Additional Biology specialised cells quiz

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  • Created by: Cazza180
  • Created on: 30-05-16 15:29

1. Why are red blood cells concave?

  • They all get pressed by the heart
  • The have no nucleus so are smaller
  • Large surface area to absorb oxygen and to glide smoothly in the capillaries
  • So lots can fit next to each other
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2. Where is fat stored?

  • It's not stored, it's burnt off from exercise
  • Fat cells
  • Around our muscles for insulation
  • Butter

3. Which of these do egg cells contain?

  • Food reserves to feed the embryo
  • water to stay hydrated
  • 46 chromosomes
  • cell wall

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

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

5. 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


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