Flagellum Bacterial Cell: Function & Definition


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Which statement about bacterial motility is TRUE?

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1. Starting at the cell membrane, what is the correct order of flagellum structure?

2. Which shape best describes a flagellum?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can help assess your understanding of characteristics of flagellum bacterial cells through questions on bacterial structures, such as the filament and hook.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo can be used to check your knowledge of:

  • Bacterial motility
  • Flagellar structures
  • Shape of a flagellum
  • Chemotaxis

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can be used to help you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the shape of flagellum and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the structures of flagellum
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of bacterial motility

Additional Learning

Review the lesson entitled Flagellum Bacterial Cell: Function & Definition for more about this topic. A few objectives you can meet with this lesson include:

  • Determine how flagellum move
  • Identify structures of flagellum
  • Define bacteria
  • Learn the synthesis of flagellum
  • Examine how flagellum finds food