Biology: A Guide to the Natural World

Chapter 5: Life’s Border: The Plasma Membrane

Post-quiz: Exocytosis and endocytosis

1. Coated pits are required for which type of membrane transport? [Hint]

2. Certain white blood cells are designed to engulf and destroy microbes such as bacteria. The process used to achieve this would be: [Hint]

3. What is the primary factor that determines if endocytosis or exocytosis would be needed to move a substance across the cell membrane as opposed to diffusion or osmosis? [Hint]

4. In endocytosis, a transport vesicle is derived from _____. [Hint]

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