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Cell Structure, Functions & Processes Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following parts of a cell is the control center that contains DNA?

Question 2 2. How is the phospholipid bilayer oriented?

Question 3 3. Which of the following terms is used to describe the process by which ribosomes create proteins from information contained in mRNA?

Question 4 4. Which is NOT one of the internal components of a cell?

Question 5 5. What is the fundamental unit of life?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following structures contain the blueprints for protein synthesis inside the nucleus?

Question 7 7. Molecules are transported in and out of a cell through

Question 8 8. Which is NOT a function of the cytoplasm?

Question 9 9. The _____ of a phospholipid is hydrophobic.

Question 10 10. What are ribosomes?

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Question 11 11. Which is the first step in cellular respiration?

Question 12 12. The plasma membrane is composed of a _____ bilayer.

Question 13 13. Mitochondria are the organelles that produce energy for the cell. The amount of mitochondria in a given type of cell depends on its function. Which of the following cells would you expect to have the highest amount of mitochondria?

Question 14 14. Select the gel-like substance that contains the organelles in a cell.

Question 15 15. Which organelle is described as the cell's detoxification center?

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Question 16 16. The amount of certain organelles present in a cell depends on the cell's functions. For example, cardiac cells have many mitochondria because they need a lot of energy. Why would a pancreatic cell have many ribosomes?

Question 17 17. The process that occurs when information in DNA is copied into an RNA molecule is called _____.

Question 18 18. Hydrophilic means water _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT true of the phosphate group in a phospholipid? The phosphate groups are…

Question 20 20. Pancreatic cells are constantly producing proteins that function as digestive enzymes. Pancreatic cells need to have lots of _____ to produce these proteins.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is the correct order in which these molecules participate in protein synthesis?

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

Question 23 23. What language does the word 'hydro' come from?

Question 24 24. The plasma membrane is:

Question 25 25. How does cytoplasm hold a cell's internal components in place?

Cell Structure, Functions & Processes Chapter Exam Instructions

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