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?

  • So lots can fit next to each other
  • They all get pressed by the heart
  • Large surface area to absorb oxygen and to glide smoothly in the capillaries
  • The have no nucleus so are smaller
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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. How do sperm digest through the egg cell membrane?

  • They carry enzymes
  • They come at a fast pace so the momentum breaks the egg
  • Their heads are pointed
  • Th egg cell membrane dissolves in contact with the sperm

4. Where are cone cells found?

  • Next to the xylem in a stem
  • everywhere, they're in the blood!
  • light sensitive layer of your eye (retina)
  • surrounding your major muscles

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

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

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