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Shortened Cell Processes Quiz

Answer these questions in your journal.

  1. What is the point of photosynthesis (why do plants bother)?
     
     
     
  2. What is the chemical formula for photosynthesis?
     
     
  3. What is the point of cellular respiration (why do cells bother)?
     
     
     
  4. What is the chemical formula for cellular respiration?
     
     
  5. Describe a chromosome (composition, location, purpose).
     
     
     
  6. What is the point of mitosis (why do cells bother)?
     
     
     
  7. Why are proteins important to your body?
     
     
     
  8. In what organelle is the mRNA created?
     
  9. List at least five players in protein synthesis.
     
     
     
  10. How does the mRNA and tRNA work together to insure that a protein is made of the correct sequence of amino acids ?