Nuclear Membrane: Definition & Functions


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Which part of the nuclear membrane has ribosomes?

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1. Where is the nuclear lamina found?

2. Which of the following is not a function of the nuclear membrane?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The nuclear membrane can be a complex subject, which this printable worksheet and self-assessment quiz will help you learn about. Quiz questions will test you on the location of ribosomes and nuclear lamina, function of the nuclear membrane, substances that can leave the nucleus and holes in the nuclear envelope.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Practice questions in this quiz will ask you to identify:

  • Name of holes in the nuclear envelope
  • Part of nuclear membrane with ribosomes
  • Location of the nuclear lamina
  • Functions of the nuclear membrane
  • Substance that can leave the nucleus

Skills Practiced

You can apply the following skills to these guides:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding functions of the nuclear membrane and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the location of ribosomes and the nuclear lamina
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the nuclear membrane and its components
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding substances that are able to leave the nucleus

Additional Learning

To continue learning about this biology subject, consult the accompanying lesson titled Nuclear Membrane: Definition & Functions. Some goals of this lesson include:

  • Define nuclear membrane, nucleus, cytoplasm and other vocabulary words
  • Identify the major parts of a nucleus
  • Understand the multiple characteristics and functions of the nuclear membrane