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PCB 3023 Quiz #1

1. What percentage of the final course grade does ONE quiz make up?
a) 1%
b) 2%
c) 4%
d) 16%
e) 84%
2. Which of the following is NOT permitted in this class? CHANGE TO
a) Using a cell phone for sending a text message.
b) Typing class notes on a laptop.
c) Recording lectures on an audio recorder.
d) Saying question out loud during lecture, to indicate when
a student has a question.
e) Requesting a make-up exam, in the case of illness.
f) More than one of these answers.
3. The instructor recommends that students STUDY their lecture notes
_____. (Note: This is different from REVIEWING notes.)
a) in the week the lecture was given
b) one week before the exam
c) the day before the exam
d) on weekends
e) while driving
4. According to the Policies for e-mail section, which of the following
would be a VALID question to ask in an e-mail?
a) Today in class you said that only some atoms are ions,
but I did not understand why this is. Can you assist?
b) "When are your office hours?"
c) Where is your office located?
d) "What is the date of the next exam?"
e) "My friend needs to schedule a make-up for the last exam.
When may she take it please?"
f) "What material will be on the next exam?"
g) All of these answers.
5. Where does transcription occur in a eukaryotic cell?
a) cell membrane
b) nucleus
c) cytoplasm
d) golgi
e) ER
6. Which of the following IS NOT found in the nucleus?


All of these substances are found in the nucleus.

7. Which of the following does NOT pertain to the cytoskeleton?

a) Contains actin filaments, microtubules and intermediate
b) Provides structure to the cytoplasm of the cell.
c) It gives shape and strength to the cell
d) It is involved in cell movement.
e) It helps generate ATP in the cell.
8. Which of the following is NOT true about prokaryotes?
a) One type is bacteria.
b) One type is Archaea.
c) Some can do photosynthesis.
d) One type is yeast.
e) Some can use oxygen to oxidize food molecules.
9. Which of the following model organisms is a multicellular worm used to
study the process of development?
a) Saccharomyces cerevisiae
b) Caenorhabditis elegans
c) Mus musculus
d) Arabidopsis thaliana
e) Xenopus laevis

The major function of the rough endoplasmic reticulum is _____.

a) generation of energy
b) synthesis of cytosolic proteins
c) cell motility
d) generation of phospholipids
e) synthesis of secreted and membrane-associated proteins