Cell Structure And Function Trivia Questions

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Cell Structure And Function Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz to test knowledge of cell structure and function.  Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. What does the term resolution refer to?
    • A. 

      How big an image can be

    • B. 

      How sharp an image can be

    • C. 

      How many lenses a microscope uses

    • D. 

      How much light is needed to see an image

  • 2. 
    Which organelle is the control center of the cell?
    • A. 

      Chloroplast

    • B. 

      Mitochondrian

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Ribosome

  • 3. 
    Specialized cells are found only in
    • A. 

      Animals

    • B. 

      Single celled organisms

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Many celled organisms

  • 4. 
    Which term refers to the movement of materials through a cell membrane by using the cell's energy?
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Engulfing

    • C. 

      Passive transport

    • D. 

      Active transport

  • 5. 
    Which organelles release chemicals that break down large food particles into smaller ones?
    • A. 

      Lysosomes

    • B. 

      Golgi bodies

    • C. 

      Chloroplasts

    • D. 

      Vacuoles

  • 6. 
    What is the function of the cell wall?
    • A. 

      To prevent oxygen from entering the cell

    • B. 

      To prevent water from entering the cell

    • C. 

      To perform different functions in each cell

    • D. 

      To protect and support the cell

  • 7. 
    Which of the following best describes the function of mitochondria?
    • A. 

      They convert energy from food molecules into energy the cell can use.

    • B. 

      They store energy from food molecules.

    • C. 

      They store energy from sunlight

    • D. 

      They produce nucleic acids that release energy

  • 8. 
    Which term refers to the movement of molecules from an area of high concentration to an area of lower concentration?
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Concentration

    • D. 

      Active transport

  • 9. 
    Cells are the basic units of structure and_______________________ in living things
  • 10. 
    The nucleus of a cell has thin strands of________________________ that contain genetic material
  • 11. 
    Small grainlike bodies called____________________produce proteins inside cells
  • 12. 
    A________________is a group of similar cells that work together to perform a specific function.
  • 13. 
    Unlike passive transport, active transport requires the cell to use ___________________.
  • 14. 
    Two structures that are found only in plant cells are________________and__________.
  • 15. 
    Oxygen molecules move across cell membranes through a process called____________.
  • 16. 
    The diffusion of _____________________molecules through a selectively permeable membrane is called osmosis.
  • 17. 
    Organelles known as_______________________ contain chemicals that break down food particles and old cell parts.
  • 18. 
    Tw forms of active transport are_________________and _______________________.
  • 19. 
    Two forms of passive transport are____________________and __________________.
  • 20. 
    A light microscope that has two or more lenses is called (a oran)____________________.
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