In which one of the following would you expect to find glyoxysomes?
(a) Endosperm of wheat
(b) Endosperm of castor
(c) Palisade cells in leaf
(d) Root hairs
Genes present in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells are found in
(a) mitochondria and inherited via egg cytoplasm
(b) Lysosomes and peroxisomes
(c) lysosomes and peroxisomes
(d) plastids and inherited via male gamete
What is common between chloroplasts, chromoplasts and leucoplasts ?
(a) Presence of pigments
(b) Possession of thylakoids and grana
(c) Storage of starch, proteins and lipids
(d) Ability to multiply by a fission-like process
"Omnis-cellula-e-cellula" was given:
Which of the following is responsible for the mechanical support, protein synthesis and enzyme transport ?
(a) Cell membrane
(d) Endoplasmic reticulum
Specific proteins responsible for the flow of materials and information into the cell are called
(a) membrane receptors
(b) carrier proteins
(c) integral proteins
(d) none of these
Who invented electron microscope ?
(c) Knoll and Ruska
What are Singer and Nicolson known for?
(a) One-gene-one-enzyme hypothesis
(b) Plasma membrane modifications
(c) Fluid-mosaic model of plasma membrane
(d) Structure of DNA
What is a plasmid ?
(a) Bacterial, linear, dsDNA
(b) Extra chromosomal linear RNA
(c) Extra chromosomal circular dsDNA
(d) Autonomously replicating circular RNA
Cell theory was proposed by
(a) a botanist
(b) a zoologist
(c) a botanist and a zoologist
(d) a psychologist.