What Is a Cell Body? - Definition, Function & Types - Quiz & Worksheet


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What is the main function of the cell body?

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1. What are the three main parts of a neuron?

2. What types of neurons exist in the body?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With these few quiz questions, this assessment will help you to gain a greater understanding of cell body functions. The questions deal with the main function of the cell body, neurons, and protein manufacturing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz questions will test your knowledge of:

  • Main function of the cell body
  • Neuron parts
  • Types and roles of neurons
  • Protein manufacturing in the human body

Skills Practiced

The information in the quiz and worksheet allow you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about cells in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson such as the various types of neurons
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of cell bodies to answer questions about their functions

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, you can read through the associated lesson called What Is a Cell Body? - Definition, Function, and Types. This lesson covers the following subject matter:

  • Structure of a neuron
  • Functions of a cell body
  • Organelles within a cell and the roles they play
  • Different types of neurons and what they do in the human body