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  1. 80) Based on the figure above, which of these experimental treatments would increase the rate of sucrose transport into the cell?
    A) decreasing extracellular sucrose concentration
    B) decreasing extracellular pH
    C) decreasing cytoplasmic pH
    D) adding an inhibitor that blocks the regeneration of ATP
    E) adding a substance that makes the membrane more permeable to hydrogen ions
  2. 48) An organism with a cell wall would most likely be unable to take in materials through
    A) diffusion.
    B) osmosis.
    C) active transport.
    D) phagocytosis.
    E) facilitated diffusion.
  3. 52) In receptor-mediated endocytosis, receptor molecules initially project to the outside of the cell. Where do they end up after endocytosis?
    A) on the outside of vesicles
    B) on the inside surface of the cell membrane
    C) on the inside surface of the vesicle
    D) on the outer surface of the nucleus
    E) on the ER
  1. a c
  2. b b
  3. c d

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  1. b
  2. c
  3. c
  4. a
  5. a

5 True/False questions

  1. 30) Celery stalks that are immersed in fresh water for several hours become stiff and hard. Similar stalks left in a 0.15 M salt solution become limp and soft. From this we can deduce that the cells of the celery stalks are
    A) hypotonic to both fresh water and the salt solution.
    B) hypertonic to both fresh water and the salt solution.
    C) hypertonic to fresh water but hypotonic to the salt solution.
    D) hypotonic to fresh water but hypertonic to the salt solution.
    E) isotonic with fresh water but hypotonic to the salt solution.
    c

          

  2. 74) A patient has had a serious accident and lost a lot of blood. In an attempt to replenish body fluids, distilled water-equal to the volume of blood lost-is transferred directly into one of his veins. What will be the most probable result of this transfusion?
    A) It will have no unfavorable effect as long as the water is free of viruses and bacteria.
    B) The patient's red blood cells will shrivel up because the blood fluid has become hypotonic compared to the cells.
    C) The patient's red blood cells will swell because the blood fluid has become hypotonic compared to the cells.
    D) The patient's red blood cells will shrivel up because the blood fluid has become hypertonic compared to the cells.
    E) The patient's red blood cells will burst because the blood fluid has become hypertonic compared to the cells.
    b

          

  3. Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease in humans in which the CFTR protein, which functions as a chloride ion channel, is missing or nonfunctional in cell membranes.
    72) If the sodium ion concentration outside the cell increases, and the CFTR channel is open, in what direction will chloride ions and water move across the cell membrane?
    A) Chloride ions will move out of the cell, and water will move into the cell.
    B) Both chloride ions and water will move out of the cell.
    C) Chloride ions will move into the cell, and water will move out of the cell.
    D) Both chloride ions and water will move into the cell.
    E) The movement of chloride ions and water molecules will not be affected by changes in sodium ion concentration outside the cell.
    e

          

  4. 34) When a plant cell, such as one from a peony stem, is submerged in a very hypotonic solution, what is likely to occur?
    A) The cell will burst.
    B) The cell membrane will lyse.
    C) Plasmolysis will shrink the interior.
    D) The cell will become flaccid.
    E) The cell will become turgid.
    a

          

  5. 27) Which of the following would likely move through the lipid bilayer of a plasma membrane most rapidly?
    A) CO2
    B) an amino acid
    C) glucose
    D) K+
    E) starch
    a