What Do You Know About The Plasma Membrane? Trivia Questions Quiz

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What Do You Know About The Plasma Membrane? Trivia Questions Quiz

What do you know about the plasma membrane? Did you know that this membrane has some proteins that act as enzymes, receptors and channels? There is much that you must have learnt about this part of a cell, and this quiz will help refresh your memory. How about you try it out and keep an eye out for others like it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the plasma membrane mostly made up of?
  • 2. 
    The head of a phospholipid is a _______ molecule.
  • 3. 
    Attached to the head of the phospholipid are two _____ _____ chains.
  • 4. 
    The head of the phospholipid is hydro____ and the tails are hydro____.
  • 5. 
    Phospholipids pack together in a membrane to form a double layer called a _______.
  • 6. 
    What do you call the proteins that span the whole bilayer?
  • 7. 
    What do you call the proteins that are on only one side of the bilayer?
  • 8. 
    What do you call proteins which have carbohydrate chains attached to them?
  • 9. 
    What do you call lipids which have carbohydrate chains attached to them?
  • 10. 
    In many membranes, __________ is present. This helps to keep the membrane stable.
  • 11. 
    The way the molecules in a membrane are arranged is called the ____-_______ model.
  • 12. 
    In the plasma membrane, _________ are involved in cell recognition and cell adhesion.