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Cell Unit Review

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  • Q1
    A scientist observes a single-celled organism with several long, whip-like tails. Which function do the whip-like tails most likely perform for the organism?
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    detection of the location of light
    measurement of temperature changes
    movement through it's environment
    defense against predators
    30s
  • Q2
    Which structure and function are common to all plants and some protists and distinguish them from all animals?
    chloroplasts that conduct photosynthesis
    chloroplasts that conduct cellular respiration
    mitochondria that conduct cellular respiration
    mitochondria that conduct photosynthesis
    30s
  • Q3
    Which characteristic is shared by both prokaryotes and eukaryotes?
    need oxygen to breathe
    contain genetic material
    have organ systems
    make their own food
    30s
  • Q4
    What type of cell has no nuclei, lacks some organelles, is always unicellular and is not found in humans?
    chloroplasts
    prokaryotic cells
    mitochondria
    eukaryotic cells
    30s
  • Q5
    What type of cells have a nuclei, all types of organelles, are often multicellular and are found in humans?
    eukaryotic cells
    chloroplasts
    prokaryotic cells
    ribosomes
    30s
  • Q6
    Which of the following can be found in a eukaryotic cell but not a prokaryotic cell?
    DNA
    cytoplasm
    cell membrane
    mitochondria
    30s
  • Q7
    Which statement is NOT part of the cell theory?
    All cells have a nucleus.
    All organisms are made of cells.
    All cells com from preexisting cells.
    Cells are the most basic unit of life.
    30s
  • Q8
    What parts of the microscope are used to determine the total magnification?
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    light and base
    eyepiece and objectives
    nosepiece and objectives
    body and nose piece
    30s
  • Q9
    The cell pictured above is
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    prokaryote because it has ribosomes and a cell wall
    eukaryote because it has ribosomes and a cell wall
    prokaryote because it has no membrane bound organelles
    eukaryote because it has membrane bound organelles
    30s
  • Q10
    In the animal cell picture above, what is the function of the ribosomes?
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    perform photosynthesis
    detoxification of drugs and alcohol
    packaging of macromolecules
    production of proteins
    30s
  • Q11
    Using the diagram above, letter E represents where most of the cell's genetic information is stored? What is this organelle?
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    mitochondria
    ribosome
    nucleus
    chloroplast
    30s
  • Q12
    Using the diagram above, letter A represents the organelle that supplies the majority of the cell's energy. What is this organelle?
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    ribosomes
    golgi bodies
    vacuoles
    mitochondria
    30s
  • Q13
    Using the diagram above, what letter is showing the organelle directly related to protein production and transportation of materials throughout the cells.
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    B
    C
    H
    K
    30s
  • Q14
    What is the jellylike substance that is contained inside the cell membrane of all cells?
    DNA
    organelles
    nuclei
    cytoplasm
    30s
  • Q15
    Which organelle contains strong enzymes that break down damaged cell parts?
    lysosomes
    ribosomes
    mitochondria
    vacuoles
    30s

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