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Question 9
Find out which of the following statements is false.

(a) Golgi apparatus is involved in the formation of lysosomes.
(b) Nucleus, mitochondria, and plastids have DNA; hence they are able to make their own structural proteins.
(c) Mitochondria is said to be the powerhouse of the cell as ATP is generated in them.
(d) Cytoplasm is called as protoplasm.


Solution

(d) Cytoplasm is called as protoplasm

The word Protoplasm is derived from the Greek word “protos” meaning first and “plasma” meaning “things formed”. Protoplasm is considered as the physical basis of life. The protoplasm of a cell consists of a nucleus, cell membrane, and the cytoplasm. Thus, cytoplasm is a part of the protoplasm of a cell. Cytoplasm and protoplasm are cell suspensions and provide a site for biological processes to take place. The protoplasm is bound by a plasma membrane or cell membrane on all sides whereas the cytoplasm is a substance which is present surrounding the nucleus of a cell.


Biology
NCERT Exemplar
Standard IX

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