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Central Vacuole in Plant Cells: Definition & Function

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The central vacuole is surrounded by a membrane made of _________.

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1. A central vacuole functions like a ___________ in a home.

2. The central vacuole can fill with water to maintain the proper _________ within the cell.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the function of the central vacuole in plant cells. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what the membrane is made of that surrounds the central vacuole as well as knowing the functions of the central vacuole.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • What the membrane is made of that surrounds the central vacuole
  • The functions of the central vacuole
  • Why the central vacuole fills with water
  • What the central vacuoles can do with damaged cell parts

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as central vacuole and membrane
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related function of the central vacuole in plant cells lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the function of the central vacuole in plant cells and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the function of the central vacuole in plant cells

Additional Learning

To learn more about the inner workings of the central vacuole, review the corresponding lesson Central Vacuole in Plant Cells: Definition & Function. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the idea behind a membrane
  • Identify what the membrane is made of that surrounds the central vacuole
  • Know the functions of the central vacuole
  • Learn why the central vacuole fills with water
  • Appreciate what the central vacuoles can do with damaged cell parts
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