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5SC99 1.1Cells Q&A

Cell Q&A

What are the building blocks of life called? Cells
What organelle holds DNA and RNA, which is our generic material? The nucleus
What organelle is responsible for turning the sun's energy into food for the plant? The chloroplast
In plant cells, what provides its support and structure? The cell wall
What is the diaphragm in a microscope used for? It is a dial used to adjust the amount of light going into the lens
What is an organelle membrane, and what is it used for? Surrounds each organelle, and keeps it separate from other cell components
What are the tree main parts of an animal cell? The cell membrane, cytoplasm, and nucleus
Cell membrane main function? The gatekeeper that allows nutrients in an lets toxins to flow out
What are other important functions of cell membranes? Regulating entry and exit of molecules, maintain boundaries of the cell, support its contents, and maintaining proper cell-to-cell contact
Cytoplam other functions? A place or site for chemical processes needed to carry out life functions
What do each cell and the organelles have in common? They all have membranes
What are the main functions of cell, and are directed by DNA? Protein synthesis, reproduction, and heredity
How are plant cells different from animal cells? Contain different structures with different functions
What are three organelles found in plant cells and not in animal cells? Cell wall, chloroplasts, and vacuole
Why do animals can't produce photosynthesis? They lack chloroplasts
Do animals have the organelle vacuole? Yes, some single-celled animals do have vacuole!
Cell type containing the three basic parts? Eukaryote
What is a paramecium? A slipper-shaped, SINGLE-CELLED animal that carries on all the functions of life
What type of cell do an animals contain? Eukaryote cells
What type of cells do a Bacteria contain? Prokaryote
Created by: Mindful_Pumpkin