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Biology Quiz - Cells
1. The basic units of living things are:
A organs
B membranes
C cells
2. The cell organelle that controls all the cell's functions is the:
A cytoplasm
B cell membrane
C nucleus
3. All cells have:
A cell membranes
B cell walls
C both cell walls and cell membranes
4. The jelly-like substance that makes up most of a cell is the:
A nucleus
B chloroplast
C cytoplasm
5. The process performed by cells to obtain energy from sugar and oxygen is:
A photosynthesis
B breathing
C respiration
6. The plant process to make sugars using carbon dioxide, water, chlorophyll and sunlight is:
A chloroplast
B photosynthesis
C respiration
7. Plants:
A respire and photosynthesise
B respire only
C photosynthesise only
8. When drawing diagrams of cells, students should use:
A neat lines drawn in pen
B fine pencil lines without shading
C fine pencil drawings coloured with colouring pencils
9. Labelled arrows on diagrams should be:
Ahorizontal
Bvertical
Cin any direction
10. The part of a microscope where the microscope slide is placed is the:
Abarrel
Bstage
Cbase
11. The lens of a microscope that is close to one's eye is the:
Arevolving lens
Bobjective lens
Ceyepiece lens
12. The lens of a microscope that is close to the object to be viewed is the:
Aobjective lens
Beyepiece lens
Cviewing lens
13. The specimen on the microscope slide to be viewed should be:
Athick enough to prevent light passing through
Btransparent to allow light to pass through
Cmany layers of cells thick for a clearer picture
14. To calculate the total magnification, one should multiply the magnifications of:
Aonly the revolving lenses
Bboth eyepiece and objective lenses
Call the objective lenses only
15. When packing microscopes away, students should first:
Await for the light bulbs to cool so they don't 'blow'
Bturn the objective lenses back to low power
Cboth of the above

 

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