Cells - The Basics

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Cells - The Basics

What have your learned about cells? ? ? ?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All cells are multicellular. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Prokaryotic cells do not have a nucleus
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Based on the Cell theory, all cells come from existing _____________.
  • 4. 
    Cells are the simplest form of life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    All of the following are cell characteristics, identify which type of cell it would be? - Cell Membrane -Cytoplasm -Ribosomes -DNA
    • A. 

      Prokaryotic Cells

    • B. 

      Eukaryotic Cells

    • C. 

      Both Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes 

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The nucleus acts as the control center for the Eukaryotic Cell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The following types of cells belong in which category? Plant Animal Fungi Protists
    • A. 

      Prokaryotic Cells

    • B. 

      Eukaryotic Cells

    • C. 

      Bacteria Cells

    • D. 

      White blood cells

  • 8. 
    Which function does the nucleus of a cell perform? 
    • A. 

      It releases energy for the cell.

    • B. 

      It provides structure for the cell.

    • C. 

      It controls the activities of the cell.

    • D. 

      It protects the cell 

  • 9. 
    In which way are a euglena and a volvox different?
    • A. 

      A euglena is an individual cell, while a volvox is a colony of cells.

    • B. 

      A euglena uses cilia to move, while a volvox uses flagella to move.

    • C. 

      A euglena can make its own food, while a volvox must capture its food.

    • D. 

      A euglena only reproduces sexually, while a volvox only reproduces asexually.

  • 10. 
    Which statement describes the organization of living organisms?
    • A. 

      All organisms are composed of many cells, which are the basic units of structure but do not perform life functions.

    • B. 

      All organisms are composed of one or more cells, which are the basic units of structure and perform essential life functions.

    • C. 

      All organisms are composed of many cells that have basic units with unique structures and functions.

    • D. 

      All organisms are composed of one or more cells with the same shape and purpose but are not the basic units of structure.

  • 11. 
    How do a volvox and an amoeba get their food? 
    • A. 

      A volvox uses eyespots, and an amoeba uses cilia to find food.

    • B. 

      A volvox uses photosynthesis, and an amoeba surrounds its food.

    • C. 

      A volvox surrounds its food, and an amoeba uses cilia to find food.

    • D. 

      A volvox uses pseudopods to find food, and an amoeba uses photosynthesis.

  • 12. 
    Which best explains why muscle is considered a tissue?
    • A. 

      It connects to the bones

    • B. 

      It can move voluntarily or involuntarily 

    • C. 

      It interacts with several organ systems

    • D. 

      It is a group of cells working together

  • 13. 
    How is a gamete different from other types of cells in a person’s body?
    • A. 

      No difference in chromosomes 

    • B. 

      It has half the number of chromosomes.

    • C. 

      It has four times the number of chromosomes

    • D. 

      It has twice the number of chromosomes

  • 14. 
    The offspring of many species of amoeba are genetically identical to their parent, while the offspring of most mammal species are genetically different from their parents. Which most likely explains the genetic differences in the offspring of amoebas and mammals?
    • A. 

      Amoebas reproduce asexually, but mammals reproduce sexually.

    • B. 

      Amoebas reproduce sexually, but mammals reproduce asexually.

    • C. 

      Amoebas reproduce more slowly than mammals.

    • D. 

      Amoebas reproduce faster than mammals.

  • 15. 
    Which is the highest level of organization?
    • A. 

      Cells

    • B. 

      Tissues 

    • C. 

      Organ

    • D. 

      Organ systems

  • 16. 
    What part of the cell organelles produces "energy" for a animal cell? (Peanut/kidney shape)
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      ER

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

  • 17. 
    Where does photosynthesis take place within the plant cell organelles?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Chloroplasts

    • C. 

      ER

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

  • 18. 
    Which organelle is not correctly paired with its function? 
    • A. 

      Cell wall- allows things to enter and exit the cell

    • B. 

      Ribosomes- makes proteins

    • C. 

      DNA- the powerhouse of the cell 

    • D. 

      ER- processing center, transport center of the cell 

  • 19. 
    What is the source of energy that powers photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      Water in the soil

    • B. 

      Chemicals in leaves

    • C. 

      Light from the sun

    • D. 

      Food from sugars 

  • 20. 
    Complete the analogy below:  Photosynthesis: Chloroplasts Cellular Respiration: ___________________
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Chloroplasts

    • C. 

      ER

    • D. 

      Nucleus 

  • 21. 
    What invention made the discovery of cells possible during the Scientific Revolution? 
    • A. 

      Camera

    • B. 

      Magnifying glass

    • C. 

      Cell theory analysis

    • D. 

      Microscope

  • 22. 
    Where do plant cells store water within the cell organelles structures? 
    • A. 

      In vacuoles

    • B. 

      In the leaves of the plant

    • C. 

      In ribosomes

    • D. 

      In the nucleus

  • 23. 
    Which of the following organelle(s) are only found in plant cells?
    • A. 

      Cell Wall

    • B. 

      Chloroplasts

    • C. 

      Mitochondria 

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      Both B and C 

  • 24. 
    In the mid 1800's chromosomes were discovered in cells. It was several years later, that it was chromosomes that passed genetic traits like eye color and hair color from parent to child. What shape are the chromosomes in your cells? 
    • A. 

      Round 

    • B. 

      No specific shape 

    • C. 

      Spiral shape

    • D. 

      X- shaped

    • E. 

      Oblong shape

  • 25. 
    If a young girl's cells were not making enough mitochondria, what symptoms might she have? 
    • A. 

      Fever

    • B. 

      Lack of energy

    • C. 

      Coughing 

    • D. 

      A headache

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