Biology Exam Trivia: Quiz! MCQ

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Biology Exam Trivia: Quiz! MCQ

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  • 1. 
    Who was the first to see living cells?
    • A. 

      Robert Hooke

    • B. 

      Van Leeuwenhoek

    • C. 

      Zacharias Janssen

    • D. 

      Hans Janssen

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the minimum distance between 2 points in order to distinguish them as 2 separate points?
    • A. 

      Magnification

    • B. 

      Contrast

    • C. 

      Resolution

    • D. 

      Refraction

  • 3. 
    Which of the following microscopes is most suitable for seeing organelles?
    • A. 

      Electron Microscope

    • B. 

      Light Microscope

    • C. 

      Confocal Microscope

    • D. 

      Differential Microscope

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      Increasing magnification will also increase resolution.

    • B. 

      Staining enhaces resoluton and contrast.

    • C. 

      Increasing the magnification while keeping the contrast constant will eventually make the image unclear. 

    • D. 

      Contrast depends on magnification and resolution.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following makes an electron microscope have more resolution than a light microscope?
    • A. 

      The specimen viewed using a light microscope is usually much smaller than the specimen viewed using an electron microscope.

    • B. 

      Visible light has more energy than electron beams.

    • C. 

      The lens used in electron microscope is much larger than that used in a light microscope.

    • D. 

      Electron beams have lower wavelength than visible light.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the main difference between scanning electron microscope and transmission electron microscope?
    • A. 

      Scanning electron microscope uses glass lenses while transmission electron microscope uses electromagnets as lenses.

    • B. 

      Specimens must be stained using heavy metals in order to be seen using scanning electron microscooe, while thy must be stained using gold in order to be seen using transmission microscope.

    • C. 

      Using scanninng electron microscope enables you to see the surface of the specimen, while using transmission electron microscope enables you to see details inside the specimen.

    • D. 

      Living cells can be seen using scanning electron microscope, while they can't be seen using transmission electron microscooe.

  • 7. 
    All of the following are considered to be eukaryotic except:
    • A. 

      Fungi

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Animals

    • D. 

      Plants

  • 8. 
    The cell wall of a bacteria is made of:
    • A. 

      Peptidoglycans

    • B. 

      Chitin

    • C. 

      Cellulose

    • D. 

      Microvilli

  • 9. 
    The main function of the nucleolous is:
    • A. 

      Giving commands to all the cell.

    • B. 

      Protien synthesis

    • C. 

      RRNA synthesis

    • D. 

      Lipid synthesis

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the nucleus?
    • A. 

      Nuclear envelope

    • B. 

      Nuclear lamina

    • C. 

      Ribosomes

    • D. 

      Chromosomes

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the endomembrane system?
    • A. 

      Lysosomes

    • B. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • C. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not a function of the smooth endoplasmic reticulum?
    • A. 

      Synthesis of lipids

    • B. 

      Storage of sodium ions

    • C. 

      Detoxification of drugs

    • D. 

      Metabolism of carbohydrates

  • 13. 
    In which of the following it is most likely to find the largest amount of the smooth endoplasmic reticulum?
    • A. 

      Heart cells

    • B. 

      Kidney cells

    • C. 

      Liver cells

    • D. 

      Skin cells

  • 14. 
    Which of the following best describes a lysosome?
    • A. 

      Maintenance compartment

    • B. 

      Shipping and recieving center

    • C. 

      Digestive compartment

    • D. 

      Biosynthetic factory

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is associated with Tay-Sachs disease?
    • A. 

      Accumulation of lipids in the brain

    • B. 

      Accumulation of protiens in the brain

    • C. 

      Accumulation of lipids in the liver

    • D. 

      Accumulation of protiens in the liver

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is a function of a vacuole?
    • A. 

      Pump excess water out of the cell

    • B. 

      Carry out enzymatic hydrolysis

    • C. 

      Store organic compounds

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Which of the following proves the endosymbiont theory regarding the chloroplast and the mitochondria?
    • A. 

      They have their own ribosomes

    • B. 

      They can move freely inside the cell

    • C. 

      They are double membraned organelles

    • D. 

      A + C

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is correct about the intermembrane space of the mitochondria?
    • A. 

      Contains ribosomes and enzymes

    • B. 

      Has specialized peroxisomes

    • C. 

      Located between the inner and outer membrane

    • D. 

      Non of the above

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is only found in animal cells?
    • A. 

      Plasmodesmata

    • B. 

      Centerioles

    • C. 

      Cell wall

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is a product of the oxidation process performed by peroxisomes?
    • A. 

      H2O2

    • B. 

      H2O

    • C. 

      H2

    • D. 

      O2

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is a part of the cytoskeleton?
    • A. 

      Microtubules

    • B. 

      Microfilaments

    • C. 

      Intermediate filaments

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is the thickest?
    • A. 

      Microtubules

    • B. 

      Microfilaments

    • C. 

      Intermediate filamenrs

    • D. 

      Actin filaments

  • 23. 
    Which of the following proteins is a component of microfilaments?
    • A. 

      Tubulin

    • B. 

      Actin

    • C. 

      Kereatin

    • D. 

      B + C

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is a fibrous protein coiled into cables?
    • A. 

      Microtubule

    • B. 

      Microfilaments

    • C. 

      Intermediate filaments

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    Which of the following best describes the arrangement of fibers in a centriole?
    • A. 

      9 doublets

    • B. 

      9 triplets

    • C. 

      9 outer doublets + 2 central

    • D. 

      9 outer triplets + 2 central