Timeline-history Of Cell Biology

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Timeline-history Of Cell Biology

Welcome to the Electronic advanced human anatomy and physiology Frontier Classroom of the 21st Century. The following instrument will test your knowledge of basic cell biology which began with the discovery of the cell by Robert Hooke in 1665. Since then, scientists have constantly made improvements to microscopes. When a "fill-in" question(s) appear in this test, please enter your answer(s) using all lower case letters. You have unlimited number of attempts in learning or testing your skills. The test will have 25 questions randomized for every attempt. Please read the post test instructions for this test. Good Luck on your test scores!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year did Karl von Baer discover mammalian eggs?  
    • A. 

      2010

    • B. 

      2004

    • C. 

      1857

    • D. 

      1827

    • E. 

      1803

  • 2. 
    Which scientist was the first to observe living cells using a simple microscope?  
    • A. 

      Karl von Baer

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Anton van Leeuwenhoek

    • D. 

      George Watson

    • E. 

      Matthias Scheiden

  • 3. 
    Rudolf Virchow noted that all cells comes from other cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which scientist listed below observed cork cells through a basic microscope?
    • A. 

      Karl von Baer

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Rudolf Virchow

    • D. 

      Theordor Schwann

    • E. 

      Albert Einstein

  • 5. 
    Researchers in Scotland cloned a deer from adult sheep cell in 1996
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What year did Rudolf Virchow add his statement to the cell theory?
    • A. 

      1650

    • B. 

      1665

    • C. 

      1827

    • D. 

      1855

    • E. 

      1897

  • 7. 
    In the year of 1665, Robert Hooke observes cork cells.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In 1897, __ __ discovers Golgi Apparatus in cells.  
    • A. 

      Anton van Leeuwenhoek

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Theodor Schwann

    • D. 

      Camillo Golgi

  • 9. 
    How many essential parts does the CELL THEORY have? (please enter a number from 0 through 9)
  • 10. 
    In 1665, an English scientist by the name of Robert Hooke was examining cork from what source?
    • A. 

      Human Epidermis

    • B. 

      White Pine

    • C. 

      Red Oak

    • D. 

      Cork Tree

    • E. 

      Euglena

  • 11. 
    Karl von Baer concluded that all plants were composed of cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    All living organisms are composed of one or more ____?
  • 13. 
    Cells come only from the digestion system of existing cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    All cells share characteristics that indicates that cells are related to other living things.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Organisms made up of one or more cells that have nucleus and membrane-bound organelles are called____?
    • A. 

      Anaerobic

    • B. 

      Eukaryotes

    • C. 

      Mesokaryotes

    • D. 

      Semikaryotes

    • E. 

      Prokaryotes

  • 16. 
    In the year 2004, tissue engineering used to grow new skin and blood vessels for transplant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    In _____, Karl Von Baer discovered the electron microscope.  
    • A. 

      1665

    • B. 

      1756

    • C. 

      1907

    • D. 

      Did not discover such a device.

  • 18. 
    In 2006 researchers in the United States clone a sheep from an adult sheep cell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    _____, a naturalist and cleryman in Scotland supported spontaneous generation of life. (Please enter last, first name)
  • 20. 
    Which scientist tried several variations on John Needham's soup experiment. Thus resulting in no microorganisms grew in a sealed vessel.
    • A. 

      Spallanzani, Lazzaro

    • B. 

      Wolff, C. F.

    • C. 

      Brown, Robert

    • D. 

      Schleiden, Matthias

    • E. 

      Schwann, Theodor

  • 21. 
    Leeuwenhoek found growing in pond water a species called Vorticella and he called them animalcules.  What do we in the present day call them?  (Please check only one (1) correct answer)
    • A. 

      Algae

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Protists

    • D. 

      Zoonites

    • E. 

      Fungi

  • 22. 
    In 1673, Anton van Leeuwenhoek observe a type of alga of the genus____? Please use the image to answer this question. 
    • A. 

      Amoeba

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Cornus florida

    • D. 

      Spirogyra

    • E. 

      Vorticella

  • 23. 
    Who invented the world's first compound microscope in 1610?
    • A. 

      Hooke, Robert

    • B. 

      Jenssen, Zacharias & Hans

    • C. 

      Redi, Francesco

    • D. 

      Mendel, Gregor

    • E. 

      Leeuwenhoek, Anton Van

  • 24. 
    The cell theory states that all living things are made up of cells. _____ _____ pubishes his cell theory applying it to plants.  (Please enter first and last name for this scientist.)
  • 25. 
    The cell theory states that all living things are made up of cells. _____ pubishes his cell theory applying it to animals.  (Please enter first and last name.)