. Which organelle is known as the "Kitchen of the cell"


A: Mitochondria

B: Endoplasmic reticulum

C: Chloroplast

D: Golgi apparatus

Best Answer

Explanation-  

Mitochondria are also known as the powerhouse of the cell, it helps in the production of ATP (the energy currency of the cell).

Endoplasmic reticulum synthesizes provides (Endoplasmic reticulum containing ribosomes on their surface, rough ER), synthesizes phospholipids (smooth endoplasmic reticulum, without ribosomes on its surface). 

Chloroplast (contains chlorophyll in its thylakoids), takes part in the process of photosynthesis (synthesis of carbohydrates from the carbon dioxide and water in the presence of sunlight. Chloroplast takes part in the synthesis of food, that is why this organelle is known as the kitchen of the cell.

Golgi apparatus takes part in the packaging and modification. 

Final Answer-

So, The correct option is C

Chloroplast is called the ‘Kitchen of the cell’. 

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