The Cytoskeleton

Review Questions

Which of the following have the ability to disassemble and reform quickly?

  1. microfilaments and intermediate filaments
  2. microfilaments and microtubules
  3. intermediate filaments and microtubules
  4. only intermediate filaments

Hint:

B

Which of the following do not play a role in intracellular movement?

  1. microfilaments and intermediate filaments
  2. microfilaments and microtubules
  3. intermediate filaments and microtubules
  4. only intermediate filaments

Hint:

D

In humans, _____ are used to move a cell within its environment while _____ are used to move the environment relative to the cell.

  1. cilia, pseudopodia
  2. flagella; cilia
  3. microtubules; flagella
  4. microfilaments; microtubules

Hint:

B