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Matching Quiz

Matching Quiz

This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1
1 Correctly match the terms and definitions.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Glycolipid
B Protein
C Cholesterol
D Phospholipid
End of Question 1


Question 2
2 Correctly match the terms and definitions.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Exocytosis
B Diffusion
C Osmosis
D Transport mechanisms
E Endocytosis
End of Question 2


Question 3
3 Correctly match the terms and definitions.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Phagocytosis
B Receptor-mediated endocytosis
C Pinocytosis
End of Question 3


Question 4
4 By which method does each of the following substances move into the cell?

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Active transport mechanisms
B Receptor-mediated endocytosis
C Osmosis
D Phagocytosis
E Diffusion
End of Question 4


Question 5
5 Match the following organelles with their characteristics.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Composed of two subunits; may be "free" in the cytosol or attached to rough ER.
B Cristae; matrix
C Composed of microtubules arranged in nine groups of three.
D Produces protein transport vesicles.
E Possesses a cis and trans side; composed of cisternae.
End of Question 5


Question 6
6 Match the following members of the cytoskeleton with their characteristics.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Microtubules
B Microfilaments
C Intermediate filaments
End of Question 6


Question 7
7 Correctly match the terms and definitions.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Nucleoplasm
B Nucleolus
C Nuclear envelope or nuclear membrane
D Nuclear pore
E Chromatin
End of Question 7


Question 8
8 Correctly match the terms and definitions.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Chromosomes
B Nucleosome
C Condensed chromatin
D Extended chromatin
E Histones
End of Question 8


Question 9
9 Match the following stages of interphase with the events that occur in each.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A DNA replicates itself.
B Cell division enzymes are synthesized and the centrioles complete replication.
C The cell is metabolically active, synthesizing proteins, and growing rapidly.
End of Question 9


Question 10
10 Match the following stages of mitosis with the events that occur in each.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Identical sets of chromosomes are moved to opposite sides of the cell.
B Chromosomes line up along the cell equator.
C Chromosomes uncoil and revert to chromatin; nuclear membranes form around the sets of chromosomes.
D Chromatin condenses into chromosomes; centrioles move toward opposite poles of the cell.
End of Question 10


Question 11
11 Match the following structures with their function.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Intracellular digestion
B Protein synthesis
C Organize the spindle during mitosis.
D Lipid synthesis
E Support the cell and give it shape; involved in cell movements.
End of Question 11


Question 12
12 Match the following cell structures with the products that they produce.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A ATP
B Ribosomes
C Lysosomes and secretory vesicles
D Cilia and flagella (microtubules)
E Transport vesicles
End of Question 12


Question 13
13 Match the following stages of the cell cycle with the events occurring in each.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Separation of two identical sets of chromosomes to opposite sides of the parent cell.
B Division of the parent cell cytoplasm into two daughter cells.
C Non-dividing stage involving rapid growth, DNA replication, and preparation for division.
End of Question 13


Question 14
14 Match each type of membrane transport with the appropriate characteristics.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Movement of a substance that utilizes a carrier, and has a concentration gradient as the source of energy.
B A passive process utilizing a protein carrier or channel.
C Random motion of a substance resulting in movement from area of high to lower concentration.
D Movement of a substance that utilizes a carrier; energy comes directly from hydrolysis of ATP.
End of Question 14


Question 15
15 Match each form of RNA with its function.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Carries genetic instructions from nucleus to the site of protein synthesis.
B Combines in a complex with proteins to make the large and small subunits of a ribosome.
C May control, or inhibit certain genes.
D Uses an anticodon to guide its attached amino acid to the complementary codon on the mRNA at the ribosome.
End of Question 15


Question 16
16 Match the following cell membrane structures.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Adjacent cells joined by a line of membrane proteins that form an impermeable junction.
B Button-like junctions that use linker proteins to hold adjacent cells together.
C Adjacent cells held together by connexon proteins that form cylinders allowing ion flow between the cells' cytoplasm.
End of Question 16


Question 17
17 Correctly match the terms and definitions.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Motile cellular extensions found in large numbers in some epithelial cells.
B Long, cellular projections that are tail-like and aid in propulsion.
C Tiny fingerlike projections of the plasma membrane, increase surface area for absorption.
End of Question 17


Question 18
18 Match the protein with its function.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A An active transport pump.
B Protein with concentration controls beginning and end of interphase.
C Replicates DNA by making a complementary copy of the original.
D Unwinds double stranded DNA in the nucleus.
End of Question 18


Question 19
19 Match the words with their definitions.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Water fearing
B A protein that is found on only one side of the cell membrane.
C Water loving
D A protein that goes all the way through the cell membrane.
End of Question 19


Question 20
20 Match the words with their definition.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A A solution of more solutes than the cell.
B A solution of equal solute compared to the cell.
C The force that solutes have to attract water.
D The force of a liquid pushing against something.
E A solution of less solute than the cell.
End of Question 20


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