Class 8 Science Chapter 8 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) of Cell: Structure and Function updated for academic session 2022-2023 free to use. All the important questions which are given in the format of MCQ online test are useful not online periodic test but the school revision test and unit test also. MCQ test series covers the complete chapter 8 of class 8 science. All the questioner are given in the form of MCQ quiz to play and learn in easy steps.

Class 8 Science Chapter 8 MCQ for 2022-2023

Class: 8Science
Chapter: 8Cell: Structure and Function
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MCQ Tests with Answers for Class 8 Science Chapter 8


Choose the correct statement with respect to unicellular organisms:

[A]. In unicellular organisms, tissues work in co-ordination to perform different functions.
[B]. Unicellular organisms do not require food.
[C]. Unicellular organisms respire and reproduce.
[D]. All unicellular organisms move by cilia.

A long and branched animal cell is:

[A]. Muscle cell
[B]. Epithelial cell
[C]. Nerve cell
[D]. Cartilage cell

Majority of cells cannot be seen directly with our naked eyes because:

[A]. Organisms are generally unicellular
[B]. Cells are microscopic
[C]. Cells are present only inside the body
[D]. Cells are grouped into tissues

The correct combination of terms with reference to an animal cell is:

[A]. Cell wall, cell membrane, nucleus, plastid
[B]. Cell wall, nucleus, ribosome, chromosome
[C]. Cell membrane, mitochondria, ribosome, chromosome
[D]. Cell membrane, ribosome, mitochondria, chloroplast.

Name the smallest cell:

[A]. Bacteria Mycoplasma
[B]. Ostrich Egg
[C]. Human Egg
[D]. Red blood Cells

A suitable term for the various components of cells is

[A]. Tissue
[B]. Cell organelles
[C]. Chromosomes
[D]. Genes

The jelly-like fluid substance present in cells is called:

[A]. Protoplasm
[B]. Chromosome
[C]. Chloroplast
[D]. Cytoplasm

Consider the following statements and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. The epidermal cells from a layer around the plant organs and protected the cells below from injury.
[B]. Xylem cells are the tube-like plant cell having thick and strong walls which carry water from leaves to other parts of the body.
[C]. Photosynthesis cells of the plant contain chlorophyll and prepare food by photosynthesis.
[D]. None of the above

Read the following terms and select the pair that is related to inheritance of characters.

[A]. Cell wall and cell membrane
[B]. Chromosome and mitochondria
[C]. Chloroplast and cell membrane
[D]. Chromosome and genes

Read the following sentences carefully, and choose the correct one:

[A]. Different organisms have different number of cells in their bodies.
[B]. The cells in multicellular organisms can have many different sizes.
[C]. The cells in multicellular organisms (plants and animals) have many different shapes.
[D]. All the above.

The part of a cell which plays a role in inheritance is:

[A]. Nucleus
[B]. Cytoplasm
[C]. Plasma membrane
[D]. Mitochondria

Which of the following cells can change their shape?

[A]. White blood cell and Amoeba cell
[B]. Amoeba cell and Red blood cell
[C]. White blood cell and Euglena cell
[D]. Amoeba cell and Euglena cell

Which of the following are prokaryotes?

[A]. Protozoa and blue – green algae
[B]. Blue – green algae and fungi
[C]. Protozoa and bacteria
[D]. Blue – green algae and bacteria

Which of the following have cell walls?

[A]. Epidermal cell and Epithelial cell
[B]. Epithelial cell and Mesophyll cell
[C]. Epidermal cell and Mesophyll cell
[D]. Epithelial cell and Liver cell

Bikash is doing his homework which is given by his teacher. Would you help him to choose the incorrect sentences?

[A]. A hen’s egg is a single cell that is big enough to be seen easily by unaided eye.
[B]. Mitochondria are called the powerhouse of cell.
[C]. Cells were discovered by Robert Hook in 1665.
[D]. Nails and hair are made up of strong cell.

The most important function of the cell membrane is that it:

[A]. Controls the entry and exit of materials from cells.
[B]. Controls only the entry of materials into cells.
[C]. Controls only the exit of materials from cells.
[D]. Allows entry and exit of materials without any control.

Of the following parts of a cell listed below, name the part that is common to plant cell, animal cell, and a bacterial cell:

[A]. Chloroplast
[B]. Cell wall
[C]. Cell membrane
[D]. Nucleus

Payel is completed her science chapter where she wrote some statements. She wants to know whether the statements are correct or not? Payel wants to take help from you:

[A]. Bacteria and blue green algae are prokaryotes.
[B]. The cell having nuclear material without a nuclear membrane around it are called prokaryotic cells.
[C]. The cells having nuclear material enclosed by a nuclear membrane and eukaryotic cells.
[D]. All the above

The thread-like structures present in the nucleus are:

[A]. Nucleolus
[B]. Chromosomes
[C]. Genes
[D]. Ribosomes

Identify the statement which is true for cells:

[A]. Cells can be easily seen with naked eyes.
[B]. Insect’s egg is not a cell.
[C]. A single cell can perform all the functions in a unicellular organism.
[D]. The size and shape of cells is uniform in multicellular organisms

Which of the following feature will help you in distinguishing a plant cell from an animal cell?

[A]. [A] Cell wall
[B]. Cell membrane
[C]. Mitochondria
[D]. Nucleus

Under a microscope, Paheli observes a cell that has a cell wall but no distinct nucleus. The cell that she observes is

[A]. A plant cell
[B]. A nerve cell
[C]. An animal cell
[D]. A bacterial cell

In a quiz competition, you are asked a question where you have to choose the statement which is/ are incorrect?

[A]. The plastids containing green pigments are known as chloroplasts.
[B]. Vacuole is a space in the cytoplasm of a cell which is enclosed by a membrane and usually contains substances dissolved in water.
[C]. The main function of cell membrane is to control the passage of materials which go into the cell or go out from the cell.
[D]. None of the above.

Which of the following statements are true for eukaryotic cells?

[A]. They have a well-organized nucleus and blue-green algae are eukaryotic cells.
[B]. They have a well-organized nucleus and they have a nuclear membrane.
[C]. They do not have a nuclear membrane and they have a well-organized nucleus.
[D]. They do not have a nuclear membrane and blue-green algae are eukaryotic cells.

In a science quiz competition, Payel is asked a question where she had to choose the statement which was/were incorrect?

[A]. Nucleus controls all the activity of cell.
[B]. Mitochondria are tiny structure of nucleus.
[C]. Gene is a unit of inheritance in living organisms.
[D]. Chloroplast are the green coloured organelles present in the plant cell.

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