Cells As The Basis Of Life Quiz

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Cells As The Basis Of Life Quiz


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  • 1. 
    Where does light independent photosynthesis occur?
    • A. 

      In the stroma

    • B. 

      In the chloroplasts

    • C. 

      In the mitochondria

    • D. 

      In the cytoplasm

  • 2. 
    How does light independent photosynthesis work?
    • A. 

      Uses air to turn carbon dioxide into sugar

    • B. 

      Uses carbon dioxide to turn air into cholesterol

    • C. 

      Uses air to turn carbon dioxide into cholesterol

    • D. 

      Uses carbon dioxide to turn air into sugar

  • 3. 
    Where does light dependent photosynthesis occur?
    • A. 

      In the mitochondria

    • B. 

      In the stroma

    • C. 

      In the chloroplasts

    • D. 

      In the cytoplasm

  • 4. 
    What is potency
    • A. 

      How powerful a cell is

    • B. 

      A cell's ability to differentiate into other cell types

    • C. 

      A cell's ability to work well in a bodily system

    • D. 

      A cell's ability to become strong

  • 5. 
    How many types of potency are there?
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      One

  • 6. 
    What is exocytosis
    • A. 

      A form of active transport in which molecules are transported out of the cell

    • B. 

      A form of active transport in which molecules and transported into the cell

  • 7. 
    Which of these forms of diffusion describes osmosis?
    • A. 

      Diffusion wherein the membrane is permeable

    • B. 

      Diffusion wherein selective channels permit movement at a more rapid rate

    • C. 

      Diffusion wherein water is being transported

  • 8. 
    What is the purpose of a cellular membrane
    • A. 

      To synthesise proteins

    • B. 

      To separate the interior of cells from the outside environment

    • C. 

      The site of photosynthesis

    • D. 

      To contribute to structural support

  • 9. 
    What are the main differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells?
    • A. 

      Eukaryotic is membrane bound and has a nucleus

    • B. 

      Prokaryotic is membrane bound and has a nucleus

    • C. 

      Eukaryotic is multicellular

    • D. 

      Prokaryotic is multicellular

  • 10. 
    What type of organisms are eukaryotic?
    • A. 

      Plants and animals

    • B. 

      Bacteria and archaea

  • 11. 
    Which one of these is not one of the three theories of cells?
    • A. 

      All organisms are made up of cells

    • B. 

      Cells are the most important forms of life

    • C. 

      New cells are produced from existing cells

    • D. 

      The cell is the smallest organisational unit of a living thing

  • 12. 
    What is hydrophilic?
    • A. 

      Able to dissolve in water and readily passes across phospholipid membranes

    • B. 

      Able to dissolve in water and does not readily pass through phospholipid membrane

    • C. 

      Unable to dissolve in water and does not readily pass through phospholipid membrane

    • D. 

      Unable to dissolve in water and readily passes through phospholipid membrane

  • 13. 
    What is phagocytosis
    • A. 

      The process which a cell uses plasma to engulf a large particle

    • B. 

      Ingestion of fluid into the cell by the budding of small vesicles from the cell membrane

    • C. 

      The process of merging with the cell membrane to facilitate the export of substances

  • 14. 
    Which organelles do plant cells have that animal cells do not?
    • A. 

      Tonoplast, chloroplast, vacuole, cell wall, 

    • B. 

      Tonoplast, vacuole, cell wall

    • C. 

      Tonoplast, chloroplast, vacuole, cell wall, lysosome

    • D. 

      Tonpolast, chloroplast, cell wall, lysosome

  • 15. 
    What are enzymes?
    • A. 

      A lipid

    • B. 

      A protein

    • C. 

      A cholesterol

    • D. 

      A carbohydrate

  • 16. 
    An endergonic reactions require a net input or use of energy. which is an example of an endergonic reaction?
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Cellular respiration

    • C. 

      A glow stick

    • D. 

      Glycolysis

  • 17. 
    What is the function of ATP?
    • A. 

      A source of energy for organisms

    • B. 

      A source of energy for cells

    • C. 

      A source of energy for phagocytosis

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