Fundamentals of Cell Biology Quiz

What are the building blocks of life?

Cell Membrane

Who discovered the Cell?

Robert Hooke
Robert Brown
Charles Darwin
Francis Crick

What is the study of cells called?

Cell Theory
Cell Biology

What are unicellular organisms?

They are organisms with no cell wall separating the cells
They are organisms in which all the cells are similar
They are organisms with a Nucleus
They are organisms with a single cell

Which organisms are the most primitive forms of life?


Are all unicellular organisms prokaryotes?


What are Prokaryotes?

Multi-cellular organisms with a well-defined nucleus and organelles
Unicellular organisms with no nucleus or membrane-bound organelles
Multi-cellular organisms with no membrane-bound nucleus or organelles
Unicellular organisms with a well-defined nucleus and organelles

Who is/are credited for the formulation of the Cell Theory?

Matthias Schleiden, Theodor Schwann and Rudolf Virchow
Robert Hooke
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
Robert Brown, Carl Heinrich Braun

Which idea did Rudolf Virchow add to the Cell Theory?

Heredity information is passed on from cell to cell
The cell is the basic unit of structure and organization in organisms
All living organisms are composed of one or more cells
All Cells arise from pre-existing cells

An organism begins its life as ________.

six cells
a single cell
two cells