Which one of the following terms is not a part of the nucleus?
  1. Ribosomes
  2. Nucleolus
  3. Chromosome
  4. Gene


Correct Answer:  (a) Ribosomes

Explanation:

 The nucleus is a spherical organelle found in eukaryotic cells, enclosed by a nuclear envelope.
It contains chromosomes and is rich in DNA.
Controlling gene expression, and DNA replication are the major functions of the nucleus.
The nucleolus is a sub-organelle found in the nucleus, without a limiting membrane surrounding it.
It does not contain chromosomes, but it is rich in RNA.
The main functions of the nucleolus are ribosome synthesis, and assembling signal recognition particles.

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Updated on: 12-Jan-2023

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