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Cell Theory Quizzes & Trivia

A cell is the elemental unit of all living organisms which contains genetic data lying within DNA. Robert Hooke coined the term 'Cell' in 1665. Afterwards, advanced theories propounded by German Scientist Schwann and Schleiden. This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge about cell theory, its discovery and structure. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did Leeuwenhoek do?
    • A. 

      Looked at cork

    • B. 

      Stated that animals are made of cells

    • C. 

      All plants are made of cells

    • D. 

      Used simple light microscope and saw microorganisms

  • 2. 
    T.Schwann did which of the following?
    • A. 

      He said that plants are not made of cells

    • B. 

      Said that animals aren't made of cells

    • C. 

      Stated that all plants have cell

    • D. 

      Stated that all animals have cells

  • 3. 
    Robert Hooke was...?
    • A. 

      The 1st to see a cell, and named it a cell(a room); looked at cork; saw a line of cells that reminded him of rooms.

    • B. 

      Said that al plants are multicellular

    • C. 

      Said that the begining unit is always a cell

    • D. 

      Was the 2nd person to see a man on earth

  • 4. 
    What does the Cell Theory state?
    • A. 

      That all living things are made of cells

    • B. 

      Every cell has only one nucleus

    • C. 

      That plants cannot have cells

    • D. 

      Animals are only one that have cells

  • 5. 
    True or False?  A cell is the basic unit of life...
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    True or False?  The beginning unit is always a cell. it starts from cells to tissues to organs to organ system to organisms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    True or False?  All cells don't come from pre-existing cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    He advanced the cell theory with his conclusion that cells could only come from other cells:
    • A. 

      Anton van Leeuwenhoek

    • B. 

      Rudolph Virchow

    • C. 

      Theodor Schwann

    • D. 

      Robert Hooke

  • 9. 
     Which technology was essential for the development of the cell theory?
    • A. 

      Telescopes

    • B. 

      Antiseptics

    • C. 

      Microwaves

    • D. 

      Microscopes

  • 10. 
    Rudolph Virchow's observations helped to disprove was commonly held belief of the time?
    • A. 

      Evolution

    • B. 

      The existence of molecules

    • C. 

      Spontaneous generation

    • D. 

      Atomic models