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Functions of Organelles (Grade 10)

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Functions of Organelles

Which organelle is considered the "brain" of the cell?
  1. nucleus
  2. ribosomes
  3. Golgi bodies
  4. lysosomes
Which organelle, if punctured, would release digestive enzymes into the cytoplasm?
  1. nucleus
  2. lysosomes
  3. centrioles
  4. vacuoles
Which organelle is the site of protein synthesis?
  1. nucleus
  2. nucleolus
  3. ribosome
  4. endoplasmic reticulum
Which organelle plays an important role during mitosis, helping to move chromosomes around the cell?
  1. nucleus
  2. vacuoles
  3. Golgi bodies
  4. centrioles
Which organelle stores water in plant cells?
  1. chloroplasts
  2. cell wall
  3. nucleus
  4. vacuoles
If an organism could not digest cellulose, which of these organelles would prove to be difficult to eat?
  1. cell membrane
  2. cell wall
  3. endoplasmic reticulum
  4. Golgi bodies
Which structure does a bacterium penetrate to infect an animal cell?
  1. cell membrane
  2. nucleus
  3. nucleolus
  4. ribosomes
Which organelle of a plant cell is most affected by direct sunlight?
  1. cell wall
  2. chloroplasts
  3. cell membrane
  4. vacuoles
Which part of an organism's body is most likely to have the greatest number of mitochondria?
  1. heart
  2. ears
  3. toes
  4. liver
Which structure found within eukaryotic cells provides support and a place for the organelles to attach?
  1. cell membrane
  2. cytoskeleton
  3. cell wall
  4. nucleolus
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