"What Am I" Cell Organelle Vocabulary I Question Preview (ID: 790)

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I make proteins by joining amino acids. I can be found floating in the cytoplasm and on rough ER. What am I?
a) centrosomes/centrioles
b) lysosomes
c) ribosomes
d) vesicles

I make ribosomes which are used for protein synthesis. What am I?
a) nucleolus
b) mitochondria
c) vacuole
d) microtubules

I am the largest organelle in an animal cell. I contain the cell's DNA and control cell functions. What am I?
a) nuclear pores
b) nucleus
c) nuclear membrane
d) nucleolus

I trap light energy from the sun and make food for plants. What am I?
a) cell wall
b) vacuole
c) chloroplast
d) mitochondria

I am short, hairlike projections that help move things along outside of the cell. What am I?
a) cilia
b) flagella
c) microfilaments
d) cytoskeleton

I am usually the largest organelle inside the plant cell and am used for storage. What am I?
a) cytoplasm
b) nucleus
c) vesicle
d) central vacuole

I make energy by breaking down glucose into ATP and the more active the cell, the more of me you find. What am I?
a) golgi body/apparatus
b) mitochondria
c) nucleolus
d) lysosome

I am attached to the nuclear membrane and am a part of the cell's transport system. I have ribosomes on my surface. What am I?
a) Rough ER
b) Smooth ER
c) Golgi body/apparatus
d) nuclear pores

I am found on the outside of the plant cell. I am made of cellulose and give the plant cell support. What am I?
a) capsule
b) plasma membrane
c) cell wall
d) pili

I contain digestive enzymes that breakdown food and old cell parts in the cell. Some say I am like a garbage collector. What am I?
a) chromosome
b) lysosome
c) centrosome/centriole
d) ribosome

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