Cells Quiz - Graduate Level Answers
Question 1 : Which of the following are true statements
Answer B. It is the signal for glial cells to survive.
C. It is a nerve cell’s release of a chemical messenger.
D. It might offer a clue about diseases resulting from premature death of cells.
Question 2 : Stem cells come in two varieties.
Answer A. True
Question 3 : Name the enzyme that can extend a cell’s
life, by subverting the "normal" aging process in which telomeres shorten
with each division of a cell?
Answer D. Telomerase
Question 4 : Place these events in the order of their
Answer A. Discovery of the light microscope
B. Identification of large organelles, such as the nucleus, Golgi, and mitochondria
C. Discovery of the electron microscope
D. Discovery of dyes called quantum dots
Question 5 : Download
QuickTime movie and match the human organelles with their descriptions.
|A. Vesicles||1. Long, curved strands of blue, green, and purple (backwards J-shaped "rivers" in the center)|
|B. Golgi compartments||2. Orange dots concentrated in the upper left|
|C. Mitochondria||3. Dark green blobs|
|D. Ribosomes||4. Tiny, white balloons and larger blue spheres|
Answer A-4, B-1, C-3, D-2
You can study the post-doctoral notes.