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 Biology
Cell Theory

What are unicellular organisms?

They are organisms with a single cell
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

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

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

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

Which idea did Rudolf Virchow add to the Cell Theory?

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

An organism begins its life as ________.

two cells
a single cell
six cells