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Transportation in plants | Short Answer Questions (SA)

Question 11

Q11) The set up shown alongside was kept in sunlight for an hour. It was observed that drops of water appeared on the inside of the polythene bag.

(a) Name process which is being demonstrated.

(b) Why was the pot and its soil left uncovered by the polythene bag?

(c) Why was the pot left in the sunlight?

(d) Suppose the pot in this experiment was placed inside a dark room instead of placing it in sunlight for some time. What difference will be noticed?

Solution:

(a) The process that is being demonstrated is transpiration.

(b) The part with its soil was left uncovered with a polyethene bag so that the roots can absorb water from the soil.

(c) The pot was left uncovered in sunlight because transpiration occurs faster in sunlight.

(d) If the pot was left in the dark the process of transpiration would not have occured.

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Question 11

Q11) The set up shown alongside was kept in sunlight for an hour. It was observed that drops of water appeared on the inside of the polythene bag.

(a) Name process which is being demonstrated.

(b) Why was the pot and its soil left uncovered by the polythene bag?

(c) Why was the pot left in the sunlight?

(d) Suppose the pot in this experiment was placed inside a dark room instead of placing it in sunlight for some time. What difference will be noticed?

Solution:

(a) The process that is being demonstrated is transpiration.

(b) The part with its soil was left uncovered with a polyethene bag so that the roots can absorb water from the soil.

(c) The pot was left uncovered in sunlight because transpiration occurs faster in sunlight.

(d) If the pot was left in the dark the process of transpiration would not have occured.

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