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Unformatted text preview: Study questions – Topic 1 Introduction to cell biology Multiple choice questions (1 mark per answer) 1. Which one of the following statements concerning prokaryotic cells is true? (a) They have no nucleus and hence no DNA. (b) They have no Golgi apparatus (c) They include bacteria, yeast, and protists. (d) They are all able to live on inorganic energy sources. (e) Both (a) and (b) are true of prokaryotic cells. 2. Which one of the following statements regarding the cytoskeleton is false? (a) It is made up of microfilaments, microtubules and intermediate filaments. (b) It is involved in cell movement and thus is absent from plant cells. (c) It provides support to the plasma membrane. (d) It is dynamic and is constantly being rearranged. (e) It is not present in prokaryotic cells. 3. With reference to the cell schematic pictured at right (ignore the numbers), this cell is most likely: (a) A prokaryotic cell (b) A protist (c) A plant cell (d) An animal cell (e) Either a protest or an animal cell; it is impossible to distinguish between these possibilities on the basis of the schematic pictured above. 4. Which one of the following statements about the evolution of present-day organisms is true?...
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