MCQ. Consider the following statements regarding osmosis in animal cells:
- If the water potential of the solution surrounding the cell is too high, the cell shrinks.
- If the water potential of the solution surrounding the cell is too low, the cell shrinks.
- It is important of maintain a constant water potential inside the animal body.
- In animal cells, water potential far exceeds the solute potential.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
(a) 1 and 2
(b) Only 3
(c) Only 4
(d) 2 and 3
Answer: (b) Only 3