A.P. Biology Chapter 6 (Cells)

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This quiz is for chapter 6 of AP Bio, on the same test as 5, 7, and 8.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What kind of light microscope is used for thin sections?
    • A. 

      Compound light microscope

    • B. 

      Stereoscope

    • C. 

      TEM

    • D. 

      SEM

  • 2. 
    What kind of light microscope is used for thick sections?
    • A. 

      Compound light microscope

    • B. 

      Stereoscope

    • C. 

      TEM

    • D. 

      SEM

  • 3. 
    What kind of electron microscope is used for thick sections?
    • A. 

      Compound light microscope

    • B. 

      Stereoscope

    • C. 

      Transmission Electron Microscope

    • D. 

      Scanning Electron Microscope

  • 4. 
    What kind of electron microscope is used for thin sections?
    • A. 

      Compound light microscope

    • B. 

      Stereoscope

    • C. 

      Transmission Electron Microscope

    • D. 

      Scanning Electron Microscope

  • 5. 
    What is the maximum magnification of a compound light microscope?
    • A. 

      400x

    • B. 

      1500x

    • C. 

      1,000,000x

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    What is the maximum magniciation of a TEM?
    • A. 

      400x

    • B. 

      1500x

    • C. 

      1,000,000x

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    What is resolution?
    • A. 

      Ability to see small objects clearly

    • B. 

      Smallest distance between 2 objects that can still be distinguished as separate

    • C. 

      Ability to see large object clearly

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 8. 
    What is the resolution of a compound light microscope?
    • A. 

      2 micrometers

    • B. 

      0.2 micrometers

    • C. 

      2 nanometers

    • D. 

      0.2 nanometers

  • 9. 
    What is the resolution of a TEM?
    • A. 

      2 micrometers

    • B. 

      0.2 micrometers

    • C. 

      2 nanometers

    • D. 

      0.2 nanometers

  • 10. 
    What is cell fractionation?
    • A. 

      Putting cells in a blender and centrifuge (spin fast to separate) for biochemical analysis

    • B. 

      Putting cells in a blender to combine them for biochemical analysis

    • C. 

      There is no such term, this is a trick question

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    What are the smallest cells? (0.1-1 micrometer)
    • A. 

      Mycoplasms

    • B. 

      Regular bacteria

    • C. 

      Eukaryotes

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    What cell is 1-10 micrometers?
    • A. 

      Mycoplasms

    • B. 

      Regular bacteria

    • C. 

      Eukaryotes

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    What are the largest cells? (10-100 micrometers)
    • A. 

      Mycoplasms

    • B. 

      Regular bacteria

    • C. 

      Eukaryotes

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Why can cells not get bigger?
    • A. 

      SA to volume ratio gets smaller, meaning more membranes

    • B. 

      SA to volume ratio gets larger, meaning more membranes

    • C. 

      SA to volume ratio gets smaller, meaning less membranes

    • D. 

      SA to volume ratio gets larger, meaning less membranes

  • 15. 
    What is the nucleus?
    • A. 

      Organelle that contains chromatin or chromosomes

    • B. 

      Organelle that carries out cell respiration

    • C. 

      Organelle that carries out photosynthesis

    • D. 

      Part of the phospholipid bilayer

  • 16. 
    What does chromatin in the nucleus mean?
    • A. 

      DNA is condensed, not dividing

    • B. 

      DNA is spread out, not dividing

    • C. 

      DNA is condensed, dividing

    • D. 

      DNA is spread out, dividing

  • 17. 
    What does chromosomes in the nucleus mean?
    • A. 

      DNA is condensed, not dividing

    • B. 

      DNA is spread out, not dividing

    • C. 

      DNA is condensed, dividing

    • D. 

      DNA is spread out, dividing

  • 18. 
    What is another name for the nuclear membrane (membrane of the nucleus)
    • A. 

      Nuclear lumen

    • B. 

      Nuclear letter

    • C. 

      Nuclear container

    • D. 

      Nuclear envelope

  • 19. 
    What are the nucleolous used for?
    • A. 

      Make DNA

    • B. 

      Make RNA

    • C. 

      Make peroxisomes

    • D. 

      Make ribosomes

  • 20. 
    What do ribosomes do?
    • A. 

      Make ATP

    • B. 

      Detoxify

    • C. 

      Help create proteins

    • D. 

      Carry out cell division

  • 21. 
    Describe the RER (Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum)
    • A. 

      Closest to nucleus, covered with ribosomes

    • B. 

      Closest to nucleus, has no ribosomes

    • C. 

      Farthest from nucleus, covered with ribosomes

    • D. 

      Farthest from nucleus, has no ribosomes

  • 22. 
    Describe the SER (Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum)
    • A. 

      Closest to nucleus, covered with ribosomes

    • B. 

      Closest to nucleus, has no ribosomes

    • C. 

      Farthest from nucleus, covered with ribosomes

    • D. 

      Farthest from nucleus, has no ribosomes

  • 23. 
    What is a lumen?
    • A. 

      Filled in space

    • B. 

      Free space

    • C. 

      A type of membrane

    • D. 

      A type of protein

  • 24. 
    What do ribosomes do?
    • A. 

      Help push substances through the ER

    • B. 

      Create DNA

    • C. 

      Put primary proteins into nucleus to become quarternary

    • D. 

      Put primary proteins into lumen of ER to become quarternary

  • 25. 
    What is the difference between bound ribosome and free ribosome?
    • A. 

      Bound are attached to ER, free float in cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Bound float in cytoplasm, free are attached to ER

    • C. 

      Neither of these

    • D. 

      Both of these

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