Chapter 6: A Tour of the Cell
 
Activities Quiz
 

Activities Quiz


1 .       1 meter = _____ centimeters. (Activity: Metric System Review) 

 100
 1,000,000,000
 1,000
 1,000,000,000,000
 1,000,000


2 .       _____ are surface appendages that allow a bacterium to stick to a surface. (Activity: Prokaryotic Cell Structure and Function) 

 Cell walls
 Flagella
 Ribosomes
 Mitochondria
 Pili


3 .       What is the function of a bacterium's capsule? (Activity: Prokaryotic Cell Structure and Function) 

 protection
 adhesion
 protein synthesis
 DNA storage
 propulsion


4 .       In eukaryotic cells the first step in protein synthesis is the _____. (Activity: Role of the Nucleus and Ribosomes in Protein Synthesis ) 

 translation of an RNA nucleotide sequence into a sequence of amino acids
 linking of nucleotides to form a polypeptide
 translation of a DNA nucleotide sequence into a sequence of amino acids
 transferring of information from DNA to messenger RNA
 removal of introns from RNA and the stitching together of exons


5 .       Which organelle plays a role in intracellular digestion? (Activity: The Endomembrane System) 

 lysosome
 ribosome
 chloroplast
 Golgi apparatus
 plasmodesma


6 .       The cilia and flagella of eukaryotic cells are composed of _____. (Activity: Cilia and Flagella) 

 microtubules
 intermediate filaments
 microfilaments
 pili
 tonofilaments


7 .       Which of these cell junctions form a barrier to the passage of materials? (Activity: Cell Junctions) 

 tight junctions
 gap (communicating) junctions
 desmosomes (anchoring junctions)
 keratin fibers
 plasmodesmata


8 .       The primary role of _____ is to bind animal cells together. (Activity: Cell Junctions) 

 plasmodesmata
 gap (communicating) junctions
 the cytoskeleton
 desmosomes
 tight junctions


9 .       _____ aid in the coordination of the activities of adjacent animal cells. (Activity: Cell Junctions) 

 gap (communicating) junctions
 Tight junctions
 Keratin fibers
 Plasmodesmata
 Desmosomes


10 .       Choose the letter that indicates the organelle that contains most of a cell's DNA. (Activity: Review of Animal Cell Structure and Function)

question #10 

 A
 B
 C
 D
 E


11 .       Which of these organelles carries out cellular respiration? (Activity: Review of Animal Cell Structure and Function) 

 nucleolus
 chromatin
 smooth endoplasmic reticulum
 mitochondrion
 ribosomes


12 .       Which of these is the double membrane that encloses the nucleus? (Activity: Review of Animal Cell Structure and Function)

question #12 

 A
 B
 C
 D
 E


13 .       The _____ is composed of DNA and protein. (Activity: Review of Animal Cell Structure and Function)  

 mitochondrion
 flagellum
 centriole
 chromatin
 ribosome


14 .       Ribosomal subunits are manufactured by the _____. (Activity: Review of Animal Cell Structure and Function) 

 lysosome
 nucleolus
 peroxisome
 rough endoplasmic reticulum
 smooth endoplasmic reticulum


15 .       _____ are the sites of protein synthesis. (Activity: Review of Animal Cell Structure and Function) 

 Mitochondria
 Peroxisomes
 Golgi apparatuses
 Microfilaments
 Ribosomes


16 .       Which of these is involved in the manufacture of membrane? (Activity: Review of Animal Cell Structure and Function) 

 smooth endoplasmic reticulum
 ribosomes
 Golgi apparatus
 nucleolus
 rough endoplasmic reticulum


17 .       The _____ is a selective barrier, regulating the passage of material into and out of the cell. (Activity: Review of Animal Cell Structure and Function) 

 lysosome
 nuclear envelope
 chloroplast
 plasma membrane
 nucleus


18 .       Where is calcium stored? (Activity: Review of Animal Cell Structure and Function) 

 mitochondria
 smooth endoplasmic reticulum
 centrioles
 rough endoplasmic reticulum
 microtubules


19 .       Which of these structures stores, modifies, and packages products? (Activity: Review of Animal Cell Structure and Function)

question #19 

 A
 B
 C
 D
 E


20 .       Which of these are hollow rods that shape and support the cell? (Activity: Review of Animal Cell Structure and Function) 

 plasma membrane
 microtubules
 chloroplasts
 microfilaments
 peroxisomes


21 .       _____ is/are identical in structure to centrioles. (Activity: Review of Animal Cell Structure and Function) 

 Mitochondria
 Nuclear envelopes
 Chromatin
 Microfilaments
 Basal bodies


22 .       Which of these organelles produces H2O2 as a by-product? (Activity: Review of Animal Cell Structure and Function) 

 mitochondrion
 nucleus
 centrioles
 flagellum
 peroxisome


23 .       Which of these provides the cell with structural support? (Activity: Review of Animal Cell Structure and Function)

question #23 

 A
 B
 C
 D
 E


24 .       Which of these organelles is responsible for photosynthesis? (Activity: Review of Plant Cell Structure and Function)

question #24 

 A
 B
 C
 D
 E







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