Additional Biology specialised cells quiz

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  • Created on: 30-05-16 15:29

1. Why do sperms have 'heads'?

  • So they go fast
  • It contains the mitochondria so energy is released for movement
  • It contains the nucleus with the genetic information to be passed on
  • To guide them to the eggs
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2. Why do root hair cells have a large permanent vacuole?

  • To speed up the process of osmosis from the soil to the cell
  • To store the cell from the plant
  • Every cell does
  • So more energy is released

3. Which of these is not a n adaptation of a fat cell?

  • Few mitochondria because they need little energy
  • They can expand as they fill with fat
  • They (unlike other animal cells) have a cell wall to prevent them from busting when there is too much fat
  • Small amount of cytoplasm for more fat

4. What is found at the end of a cone cell?

  • The rest of the cell membrane
  • The nucleus
  • The synapse to connect to the nerve cells in the optic nerve
  • Many mitochondria fro energy to reform the visual pigment

5. Which of these is not an adaptation of the palisade leaf cell?

  • Contain many stomata for transpiration
  • Many chloroplasts for photosynthesis
  • Tall shape so large surface area to absorb CO2
  • Thin shape so many can be packed next to each other


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