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Histology Testbank: Cells 3

 

Instructions: For each histology question, pick the one best answer. This histology test bank is also useful for the histology questions on the USMLE (USMLE step 1). Click here for answers and detailed explanations.

1.
What is the term for the process used by cells for the transport in of particulate matter?
a. Endocytosis
b. Exocytosis
c. Pinocytosis
d. Phagocytosis
e. Active transport

2.
What is another term for the cytoplasm outside of organelles?
a. Plasmalemma
b. Glycocalyx
c. Protoplasm
d. Cristae
e. Ground substance

3.
What is the a small clear space within a cell?
a. Space of Disse
b. Space of Mall
c. Vacuole
d. Lacuna
e. Howship's lacuna

4.
Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
a. Lysosomes
b. Peroxisomes
c. Centrioles
d. Mitochondria
e. Endoplasmic reticulum

5.
What is the polysaccharide coating that is sometimes found on the cell membrane?
a. Plasmalemma
b. Glycocalyx
c. Protoplasm
d. Cristae
e. Ground substance

6.
What process is nicknamed "cell drinking"?
a. Endocytosis
b. Exocytosis
c. Pinocytosis
d. Phagocytosis
e. Active transport

7.
Which organelle is studded with ribosomes?
a. Rough endoplasmic reticulum
b. Smooth endoplasmic reticulum
c. Lysosome
d. Golgi apparatus
e. Mitochondria

8.
Where is the site of protein synthesis?
a. Ribosomes
b. Peroxisome
c. Microfilaments
d. Centrioles
e. Nucleoli

9.
What structure contributes to the cells cytoskeleton?
a. Ribosomes
b. Peroxisome
c. Microfilaments
d. Centrioles
e. Nucleoli

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