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What are the functions of vacuole?


A
Maintaining turgor pressure
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B
Containing water
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C
Containing waste
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D
All of the above
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Solution

The correct option is C All of the above
  • The function and significance of vacuoles vary greatly according to the type of cell in which they are present.
  • In general, the functions of the vacuole include- Isolating materials that might be harmful or a threat to the cell. Containing waste products. 
  • Containing water in plant cells. Maintaining internal hydrostatic pressure or turgor within the cell. Maintaining an acidic internal pH. 
  • Allows plants to support structures such as leaves and flowers due to the pressure of the central vacuole etc.
    Therefore, the correct answer is option D.

Biology

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