Osmosis Quiz Questions And Answers

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Do you know about the process of osmosis? Then, you must take this osmosis quiz to check your knowledge regarding the same. Osmosis involves transferring water from a less concentrated solution to a more robust solution through a semipermeable membrane. Most people confuse it with diffusion, which does not involve movement through a membrane. See how much you understood osmosis in the class by playing the quiz below. Are you ready then? Good luck, buddy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The cell wall prevents a plant cell from bursting when placed in distilled water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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.

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    What is true about osmosis?
    • A. 

      Diffusion of water through a semi-permeable membrane

    • B. 

      It is a passive process.

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    When the amount of water in a cell is higher than the amount of solute in a cell it is _______.
  • 5. 
    What is active transport?
    • A. 

      A transportation medium

    • B. 

      No energy required

    • C. 

      Movement of molecules across a semi-permeable membrane against a concentration gradient with a protein

    • D. 

      Movement of molecules across a semi-permeable membrane with a protein

  • 6. 
    How is isotonic defined?
    • A. 

      Diffusion of water through a semi-permeable membrane

    • B. 

      When the amount of the solute is higher than the amount of water in a cell.

    • C. 

      When the amount of water and solute in a cell are at equilibrium.

    • D. 

      By active transport

    • E. 

      By passive transport

  • 7. 
    What is movement in diffusion based on?
    • A. 

      The speed at which the molecules move.

    • B. 

      No movement.

    • C. 

      Movement is based on kinetic energy (speed), charge, and mass of molecules.

    • D. 

      Passive energy

  • 8. 
    Describe a cell that is in an isotonic environment.
    • A. 

      When the amount of water in a cell is higher than the amount of solute in a cell.

    • B. 

      A cell that has an equilibrium of water to solute.

    • C. 

      When the amount of water and solute in a cell are at equilibrium.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    In a solution, salt is considered the solute.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    There are _____ types of osmotic conditions.
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