Multiple Choice Quiz on Transport in Plants

This plant physiology quiz is designed to assess your basic knowledge in ‘Transport in Plants’. Questions come under ‘medium’ category. Choose the best answer from the four options given. When you've finished answering as many of the questions as you can, scroll down to the bottom of the page and check your answers by clicking 'Score'. Percentage score will be displayed along with right answers.
Wilted and Turgid plants
1. Movement of water through semipermeable membrane produces
wall pressure
suction pressure
turgor pressure
osmotic pressure
2. On plasmolysis, a plant cell
Swells up
become flaccid
become turgid
3. Root pressure occurs when there is
More transpiration and more absorption
Less transpiration and more absorption
Less transpiration and Less absorption
More transpiration and less absorption
4. Who proposed the theory of ascent of sap?
J. C. Bose
A. Flemming
J. Lederberg
5. Which of the following is an efficient water imbibant?
6. Osmosis invoves
Flow of water through a semipermeable membrane
flow of water without a membrane
flow of solute without a membrane
flow of solute through a semipermeable membrane
7. During ascent, water column present inside vessels and tracheids, does not rupture due to
transpiration pull
lignified thick walls
cohension and adhesion
weak gravitational pull
8. In a turgid cell which will be zero
Turgor pressure
suction pressure
wall pressure
Osmotic pressure
9. In plant water moves from
zero gradient
similar gradient
More negative to less negative gradient
Less negative to more negative gradient
10. With rise in turgidity, wall pressure will
remain unchanged
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