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Cell Biology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the purpose of cholesterol in the cell membrane?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is involved in cell communication?

Question 3 3. Where is the starting point of ribosome synthesis?

Question 4 4. The _____ is a double membrane that shields the nucleus.

Question 5 5. Which of the following describes a process that involves viral integration into the host genome?

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Question 6 6. After the bacteriophage uses its tail fibers to attach to the bacterial host, what will happen next in the lytic cycle?

Question 7 7. In what singular part is chlorophyll located?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT contained in a chloroplast?

Question 9 9. Why does active transport require energy?

Question 10 10. Active transport involves

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Question 11 11. Which of the following describes prokaryotic DNA?

Question 12 12. The purpose of _____ is to provide separation and compartmentalization of processes in eukaryotes.

Question 13 13. A foreign cell has entered your blood stream. Which process describes how it can be engulfed by one of the cells in your immune system?

Question 14 14. Which process best describes nonspecific internalization of dissolved substances outside the cell?

Question 15 15. A plant cell in a hypertonic solution will respond by:

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Question 16 16. The purpose of cellulose is to:

Question 17 17. On the following diagram, which number indicates where DNA is located?

Question 18 18. Which does NOT describe the inner membrane?

Question 19 19. Where can you NOT find ribosomes performing translation?

Question 20 20. Which ribosomal site joins amino acids via a polypeptide bond?

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Question 21 21. What is the fundamental unit of life?

Question 22 22. Which part of a phospholipid is hydrophobic?

Question 23 23. Which part of the endomembrane system synthesizes lipids and steroids?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT true of the endomembrane system

Question 25 25. Diffusion of small, non-polar molecules across the cell membrane along a concentration gradient is...

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Question 26 26. What type of transport uses membrane proteins to passively move solutes?

Question 27 27. Which of the following functions is carried out by intermediate filaments but not microtubules?

Question 28 28. The following cytoskeleton component(s) can be dynamic, shrinking and growing by adding and subtracting subunits:

Question 29 29. What is another term for the intracellular space?

Question 30 30. How do large proteins enter the cell?

Cell Biology Chapter Exam Instructions

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