Cells And Cell Theory Quiz

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Cell Theory Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will help you to see how much you know about cell theory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to cell theory, all cells
    • A. 

      Are eukaryotes

    • B. 

      Are prokaryotes

    • C. 

      Have nuclei

    • D. 

      Come from other cells

  • 2. 
    The mitochondrion of a cell
    • A. 

      Has only one membrane

    • B. 

      Has no membrane

    • C. 

      Is circular

    • D. 

      Is where cellular respiration occurs

  • 3. 
    Structures that support and give shape to plant cells are
    • A. 

      Microbodies

    • B. 

      Golgi bodies

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Cell walls

  • 4. 
    The storage of hereditary information in a eukaryotic cell is in the
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Centrioles

    • D. 

      Lysosomes

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      The function in a similiar way

    • B. 

      The have similiar structures

    • C. 

      The make similiar products

    • D. 

      They are used by similiar organisms

  • 6. 
    A(n) _____________ is a group of different tissues that work together to perform a certain function.
    • A. 

      Organ system

    • B. 

      Organ

    • C. 

      Cell

    • D. 

      Organelle

  • 7. 
    Your heart functions because of tissues like cardiac muscle, blood and connective tissues.  At which level of organization is your heart?
    • A. 

      An organ system

    • B. 

      An organ

    • C. 

      A cell

    • D. 

      An organelle

  • 8. 
    The central nervous system (CNS) consists of the brain and spinal cord.  What is the CNS an example of?
    • A. 

      Organ system

    • B. 

      Organ

    • C. 

      Cell

    • D. 

      Organelle

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is listed from least to most complex?
    • A. 

      Organ, organism, cells

    • B. 

      Cells, tissues, organism, organ system

    • C. 

      Cells, organ, organism

    • D. 

      Tissues, organism, organ

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an example of a tissue?
    • A. 

      Chloroplast

    • B. 

      Stomach

    • C. 

      Human

    • D. 

      Bicep

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Active transport

    • B. 

      Passive transport

    • C. 

      Exocytosis

    • D. 

      Endocytosis

  • 12. 
    What happens during active transport?
    • A. 

      Water moves passively through a membrane

    • B. 

      The movement of particles occurs spontaneously in the opposite direction of concentration.

    • C. 

      Cells must use stored energy to move substances across a membrane

    • D. 

      Cells allow the spontaneuous movement of particles across the membrane.

  • 13. 
    The process of releasing energy from the chemical breakdown of compounds in a cell is
    • A. 

      Hesitation

    • B. 

      Expiration

    • C. 

      Elimination

    • D. 

      Respiration

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      2 identical cells with identical amounts of genetic material

    • B. 

      4 cells that have half the genetic material of the parent

    • C. 

      2 cells that have half the genetic material of the parent

    • D. 

      Genetic variation, which is vital to species survival

  • 15. 
    In photosynthesis, plants use carbon dioxide, water and light to produce
    • A. 

      Carbon monoxide

    • B. 

      Energy

    • C. 

      Glucose and oxygen

    • D. 

      Chlorophyll

  • 16. 
    How do Paramecium take in energy?
    • A. 

      They make it

    • B. 

      They eat it

    • C. 

      They eat and make it

    • D. 

      Paramecium do no take in energy

  • 17. 
    Which word below best describes amoeboid movement?
    • A. 

      Quick

    • B. 

      Tumbling

    • C. 

      Twirling

    • D. 

      Oozing

  • 18. 
    Which structure below helps many protists rid themselves of wastes?
    • A. 

      Oral groove

    • B. 

      Eyespot

    • C. 

      Flagellum

    • D. 

      Lysosome

  • 19. 
    Which structure listed below helps the Euglena sense and respond to their environment?
    • A. 

      Contractile vacuole

    • B. 

      Flagellum

    • C. 

      Eyespot

    • D. 

      Chloroplasts

  • 20. 
    Which 2 protists can reproduce sexually?
    • A. 

      Volvox and paramecium

    • B. 

      Amoeba and volvox

    • C. 

      Paramecium and euglena

    • D. 

      Euglena and amoeba