Cell Biology Quiz 1

Cell Biology Quiz 1

Cell Biology Quiz #1

Cell biology is the study of cell structure and function, and it revolves around the concept that the cell is the fundamental unit of life.

Q:1: Which one of the following is true about chloroplast

  • (A) It is the underground part
  • (B) It helps in pollination
  • (C) Self replicating organelle
  • (D) Involve in Lipid synthesis
Answer:- {C} Self replicating organelle


Q:2: One of the following is not a double membranous structure

  • (A) Mitochondrion
  • (B) Vacuole
  • (C) Chloroplast
  • (D) Nucleus

Answer:- {B} Vacuole

Q3: Tay Sach’s disease is because of

  • (A) Accumulation of proteins
  • (B) Accumulation of glycogen
  • (C) Accumulation of lipids
  • (D) Accumulation of vitamins

Answer:- {C} Accumulation of lipids

Q:4: Modification of proteins and lipids as glycopeptides and lipoproteins occurs in

  • (A) Ribosomes
  • (B) Golgi apparatus
  • (C) SER
  • (D) All A, B, and C

Answer:- {B} Golgi apparatus

Q:5: Ribosomes are chemically composed of

  • (A) Protein
  • (B) Only DNA
  • (C) RNA
  • (D) Both A + C

Answer:- {D} Both A + C

Q:6: Detoxification of harmful drugs is the function

  • (A) RER
  • (B) SER
  • (C) Both A and B
  • (D) None of the above

Answer:- {B} SER

Q:7: Which type of cell would probably be most appropriate to study chloroplasts

  • (A) Conducting cell
  • (B) Photosynthetic cell
  • (C) Pericycle cell
  • (D) All options are correct
Answer:- {B} Photosynthetic cell


Q:8: Cell wall consists of

  • (A) One main layer
  • (B) Two main layers
  • (C) Three main layers
  • (D) Four main layers

Answer:- {C} Three main layers

Q:9: Leucoplast are found

  • (A) Petals
  • (B) Ripened fruits
  • (C) Underground parts
  • (D) Leaves

Answer:- {C} Underground parts

Q:10: The intake of solid food by infolding of the cell membrane is called

  • (A) Exocytosis
  • (B) Pinocytosis
  • (C) Phagocytosis
  • (D) Both B and C

Answer:- {C} Phagocytosis

Q:11: The structure within a cell that distinguishes the cell as being eukaryotic, and prokaryotic is

  • (A) Ribosomes
  • (B) Cell membrane
  • (C) Cell wall
  • (D) Nucleus

Answer:- {D} Nucleus

Q:12: Microtubules consist of helically stacked molecules of the protein

  • (A) Actin
  • (B) Myosin
  • (C) Keratin
  • (D) Tubulin

Answer:- {D} Tubulin

Q:13: The microfilaments composed of

  • (A) Actin protein
  • (B) Gelatin protein
  • (C) Keratin protein
  • (D) Tubulin protein

Answer:- {A} Actin protein

Q:14: Lysosomes have

  • (A) Single-layered membrane
  • (B) Double-layered membrane
  • (C) Three-layered membrane
  • (D) No membrane

Answer:- {A} Single-layered membrane

Q:15: Which of the following are regularly assembled and disassembled during cell cycle.

  • (A) Microtubules
  • (B) Intermediate filaments
  • (C) Both A and B
  • (D) None of these

Answer:- {A} Microtubules

Q:16: Plant cell wall

  • (A) Provide rigidity to the cell
  • (B) Maintains cell shape
  • (C) Prevents expansion of cell
  • (D) All A, B, and C
Answer:- {D} All A, B, and C


Q:17: In which organelle following reaction takes place
6 CO2 + 6 H2O + energy (from sunlight) ---------> C6H12O6 + 6 O2

  • (A) Mitochondrion
  • (B) Peroxisome
  • (C) Chloroplast
  • (D) Glyoxysome

Answer:- {C} Chloroplast

Q:18: SER is abundant in cells that are involved in

  • (A) Lipid metabolism
  • (B) Protein metabolism
  • (C) Glucose metabolism
  • (D) Calcium metabolism

Answer:- {A} Lipid metabolism

Q:19: The transport vesicles from the Endoplasmic Reticulum(ER) fuse with the ____of the Golgi

  • (A) Cis face
  • (B) Trans face
  • (C) Coated face
  • (D) Both A and B

Answer:- {A} Cis face

Q:20: The door to your house is like the __________________ of a cell membrane?

  • (A) Phospholipid bilayer
  • (B) Integral protein
  • (C) Recognition protein
  • (D) Peripheral protein
Answer:- {B} Integral protein