Medical Quiz

Cells Quiz


Which scientist is known for coming up with the name “cells” when observing a piece of cork under a microscope?

A. Zacharias Janssen

B. Robert Hooke

C. Mathias Schleiden

D. Rudolph Virchow

Which best describes a multi-celled organism?

A. basic

B. simple

C. uniform

D. complex

Cells can be seen with

A. a microscope

B. a telescope

C. your eye

D. goggles

These cells gather and send information.

A. macrophages

B. nerve cells

C. fat cells

D. fibroblasts

The fluid that surrounds the organelles is… (hint… “Try to pull a fast one and…”

A. chloroplast

B. cytoplasm

C. vacuole

D. cell wall

These cells cover and line body organs.

A. epithelial cells

B. fat cells

C. nerve cells

D. smooth muscle cells


A. translation

B. transcription

C. mitosis

D. cytokinesis

What organelle contains DNA in eukaryotes?

A. Mitochondria

B. Golgi apparatus

C. Vacuole

D. Nucleus

There are 2 main types of cells (Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes). What is an example of a prokaryotic cell?

A. Animal Cells

B. Plant Cells

C. Bacteria

D. Protists

What part of the cell is the storage center for food and water?

A. Mitochondria

B. Chloroplast

C. Vacuole

D. Nucleus

This cell organelle makes ATP for the cell.

A. smooth ER

B. rough ER

C. nucleus

D. mitochondria

What is the circulatory system made up of?

A. Lungs, blood, blood vessels

B. Liver, kidneys, and stomach

C. Heart, Blood Vessels, and Blood

one cell

A. unicellular

B. multicellular

C. neither

What type of cell has a definite, well-defined nucleus?

A. Prokaryotic

B. Eukaryotic

This word means “division of cytoplasm”:

A. cytokinesis

B. mitosis

C. prophase

D. anaphase

Root hair cells can carry blood



What does it mean to be multicellular?

A. The organism is made up of many cells.

B. The organism is made up of 1 cell.

C. There are multiple organisms in 1 cell.

D. There are no cells in the organism.

These cells make connective tissue.

A. fibroblasts

B. sperm

C. epithelial cells

D. skeletal muscle cells

The picture below represent __________ cell.

A. plant

B. animal

C. fungi

D. bacteria

There are two main types of cells (Eukaryotes and Prokaryotes). What is an example of a Eukaryotic cell?

A. Animal Cells

B. Plant Cells

C. Protists

D. All of the above.

Cells form together to create

A. tissue

B. organs

C. organ systems

Cell organelle that can be rough or smooth.

A. lysosomes

B. plasma membrane

C. endoplasmic reticulum

D. ribosomes

These cells fight disease.

A. fibroblasts

B. oocyte

C. macrophages

D. fat cells

What is the function of nerve cells?

A. Allow for gas exchange to happen.

B. Control DNA expression.

C. Transport oxygen throughout the body.

D. Transmit electrical signals to different parts of the body.

Which of the following, found ONLY in plant cells, provides structure?

A. cell wall

B. chloroplast

C. mitochondria

D. vacuole


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