccharides have a carbon to hydrogen to oxygen ratio of ____________ ?
    • A. 

      1:1:1

    • B. 

      1:1:2

    • C. 

      2:1:1

    • D. 

      1:2:1

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 15. 
    Which is NOT a monosaccharide?
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Fructose

    • C. 

      Deoxyribose

    • D. 

      Starch

    • E. 

      Ribose

  • 16. 
    An example of a saturated fat is ___________ ?
    • A. 

      Olive oil

    • B. 

      Corn oil

    • C. 

      Butter

    • D. 

      Canola oil

    • E. 

      Soybean oil

  • 17. 
    Proteins may function as ___________ ?
    • A. 

      Structural units

    • B. 

      Enzymes

    • C. 

      Storage molecules

    • D. 

      Transport molecules

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is(are) not components of all cells?
    • A. 

      Plasma membrane

    • B. 

      DNA

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm

    • D. 

      Nucleus

    • E. 

      Mitochondria

  • 19. 
    An organelle found in the nucleus is a _________________ ?
    • A. 

      Plastid

    • B. 

      Vacuole

    • C. 

      Microvillus

    • D. 

      Nucleolus

    • E. 

      Basal body

  • 20. 
    These organelles are sometimes referred to as rough or smooth, depending on the structure.
    • A. 

      Golgi bodies

    • B. 

      Ribosomes

    • C. 

      Mitochondria

    • D. 

      Lysosomes

    • E. 

      Endoplasmic reticula

  • 21. 
    The organelle that is compared to a whip is a ________________ ?
    • A. 

      Microfilament

    • B. 

      Cilium

    • C. 

      Microvillus

    • D. 

      Flagellum

    • E. 

      Microtubule

  • 22. 
    Amoeba move by using ____________ ?
    • A. 

      Cilia

    • B. 

      Flagella

    • C. 

      Pseudopods

    • D. 

      Cilia and flagella

    • E. 

      Cilia and pseudopods

  • 23. 
    Discrete packages of light energy are called ___________ ?
    • A. 

      Electrons

    • B. 

      Photons

    • C. 

      Protons

    • D. 

      Neutrons

    • E. 

      Phycobilins

  • 24. 
    The light reflected by chlorophyll is ___________ ?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Blue

    • E. 

      Purple

  • 25. 
    Plants need which of the following to carry out photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      H20

    • B. 

      CO2

    • C. 

      O2

    • D. 

      Both CO2 and O2

    • E. 

      Both CO2 and H2O