Cell theory was proposed by
(a) a botanist
(b) a zoologist
(c) a botanist and a zoologist
(d) a psychologist.
The microscope usually used for seeing living cells or tissues is
(a) compound microscope
(b) electron microscope
(c) phase contrast microscope
(d) light microscope.
Which of the following organelles contain DNA?
(i) Mitochondria (ii) Chloroplasts (iii) Golgi bodies (iv) Ribosomes
(a) (i) and (ii)
(b) (ii) and (iii)
(c) (i) only
(d) (iv) only.
Chromatin is made up of:
(a) DNA and protein
(b) DNA and histone
(c) DNA, RNA, protein
(d) RNA, histone and oil bodies.
Which one of the following is correct for the transmembrane proteins in lipid bilayer of plasma membrane?
(a) They are absent in animal cells.
(b) They act as channel proteins.
(c) They are absent in plant cells.
(d) They are only externally located
Identify the accurate explanation of mesosome.
(a) a specialised structure of prokaryotic cell formed by extension of plasma membrane into the cytoplasm
(b) the middle layer of the prokaryotic cell wall
(c) the organelle of eukaryotic cell which helps in lipid synthesis
(d) the middle layer of eukaryotic cell wall.
Mitochondria and chloroplast are believed to be bacterial endosymbiont because
I. they have self nucleic acid i.e., circular ds, DNA and RNAs
II. 70s ribosomes
III. their membrane resembles that of bacteria
IV. ETS and ATP forming machinery is present.
(a) I and II
(b) I, II and III
(c) All of these
(d) I and IV
If a biochemical analysis of mitochondria has to be done, the best procedure would be
(a) select cells which have a larger number of mitochondria
(b) plasmolyse the cell and filter out the mixture and take the debris
(c) grind the cells and filter out the mixture and take the debris
(d) subject the cell to cell fractionation (centrifuge) and obtain mitochondria
Which of the following statement is incorrect regarding the band region of polytene chromosome ?
(a) Feulgen negative area
(b) Absorb ultraviolet light at 2600
(c) Chromosemata is tightly packed
(d) Stain intensily with basic stain
Which one of the following structure is an organelle within an organelle?