Biology Test 3

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A single plant cell is placed in an isotonic solution. Salt is then added to the solution. Which of the following would occur as a result of the salt addition?

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Water would leave the cell by osmosis, causing the volume of the cytoplasm to decrease.

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  • smiraclelynch
    Answered in Biology Test 3
    A single plant cell is placed in an isotonic solution. Salt is then added to the solution. Which of the following would occur as a result of the salt addition?
    a.
    The added salt would enter the cell, causing the cell to take up water and swell.
    b.
    Water would leave the cell by osmosis, causing the volume of the cytoplasm to decrease.
    c.
    Water would enter the cell by osmosis, and the cell would swell.
    d.
    The added salt makes the solution hypotonic compared to the cell. Water will enter the cell by osmosis.
    e.
    There would be no osmotic movement of water in response to the added salt.


    Water would leave the cell by osmosis, causing the volume of the cytoplasm to decrease.
  • smiraclelynch
    Answered in Biology Test 3
    A single plant cell is placed in an isotonic solution. Salt is then added to the solution. Which of the following would occur as a result of the salt addition?
    Water would leave the cell by osmosis, causing the volume of the cytoplasm to decrease.
  • smiraclelynch
    Answered in Biology Test 3
    A single plant cell is placed in an isotonic solution. Salt is then added to the solution. Which of the following would occur as a result of the salt addition?
    Water would leave the cell by osmosis, causing the volume of the cytoplasm to decrease.
  • smiraclelynch
    Answered in Biology Test 3
    A single plant cell is placed in an isotonic solution. Salt is then added to the solution. Which of the following would occur as a result of the salt addition?
    Water would leave the cell by osmosis, causing the volume of the cytoplasm to decrease.
  • smiraclelynch
    Answered in Biology Test 3
    A single plant cell is placed in an isotonic solution. Salt is then added to the solution. Which of the following would occur as a result of the salt addition?
    Water would leave the cell by osmosis, causing the volume of the cytoplasm to decrease.
  • smiraclelynch
    Answered in Biology Test 3
    A single plant cell is placed in an isotonic solution. Salt is then added to the solution. Which of the following would occur as a result of the salt addition?
    Water would leave the cell by osmosis, causing the volume of the cytoplasm to decrease.
  • smiraclelynch
    Answered in Biology Test 3
    A single plant cell is placed in an isotonic solution. Salt is then added to the solution. Which of the following would occur as a result of the salt addition?
    Water would leave the cell by osmosis, causing the volume of the cytoplasm to decrease.
  • smiraclelynch
    Answered in Biology Test 3
    A single plant cell is placed in an isotonic solution. Salt is then added to the solution. Which of the following would occur as a result of the salt addition?
    Water would leave the cell by osmosis, causing the volume of the cytoplasm to decrease.
  • smiraclelynch
    Answered in Biology Test 3
    A single plant cell is placed in an isotonic solution. Salt is then added to the solution. Which of the following would occur as a result of the salt addition?
    Water would leave the cell by osmosis, causing the volume of the cytoplasm to decrease.
  • smiraclelynch
    Answered in Biology Test 3
    A single plant cell is placed in an isotonic solution. Salt is then added to the solution. Which of the following would occur as a result of the salt addition?
    Water would leave the cell by osmosis, causing the volume of the cytoplasm to decrease.