Basic Quiz On Cells! Test

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Basic Quiz On Cells! Test

A basic quiz on cells test! Living things are generally all the plant and animals on earth. They hold many similarities, such as reproducing so as to ensure continuity of the species. They are both made up of cells, although different in some ways, and the nucleus is the control centre for the cells. This basic quiz will help test out just how much you know about the living things and their similarities.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the father of taxonomy?
    • A. 

      Linnaeus

    • B. 

      Aristotle

  • 2. 
    What is a characteristic that all living things have in common?
    • A. 

      Grow and get bigger

    • B. 

      Grow and develop

  • 3. 
    Which one is a characteristic that all living things have in common?
    • A. 

      Have 1 cell

    • B. 

      Have 1 or more cells

  • 4. 
    Which one is a characteristic that all living things have in common?
    • A. 

      Genetic material

    • B. 

      Food

  • 5. 
    Which one is a characteristic that all living things have in common?
    • A. 

      Use sunlight

    • B. 

      Use energy

  • 6. 
    Which one is a characteristic that all living things have in common?
    • A. 

      Reproduce sexually

    • B. 

      Reproduce

  • 7. 
    Which one is a characteristic that all living things have in common?
    • A. 

      Live in their environment

    • B. 

      Respond to their environment

  • 8. 
    __________ was the first scientist to classify things into groups ( plants and animals).
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Linnaeus

  • 9. 
    _________________________ concluded that all plants parts were made of cells in 1838.
    • A. 

      Matthias Schleiden

    • B. 

      Theodor Schwann

  • 10. 
    ________________________ was the firs to discover single-celled organisms ( protists) in pond scum in 1673.
    • A. 

      Robert Hooke

    • B. 

      Anton von Leeuwenhoek

  • 11. 
    _____ are storage organelles that hang on to water, waste products, and food until they are needed.
    • A. 

      Golgi bodies

    • B. 

      Vacuoles

  • 12. 
    This is responsible for controlling what substances move into and out of the cell.
    • A. 

      Cell wall

    • B. 

      Cell membrane

  • 13. 
    The ____ is the control center of the cell.
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Nucleus

  • 14. 
    The _____ are the powerhouse of the cell. They provide energy.
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Ribosomes

  • 15. 
    What are the types of cells?
    • A. 

      Plant and animal cells

    • B. 

      Eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells

  • 16. 
    Which kingdom has prokaryotic cells?
    • A. 

      Plants

    • B. 

      Archaebacteria

  • 17. 
    How many kingdoms are there currently?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Seven

  • 18. 
    Which is a  part of the cell theory?
    • A. 

      All organisms need shelter.

    • B. 

      All organism have one or more cells.

  • 19. 
    Which is a part of the cell theory?
    • A. 

      All organisms need food.

    • B. 

      All cells come from existing cells

  • 20. 
    Which is a  part of the cell theory?
    • A. 

      The cell is the basic unit of all living things.

    • B. 

      All living things need oxygen.

  • 21. 
    How many levels of classification do we use today?
    • A. 

      Eight

    • B. 

      Seven

  • 22. 
    How many domains are there today?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Six

  • 23. 
    How are plant cells different from animal cells?
    • A. 

      Large vacuole

    • B. 

      Cell membrane

  • 24. 
    How are plant cells different from animal cells?
    • A. 

      Chloroplast

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

  • 25. 
    How are plant cells different from animal cells?
    • A. 

      Cell wall

    • B. 

      Cell membrane