Class 9 Science Fundamental Unit of Life (cell) Test Paper

Given below are the Fundamental Unit of Life Class 9 Test Paper
(a) Multiple Choice questions
(b) Match the column
(c) Very Short answer questions
(d) Short answer questions
(e) Long answer questions
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Multiple Choice Questions

Question 1.
Cell theory was given by
(a) Schleiden and Schwann
(b) Virchow
(c) Hooke
(d) Haeckel

Question 2.
Kitchen of the cell is
(a) mitochondria
(b) endoplasmic reticulum
(c) chloroplast
(d) golgi apparatus

Question 3.
Which of the following are covered by a single membrane?
(a) Mitochondria
(b) Vacuole
(c) Lysosome
(d) Plastid

Question 4.
Chromosomes are made up of
(a) DNA
(b) protein
(c) DNA and protein
(d) RNA


(1) (a)
(2) (c)
(3) (b)
(4) (c)

Match the column

Question 5.
Class 9 Science Fundamental Unit of Life (cell)  Test Paper


sample paper for class 9 biology fundamental unit of life

Very Short Answer type

Question 6
Identify the tissue:
(a)Lining of small intestine
(b)which Connects muscle to bone
(c)Iris of eye
(d)Base of leaves
(e)Leaf talk below epidermis
(f)Vascular bundles


(a)The columnar epithelium
(c)Smooth muscular
(d)Intercalary meristem tissue.
(e)collenchyma (f)Complex permanent tissue

Short Answer type

Question 7.
How are cork formed?


As plants grow older, a strip of secondary meristem replaces the epidermis of the stem. Cells which are cut on the outer side by this meristem differentiate into cork.

Question 8.
What is the function of sieve tube cells and how they are designed to carry out their function?
Question 9.
What are semiautonomous organelles? Describe with example?


Mitochondria and chloroplasts are called semi-autonomous organelles because they have their own DNA, mRNA, TRNA, ribosomes and they replicate by binary fission so they are said to be self governing. Semi-autonomous means they are in a symbiotic relationship with the cell and have evolved to become part of it.

Question 10
Why plasma membrane is called selectively permeable?


Plasma membrane allows some material to pass through it while on the same time it blocks other material from entering through it
This is mainly because of the sizes and polarity of molecules.

Long Answer type

Question 11.
Where are protein synthesized in the cell? How are they transported?
Question 12
What happen:
(a)If there were no ysosonm in the cell.
(b)A red blood cell kept in concentrated salt solution.
Question 13.
Give reasons:
(a)There are no intercellular spaces in epidermer tissue?
(b)Epidermis is thick in desert plants.
Question 14.
Draw a labelled diagram of
(a) neuron
(b) animal cell
Question 15.
differentiate between different types of epithelium tissue in animal?
Question 16.
Write the functions of following:
(a)Aerolar tissue
(c)Golgi bodies
(e)Protective tissue in plants
Question 17.
Draw a diagram of the human cell and label the following parts:
(a) Suicidal bags
(b)Protein packaging unit
(c)Brain of the cell
(d)Powerhouse of the cell
(e) Semi-permeable membrane
Question 18.
(i)Draw and label the parts of a prokaryotic organism that does not have a well-defined nucleus.
(ii)Describe any three structures of the prokaryotic cell you drew in a) How do the structure differ from those in a eukaryotic cell?
Question 19.
Discuss the contribution of the following scientists to the field of biology:
(a)Robert Hooke
(b)Robert Brown
(d) Rudolf Virchow
(e)Watson and Crick


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