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Cells: Tired of the "A Cell is Like a House" Analogy Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Cells? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which organelles are physically connected to one another in a eukaryotic cell?

Golgi bodies and ribosomes
The nucleus and rough endoplasmic reticulum
Mitochondria and smooth endoplasmic reticulum
Chloroplasts and mitochondria
Chloroplasts and blastocysts
Q. Proteins are made by ribosomes. Which of the following pathways is most likely to be traveled by a protein bound for secretion?

RER – Golgi – vesicles
RER – nucleus – vesicles
Nucleus – Golgi – RER
RER – lysosomes – vesicles
Vesicles – Golgi – SER
Q. As you look through a powerful microscope, you see the following cell structures: mitochondria, nuclei, centrioles, and Golgi bodies. You are most likely looking at a cell from what type of organism?

Q. Which type of cell would probably provide you the best opportunity to study vacuoles?

Goose cells
Onion cells
E. coli cells
Human cells
S. aureus cells
Q. Chemical X binds to RNA. After prolonged exposure of a cell to chemical X, where would you expect to find most of chemical X?

Plasma membrane
Golgi body
Smooth ER
Rough ER
Q. If you wanted to make a membrane more rigid, you would add which of the following to the membrane?

Membrane proteins
Q. The transport of water across a membrane from a solution of lower solute concentration to a solution of higher solute concentration is best described as

facilitated diffusion.
active transport.
passive transport.
Q. As protons flow from the intermembrane space to the matrix of the mitochondria, the pH of the intermembrane space (goes) ______ and the pH of the matrix (goes) ______.

up; down
up; stays the same
stays the same; up
down; up
down; stays the same
Q. Products of photosynthesis include __________; products of cellular respiration include ___________.

sunlight; ATP
glucose; heat
ATP; sunlight
sugar; oxygen
sunlight; sugar
Q. Which of the following cellular structures does NOT provide evidence for the evolutionary unity of prokaryotes and eukaryotes?

Plasma membrane
None of the above provide evidence for the theory.