Cell Theory Trivia: Test Your Knowledge! Quiz

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Cell Theory Trivia: Test Your Knowledge! Quiz

Below is a cell theory trivia: test your knowledge! Cells are the basic unit of life, and organisms are made of one or more cells, and every cell comes from preexisting cells thanks to cell division. Did you know that cell theory was proposed by Robert Hooke? Do take up this quiz and see just how much you understand the theory and what it proposes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The 3 "rules" of the Cell Theory apply to all cells no matter what organism they come from.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    One scientist named Robert Hooke, came up with the 3 rules of the Cell Theory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A paramecium is a one-celled organism. Which of the statements about paramecium is true according to the cell theory? All paramecium -
    • A. 

      Have a long rounded shape

    • B. 

      Has a cell membrane

    • C. 

      Move slowly with hair like structures called cilia

    • D. 

      Come from another one-celled paramecium

  • 4. 
    A new species is discovered.  Based on cell theory which of the following must be true about this new living thing?
    • A. 

      All its cells must preform the same job

    • B. 

      All its cells must look the same

    • C. 

      It must be made up of one or more cells

    • D. 

      Some of its cells may be larger than the others

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of the cell theory?
    • A. 

      All cells are considered to be non-living

    • B. 

      Organisms are made up of one or more cells

    • C. 

      The cell is the basic structural unit of all organisms

    • D. 

      An organism may consist of one single cell

  • 6. 
    Dog, grass, and bacteria have very little in common. However, because they are all living things, we can be certain that they all –
    • A. 

      Photosynthesize

    • B. 

      Have a skeleton made of bones

    • C. 

      Can only be seen with a microscope

    • D. 

      Are made of cells

  • 7. 
    Which of the following statements support the idea from the cell theory that cells come from other pre-existing (living) cells?
    • A. 

      Euglenas are one-celled organisms

    • B. 

      Animals break down organic matter to live

    • C. 

      Yeast can divide in half to from two daughter cells

    • D. 

      Atoms represent the most basic unit of life