Identify the accurate explanation of mesosome.

It is

(1) a specialised structure of prokaryotic cell formed by extension of plasma membrane into the cytoplasm

(2) the middle layer of the prokaryotic cell wall

(3) the organelle of eukaryotic cell which helps in lipid synthesis

(4) the middle layer of eukaryotic cell wall.

Subtopic:  Details of Prokaryotic Cell Structure |
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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.

(1) I and II

(2) I, II and III

(3) All of these

(4) I and IV

Subtopic:  Mitochondria |
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If a biochemical analysis of mitochondria has to be done, the best procedure would be

(1) select cells which have a larger number of mitochondria

(2) plasmolyse the cell and filter out the mixture and take the debris

(3) grind the cells and filter out the mixture and take the debris

(4) subject the cell to cell fractionation (centrifuge) and obtain mitochondria

Subtopic:  Mitochondria |
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Which of the following statement is incorrect regarding the band region of polytene chromosome ?
(1) Feulgen negative area 

(2) Absorb ultraviolet light at 2600 A°

(3) Chromosemata is tightly packed 

(4) Stain intensily with basic stain 

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Which one of the following structure is an organelle within an organelle?

(1) Ribosome

(2) Peroxysome

(3) ER

(4) Mesosome

Subtopic:  Eukaryotic Cell Orgenelle |
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SER and RER can be distinguished with its presence in

(1) protein synthesising cells

(2) protein and lipid synthesising cells

(3) carbohydrates and fat synthesising cells

(4) fat and protein synthesising cells

Subtopic:  Endomembrane System (Endopasmic Reticulum) |
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Fluid mosaic model of plasma membrane was given by

(1) Robertson

(2) Robert Hooke

(3) Singer and Nicholson

(4) Gorter and Grendel

Subtopic:  Evidence for Fluidic Nature of Membrane |
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The percentage of cell surface that is impenetrable for ions is

(1) 1 %

(2) 99.9 %

(3) 90 %

(4) 73 %

Subtopic:  Cell Membrane |
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The property of semipermeability belongs to

(1) cell wall

(2) plasma membrane

(3) mitochondria only

(4) None of the above

Subtopic:  Cell Wall |
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Microtubules are absent in

(1) mitochondria

(2) flagella

(3) spindle fibres

(4) centriole

Subtopic:  Cytoskeleton |
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