Membrane Transport

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Transport Quizzes & Trivia

Testing your understanding of types of transport across membranes


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The movement of proteins across a cell's membrane would be called
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Equilibrium

  • 2. 
    The following picture can best be described as (assume the blue liquid is water):
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Facilitated Diffusion

    • C. 

      Active Transport

  • 3. 
    The following picture can best be described as:
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Facilitated Diffusion

    • C. 

      Active Transport

    • D. 

      Equilibrium

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      The outside of the cell has a lower concentration of ions than inside the cell

    • B. 

      The inside of the cell has a higher concentration of ions than the outside of the cell

    • C. 

      Water is moving from the low concentration internal environment of the cell to the higher concentration outside the cell

    • D. 

      Particles are moving across a red blood cell membrane

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Water is moving from the higher concentration of ions outside the cell to inside the cell

    • B. 

      Water is moving from the lower concentration of ions outside the cell to inside the cell

    • C. 

      The outside of the cell must have a higher concentration of ions than inside the cell

    • D. 

      Ions are moving from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 8. 
    Which of the following illustrates how proteins embedded in a membrane helps the transport of particles across the membrane?
    • A. 

      All of them

    • B. 

      B and C only

    • C. 

      B, C, D

    • D. 

      D only

  • 9. 
    Cellular membranes actually are made of two layers that each contain lipids that are hydrophobic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Exposing onion cells to salt water would cause the cells to...
    • A. 

      Shrink

    • B. 

      Expand

    • C. 

      Burst

    • D. 

      No Change