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Multiple Choice Quiz on Cell Theory

This quiz is designed to assess your  knowledge in ‘Cell Theory’. Choose the best answer from the four options given. When you've finished answering as many of the questions as you can, scroll down to the bottom of the page and check your answers by clicking 'Score'. Percentage score will be displayed along with right answers.
1. The first man to observe live cell under microscope was
Robert Hooke
Leeuwenhoek
Schleiden
Virchow

2. He placed a slice of cork under his microscope and he called the structure observed as 'cell'. The person mentioned is
Antony van Leeuwenhoek
Zacharias Janssen
Schwann
Robert Hooke

3. All the following statements are true regarding the "cell theory" except
All living things or organisms are made of cells
All cells arise spotaneously
Cell is the basic structural and functional unit of life
All cells arise from preexisting cells

4. Robert Hooke published the discovery of the cell in his book
Genera plantarum
Species plantarum
Micrographia
The origin of species

5. All cells arise from preexisting cells. This tenet of cell theory was put forward by
Schwann
Virchow
Schleiden
Robert Hooke

6. The 'theory of cell lineage' was proposed by
Schleiden
Flemming
Virchow
Robert Hooke

7. Robert Hooke's observation of honey comb like structural units under microscope was actually
Plant protoplasm
Plasma membrane
cell wall
entire cell

8. Which of the following is not an exception of cell theory
bacteria
viruses
prions
viroids

9. The 'protoplasm theory' stating protoplasm as the physical basis of life was proposed by
Flemming
Purkinje
Robert Brown
Weismann

10. The nucleus was first described by
Robert Brown
Robert Hooke
Weismann
Nageli

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