Tonicity Practice Test Questions And Answers

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Have you studied tonicity? To test your knowledge, you can take this tonicity practice test. Osmosis, in simple terms, is the movement of solvents from a higher solute concentration to the lower one through a semipermeable membrane. In the quiz below, you will get to test your understanding of different tonic solutions and how a solute is transferred. How about you try it out and see what you may learn about osmosis as a whole. All the best! You can share this informative quiz with others also.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Click all the boxes that apply. The movement of molecules from an area of Higher Concentration to an area of Lower Concentration
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Hypotonic

    • D. 

      Isotonic

  • 2. 
    Equal amount of solute and solvent in and out of a cell is called.
    • A. 

      Isotonic

    • B. 

      Hypotonic

    • C. 

      Hypertonic

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Why do your fingers Prune when in the water for a long time?
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Hypotonic

    • D. 

      Hypertonic

  • 4. 
    Water is a hypotonic solution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Soda drinks are what kind of solution?
    • A. 

      Hypertonic

    • B. 

      Hypotonic

    • C. 

      Isotonic

    • D. 

      None

  • 6. 
    Blood is what kind of solution?
    • A. 

      Isotonic

    • B. 

      Hypertonic

    • C. 

      Hypotonic

    • D. 

      None

  • 7. 
    What kind of solution is it if the cell grows when placed in the solution?
    • A. 

      Hypotonic

    • B. 

      Hypertonic

    • C. 

      Isotonic

    • D. 

      None

  • 8. 
    A ________ solution would cause a cell to shrink. 
  • 9. 
    A hypertonic solution would cause
    • A. 

      Water to enter the cell

    • B. 

      Water to leave the cell

    • C. 

      Water to evaporate

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    A Hypotonic solution has a ______________ concentration of solute (dissolved stuff) than inside the cell.
    • A. 

      Lower

    • B. 

      Higher

    • C. 

      Equal

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    If a cell is placed in a HYPOTONIC solution, the water will move into the cell, causing it to swell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
     Movement of anything from an area of high concentration to low concentration.
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Hypertonic

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    In a hypotonic solution, the total molar concentration of all dissolved solute particles is greater than that of another solution
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When a cell is exposed to hypotonic conditions, there is net water movement into the cell?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Hypotonic solution means more solute and less water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Plant cells take water by  Osmosis in a hypertonic solution
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    ___________ prevents a plant cell from bursting when kept in a hypotonic solution.
  • 18. 
    What is the movement of water in and out of the cell membrane called?
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Hypotonic

    • D. 

      Isotonic

  • 19. 
    What would happen to a cell placed if it is in a hypertonic solution?
    • A. 

      The cell would expand and possibly burst

    • B. 

      The cell would dance and do the Nay Nay!

    • C. 

      The cell would shrink.

    • D. 

      The cell would remain the same.

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