What is a Cell Membrane? - Definition, Location & Facts


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What is a cell membrane and its functions?

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1. Which are a cell membrane's components?

2. What does saying a cell membrane is selectively permeable mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The cell membrane is an important piece of the cell which you can test your comprehension of through these guides. Items addressed by quiz questions include components and parts of the cell membrane and selective permeability.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will cover the following topics:

  • Definition and components of the cell membrane
  • Selective permeability
  • Part of cell membrane examined when testing for blood type
  • What keeps the membrane flexible and fluid

Skills Practiced

Skills used by students in this work include:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the fluidity and flexibility of the cell membrane
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the cell membrane
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about selective permeability

Additional Learning

Review the complementary lesson entitled What is a Cell Membrane? - Definition, Location & Facts to continue learning about this subject. Goals of this lesson include:

  • Define key terms, such as phospholipid and bilayer
  • Identify and understand the anatomy and function of the cell membrane
  • Explain the fluid mosaic model