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Chapter Practice Test

This activity contains 18 questions.

Question 1
1 The basic structural and functional unit of living organisms is the ________.
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Question 2
2 The outer boundary of a human cell is the ___________.
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Question 3
3 Which of the following would NOT be found in the plasma membrane of a human cell?
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Question 4
4 Match the following cell junctions to their correct function.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A important for cell communication
B anchoring junctions found in areas subjected to pulling forces
C prevent molecules from passing through the extracellular space between adjacent cells
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Question 5
5 Water can readily diffuse through the plasma membrane.
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Question 6
6 Osmosis is ___________.
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Question 7
7 Which of the following pairs is a correct match?
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Question 8
8 A cell will swell, and likely burst, if it is placed in a(n) __________ solution.
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Question 9
9 Primary active transport is driven by secondary active transport.
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Question 10
10 Pinocytosis is a type of___________.
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Question 11
11 Cells of the body mainly use _______ for the selective endocytosis of most macromolecules.
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Question 12
12 At rest, most body cells are not polarized.
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Question 13
13 The primary site of cellular ATP production in most cells is the __________.
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Question 14
14 Ribosomes are found ___________.
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Question 15
15 Match the cell structure to its function.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A neutralize dangerous free radicals
B RNA synthesis
C support cellular structures
D protein synthesis
E protein folding, packaging, and modification
F contain digestive enzymes
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Question 16
16 DNA is replicated during the ________ phase of the cell cycle.
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Question 17
17 A gene is best defined as ___________.
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Question 18
18 During transcription __________.
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