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Nucleus Function in Animal Cells

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What is the nucleus of a cell?

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1. Which of the following is a function of the nucleus?

2. What structure inside the nucleus makes ribosomes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You may have heard the word nucleus in a science class or two, but how much do you know about how a nucleus works in animal cells? Quiz questions will focus on the function of the nucleus and what it contains.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet set will ask you about the following:

  • What is a nucleus
  • Function of the nucleus
  • Structure that makes ribosomes
  • How DNA is stored
  • Why DNA needs to be copied

Skills Practiced

By completing these assessment materials, students will have the chance to practice skills such as:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information about nucleus functions from the lesson to answer quiz questions
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you are able to define key terms, such as ribosomes
  • Knowledge application - apply knowledge about how DNA is stored in the nucleus

Additional Learning

Review the lesson titled Nucleus Function in Animal Cells to learn more about the following:

  • Structure of the nucleus
  • Main job of a nucleus
  • What makes animal cells eukaryotic
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