Question

Which organelle of the cell is called the power house of the cell?

A

Cell-wall

B

Nucleus

C

Mitochondria

D

Complete cell

Medium
NTSE

Solution

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Correct option is
C

Mitochondria

Mitochondria synthesize energy-rich molecules that is ATP. They are so-called because they carry out the process of aerobic respiration and generate the energy molecules (ATP or Adenosine Triphosphate) for cell operation. Therefore they are known as the powerhouse of the cell.
Hence, option C is correct.

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