This is the first quiz in a series for Biology content knowledge to help you assess your scientific literacy! This section covers Cells, Organic molecules, and Cellular Transport! Best of luck and enjoy!

The course expectations and performance indicators are listed for each question. Those standards let you know what skills are associated with the question.

Welcome to your Biology Section 2

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Course Expectation: Compare the structure and function of cellular organelles in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.

Performance Indicators:  Identify the cellular organelles associated with major cell processes.

 Figure 1

Figure 1 is a picture is a cell. Which numbered organelle is associated with cellular respiration?
Course Expectation: Compare the structure and function of cellular organelles in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.

Performance Indicators: Distinguish between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.

Using Figure 1, which organelle is the main determining factor on whether a cell is prokaryotic or eukaryotic?
Course Expectation: Compare the structure and function of cellular organelles in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.

Performance Indicators:  Identify the cellular organelles associated with major cell processes.

Plant cells and animal cells have many similarities, but they do have some differences. If you were looking in a microscope, how could you determine is a cell was plant or animal?
Course Expectation: Distinguish among the structure and function of the four major organic macromolecules found in living things.

Performance Indicators:  Distinguish among proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids.

Figure 2

Figure 2 is an example of one of the 4 major macromolecules found in living things. Where would we most likely find the highest amount of this molecule in a living thing?
Course Expectation: Distinguish among the structure and function of the four major organic macromolecules found in living things.

Performance Indicator: Distinguish among proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids.

Figure 3

Figure 3 shows the chemical isomers of one of the four major organic macromolecules found in living things. What is the main purpose of this macromolecule?
Course Expectation:  Distinguish among the structure and function of the four major organic macromolecules found in living things.

Performance Indicators:  Identify positive tests for carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins.

Figure 4

Figure 4 shows the four major macromolecules found in living things and the negative as well as positive tests associated with a reagent added to a solution.

A biology student tests for starch in an unknown solution. The solution turns black. Which reagent did the student add to gain this result?
Course Expectation: Describe how enzymes regulate chemical reactions in the body.

Performance Indicators:  Identify how enzymes control chemical reactions in the body.

 Figure 5

Figure 5 is an enzyme energy diagram. Which arrow represents the enzyme activity and why?
Course Expectations: Describe the processes of cell growth and reproduction.

Performance Indicators: Determine the relationship between cell growth and cell reproduction.

Figure 6

Figure 6 shows the cell cycle. Which phase is associated with DNA replication for mitosis?
Course Expectation: Compare different models to explain the movement of materials into and out of cells.

Performance Indicators: Predict the movement of water and other molecules across selectively permeable membranes.

Figure 7

The images in Figure 7 represent the flow of water into and out of plant cells. Which image represents a plant cell in a hypertonic solution?
Course Expectations: Compare different models to explain the movement of materials into and out of cells.

Performance Indicators: Compare and contrast active and passive transport.

Active transport differs from passive transport how?

Check out the Leaderboard! 😀 

Leaderboard for Biology Section 2

1. None-90% 2. Mattie-90% 3. Mattie-90% 4. Keith Pierce-80% 5. None-70%

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