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Eukaryotic Cell Structure & Function
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Eukaryotic Cell Review Questions
Eukaryotic Cell
Practice Test Questions
Part I & Part II

These multiple choice and true/false questions are designed to help students practice and test their understanding of  this topic.

3. How is the nucleoid region of a prokaryote different from the nucleus of a eukaryotic cell?

4. How do the cell walls of prokaryotes and eukaryotes differ?

5. What role do ribosomes play in carrying out the genetic instructions?

6. Describe the structural and functional distinctions between rough and smooth ER.

1. Compare 
prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells based on the following characteristics:

a. size
b. presence of nucleus
c. presence of membrane bound organelles
d. structure of flagella
e. chemicals in cell wall
f. type of ribosomes
g. structure of chromosomes

2. Describe several general characteristics that could be used to define eukaryotes.

These are review questions from the free science education website Science Prof Online. They are based on materials that can be found on the Eukaryotic Cell Structure & Function Lecture 
Main Page.

Animal Eukaryotic Cell, Mariana Ruiz
Image of generic eukaryotic cell. For labeled diagram of same cell, click here
For a practice assignment on diagramming a eukaryotic cell click here.
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7. How do transport vesicles serve to integrate the endomembrane system.

8. Describe at least two common characteristics of chloroplasts and mitochondria. 

9. Why do phospholipids tend to organize into a bilayer in aqueous solution?

10. List and describe the cell extensions that eukaryotes can have. How are they different than the cell extensions of prokaryotes.

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