IB Biology: Cell Theory

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IB Biology: Cell Theory

Cell theory, functions of life, sizes of common biological structures, magnification, limitations to cell size


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a statement which comprises part of the modern cell theory?
    • A. 

      All organisms are composed of one or more cells

    • B. 

      Cells are the smallest units of life

    • C. 

      All cells come from pre-existing cells

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a statement which comprises part of the modern cell theory?
    • A. 

      All organisms are composed of one or more cells

    • B. 

      Cells are the basic unit of study in biology

    • C. 

      All cells are alive

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a statement which comprises part of the modern cell theory?
    • A. 

      Cells were created in prebiotic Earth by chemical reactions catalyzed by lightning

    • B. 

      Cells are made up of a number of different subunits

    • C. 

      Cells are the smallest units of life

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      All cells come from pre-existing cells

    • B. 

      Cells maintain homeostasis to stay alive

    • C. 

      Cell reproduction involves hereditary molecules that can be passed to offspring

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Who first observed cells in 1665 while observing cork with a microscope he built himself?
    • A. 

      Mathias Schlieden

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Antione van Leeuvenhoek

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Who observed the first living cells and referred to them as "animalcules" (little animals)?
    • A. 

      Mathias Schlieden

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Theodore Schwann

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Who observed the first living cells and referred to them as "animalcules" (little animals)?
    • A. 

      Antione van Leeuvenhoek

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Theodore Schwann

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Who first observed cells in 1665 while observing cork with a microscope he built himself?
    • A. 

      Theodore Schwann

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Antione van Leeuvenhoek

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Who observed the first living cells and referred to them as "animalcules" (little animals)?
    • A. 

      Theodore Schwann

    • B. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • C. 

      Antione van Leeuvenhoek

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is considered a function of life?
    • A. 

      Metabolism

    • B. 

      Growth

    • C. 

      Reproduction

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is considered a function of life?
    • A. 

      Response

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Nutrition

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is considered a function of life?
    • A. 

      Homeostasis

    • B. 

      Response

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is considered a function of life?
    • A. 

      Growth

    • B. 

      Response

    • C. 

      Reproduction

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Which function of life iincludes all of the chemical reactions that occur within an organism?
    • A. 

      Homeostasis

    • B. 

      Metabolism

    • C. 

      Nutrition

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    If something has its growth limited, is it still considered alive?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Only while it is growing

    • D. 

      It depends on the circumstances

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Which of the functions of life involves hereditary molecules that can be passed to offspring?
    • A. 

      Reproduction

    • B. 

      Response

    • C. 

      Growth

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Which of the functions of life involves maintaining a constant internal environment?
    • A. 

      Metabolism

    • B. 

      Response

    • C. 

      Nutrition

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Metabolism

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Growth

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is maintained through homeostasis?
    • A. 

      Reproduction

    • B. 

      Growth

    • C. 

      Temperature

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is maintained through homeostasis?
    • A. 

      Internal temperature

    • B. 

      External temperature

    • C. 

      Temperature gradients

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is maintained through homeostasis?
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Salt-water balance

    • C. 

      PH

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Which of the functions of life involves providing a source of compounds which provide an organism with energy and chemical compounds to maintain life?
    • A. 

      Metabolism

    • B. 

      Nutrition

    • C. 

      Homeostasis

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    Which of the functions of life involves the reaction of organisms to environmental stimuli?
    • A. 

      Reproduction

    • B. 

      Response

    • C. 

      Homeostasis

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    The regulation of internal temperature is an example of which of the functions of life?
    • A. 

      Homeostasis

    • B. 

      Metabolism

    • C. 

      Nutrition

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    The regulation of pH levels in an organism is an example of which of the functions of life?
    • A. 

      Metabolism

    • B. 

      Response

    • C. 

      Growth

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above