Biology Chapter 1 & 4 Test

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  • 1. 
    Biology is the study of 
    • A. 

      Minerals.

    • B. 

      Life.

    • C. 

      The weather.

    • D. 

      Energy.

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following is NOT a unifying theme we will discuss this year?
    • A. 

      Structure and function

    • B. 

      Inheritance and variation of traits

    • C. 

      Natural selection and evolution

    • D. 

      Forces and interactions

  • 3. 
    A scientist noticed that in acidic pond water some salamanders developed with curved spines.  This was a(n)
    • A. 

      Hypothesis

    • B. 

      Theory

    • C. 

      Observation

    • D. 

      Control

  • 4. 
    A hypothesis is
    • A. 

      A definite answer to a given problem

    • B. 

      A testable possible explanation of an observation

    • C. 

      A proven statement

    • D. 

      A concluding statement

  • 5. 
    Scientific hypothesis are most often tested by the process of 
    • A. 

      Communicating.

    • B. 

      Inferring.

    • C. 

      Experimenting.

    • D. 

      Analyzing data.

  • 6. 
    A light microscope that has an objective lens of 10x and an ocular lens of 20x has a magnification of 
    • A. 

      30x.

    • B. 

      200x.

    • C. 

      300x.

    • D. 

      2000x.

  • 7. 
    A cell contain which of the following:
    • A. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • B. 

      Plasma membrane

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 8. 
    The control center of the cell is the
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Cell membrane

    • D. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

  • 9. 
    Plant cells have all of the following except
    • A. 

      Cell wall

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Choloroplast

    • D. 

      Centrioles

  • 10. 
    Rough ER has
    • A. 

      Nucleoulus

    • B. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • C. 

      Ribosomes

    • D. 

      Chromosomes

  • 11. 
    The thin, flexible barrier around a cell is called the 
    • A. 

      Plasma membrane

    • B. 

      Cell wall

    • C. 

      Nuclear envelope

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 12. 
    The main function of the cell wall is to
    • A. 

      Store DNA

    • B. 

      Help the cell move

    • C. 

      Direct the activities of the cell

    • D. 

      Support and protect the cell

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is the function of the cytoskeleton?
    • A. 

      Contains DNA

    • B. 

      Surrounds the cell

    • C. 

      Helps a cell keep its shape

    • D. 

      Helps make proteins

  • 14. 
    Prokaryotes lack
    • A. 

      DNA or genetic material

    • B. 

      A cell membrane

    • C. 

      A nucleus

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 15. 
    Which organelle would not be found in animal cells?
    • A. 

      Smooth ER

    • B. 

      Chloroplasts

    • C. 

      Mitochondria

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

  • 16. 
    A eukaryotic cell contains
    • A. 

      Only ribosomes

    • B. 

      Membrane bound organelles

    • C. 

      DNA floating in cytoplasm

    • D. 

      Just cytoplasm

  • 17. 
    Which organelle is the "packing center" for the cell?
    • A. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Lysosome

    • D. 

      Golgi apparatus

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is a saclike structure that stores water, food, and wastes?
    • A. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Vacuole

    • D. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is the "powerhouse" of the cell that breaks down food into energy that the cell needs?
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Vacuole

    • C. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • D. 

      Chloroplast

  • 20. 
    Who discovered "cells" and named them?
    • A. 

      Anton van Leewenhoek

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Lynn Margulis

    • D. 

      Rudolph Virchow

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is not found in all cells?
    • A. 

      Genetic material

    • B. 

      Cell membrane

    • C. 

      Vacuoles

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is the site for protein synthesis?
    • A. 

      Cell membrane

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Ribosomes

    • D. 

      Lysosomes

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is not part of the cell theory?
    • A. 

      All living things are made of cells

    • B. 

      Cells come from existing cells

    • C. 

      Cells are the basic units of structure and function in all living things

    • D. 

      All cells contain the same organelles

  • 24. 
    What is the small dark structure in the nucleus that produces ribosomes?
    • A. 

      Rough ER

    • B. 

      Nucleolus

    • C. 

      Smooth ER

    • D. 

      Chromatin

  • 25. 
    This is the jelly-like substance found in all cells:
    • A. 

      Centrioles

    • B. 

      Cytoskeleton

    • C. 

      Chromosomes

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

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