Unit 1: Cell Theory

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Cell Quizzes & Trivia

Unit 1 Quiz: Cell Theory. This is a short quiz on the major ideas involved with the cell theory. It deals with important historical figures and findings, and the fundamental ideas that make up this aspect of bioogy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the scientist that coined the term cell?
    • A. 

      Matthias Schleiden

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Theodore Schwann

    • D. 

      Rudolph Virchow

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a major idea in the cell thoery?
    • A. 

      All cells are composed of one or more cells

    • B. 

      Cells are the basic unit of structure and organization in all living things

    • C. 

      Cells are so small that we know very little about them

    • D. 

      Cells arise only from previously existing cell and they pass genetic material to daughter cells

  • 3. 
    Which scientist determined that cells come from the division of other cells?
    • A. 

      Matthias Schleiden

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Theodore Schwann

    • D. 

      Rudolph Virchow

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which Scientist studied plant tissue and stated that all plants are made of cells?
    • A. 

      Matthais Schleiden

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Theodore Schwann

    • D. 

      Rudolph Virchow

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 5. 
    Which Scientist discovered that animal tissues consist of individual cells?
    • A. 

      Matthais Schleiden

    • B. 

      Robert Hookes

    • C. 

      Theodore Schwann

    • D. 

      Rudolph Virchow

    • E. 

      None of the Above

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