History Of The Cell Theory Quiz!

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  • 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 theory?
    • 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 or preexisting cells?
    • A. 

      Matthias Schleiden

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Theodore Schwann

    • D. 

      Rudolph Virchow

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    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

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    A cell is the basic unit of life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    All cells don't come from pre-existing cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which technology was essential for the development of the cell theory?
    • A. 

      Microscopes

    • B. 

      Telescopes

    • C. 

      Scientists

  • 9. 
    Theodore Schwann did which of the following?
    • A. 

      He said that plants are not made of cells

    • B. 

      Invented the first compound microscope

    • C. 

      Stated that all animals have cells

  • 10. 
    What did Leeuwenhoek do?
    • A. 

      Invented the microscope

    • B. 

      All animals are made of cells

    • C. 

      Used a simple compound microscope and looked at cells

  • 11. 
    Who observed the first living cells and referred to them as "animalcules" (little animals)?
    • A. 

      Antione van Leeuvenhoek

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Theodore Schwann

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a statement which comprises part of the modern cell theory?
    • A. 

      All organisms are composed of one or more cells

    • B. 

      Cells are the smallest units of life

    • C. 

      All cells come from pre-existing cells

    • D. 

      Everything is made of cells

  • 13. 
    The ____ is the most basic unit of life.
  • 14. 
    All living things are made of ______.
  • 15. 
    Robert Hooke
    • A. 

      Coined the word "CELLS"

    • B. 

      Said all animals are made of cells

    • C. 

      Invented the first compound microscope

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