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Cells

Cells

Cells: Osmosis Should Work with Textbooks True or False

1. Which of the following is NOT a reason cells are considered the "basic units of life"? -> Cells exchange genetic material with each other.
2. The plasma membrane performs all of the following functions EXCEPT -> regulates what gets into and out of the cell.
3. Osmosis is a special case of which type of membrane transport? -> Passive transport
4. The function of the cytoskeleton is to -> help the cell keep its shape.
5. All eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells have -> a nucleus.
6. Your teacher shows you a picture of a cell containing a cell wall. She explains that this cell is capable of carrying out photosynthesis. This cell is most likely -> a bacterial cell.
7. In order to "hijack" a plant cell, nematode enzymes must ultimately infiltrate which cellular structure? -> The Golgi body
8. Generally, prokaryotes are considered "lower organisms" because they -> …nevermind. Prokaryotes are not actually “lower organisms”! They do different and amazing things and are just as well adapted to their environments as any eukaryote.
9. Nuclear, chloroplast, and mitochondrial membranes are all similar to each other in what way? -> They all share a similar protein to phospholipid ratio.
10. Which of the following is NOT evidence supporting the Theory of Endosymbiosis? -> Mitochondria and chloroplasts divide by binary fission.

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