Ultimate Cell Vocabulary Test! Trivia Quiz

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Ultimate Cell Vocabulary Test! Trivia Quiz

I challenge you in this Cell Vocabulary trivia quiz. The cells are the building blocks of all human life, and they band together to form tissues that bond to form organs. The different parts of the cell each have a role to play. How do you think substances are absorbed into the cell and what processes are involved in cell division. This quiz will help you refresh your memory. Give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which statement is not part of the cell theory?
    • A. 

      All organisms are made up of cells.

    • B. 

      Cells are the basic unit of life.

    • C. 

      Nothing can be made of only one cell.

    • D. 

      All cells are made up of other cells.

  • 2. 
    What is a jellylike substance inside cells that contains molecules for nutrition?
    • A. 

      Cytoskeleton

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Vacuole

  • 3. 
    Which movement of molecules requires energy?
    • A. 

      Passive Transport

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Diffusion

    • D. 

      Active Transport

  • 4. 
    What organelle supplies energy to the cell? Hint: It has its own ribosomes and DNA.
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Vacuole

    • C. 

      Chloroplast

    • D. 

      Centriole

  • 5. 
    What cells have a nucleus?
    • A. 

      Eukaryotic cells

    • B. 

      Prokaryotic cells

    • C. 

      No cells have a nucleus

    • D. 

      Every cell has a nucleus

  • 6. 
    Centrioles aid in mitosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    All cells have a cell wall.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Endocytosis takes place when liquids enter the cell by inward folding of the membrane.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Exocytosis is the release of substances from the cell by fusion with the membrane and vesicle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Organells are structures outside the cell that carry out specific processes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
                                allows some, but not all, things to pass through the cell membrane.
  • 12. 
    The model that describes the movement and arrangement of the cell membrane is                                               .
  • 13. 
    What are the two types of Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER)? Endoplasmic Reticulum - interconnected membranes that produce, process, and distribute proteins
    • A. 

      Smooth

    • B. 

      Coarse

    • C. 

      Rough

    • D. 

      Soft

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 14. 
    What organelle is the "brain" of the cell? It stores DNA.
    • A. 

      Ribosome

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Centriole

    • D. 

      Chloroplast

  • 15. 
    Phagocytosis is:
    • A. 

      Solid particles entering the cell by engulfing the particle

    • B. 

      Diffusion of molecules assisted by protein channels

    • C. 

      Converts solar energy into chemical energy

  • 16. 
                is a solution that has an equal concentration of particles compared to another solution.
  • 17. 
                is a solution that has a higher concentration of particles.
  • 18. 
    A solution with a lower concentration of particles is a            .
  • 19. 
    These are parts of the cell membrane.
    • A. 

      Phospholipids

    • B. 

      Vesicles

    • C. 

      Receptors

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

  • 20. 
    What is an organelle that forms proteins by linking amino acids together?
    • A. 

      Golgi Apparatus

    • B. 

      Vesicle

    • C. 

      Ribosome

    • D. 

      Lysosome

  • 21. 
    The vaculole releases excess water, food, and enzymes from the cell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The diffusion of molecules assisted by protein channels is                        .
  • 23. 
    The difference of concentration from one location to another is:
    • A. 

      Concentration difference

    • B. 

      Concentration gradient

    • C. 

      Particle difference

    • D. 

      Particle gradient

  • 24. 
    This forms a boundary between the inside and outside of a cell.  It is actually a double layer.
  • 25. 
    Chloroplasts:
    • A. 

      Aid in photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Are the cause of green plant leaves

    • C. 

      Convert chemical energy into solar energy

    • D. 

      Convert solar energy into chemical energy

    • E. 

      Convert solar energy into potential energy