Chapter 3 Quiz Cells - Putting It All Together

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Cell Quizzes & Trivia

If you are trying to understand human anatomy and physiology, it all begins with understanding the cells that make up the human body. In chapter 3, we got to understand the anatomy of the different types of cells within the body. Take up the quiz below on that chapter and get to put all your knowledge together.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is least characteristic of facilitated diffusion?
    • A. 

      Passive transport

    • B. 

      "helper" molecule

    • C. 

      Solute diffuses down its concentration gradient

    • D. 

      Pumps solute from an area of low concentration to an area of high concentration

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Facilitated diffusion

    • C. 

      Osmosis

    • D. 

      Active transport pump

  • 3. 
    A hot dog bursts when it is boiled in water because the water
    • A. 

      Is hypotonic

    • B. 

      Has too much salt

    • C. 

      Is hypertonic

    • D. 

      Is isotonic

  • 4. 
    Perfume the skunk does "his thing". Which of the following words best indicates why you quickly become aware of Perfume's presence?
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Na+/K+ ATP pump

    • C. 

      Active transport

    • D. 

      Osmosis

  • 5. 
    Differentiation is
    • A. 

      A type of cell division

    • B. 

      The process that refers to the specialization of cells

    • C. 

      A type of passive transport

    • D. 

      A form of active transport

  • 6. 
    Which of the following best describes the cell membrane?
    • A. 

      Nonselective

    • B. 

      Selectively permeable

    • C. 

      Impermeable

    • D. 

      Exclusively lipid-soluble

  • 7. 
    Ribosomes are
    • A. 

      Only found attached to the endoplasmic reticulum

    • B. 

      Located within the nucleus

    • C. 

      Concerned with protein synthesis

    • D. 

      The power plants of the cell

  • 8. 
    Which of the following terms is most related to the mitochondrion?
    • A. 

      Mucus-secreting

    • B. 

      MRNA, tRNA

    • C. 

      Protein synthesis

    • D. 

      Energy-producing

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is most related to lysosomes?
    • A. 

      Protein synthesis

    • B. 

      DNA

    • C. 

      Bound and free

    • D. 

      "house cleaning"

  • 10. 
    Interphase and mitosis
    • A. 

      Refer to the resting phase of the cell cycle

    • B. 

      Are two phases of the cell cycle

    • C. 

      Do not include prophase, metaphase, anaphase, or telophase

    • D. 

      Are characteristic only of stem cells

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Increased numbers of organelles

    • B. 

      Damage to DNA

    • C. 

      Increased rate of cellular mitosis

    • D. 

      Cellular shrinking

  • 12. 
    While performing breast self-examination, J.S. discovered a lump in the right upper quadrant of her left breast. She immediately contacted her physician and a biopsy was scheduled. The pathology report indicated a benign neoplasm composed of well-differentiated cells. Which of the following is most characteristic of a benign neoplasm?
    • A. 

      Metastatic

    • B. 

      Well-differentiated cells

    • C. 

      Malignant

    • D. 

      Crablike

  • 13. 
    While performing breast self-examination, J.S. discovered a lump in the right upper quadrant of her left breast. She immediately contacted her physician and a biopsy was scheduled. The pathology report indicated a benign neoplasm composed of well-differentiated cells.Which of the following words refers to the lump?
    • A. 

      Biopsy

    • B. 

      Metastasis

    • C. 

      Pap smear

    • D. 

      Neoplasm