Mitochondrion: Definition, Function & Structure


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What are mitochondria?

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1. What nickname describes the importance of the mitochondria?

2. Where else are ribosomes that help create a mitochondrion's membrane found besides within the mitochondrion itself?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete the multiple-choice questions in this interactive quiz and printable worksheet to review the related lesson's main points. You'll be asked about a variety of topics, including 'instructional material' and the mitochondria's nickname.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following:

  • Definition of mitochondria
  • Nickname indicating the importance of the mitochondria
  • Locations where the mitochondria's membrane is found
  • 'Instructional material' found in the mitochondria

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related microbiology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the mitochondria's most important function and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding mitochondria

Additional Learning

For more information, complete the lesson Mitochondrion: Definition, Function & Structure, which covers the following objectives:

  • Define mitochondria
  • Explain characteristics of mitochondria
  • Describe the function of mitochondria
  • Understand the components of mitochondria
  • Explore the relationship between mitochondria and cells