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# Each of the three beakers A, B and C contained 50 mL of distilled water. A student placed five raisins in each beaker. The raisins for each beaker weighed the same.

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Each of the three beakers A, B and C contained 50 mL of distilled water. A student placed five raisins in each beaker. The raisins for each beaker weighed the same. The beakers were kept at room temperature. The raisins were removed from beaker A after 10 minutes, from beaker B after 20 minutes and from beaker C after one hour. On calculating the percentage of water absorbed by the raisins, it was found that.

(1) maximum absorption of water by raisins was in beaker C

(2) maximum absorption of water by raisins was in beaker B

(3) minimum absorption of water by raisins was in beaker C

(4) absorption of water was equal in raisins of all the three beakers

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Correct answer: (1) maximum absorption of water by raisins was in beaker C

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The maximum absorption of water by raisins was in beaker C as they were placed in the beaker for the longest duration.

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