Cells And Cellular Structure

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This quiz will examine students knowledge of different types of cells, cellular structures of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells as well as idenfying images seen under a light compound microscope.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which scientist examined thin slices of cork under a microscope and called the box like compartments he observed as cells?
    • A. 

      Anton van Leeuwenhoek

    • B. 

      Matthias Schleiden

    • C. 

      Robert Hooke

    • D. 

      Rudolf Virchow

  • 2. 
    Choose the definition that best describes the cell theory.
    • A. 

      Cells are the functional unit of life.

    • B. 

      All cells, except bacteria, come from pre-existing cells.

    • C. 

      All living things are composed of cells and all cells come from spontaneous generation

    • D. 

      All living things are composed of cells and all cells come from pre-existing cells

  • 3. 
    What is this experiment called, who devised and conducted this experiment and what theory did it disprove?
    • A. 

      Break neck, Theodor Schwann, The Cell Theory

    • B. 

      Swan neck flask, Louis Pasteur, Spontaneous Generation

    • C. 

      Swan neck flask, Sir Isaac Newton, Spontaneous Generation

    • D. 

      Swan neck flask, Louis van Leeuwenhoek, Spontaneous Generation

  • 4. 
    When using a light compound light microscope to focus on an image you are to start with the                  objective lens with the               all the way up and then focus        .
  • 5. 
    What type of cell is the following? Why
    • A. 

      Eukaryotic as it contains the ribosomes and a cellular membrane

    • B. 

      Eukaryotic as it is capable of movement via flagellum

    • C. 

      Eukaryotic as it contains many membrane bound organelles

    • D. 

      Prokaryotic as it does not contain a nucleus and other membrane bound organelles

  • 6. 
    Respectively, what is the function of the nucleus, mitochondria, choloroplasts, cell membrane and golgi apparatus?
    • A. 

      Contains instructions that code for proteins, releases energy via an aerobic pathway, harnesses sunlight to convert inorganic carbon dioxide molecules into sugargs, controls the movement of substances into and out of the cell, and packages proteins for export

    • B. 

      Contains instructions that code for proteins, harnesses sunlight to convert inorganic carbon dioxide molecules into sugargs, releases energy via an aerobic pathwaycontrols the movement of substances into and out of the cell and packages proteins for export

    • C. 

      Packages proteins for export, contains instructions that code for proteins, harnesses sunlight to convert inorganic carbon dioxide molecules into sugargs, releases energy via an aerobic pathwaycontrols the movement of substances into and out of the cell

    • D. 

      Contains instructions that code for proteins, harnesses sunlight to convert inorganic carbon dioxide molecules into sugargs, releases energy via an aerobic pathway, controls the movement of substances into and out of the cell and is a site for manufacturing proteins

  • 7. 
    The term that describes the cytosol and all organelles expect the nucleus is
  • 8. 
    Which of the following cells would not contain a cell membrane?
    • A. 

      Onion cell

    • B. 

      Bacterial

    • C. 

      Amoeba

    • D. 

      Paramecium

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following substance(s) are able to enter the plasma membrane without assistance?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Amino acids

    • C. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • D. 

      Ethanal

    • E. 

      A, C and D

  • 10. 
    Which of the following would enter the cell via facilitated diffusion?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Amino Acids

    • D. 

      B and C

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    What is the diffusion of water called?
    • A. 

      Simple diffusion

    • B. 

      Active transport

    • C. 

      Osmosis

    • D. 

      Facilitated diffusion

  • 12. 
    Which of the following substances would be lipophilic?
    • A. 

      Sodium ions

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Chloride ions

    • D. 

      Alcohol

  • 13. 
    What function do sugar groups connected to proteins on the cell membrane serve?
    • A. 

      Energy resource

    • B. 

      Cell Identification

    • C. 

      Facilitated diffusion

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    A bulk movement of material into the cell is called?
    • A. 

      Exocytosis

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Diffusion

    • D. 

      Endocytosis

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