NCERT Class-9 Science Solutions: Chapter 5-The Fundamental Unit of Life Part 10 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2023)

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Question 58:

In brief state what happens when

  1. Dry apricots are left for some time in pure water and later transferred to sugar solution?
  2. A Red Blood Cell is kept in concentrated saline solution?
  3. The Plasma-membrane of a cell breaks down?
  4. Rheo leaves are boiled in water first and then a drop of sugar syrup is put on it?
  5. Golgi apparatus is removed from the cell?


  1. First it swells due to endosmosis and then Exosmosis occurs and it shrinks.
  2. It will lose water and shrink.
  3. The cell will die.
  4. The cell gets killed on boiling so no plasmolysis
  5. All sorts of vesicle formation stops.

Question 59:

Draw a neat diagram of plant cell and label any three parts which differentiate it from animal cell.


Result for Plant Cell from Three Part