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Cell Structure & Function Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What do we call the basic generalizations that are accepted by modern science about cells?

Question 2 2. What do we call the idea that life can develop from non-living matter?

Question 3 3. The _____ is a double membrane that shields the nucleus.

Question 4 4. Where is the starting point of ribosome synthesis?

Question 5 5. Glyoxysomes are specialized peroxisomes in some plant cells that are used to convert fatty acid into _____ for seeds.

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Question 6 6. Peroxisomes rely on _____ to complete all of their tasks.

Question 7 7. All of the following rely on aquaporins to osmoregulate, except _____.

Question 8 8. Natural movement of molecules from high to low concentration is called _____.

Question 9 9. What type of cell might have more smooth ER?

Question 10 10. Which part of the endomembrane system is a site for protein synthesis?

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Question 11 11. On the following diagram, which number indicates where DNA is located?

Question 12 12. What part of the mitochondria creates more space for cellular respiration?

Question 13 13. Select an organism that does NOT have a cell wall.

Question 14 14. Select the constituent of a prokaryotic cell that is responsible for synthesizing proteins.

Question 15 15. Where can you NOT find ribosomes performing translation?

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Question 16 16. Which ribosomal site joins amino acids via a polypeptide bond?

Question 17 17. The following cytoskeleton component(s) can be dynamic, shrinking and growing by adding and subtracting subunits:

Question 18 18. Which of the following makes up flagella?

Question 19 19. What is the surface area to volume ratio?

Question 20 20. Which of the following would indicate a cell would need organelles to continue functioning?

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Question 21 21. A plant cell surrounded by a hypertonic solution will respond by:

Question 22 22. Protons pumped into the central vacuole can affect this space by making it:

Question 23 23. Organelles are _____.

Question 24 24. The flagellum and pili _____.

Question 25 25. If cells are the basic units of life, which of the following is true?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following helps maintain the shape of the nucleus?

Question 27 27. Peroxisomes transfer _____ atoms from different compounds to oxygen in order to create _____.

Question 28 28. Cell membranes are _____.

Question 29 29. Which part of the endomembrane system synthesizes lipids and steroids?

Question 30 30. On the following diagram, which number indicates the cristae?

Cell Structure & Function Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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