CBSE Class 8 Science Cell Structure and Functions Assignment Set C

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Assignment for Class 8 Science Chapter 8 Cell Structure And Functions

Class 8 Science students should refer to the following printable assignment in Pdf for Chapter 8 Cell Structure And Functions in standard 8. This test paper with questions and answers for Grade 8 Science will be very useful for exams and help you to score good marks

Chapter 8 Cell Structure And Functions Class 8 Science Assignment



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.

7. What are chromosomes?Where are they present & what is their function?

8. Classify the following organisms as unicellular & multicellular:-

bacteria, moulds, amoeba, entamoeba, mushroom, penicillium, paramecium, euglena, yeast, bracket fungus, rhizopus, spirogyra.

9. Name the 3 types of plastids & give their functions.

10. How are organs different from organelles?

11. Plant cells are more rigid in shape than animal cells.Why?

12. Chloroplasts are found only in plant cells.Why?

13. Cells are the basic structural units in living organisms.Explain.


1. Explain how cell division occurs in amoeba.

2. Explain how growth occurs in multicellular organisms.

3. Nucleus is extremely essential for a cell. Justify.

4. Identify the following wrt cells:-

(a) pigment necessary for photosynthesis

(b) structures present in cytoplasm

(c) living substance of the cell

(d) green plastids

(e) formed by collection of tissues

(f) units of inheritance present on chromosomes

(g) empty structure in cytoplasm

(h) a group of cells

(i) it separates the cell from the surrounding medium

(j) coloured plastids


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