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Pre-Bio: 3.2 Cell Organelles

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25 questions
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  • Q1
    Forms a boundary between a cell and the outside environment; controls the passage of materials into and out of a cell; selectively permeable.
    Cell Membrane
    Cell Wall
    Vacuole
    Golgi Apparatus
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  • Q2
    Organelle that carry out the process of photosynthesis. They convert light energy and carbon dioxide into sugar molecules for plants.
    Chromatin
    Central Vacuole
    Cell Wall
    Chloroplast
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  • Q3
    Structure that contains genetic information (DNA) that is passed from one generation to the next.
    Cytoskeleton
    Chromosomes
    Nucleolus
    Smooth ER
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  • Q4
    Jellylike substance inside of cells that contains dissolved molecules such as proteins, nucleic acids, minerals, and ions; surrounds the organelles.
    Cytoplasm
    Nucleus
    Mitochondria
    Cytoplasts
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  • Q5
    Membrane that surrounds the nucleus; it allows certain materials to enter and leave the cell.
    Nuclear Pore
    Cell Membrane
    Nuclear Envelope
    Nucleolus
    30s
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  • Q6
    Responsible for making proteins
    Lysosome
    Ribosomes
    Vesicle
    Central Vacuole
    30s
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  • Q7
    Interconnected network of thin, folded membranes that transports proteins; contains ribosomes on the surface.
    Microtubules
    Lysosomes
    Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum
    Cytoskeleton
    30s
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  • Q8
    Organelles that contain enzymes to defend cells and break down damaged or worn-out cell parts.
    Lysosomes
    Chloroplast
    Cell Membrane
    Chromatin
    30s
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  • Q9
    Large, water-filled organelle that strengthens plant cells and helps to support the entire plant.
    Nuclear Envelope
    Vacuole
    Centrioles
    Central Vacuole
    30s
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  • Q10
    Cylinder-shaped organelles in animal cells that are made up of microtubules; they organize these microtubules during cell division.
    Centrioles
    Centrosomes
    Chromoplasts
    Centromere
    30s
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  • Q11
    A rigid outer layer in plant cells that gives protection, support, and shape to the cell.
    Chloroplast
    Nuclear Envelope
    Cell Membrane
    Cell Wall
    30s
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  • Q12
    “Brain” of the cell, controls, processes, and stores DNA
    Nucleus
    Chromatin
    Nucleolus
    Chromosomes
    30s
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  • Q13
    Dense structure in the center of the nucleus that starts ribosome production.
    Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum
    Nucleolus
    Chromosomes
    Nucleus
    30s
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  • Q14
    Interconnected network of thin, folded membranes that transports proteins; no ribosomes on the surface.
    Centrioles
    Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum
    Lysosomes
    Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum
    30s
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  • Q15
    Stack of flat membrane-enclosed spaces that processes and sorts proteins.
    Endoplasmic Reticulum
    Central Vacuole
    Golgi Apparatus
    Chloroplast
    30s
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  • Q16
    A fluid-filled structure that is used to store materials needed by the cell.
    Centrosome
    Mitochondria
    Vacuole
    Vesicle
    30s
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  • Q17
    Bean-shaped organelle that supplies the energy to a cell; the powerhouse of the cell
    Golgi Apparatus
    Mitochondria
    Endoplasmic Reticulum
    Chloroplast
    30s
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  • Q18
    A flexible network of proteins that provides structural support for the cell.
    Cell Membrane
    Cell Wall
    Cytoskeleton
    Nuclear Envelope
    30s
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  • Q19
    Long, hollow tubes that give the cell its shape and are important during cell division.
    Microtubules
    Microfilaments
    Cytoskeleton
    Chromosomes
    30s
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  • Q20
    Which organelles are only found in plant cells?
    Vacuole, Chloroplast, Cell Wall
    Chloroplast, Centriole, Cell Membrane
    Central Vacuole, Chloroplast, Cell Wall
    Cell Wall, Chromosome, Cell Membrane
    30s
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