Cell Structure And Function Quiz Grade 8

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 39

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Complete this quiz to show how well you understand how cells were discovered, named and observed throughout history!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was Robert Hooke looking at under the microscope when he first discovered cells?
    • A. 

      Snake skin

    • B. 

      Cork

    • C. 

      Jupiter

    • D. 

      Photographs

  • 2. 
    The part of the microscope through which you look is called the 
  • 3. 
    Antonie van Leeuwenhoek designed a lens that allowed microscopes to magnify objects up to
    • A. 

      10 times

    • B. 

      100 times

    • C. 

      500 times

    • D. 

      50000 times

  • 4. 
    What name did van Leeuwenhoek give to the tiny unicellular organisms he saw under the microscope?
    • A. 

      Animalcules

    • B. 

      Microorganisms

    • C. 

      Moleculimals

    • D. 

      Bacteria

  • 5. 
    Cells were named after
    • A. 

      The tiny rooms where monks lived in the 17th century

    • B. 

      Their similarity in shape to cell phones

    • C. 

      Cellulite, since the first cells observed were from the thigh area

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 6. 
    All living things are made up of
  • 7. 
    Cells are the basic unit of 
  • 8. 
    All cells arise from
    • A. 

      Dust

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Other living cells

    • D. 

      Dead cells