Cell Respiration

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Cell Respiration

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  • 1. 
    How do cells capture the energy released by cellular respiration?
    • A. 

      They store it in molecules of carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      They produce glucose

    • C. 

      The energy is coupled to oxygen

    • D. 

      They produce ATP

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following is true?
    • A. 

      Cellular respiration occurs in mitochondria and in chloroplasts.

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis occurs in chloroplasts and cellular respiration occurs in mitochondria.

    • C. 

      Photosynthesis occurs in mitochondria and in chloroplasts.

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis occurs in mitochondria and cellular respiration occurs in chloroplasts.

  • 3. 
    Respiration ____________, and cellular respiration _______.
    • A. 

      Used glucose .......produces glucose

    • B. 

      Produces glucose ...... produces oxygen

    • C. 

      Is gas exchange ........ produces ATP

    • D. 

      Produces ATP .... is gas exchange.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are products of cellular respiration?
    • A. 

      ATP, carbon dioxide and water

    • B. 

      Glucose and carbon dioxide and water

    • C. 

      Oxygen, ATP and glucose

    • D. 

      Oxygen, ATP and water

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements is false?
    • A. 

      Cell respiration produces carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Cell respiration is a single chemical reaction with just one step.

    • C. 

      Cell respiration releases heat.

    • D. 

      Cell respiration consumes glucose.

  • 6. 
    A drug is tested in a lab and is found to create holes in both mitochondrial membranes. Scientists suspect that the drug will be harmful to human cells because it will inhibit:
    • A. 

      Glycolysis

    • B. 

      The citric acid cycle.

    • C. 

      The formation of alcohol.

    • D. 

      Calvin cycle.

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following metabolic pathways is common in aerobic and anaerobic organisms?
    • A. 

      Electron Transport Chain

    • B. 

      Citric Acid Cycle

    • C. 

      Krebs Cycle

    • D. 

      Glycolysis

  • 8. 
    In the electron transport chain, the final electron acceptor is:
    • A. 

      A molecule of water.

    • B. 

      A molecule of carbon dioxide.

    • C. 

      ADP

    • D. 

      An oxygen atom.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following processes produces the most ATP per molecule of glucose oxidized (bonds broken)?
    • A. 

      Anaerobic respiration

    • B. 

      Alcoholic fermentation

    • C. 

      Lactic acid fermentation

    • D. 

      Aerobic respiration

  • 10. 
    Muscle soreness associated with strenuous exercise is at least partly due to:
    • A. 

      The presence of lactic acid produced during fermentation in muscle cells.

    • B. 

      The large amount of carbon dioxide that builds up in the muscle.

    • C. 

      The accumulation of alcohol from anaerobic respiration

    • D. 

      An excess of ATP that builds up during vigorous exercise.

  • 11. 
    The ultimate source of all the food we eat and the oxygen we breathe is:
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Anaerobic metabolism

    • C. 

      Glycolysis

    • D. 

      Cell respiration,

  • 12. 
    The process of aerobic cellular respiration occurs in:
    • A. 

      Animals, only

    • B. 

      Plants, only

    • C. 

      Both plants and animals

    • D. 

      Neither plants nor animals

  • 13. 
    Which statement best describes the role of photosynthesis and cell respiration in the carbon cycle?
    • A. 

      Cell respiration and photosynthesis both add carbon into the atmosphere.

    • B. 

      Cell respiration and photosynthesis both remove carbon from the atmosphere.

    • C. 

      Cell respiration adds carbon into the atmosphere and photosynthesis removes carbon from the atmosphere.

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis adds carbon into the atmosphere and cell respiration removes carbon from the atmosphere.

  • 14. 
    Cyanide is a powerful poison because it inhibits an enzyme in mitochondria, preventing the transfer of energy during one of the steps of cellular respiration. This poison would directly effect the production of which of the following molecules?
    • A. 

      ATP

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      DNA

  • 15. 
    The graph below shows the amount of ATP produced in a cell during a period of time. According to the graph, which of the following processes must have increased from point A to point B?
    • A. 

      DNA synthesis

    • B. 

      Mitosis

    • C. 

      Cell respiration

    • D. 

      Hybernation

  • 16. 
    Which of the following ways are cell respiration and photosynthesis alike?
    • A. 

      Both processes produce glucose.

    • B. 

      Both processes consume glucose.

    • C. 

      Both processes involve energy transformation

    • D. 

      Both processes take place in the mitochondria.