SAT Subject Biology Practice Question 1: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 1

1. Which of these cell structures contains one or more membranes?

I. Ribosome

II. Plasma membrane

III. Endoplasmic reticulum

IV. Golgi body

A. II only
B. IV only
C. I and II
D. I, II, and III
E. II, III, and IV

Correct Answer: E


The ER, plasma membrane, and Golgi body of a eukaryotic cell consist of membrane composed of a phospholipid bilayer. In contrast, the ribosome is not a membrane-bound organelle.