A Quiz On Diffusion And Osmosis!

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A Quiz On Diffusion And Osmosis!

An essential practice test quiz for all the 9th graders out there. You will be tested upon your knowledge of such a topic so it could help you analyze yourself for the amount of hard work you need to put on your studies.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is diffusion?
    • A. 

      The movement of molecules through a semi-permeable membrane from an area of lower concentration to an area of higher concentration.

    • B. 

      The movement of molecules through a semi-permeable membrane from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration.

    • C. 

      The movement of molecules across a semi-permeable membrane until there are equal amounts on each side of the membrane.

    • D. 

      Molecules desire to spread as far from a membrane as possible.

  • 2. 
    Which of these molecules can NOT pass through a membrane to enter a cell?
    • A. 

      Iodine

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Starch

  • 3. 
    Which of these does require energy?
    • A. 

      Active Transport

    • B. 

      Passive Transport

    • C. 

      Osmosis

    • D. 

      Gravity

  • 4. 
    Which of these molecules can pass through a cell via active transport?
    • A. 

      Starch

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Ethanol

  • 5. 
    A solution with 1.5% saline in it would be considered:
    • A. 

      Hypotonic

    • B. 

      Isotonic

    • C. 

      Hypertonic

    • D. 

      Water

  • 6. 
    When put into distilled water, a red blood cell will:
    • A. 

      Inflate until it pops.

    • B. 

      Stay the same.

    • C. 

      Shrink (Crenate).

    • D. 

      Double in size and then stay that way.

  • 7. 
    When a molecule enters a cell via the proteins on its membrane, it has undergone:
    • A. 

      Adhesion

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Active transport

    • D. 

      Facilitated diffusion

  • 8. 
    The process of taking materials into the cell by means of unfolding, or pockets, of the cell membrane, is not called:
    • A. 

      Endocytosis

    • B. 

      Phagocytosis

    • C. 

      Pinocytosis

    • D. 

      Exocytosis

  • 9. 
    Lipids cannot pass through the cell membrane because they are too large to fit through.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    An IV tube attached to someone in a hospital would contain 0.9% saline in it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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