Centrosome: Definition & Function


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Centrosomes are organelles that are designed to organize _____.

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1. There are two _____ for each centrosome.

2. Centrioles are essentially microtubules arranged in a _____ formation.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will let you gauge how much you know about centrosomes, their structure, and their role in a cell. You will complete the quiz by identifying the correct answer to each question.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test what you know about:

  • The functions of centrosomes
  • What centrosomes are composed of
  • How centrioles are arranged

Skills Practiced

Practice working on:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about centrosomes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how centrosomes pull things apart during cell division
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what centrosomes organize

Additional Learning

You can learn more about centrosomes by studying the lesson that focuses on them, titled Centrosomes: Definition & Function. Use this lesson to study:

  • The definition of a centrosome
  • Functions of a centrosome
  • Centrosomes during cell division