Osmosis Quiz 7

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Osmosis Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Name the process that is the diffusion of water.
  • 2. 
    If a cell is placed in salt water, water will ___________________
    • A. 

      Leave the cell and the cytoplasm and cell membrane shrink

    • B. 

      Enter the cell and the cytoplasm and cell membrane expand

  • 3. 
    If a cell is placed in distilled water, water will ___________________
    • A. 

      Leave the cell and the cytoplasm and cell membrane shrink

    • B. 

      Enter the cell and the cytoplasm and cell membrane expand

  • 4. 
    In salt water, salt is the ________________________.
    • A. 

      Solute

    • B. 

      Solvent

  • 5. 
    If a cell is placed in sugar water, water will ___________________
    • A. 

      Leave the cell and the cytoplasm and cell membrane shrink

    • B. 

      Enter the cell and the cytoplasm and cell membrane expand

  • 6. 
    In salt water, water is the ________________________.
    • A. 

      Solute

    • B. 

      Solvent

  • 7. 
    What structure prevents a plant cell from bursting when placed in distilled water?
  • 8. 
    A new nurse starts working in the hospital.  She is responsible for giving you an IV.  What type of solution would you want her to give you?
    • A. 

      An isotonic solution

    • B. 

      A hypertonic solution

    • C. 

      A hypotonic solution

  • 9. 
    A new nurse starts working in the hospital.  She is responsible for giving you an IV.  She gives you a solution of 5% salt water (instead of the correct solution with 0.9% salt water).  Why is this harmful to your blood cells?
    • A. 

      Water will leave your blood cells, causing them to shrivel up

    • B. 

      Water will enter your blood cells until they burst

    • C. 

      Nothing will happen, she is a great nurse

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Water will leave your blood cells, causing them to shrivel up

    • B. 

      Water will enter your blood cells until they burst

    • C. 

      Nothing will happen, she is a great nurse

  • 11. 
    A new nurse starts working in the hospital.  She is responsible for giving you an IV.  She gives you a solution of 0.9% saline (salt).   Why is this harmful to your blood cells?
    • A. 

      Water will leave your blood cells, causing them to shrivel up

    • B. 

      Water will enter your blood cells until they burst

    • C. 

      Nothing will happen, she is a great nurse

  • 12. 
    Osmosis is the diffusion of A. ________________from a B. ___________ --> C.______________ concentration.
    • A. 

      A. any molecule, B. High, C. Low

    • B. 

      A. water, B. High, C. Low

    • C. 

      A. water, B. Low, C. High

    • D. 

      A. any molecule, B. Low, C. High