Organelles Practice Quiz

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Organelle Quizzes & Trivia

Just like organs in our bodies, the tiny little cells within them contain their own cell organelles – structures with specific functions that contribute in their own way to allowing the cell to operate properly as a whole. Some examples of cell organelles include the mitochondria, chloroplasts and the nucleus. What else can you tell us about the cell organelles? Take the quiz to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A system of internal membranes covered with ribosomes that collect proteins and move them through the cell.
    • A. 

      Vesicle

    • B. 

      Lysosomes

    • C. 

      Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum/RER

    • D. 

      Golgi Apparatus

    • E. 

      Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum/SER

  • 2. 
    A small membranes bound sac that transports substances in cells. They carry proteins from the RER to the Golgi Apparatus.
    • A. 

      Organelles

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Chromosomes

    • D. 

      Vesicle

    • E. 

      Ribosomes

  • 3. 
    Cell organelle that is the site of cellular respiration-harvest energy from organic molecules to make ATP.
    • A. 

      Mitochondrion

    • B. 

      Chromosomes

    • C. 

      Vesicle

    • D. 

      Nucleolus

    • E. 

      Ribosomes

  • 4. 
    Organelles that contain the cell's digestive enzymes. They are used to digest and recycle worn out cell parts.
    • A. 

      Lysosomes

    • B. 

      Mitochondrion

    • C. 

      Ribosomes

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

    • E. 

      Organelles

  • 5. 
    Flattened membrane bound sacs that serve as the packaging and disturbition center for the cell - proteins are modified here and packaged in vesicles for transport.
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Golgi Apparatus

    • C. 

      Nuclear Pore

    • D. 

      Cell Membrane

    • E. 

      Vacuole

  • 6. 
    Provides a framework for the cell. It is made of three types of proteins , actin fibers, microtubes and intermediate fibers.
    • A. 

      Cell Wall

    • B. 

      Cilia

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Golgi Apparatus

    • E. 

      Cytoskeleton

  • 7. 
    It is a membrane bound organelle found in the eukaryotic cells that houses the cell's DNA. It controls the cell and its function.
    • A. 

      Nucleolus

    • B. 

      Chloroplast

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

    • E. 

      Vacuole

  • 8. 
    It is the term for internal compartments in the cells that carry out specific activities for the cell.
    • A. 

      Ribosomes

    • B. 

      Vacuole

    • C. 

      Mitochondrion

    • D. 

      Organelles

    • E. 

      Nucleolus

  • 9. 
    They are short hair-like structures that protrude from the surface of some eukaryotic cells. They can propel the cell through water, but are also found in the respiratory system of humans.
    • A. 

      Flagella

    • B. 

      Chloroplasts

    • C. 

      Lysosomes

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

    • E. 

      Cilia

  • 10. 
    It is a dark structure found in the nucleus that produces parts of the ribosomes.
    • A. 

      Nuclear Pore

    • B. 

      Cytoskeleton

    • C. 

      Organelles

    • D. 

      Nucleolus

    • E. 

      Cell Membrane

  • 11. 
    They are openings in the membrane surrounding the nucleus which allows materials like RNA to leave the nucleus.
    • A. 

      Nuclear Pore

    • B. 

      Cell Wall

    • C. 

      Cilia

    • D. 

      Nuclear Envelope

    • E. 

      Flagella

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Lysosomes

    • B. 

      Cilia

    • C. 

      Ribosomes

    • D. 

      Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum

    • E. 

      Nuclear Envelope

  • 13. 
    DNA and protein found in the nucleus which contains hereditary information.
    • A. 

      Chloroplasts

    • B. 

      Nuclear envelope

    • C. 

      Nucleolus

    • D. 

      Chromosomes/chromatin/DNA

    • E. 

      Vacuole