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Quiz on Cells


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  • 1. 
    The basic unit of organism is the _____
    • A. 

      Cell

    • B. 

      Membrane

    • C. 

      Vacuole

    • D. 

      Chloroplast

    • E. 

      Enzymes

    • F. 

      Peptides

  • 2. 
    _____ means one cell
    • A. 

      Mono

    • B. 

      Monocellular

    • C. 

      Unicellular

    • D. 

      Multicellular

    • E. 

      Singlecellular

    • F. 

      Bicellular

  • 3. 
    ____means many cells
    • A. 

      Mono

    • B. 

      Monocellular

    • C. 

      Unicellular

    • D. 

      Multicellular

    • E. 

      Singlecellular

    • F. 

      Bicellular

  • 4. 
    Cells were discovered in 1665 by _______
    • A. 

      Captain Hook

    • B. 

      Rudolf Virchow

    • C. 

      Theodor Schwann

    • D. 

      Robert Hooke

    • E. 

      Camillo Golgi

    • F. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • G. 

      Matthew Schleiden

  • 5. 
    In 1838, _______ discovered that all plants are made of cells
    • A. 

      Captain Hook

    • B. 

      Rudolf Virchow

    • C. 

      Theodor Schwann

    • D. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • E. 

      Camillo Golgi

    • F. 

      Matthew Schleiden

    • G. 

      Robert Hooke

  • 6. 
    In 1839, _______ discovered that all animals are made of cells
    • A. 

      Captain Hook

    • B. 

      Rudolf Virchow

    • C. 

      Theodor Schwann

    • D. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • E. 

      Camillo Golgi

    • F. 

      Matthew Schleiden

    • G. 

      Robert Hooke

  • 7. 
    In 1855, _______ discovered that only a cell can make another cell.
    • A. 

      Captain Hook

    • B. 

      Rudolf Virchow

    • C. 

      Theodor Schwann

    • D. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • E. 

      Camillo Golgi

    • F. 

      Matthew Schleiden

    • G. 

      Robert Hooke

  • 8. 
    The cell was discovered by looking at ______
    • A. 

      Chlorophyll

    • B. 

      Boxes

    • C. 

      Monks

    • D. 

      Fish

    • E. 

      Plants

    • F. 

      Cork

  • 9. 
    A cell's shape ________
    • A. 

      Is unicellular

    • B. 

      Is determined by its size

    • C. 

      Is determined by its function

    • D. 

      Is always spherical

    • E. 

      Is always cubic

    • F. 

      Multicellular

  • 10. 
    As a cell grows, its ______ increases more rapidly than the _______
    • A. 

      Size, mass

    • B. 

      Volume, mass

    • C. 

      Mass, diameter

    • D. 

      Diameter, volume

    • E. 

      Surface area, volume

    • F. 

      Volume, surface area

  • 11. 
    What is the characteristic that determines the difference between a prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell?
    • A. 

      Size

    • B. 

      Shape

    • C. 

      Presence of a nucleus

    • D. 

      Presence of chloroplast

    • E. 

      Function

    • F. 

      Membranes

  • 12. 
    Name an example of a prokaryotic cell
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Animal

    • C. 

      Mineral

    • D. 

      Vegetable

    • E. 

      Plant

    • F. 

      Multicellular

  • 13. 
    What are the three parts of cell theory?
    • A. 

      All cells have membranes

    • B. 

      All organisms are cellular

    • C. 

      The cell is the basic unit

    • D. 

      Cells have limited sizes

    • E. 

      Only a cell can produce another cell

    • F. 

      All things have cells

  • 14. 
    The two most common cell shapes are: 
    • A. 

      Cube

    • B. 

      Spherical

    • C. 

      Rectanguler

    • D. 

      Star

    • E. 

      Long

    • F. 

      Narrow

  • 15. 
    Scientists think that the prokaryotic cell was the first to evolve.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False