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Cell Membrane & Transport Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which type of integral membrane protein helps molecules move across the cell membrane by binding and releasing them?

Question 2 2. Which types of molecules will easily pass through the fatty acid chains in the middle of the bilayer?

Question 3 3. Diffusion of small, non-polar molecules across the cell membrane along a concentration gradient is...

Question 4 4. The inside of a cell contains more solutes than the outside of the cell. Which describes the inside of the cell and the direction of water?

Question 5 5. What type of transport uses membrane proteins to passively move solutes?

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Question 6 6. Which part of a phospholipid is hydrophobic?

Question 7 7. How is the phospholipid bilayer oriented?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT true of the phosphate group in a phospholipid? The phosphate groups are…

Question 9 9. What is the fundamental unit of life?

Question 10 10. What language does the word 'hydro' come from?

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Question 11 11. Active transport involves

Question 12 12. This type of integral membrane protein moves two substances in the same direction

Question 13 13. Why does active transport require energy?

Question 14 14. Chemical energy is required for active transport to establish a specific concentration gradient. In a sodium potassium-pump, chemical energy specifically serves to help the pump

Question 15 15. A sodium potassium pump is a type of...

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Question 16 16. Carbohydrates in the cell membrane contribute to which of the following?

Question 17 17. What is the purpose of cholesterol in the cell membrane?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is involved in cell communication?

Question 19 19. The Fluid Mosaic Model describes parts of the cell membrane such as proteins and phospholipids as _____.

Question 20 20. What is another term for the intracellular space?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is true of the lysosome?

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. Which of these terms best describes the nonspecific internalization of dissolved substances outside the cell?

Question 24 24. Exocytosis can be used to secrete newly made proteins out of the cell. It can also be used to add _____ directly to the cell membrane.

Question 25 25. Which of these terms best describes the internalization of a specific protein outside the cell?

Cell Membrane & Transport Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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