CBSE Class 8 Science Cell Structure and Functions Assignment Set C

CBSE Class 8 Science - Cell Structure and Functions (3)

Chapter wise assignments are being given by teachers to students to make them understand the chapter concepts. Its extremely critical for all CBSE students to practice all assignments which will help them in gaining better marks in examinations. All assignments available for free download on the website are developed by the best teachers having many years of teaching experience in CBSE schools all over the country. Students, teachers and parents are advised to download the CBSE study material.



1. Write true/false against the following statements:-

(a)Cells are invisible to the naked human eye

(b)Animal cells have a cellwall but plant cells do not.

(c)Protoplasm includes nucleoplasm & cytoplasm.

(d)Human cheek cells are irregular in shape.

(e)Cell wall is non-living & composed of cellulose.

2. How is cytoplasm different from cell sap?

3. What is the similarity between plasma membrane & egg membrane?

4. Identify the cell organelle/component-

(a) transparent jelly-like living substance

(b) kitchen of the cell

(c) brain of the cell

(d) heredity material

(e) provides various colours to plant parts

(f) unit of inheritance in living organisms

(g) organisms made of more than one cell

5. What is the difference in the location of the nuclei of plant & animal cells?

6. What is the importance of vacuoles in a cell?

7. What are prokaryotic cells?

8. Select the odd ones out giving reasons:-

(a) cheek cells, onion peel cells, bacterial cells, nerve cell

(b) blue green algae, hen's egg, neuron, ostrich's egg

9. Who discovered cell for the first time?

10. Name one cell organelle that is present in plant cells but absent in animal cells and another

that is present in animal cells but absent in plant cells.


1. Tabulate at least 4 differences between plant & animal cells.

2. If we remove the nucleus of a cell, write any 3 functions that will get affected.

3. "Cell is the smallest & basic unit of life".Justify the statement.

4. Compare Eukaryotic & Prokaryotic cells.Give examples as well.

5. Draw neat & labelled diagrams of the following:-

(a) human cheek cells

(b)onion peel cells

(c)typical plant cell

(d)typical animal cell

6. Giving examples explain the diversity in the shape & sizes of cells of organisms.

Please click the below link to access CBSE Class 8 Science - Cell Structure and Functions (3)



Click to View or Download pdf file
Click for more Science Study Material

Latest NCERT & CBSE News

Read the latest news and announcements from NCERT and CBSE below. Important updates relating to your studies which will help you to keep yourself updated with latest happenings in school level education. Keep yourself updated with all latest news and also read articles from teachers which will help you to improve your studies, increase motivation level and promote faster learning

Keep your kids engaged during Lockdown

Kids are the Future of our Country! Outlines have changed and so should the formats of existence! It is the best time to teach our kids the pleasure of Self-Discipline, Self-Realization and Self-Control. To keep the future generation safe in such unpredictable...

Online Teacher Training Course on Competency based Education in DIKSHA

Competency is a set of skills, abilities, knowledge that helps an individual perform a given task in real life. Every learning should go into the imbibing of these skills to lead a productive and joyful life. The NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY-2020 calls for shift towards...

Mathematical Literacy Free Practice Book for Students

With a larger goal to promote 21st century skills such as critical thinking and problem solving, the Central Board of Secondary Education has shared a Mathematical Literacy: Practice Book for Students. This Work Book is designed to allow learners of classes 7th to 10th...

National Online Painting Championship

The National Mission for Clean Ganga, Ministry of Jal Shakti in collaboration with Kalantar Art Trust is organizing KALANTAR-2020: National Online Painting Championship with the aim to provide a platform to youth and school children to demonstrate their artistic skills...

Conduct of the practical work during the lockdown

CBSE has advised schools to follow the Alternative Calendar developed by NCERT to continue education during the lockdown through alternative modes to achieve learning outcomes. Schools have reportedly started using these calendars and other prescribed pedagogical...

Revised SOP preventive measures followed while conducting examinations

Revised SOP on preventive measures to be followed while conducting examinations to contain spread of COVID-19 issued by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Examination centres are frequented by large number of students (as well as their parents) and staff till the...

Studies Today