Cells Pretest

13 Questions | Total Attempts: 295

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Cell Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is all about cells, especially the structures of a cell.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the membrane-bound organelle that converts fuel into energy available to the rest of the cell?
    • A. 

      Ribosome

    • B. 

      Lysosome

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Mitochondrion

  • 2. 
    What is, in plants, the rigid barrier that surrounds the outside of the plasma membrane, is made of cellulose, and provides support and structure to the cell?
    • A. 

      Flagellum

    • B. 

      Cell wall

    • C. 

      Centriole

    • D. 

      Nucleolus

  • 3. 
    What is the membrane-bound vesicle for temporary storage of materials such as food, enzymes, and wastes?
    • A. 

      Vacuole

    • B. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • C. 

      Cytoskeleton

    • D. 

      Ribosome

  • 4. 
    What is, in eukaryotic cells, the central, membrane-bound organelle that manages cellular functions and contains DNA?
    • A. 

      Ribosome

    • B. 

      Chloroplast

    • C. 

      Ribosome

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 5. 
    What is a vesicle that uses enzymes to digest excess or worn-out cellular substances?
    • A. 

      Mitochondrion

    • B. 

      Lysosome

    • C. 

      Ribosome

    • D. 

      Cell wall

  • 6. 
    What is a double-membrane organelle that captures light energy and converts it to chemical energy through photosynthesis
    • A. 

      Nucleolus

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Chloroplast

    • D. 

      Ribosome

  • 7. 
    What is a highly folded membrane system in eukaryotic cells that is the site for ribosome attachment?
    • A. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • B. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • C. 

      Lysosome

    • D. 

      Cell wall

  • 8. 
    What is a simple cell organelle that helps manufacture proteins?
    • A. 

      Cell

    • B. 

      Ribosome

    • C. 

      Lysosome

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 9. 
    Who discovered the cell?
  • 10. 
    The basic unit of life is the ___________.
  • 11. 
    The prokaryote cell is _________ and smaller than a eukaryote cell.
  • 12. 
  • 13. 
    Where are prokaryotic cells found?
    • A. 

      In bacteria and archaea

    • B. 

      In protists, fungi, plants, animals

    • C. 

      None of the above