Cellular Processes Quiz

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Louis Pasteur is credited with conclusively disproving the theory of ______ generation with his famous swan-neck flask experiment.

spontaneous

The postulates of the ______ theory was made possible through the invention of the microscope.

cell

Cell theory states that: All living things are composed of one or more cells and cell products. All living cells come from other living cells by the process of cell division. Cells are the basic units of structure and function on ______.

organism

The table below indicates events that supports or disagrees The theory of ______ generation.

spontaneous

1838 Matthias Schleiden Stated that all animals are made up of ______.

cells

1665 Scientist Robert Hooke Discovery a. Examine the thin slice ______ of cork.

cells

Nutrition is the process by which cells obtain food molecules to support their other ________.

activities

The source of life energy in a living cell is the molecules undergoing chemical _________ within the cell.

activities

All of the life processes of a living cell involve transformation of energy and ________.

matter

Needham's experiment involved testing the idea of spontaneous generation by heating his ________.

broth

Spallanzani's experiment involved testing the idea of spontaneous generation by sealing his flasks ________.

tightly

The technology essential for the development of the cell theory was ________.

microscopes

The security guard is like the cell ______ because he chooses who can enter or leave.

membrane

The school perimeter is similar to the cell ______ because it is where all the parts and processes can be found.

cytoplasm

The principal is compared to the cell ______ because they are in authority and make decisions.

nucleus

DepEd is like the cell ______ because they are responsible for hiring and producing teachers.

nucleolus

Teachers are analogous to the cell ______ because they are active in making students better.

ribosomes

The canteen is similar to the cell ______ because the food served there gives energy.

mitochondria

Digestion is the process by which food particles are broken down into smaller soluble units suitable for cell use with the help of ______.

enzymes

Absorption is the process by which cells absorb water, minerals and other materials essential to life from their ______.

environment

Biosynthesis is the process by which all cells organize complex chemicals from simple building units or ______.

substances

Excretion is the process by which by-products of all cell activities which are not needed for further cell functioning are ______.

eliminated

Egestion is the process by which insoluble, non-digested particles are eliminated by the ______.

cell

Movement is a process which includes the locomotion of cell by means of special structures like cilia or ______.

flagella

What is the term for the jellylike substance that is contained inside the cell membrane? a.DNA b.Cytoplasm c.Organelle d.Nucleus ______

Cytoplasm

Which organelle breaks down organelles that are no longer useful? a.Golgi body c.Lysosome b.Endoplasmic reticulum d.Mitochondrion ______

Lysosome

Which structure makes proteins using coded instructions that come from the nucleus? a.Golgi body b.Mitochondrion c.Vacuole d.Ribosome ______

Ribosome

The primary reason why plant cell have larger vacuole than animal cell is because plants___________. a.have thicker cell walls b.have active storing units c.can directly make their own food d.depend on animals for food ______

can directly make their own food

The most important feature within the structure of the cell membrane which helps it in carrying its task is_______. a.viscous fluid flowing around it c.series of fibers within it b.semi-permeable phospholipid bilayer d.paired genetic materials within it ______

semi-permeable phospholipid bilayer

Located within the nucleus, responsible for producing ribosomes a.centrosome b.nucleolus c.lysosome d.Endoplasmic reticulum ______

nucleolus

Test your knowledge on key cellular processes such as digestion, absorption, biosynthesis, and excretion. Understand how cells break down food, absorb essential materials, create complex chemicals, and eliminate by-products.

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