Biology

This is a biology quiz on the follwing topics:

- Characteristics of living organisms

- Movement of substances

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1. Why do plants need turgid cells in means of support?

  • No one will ever know
  • The turgid cell forms a rigid structure that supports the plant
  • The turgid cell creates a barrier protecting the plant from viruses
  • The turgid cell forms part of the skeleton
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2. Define the term active transport.

  • The movement of particles in the sea
  • The movement of particles against the concentration gradient across a cell membrane
  • The movement of particles in Space
  • The movement of particles along the concentration gradient across the cell membrane

3. What organelles are found in both animal and plant cells?

  • Nucleus, Chloroplasts, Cell Wall and Mitocondria
  • Nucleus, Chloroplasts, Cell Membrane and Mitocondria
  • Nucleus, Cytoplasm, Cell Membrane and Mitocondria
  • Nucleus, Cytoplasm, Cell Wall and Mitocondria

4. Define the term osmosis.

  • Only water moves from a region of high concentration to a region of low concentration
  • Only water moves from a region of low concentration to a region of high concentration
  • Water moves around in a substance
  • Water diffuses into the sea

5. What is a cell in a concentrated solution called?

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  • Plasmolysed
  • Flaccid
  • Turgid

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