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Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
Are freckles, hair color, and eye color physical traits?
  1. Yes
  2. No
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
What is the process that forms reproductive cells called?
  1. mitosis
  2. meiosis
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
A complex molecule that contains the genetic material of a cell is       DNA      .
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
The organelle that controls all of a cell's activities is the           nucleus          .
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
The nucleus is the control center of the cell.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
A living thing.
  1. Nucleus
  2. Cell wall
  3. Organism
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
A plant cell is shaped like
  1. a door
  2. a plate
  3. a globe
  4. the top of a cup
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
All of the activities of a cell are controlled by its                .
  1. nucleus
  2. cell membrane
  3. chloroplast
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
What gives a plant cell its shape?
  1. cytoplasm
  2. vacuoles
  3. cell wall
  4. mitochondria
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
The gel-like liquid that fills the cell is called what?
  1. nucleus
  2. chloroplast
  3. vacuole
  4. cytoplasm
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
                cells have organelles called chloroplasts which enable them to make their own food.
  1. Protist
  2. Animal
  3. Fungi
  4. Plant
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
What is a cell?
  1. the basic unit of structure and function in a living thing
  2. something all living things are made up of
  3. the house you live in
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
A cell is the basic unit of all living matter.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
The function of a cell's nucleus is to                             .
  1. to act as barrier
  2. to direct the cell's actions
  3. to cushion the cell
  4. to form stem cells
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
Some living things are made of many cells. These organisms are called                       .
  1. unicellular organisms
  2. multicellular organisms
  3. none of the above
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
Each cell has parts that have their own special job or role. The job or role is called a                .
  1. membrane
  2. transportation
  3. function
  4. growth
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
An animal cell is shaped like
  1. a book
  2. a door
  3. a paper plate
  4. a computer screen
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
                are rectangular in shape.
  1. Animal cells
  2. Plant cells
  3. both a and b
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
What does chloroplast do?
  1. store excess water
  2. provides extra strength and support
  3. is the cell's control system
  4. creates food from sunlight
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
Theodor Schwann is credited with developing Cell Theory -- all living things are composed of cells.
  1. True
  2. False
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