Biology: Mitochondria

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Questions on this quiz are based on information from
Biology: Mitochondria.

1. What is the Mitochondria's job?
a. To make energy
b. To protect the cell
c. To allow certain molecules into the cell
d. To make proteins
e. To hold genetic information

2. How many mitochondria are in a cell?
a. 1
b. 2
c. 12
d. 1,000
e. Depends on the complexity of the cell.

3. What molecule do mitochondria use to make energy?
a. DNA
b. RNA
c. ATP
d. ADP
e. JPN

4. The mitochondria take food particles and combine them with:
a. Carbon Dioxide
b. Nitrogen
c. Water
d. Hydrogen
e. Oxygen

5. Another word for cellular respiration is:
a. Moving
b. Sweating
c. Thinking
d. Breathing
e. Healing

6. Which of the following parts of the mitochondria is wrinkled with lots of folds?
a. Outer Membrane
b. Inner Membrane
c. Cristae
d. Matrix
e. None of the Above

7. What is the purpose of the cristae?
a. To make oxygen
b. To protect the mitochondria
c. To increase the surface area of the inner membrane
d. To hold ribosomes and DNA
e. To make proteins

8. Which of the following is the space inside the inner membrane?
a. Outer Membrane
b. Inner Membrane
c. Cristae
d. Matrix
e. None of the Above

9. True or False: The outer membrane is rough and rigid in order to protect the mitochondria.
a. TRUE
b. FALSE
c.
d.
e.

10. Which of the following is NOT an alternative function of the mitochondria?
a. Cell Metabolism
b. Heat Production
c. Translation
d. Calcium Concentration Control
e. Steroid Production


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