What Does the Nucleus Do in a Plant Cell?


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What is the nucleus?

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1. Which of the following are functions of the nucleus?

2. What does the nucleolus do in the nucleus?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is the purpose of the nucleus in a plant cell? Familiarize yourself with relevant key terms, nucleus functions and plant DNA in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on:

  • Problems for a cell with insufficient nucleoli
  • How DNA is stored in the nucleus
  • Results of incorrectly copying DNA
  • Nucleus functions

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as nucleus
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to explain how DNA is stored when a plant cell is not dividing
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about DNA copying errors and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Gain an in-depth understanding of this topic by reviewing the lesson called What Does the Nucleus Do in a Plant Cell? Lesson objectives include:

  • Describe the appearance of plant cells
  • Name parts of a plant cell nucleus
  • Explain how ribosomes are made
  • Define RNA