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Cell Size & Scale: Surface Area, Volume Ratio & Organelles

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What is the surface area to volume ratio?

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

2. Which of the following is an organelle that actively ships materials around the cell?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

While taking this quiz on cell size impact, you'll test your understanding of topics like why the surface area to volume ratio limits cell size. The quiz features five short multiple-choice questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here are the concepts that the quiz and worksheet will assess:

  • Surface area to volume ratio
  • When a cell needs organelles to continue functioning
  • Organelle that actively ships materials around the cell
  • Reason why the surface area to volume ratio limits cell size
  • Specialized organelle that helps liver cells remove waste

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an organelle that helps liver cells remove waste
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about cells that need organelles to continue functioning in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the surface area to volume ratio

Additional Learning

Continue exploring this topic by reviewing the related lesson titled Cell Size & Scale: Surface Area, Volume Ratio & Organelles. Here's a snapshot of what this lesson covers:

  • The reason why cells are small
  • Plasma membrane
  • Golgi apparatus
  • Energy-making mitochondria
  • Food-creating chloroplasts
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