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Overview of Cell Structure & Function Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following describes a process that involves viral replications and assembly within a host, followed by bursting the host cell wall?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a function of the cytoskeleton?

Question 3 3. Microfilaments are composed of

Question 4 4. Which types of molecules will easily pass through the fatty acid chains in the middle of the bilayer?

Question 5 5. Where can you NOT find ribosomes performing translation?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. This type of integral membrane protein moves two substances in the same direction

Question 8 8. On the following diagram, which number indicates where DNA is located?

Question 9 9. Which organelle is described as the cell's detoxification center?

Question 10 10. What type of transport uses membrane proteins to passively move solutes?

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

Question 12 12. Pancreatic cells are constantly producing proteins that function as digestive enzymes. Pancreatic cells need to have lots of _____ to produce these proteins.

Question 13 13. Which ribosomal site joins amino acids via a polypeptide bond?

Question 14 14. Active transport involves

Question 15 15. 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.

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Question 16 16. What is the purpose of cholesterol in the cell membrane?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT true of the phosphate group in a phospholipid? The phosphate groups are…

Question 18 18. How is the phospholipid bilayer oriented?

Question 19 19. What part of the mitochondria creates more space for cellular respiration?

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

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Question 21 21. Where is the starting point of ribosome synthesis?

Question 22 22. What are ribosomes comprised of?

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

Question 24 24. What type of cell might have more smooth ER?

Question 25 25. 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

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Question 26 26. In what singular part is chlorophyll located?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a virus?

Question 28 28. The _____ is a double membrane that shields the nucleus.

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT contained in a chloroplast?

Question 30 30. Carbohydrates in the cell membrane contribute to which of the following?

Overview of Cell Structure & Function Chapter Exam Instructions

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