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Cell Structure (Grade 6)

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Cell Structure

What is a cell?
  1. animal
  2. microscopic structure that is the basic unit of all living things
  3. small room
  4. small structure that creates living things
What is the function of the cell wall?
  1. tells the cell what to do
  2. lets water pass in and out
  3. lets molecules pass in and out
  4. gives the plant structure and support
Which cell structure has a cell's genetic material?
  1. organelle
  2. nucleus
  3. cell envelope
  4. cytoplasm
Which structure is made up of fats and proteins and surrounds a cell?
  1. plasma membrane
  2. cell wall
  3. cell envelope
  4. cytoplasm
Which cell structure stores food, nutrients, and waste?
  1. vacuole
  2. cell membrane
  3. vacuum
  4. cell body
What type of cells have membranes?
  1. plant cells
  2. animal cells
  3. all cells
  4. algae cells
What are the differences between plants and animal cells?
  1. Animal cells have a cell wall, chloroplasts, and one large vacuole.
  2. Plant cells have a cell wall, chloroplasts, and one large vacuole.
  3. Plant cells are eukaryotic, and animal cells are prokaryotic.
  4. Animal cells are eukaryotic, and plant cells are prokaryotic.
Ribosomes are found
  1. on smooth endoplasmic reticulum.
  2. in the nucleus.
  3. on the Golgi apparatus.
  4. on rough endoplasmic reticulum.
                is the gel-like substance found in a cell.
  1. Cytoplasm
  2. Chlorophyll
  3. Water
Which organelle may be absent in eukaryotic cells?
  1. nucleus
  2. mitochondria
  3. plasma membrane
  4. chloroplast
Which structure is not in a prokaryotic cell?
  1. cytoplasm
  2. plasma membrane
  3. nucleus
  4. genetic material
A substance has to pass through various parts of a plant cell before reaching the nucleus. Which of the following shows the correct order of these parts?
  1. cell wall, cytoplasm, cell membrane
  2. cell wall, cell membrane, cytoplasm
  3. cell membrane, cell wall, cytoplasm
  4. cell membrane, cytoplasm, cell wall
Structure X of a cell is missing. This results in the lack of control of the activities that take place in the cell. Part X is likely the
  1. nucleus.
  2. cytoplasm.
  3. chloroplast.
  4. cell membrane.
Explain the importance of the cytoskeleton for animal cells.

Draw a plant cell and name 7 parts of it.

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