Cell Structure and Function: Unifying Characteristics of Living Organisms
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Cell Structure and Function: Unifying Characteristics of Living Organisms

Learn about the essential criteria that define living organisms, such as movement, respiration, and sensitivity. Explore how these characteristics are the foundation of life and essential for survival.

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Which type of organism has cells containing chloroplasts and is able to carry out photosynthesis?

Plants

Which type of organism stores carbohydrates as glycogen and can feed by saprophytic or parasitic nutrition?

Fungi

Which type of organism infects every type of living organism and reproduces only inside living cells?

Viruses

Which type of organism has cells with no cell walls and usually has nervous coordination enabling movement?

<p>Animals</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of organism is made of chitin, grows best in the presence of oxygen, and carries out fermentation in the absence of oxygen?

<p>Fungi</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of organism has no cellular structure but contains a protein coat and one type of nucleic acid?

<p>Viruses</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is a unifying characteristic of living organisms based on the text?

<p>Reproduction</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main difference between prokaryotes and eukaryotes according to the text?

<p>Eukaryotes have membrane-bound organelles</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is a characteristic of bacteria according to the text?

<p>Contain plasmids</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of respiration in living cells according to the text?

<p>Break down nutrient molecules for growth</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which organelle is lacking in bacteria based on the text?

<p>Mitochondria</p> Signup and view all the answers

In what way do some bacteria obtain their nutrition according to the text?

<p>Through photosynthesis</p> Signup and view all the answers

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