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15 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) in Quiz Format on “Cells: The basic unit of life“. Quiz No. 1

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Question 1
Cell was discovered by
A
Leeuwenhoek
B
Robert Hooke
C
Robert Swanson
D
Robert Brown
Question 2
The spherical structured organelle that contains the genetic material is
A
Cell walls
B
Ribosomes
C
Nucleus
D
Mitochondria
Question 3
Protoplasm found inside the nucleus is known as
A
Amyloplast
B
Nucleoplasm
C
cytoplasm
D
Elaioplast
Question 4
Which of the following statements are true about Endoplasmic Reticulum? (a) Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum makes lipids. (b) It is also called the control center of the cell. (c) It processes carbohydrates. (d) It modifies chemicals that are toxic to the cell.
A
(a), (b) and (c)
B
(a), (c) and (d)
C
only (a) and (d)
D
all are correct
Question 5
Prokaryotic genetic system has
A
DNA but no histones
B
Both DNA and histones
C
Neither DNA nor histones
D
Either DNA or histones
Question 6
Which of the following statements are true about Eukaryotes? (a) They are cells with a nucleus. (b) They are found both in humans and multicellular organisms. (c) Endoplasmic reticulum is present in Eukaryotes. (d) They have chemically complexed cell wall.
A
(a), (b) and (c)
B
(a), (c) and (d)
C
(a), (b) and (d)
D
all are correct
Question 7
A genophore (nucleoid) consists of
A
Histone and RNA
B
A single double stranded DNA
C
A single stranded DNA
D
Histone and non-histone
Question 8
Which one of the following organelles digests the old organelles that are no longer useful to the cells?
A
Ribosomes
B
Mitochondria
C
Lysosomes
D
Chromatin
Question 9
Plasmodesmata are located in narrow areas of _______.
A
Cell walls
B
Protoplasm
C
Cellulose
D
Nuclei
Question 10
Cell sap is a
A
Living content of the cell
B
Non living content of the vacuole
C
Non-living content of the protoplasm
D
Living content of the cytoplasm
Question 11
What do prokaryotic cells lack?
A
Cell membrane
B
Cytoplasm
C
Cell wall
D
membrane-bound nucleus
Question 12
Which of the following is an example of cell devoid of nuclear membrane and mitochondria is
A
Bacterial cell
B
Sperm
C
Protist
D
Sponge cell
Question 13
Lampbrush chromosomes are seen in
A
Prophase
B
Mitotic metaphase
C
Mitosis
D
Meiotic prophase
Question 14
Which one of the following is not considered as a part of the endomembrane system?
A
Vacuole
B
Lysosome
C
Golgi complex
D
Peroxisome
Question 15
Animal cell differs from plant cells in possessing
A
Plastid
B
Golgi body
C
Vacuole
D
Centrosome
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36 thoughts on “Cells: The basic unit of life – MCQ Quiz – 1

  • Bhoorv

    In question first you don’t put here that cell was first discovered by which scientist living or non living

  • Sri

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  • Raman

    The ans of 1st Ques. is Leeuwenhoek. It’s mentioned in N.C.E.R.T. page-125 Ch-8.

    • shruti ranote

      u r right but acc 2 ncert anton ven discoverd a live cell not the first cell , actually the first cell which was discovrd was a dead cell by robert hook.

    • Anuj singh

      Bro go in class 8 ncert there you will see that
      Robert hook – discovered first cell which was dead cork cell
      Leeuwenhoek – discovered 1 st living cell not cell

    • PREM PATIL

      living cell first discovered by Leeuwenhoek .And dead cell is discovered by Robert hook

    • yarra vasavi

      no u r wrong that is robert hooke only
      on the first page of bio chapter 1st

    • Akhila

      Robert Hooke first discovered the cell but Anton von Leeuwenhoek first discovered the living cell .

    • Summaiya Shaikh

      he discovered first living cell…….but Robert Hooke have already discovered dead cells before on bark of tree

    • Debjit Roy

      that is the living cell not only cell…

    • Bhoorv

      Bro he discovered living cell and here answer is given robert hooke who finds non living cell they didnt mentioned here that living or non living

    • Sayan Biswas

      A.V.Leeuwenhoek firstly observed the lining cell but in case of discovering pf cell it should be Robert Brown though it was died cork cell

    • Nisarg Mehetre

      no it isn’t. he discovered protozoa. cell was discovered by Robert Hooke

  • Srimoyee Gupta

    in Q13. 1st option is only prophase ang nothing else is mentioned. it may mean meiotic prophase also.

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  • delightdev

    que no. 15 needs correction

    “processing” should be changed to “possessing”

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