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Cells and Organelles

Quiz by Shelby Carlyle

Grade 9-12
Science
Georgia Standards of Excellence

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  • Q1
    A cell membrane has a double layer of molecules. These molecules are made up of a phosphorous-containing "head" and two long, fatty acid "tails". Which of the following BEST explains why the molecules are classified as lipids?
    they contain phosphorous
    they form a double layer
    they are made up of fatty acids
    they are found in the cell membrane
    30s
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  • Q2
    Why do eukaryotic cells require mitochondria?
    to release stored energy for cell activities
    to break down cell debris for recycling
    to control division for cell reproduction
    to package materials inside cells for transport
    30s
    SB1a
  • Q3
    Which of the following organelles use carbon dioxide to produce sugars?
    vacuoles
    ribosomes
    chloroplasts
    mitochondria
    30s
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  • Q4
    Which statement about plant and animal cells is true?
    Plant cells have chloroplasts and mitochondria; animal cells have chloroplasts but do not have mitochondria.
    Plant cells have a nucleus and a cell wall; animal cells do not have either of these structures.
    Plants cell have a cell wall and chloroplasts; animal cells do not have either of these structures.
    Plant cells have a cell wall and a cell membrane; animal cells have a cell wall but not a cell membrane.
    30s
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  • Q5
    A cell has a defect that results in the loss of its ability to regulate the passage of water, food, and wastes into and out of the cell. In which of the following cell structures is this defect MOST LIKELY to be located?
    mitochondria
    cell membrane
    ribosomes
    chloroplasts
    30s
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  • Q6
    If a cell's lysosomes were damaged, which of the following would MOST LIKELY occur?
    The cell would have chloroplasts that appear yellow rather than green.
    The cell would be less able to regulate the amount of fluid in its cytoplasm.
    The cell would be less able to break down molecules in its cytoplasm.
    The cell would produce more proteins than it needs.
    30s
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  • Q7
    Which of the following would be evidence that a cell comes from a plant and not an animal?
    a large vacuole
    a single nucleus
    a semipermeable cell membrane
    a functional mitochondria
    30s
    SB1a

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