Prokaryotic Vs. Eukaryotic Cells Quiz!

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Do you know the difference between prokaryotic and eukaryotic? The main difference between prokaryotic and eukaryotic is that eukaryotic cells contain membrane-bound organelles, such as the nucleus, and prokaryotic cells do not. Prokaryotic cells came in existence first, and eukaryotic cells were a result of evolution. Eukaryotic cells are multicellular, but prokaryotic cells are typically unicellular. Take advantage of this structured quiz learn everything there is to know about prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which type of cell has a nucleus?
    • A. 

      Prokaryote

    • B. 

      Eukaryote

    • C. 

      Bacteria

  • 2. 
    Which type of cell does not contain membrane-bound organelles?
    • A. 

      Prokaryote

    • B. 

      Eukarote

    • C. 

      Virus

  • 3. 
    In a prokaryotic cell, the DNA is ...
    • A. 

      Wrapped around histone proteins

    • B. 

      Contained in the nucleus

    • C. 

      "naked" and "free-floating"

  • 4. 
    Which type of cell is likely the most recently evolved?
    • A. 

      Eukaryote

    • B. 

      Prokaryote

    • C. 

      Both evolved at the same time

  • 5. 
    Which type of cell has ribosomes?
    • A. 

      Prokaryote

    • B. 

      Eukaryote

    • C. 

      Both prokaryotes & eukaryotes

  • 6. 
    Which type of cell is considered to be the largest and most complex cell type?
    • A. 

      Prokaryote

    • B. 

      Eukaryote

    • C. 

      Both are the same size and complexity

  • 7. 
    Which type of cell is always a single-celled organism?
    • A. 

      Prokaryote

    • B. 

      Eukaryotes

    • C. 

      Neither cell is single celled

  • 8. 
    The DNA of a eukaryotic cell can be found in the ...
    • A. 

      Nucleoid region

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Nucleus

  • 9. 
    Which type of cell contains a cell membrane?
    • A. 

      Prokaryote

    • B. 

      Eukaryote

    • C. 

      Both cell types contain a cell membrane

  • 10. 
    Similarities between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
    • A. 

      Both have a nucleus

    • B. 

      Both are large and complex

    • C. 

      Both have cell membranes

    • D. 

      Both have DNA

    • E. 

      Both have Ribosomes

    • F. 

      Both have many membrane-bound organelles inside of them

    • G. 

      Both have a need for producing/using energy

    • H. 

      Both evolved from the same common ancestor

  • 11. 
    Which cell types have cell walls?
    • A. 

      Prokaryotes

    • B. 

      Eukaryotes

    • C. 

      Both prokaryotes and eukaryotes

  • 12. 
    Which cells have DNA?
    • A. 

      Prokaryotic

    • B. 

      Eukaryotic

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both

  • 13. 
    Prokaryotic cells are the oldest cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    ONLY single-celled.
    • A. 

      Prokaryotic

    • B. 

      Eukaryotic

    • C. 

      Both

  • 15. 
    Find all the statements that describe a eukaryotic cell.
    • A. 

      Contains organelles

    • B. 

      Single and multi-celled

    • C. 

      Multiple linear chromosomes

    • D. 

      Plasma membrane

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