Organelles And Cell Transport

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Cell Organelle Quizzes & Trivia

TIMED! You have 10 minutes to complete 15 questions. This review quiz covers the basic functions of organelles we will encounter in our body system studies. This quiz also includes the concepts of cell transport and the forces responsible for the movement of molecules.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which organelle is responsible for maintaining homeostasis?
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Cell membrane

    • C. 

      Ribosomes

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 2. 
    Which best describes the function of microvilli?
    • A. 

      Absorption of molecules

    • B. 

      Break down of extracellular material

    • C. 

      Movement of certain cell types

    • D. 

      Packaging of materials for release out of the cell

  • 3. 
    Ribosomes are responsible for the creation of proteins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Cilia are responsible for the movement of sperm cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Pancreatic cells require massive amounts of _________________ due to its need to package and release many digestive enzymes.
    • A. 

      Ribosomes

    • B. 

      Lysosomes

    • C. 

      Golgi apparati

    • D. 

      Nuclei

  • 6. 
    Which is not a factor for a molecule to be able to move freely, without energy, through the cell membrane?
    • A. 

      Size of the molecule

    • B. 

      Charge of the molecule

    • C. 

      Steepness of gradient

    • D. 

      Protein receptors

  • 7. 
    Molecules that reach _________________________ means they are no longer moving.
    • A. 

      Polarity

    • B. 

      Equilibrium

    • C. 

      Maximum

    • D. 

      Both a and b

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Active transport does not require ATP for molecules to move across the cell membrane.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Check ALL of the following that apply to lysosomes: HINT: There are 3
    • A. 

      Break down dead cellular material

    • B. 

      Package up proteins for release

    • C. 

      Aid in fighting off bacteria and viruses

    • D. 

      Found only in sex cells

    • E. 

      Release protein

    • F. 

      Release enzymes

  • 10. 
    What body system highly relies on protein receptors to help molecules make their way into target cells?
    • A. 

      Muscular system

    • B. 

      Endocrine system

    • C. 

      Nervous system

    • D. 

      Skeletal system

  • 11. 
    Cotransport in the movement of two molecules across the cell membrane at the same time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The cytoskeleton helps maintain the _________________ of the cell.
    • A. 

      Strength

    • B. 

      Metabolism

    • C. 

      Structure

    • D. 

      Both a and b

    • E. 

      Both a and c

  • 13. 
    Mitochondria can be expected to be low in number within muscle cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Molecules that do not require energy go through _________________ transport, and molecules move from areas of ______ concentration to _______ concentration.
    • A. 

      Active; high ; low

    • B. 

      Active; low ; high

    • C. 

      Passive; low ; high

    • D. 

      Passive; high ; low

  • 15. 
    Which of the following correctly displays the levels of organization with the human body from smallest to largest?
    • A. 

      Cell, organelle, tissue, organ, organs system, organism

    • B. 

      Organelle, tissue, cell, organ, organ system, organism

    • C. 

      Organelle, cell, tissue, organ, organ system, organsim

    • D. 

      Cell, tissue, organelle, organ, organ system, organism

    • E. 

      None of the above