Study Guide: The Cell

Study Questions

Objective: Describe the structure and function of a cell.

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Vocabulary- Know the function of these cell organelles and be able to state what types of cells these parts are found in.

  1. Plasma membrane
  2. Cytoplasm
  3. Nucleus
  4. Nucleoplasm
  5. Nuclear membrane
  6. Nuclear pores
  7. Nucleolus
  8. Ribosomes
  9. Mitochondria
  10. Cytoskeleton
  11. Rough ER
  12. Smooth ER
  13. Golgi complex
  14. Vesicles
  15. Lysosomes
  16. Cell wall
  17. Chloroplast
  18. Central vacuole


Study Guide Questions

  1. Be able to describe characteristics that are shared by ALL CELLS.  (In other words, what is The Cell Theory?)
  2. Compare and contrast prokaryotes and eukaryotes.
  3. Compare and contrast plant cells, fungal cells and animal cells.
  4. Label the cell parts shown on this animal cell.  Contrast this with what you’d expect to see on a plant cell.


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