The Difference Between Plant and Animal Cells


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Plant cells do not contain ___.

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1. Which of these structures helps plant cells maintain their rectangular shape?

2. Plants are ___, while animals are ___.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Plant and animal cells differ on many levels. With this quiz/worksheet, you can test how much you know about important topics like the things that are contained within a plant cell and the way their shape is maintained.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be responsible for these key subjects:

  • Biological terms for plants and animals
  • Large central vacuoles
  • Photosynthesis

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as plant cells and animal cells
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the location of large central vacuoles
  • Making connections - use your understanding of a plant cell's shape and how it's related to one of their structures

Additional Learning

The cells of plants and animals will be discussed further in the lesson called The Difference Between Plant and Animal Cells. Topics in the lesson are listed as follows:

  • The ways plants and animals get their food
  • Eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells
  • Plasmodesmata and the stroma of a cell
  • Thylakoid discs and tonoplasts
  • Microtubules