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Characteristics of Life and Cell Organelles

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  • Q1
    What is the basic unit of structure and function of an organism?
    organ
    nucleus
    tissue
    cell
    30s
  • Q2
    Which of the following is not multicellular?
    a human
    a worm
    a bacterium
    a tree
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the clear, jelly-like substance within a cell that contains the cell's organelles
    mitochondria
    cytoplasm
    nucleus
    chloroplast
    30s
  • Q4
    Which of the following is the most complex?
    tissue
    organ system
    cell
    organ
    30s
  • Q5
    What is the term that means "the body's tendency to keep an internal balance, or equilibrium"?
    stress
    homeostasis
    feedback loop
    flight or flight
    30s
  • Q6
    Which of the following is not an example of an organism reacting to a stimulus?
    a girl eating food when she becomes hungry
    a bacteria getting rid of excess water
    a worm moving toward a light source
    a frog floating in a pond
    30s
  • Q7
    The tissue in the human body assembles to form _________.
    organs
    cells
    organ systems
    organisms
    30s
  • Q8
    The cells of multicellular organisms perform different jobs. In other words, they ________.
    specialize
    strategize
    equalize
    categorize
    30s
  • Q9
    Which of the following is found in the cells of both unicellular and multicellular organisms?
    cell wall
    Golgi bodies
    nucleus
    cytoplasm
    30s
  • Q10
    Which of the following is an example of a multicellular organism?
    paramecium
    jellyfish
    bacterium
    amoeba
    30s
  • Q11
    The cell of a unicellular organism must be able to ______.
    make its own food
    reproduce at least every hour
    get the nutrients the organism needs
    convert sunlight into energy
    30s
  • Q12
    Organs are groups of specialized __________.
    cells
    systems
    tissues
    fibers
    30s
  • Q13
    In asexual reproduction, how many parent cells are needed to make a new cell?
    2
    1
    3
    4
    30s
  • Q14
    Ribosomes
    are the site of protein synthesis
    are the site of transportation
    are the site of cellular DNA
    are the site of packaging and shipping
    30s
  • Q15
    The storage of hereditary information in a eukaryotic cell is the _________.
    cytoplasm
    lysosomes
    chloroplast
    nucleus
    30s

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