Non-Cellular Life: Definition & Examples

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During the past 100 years, viruses have been classified as _____.

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1. Which of the following is NOT an example of non-cellular life?

2. The discovery of the mimivrius is important because _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Non-cellular life is a concept that contrasts with one of the basic laws of biology. Test your knowledge of this concept by completing these assessments. Questions require knowledge of organisms that are non-cellular.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Knowledge of the following will be tested:

  • Characteristics of virions
  • Classification of viruses
  • Non-examples of non-cellular life

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the significance of the discovery of the mimivirus
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on non-cellular life
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding what the term non-cellular life refers to

Additional Learning

Non-Cellular Life: Definition & Examples is a lesson that will teach you more about this form of life. Objectives covered include:

  • Know why the idea of non-cellular life is controversial
  • Define virus
  • Review the life cycle of a virus
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