The Biological Function of Cellulose


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Cellulose is made up of which of the following carbohydrates?

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1. Which of the following characteristics does NOT describe cellulose?

2. Which part of a plant cell contains cellulose?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cellulose, though indigestible, plays a significant role in the human diet. You can check what you know about cellulose through this quiz and printable worksheet. In the quiz, practice questions will ask about characteristics, uses, components and locations of cellulose.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This biology quiz will ask about these topics:

  • Carbohydrates which make up cellulose
  • Diseases or conditions which cellulose can help prevent
  • Characteristics of cellulose
  • Part of a plant cell where cellulose is located
  • Foods which do not contain cellulose

Skills Practiced

Students will have a chance to showcase these skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where to find cellulose in a plant cell
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about foods that contain cellulose
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding characteristics of cellulose and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about cellulose and its function in biology

Additional Learning

The associated lesson on this subject, named The Biological Function of Cellulose, will provide further information about the topic. Goals covered by the lesson include:

  • Explain what cellulose is and its characteristics
  • Identify the main components of cellulose
  • Differentiate between foods that contain cellulose and those that don't
  • Understand the functions and benefits of cellulose in the human diet