Biology- Cell Respiration Quiz Questions

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Respiration Quizzes & Trivia

In today’s set of quiz questions on the scientific study of biology, we’ll be seeing just how much you can tell us about the topic of cell respiration. Can you name the parts of the ATP molecule? Where is energy stored? All these questions and much more await you in this one!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The three parts of an ATP molecule are-
    • A. 

      Adenine, chlorophyll, stroma.

    • B. 

      Adenine, grana, chlorophyll.

    • C. 

      Adenine, ribose, phosphate.

    • D. 

      NADH, NADPH, and adenine.

  • 2. 
    Energy is stored when-
    • A. 

      The third phosphate group breaks off from a ADP molecule.

    • B. 

      Cells break down sucrose to glucose and fructose.

    • C. 

      A third phosphate group is bonded to an ADP molecule to form ATP.

    • D. 

      Minerals are released into the bloodstream.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT a part of adenosine diphosphate?
    • A. 

      Three phosphate groups

    • B. 

      Two phosphate groups

    • C. 

      Ribose

    • D. 

      Adenine

  • 4. 
    During aerobic cellular respiration, one molecule of glucose is used to produce how many ATP molecules?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      36

    • D. 

      40

  • 5. 
    ADP contains which of these sugars?
    • A. 

      Adenine

    • B. 

      Ribose

    • C. 

      Glucose

    • D. 

      Guanine

  • 6. 
    ATP releases energy when a bond is broken between-
    • A. 

      Two phosphate groups.

    • B. 

      Adenine and ribose.

    • C. 

      Adenine and a phosphate group.

    • D. 

      Ribose and a phosphate group.

  • 7. 
    Which of these if broken down during cellular respiration to release energy?
    • A. 

      Food molecules

    • B. 

      ADP

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 8. 
    Which of these is NOT part of cellular respiration?
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Electron transport

    • C. 

      Krebs cycle

    • D. 

      Glycolysis

  • 9. 
    The correct order of cellular respiration is-
    • A. 

      Glycolysis-fermentation-Krebs cycle.

    • B. 

      Fermentation-electron transport- glycolysis.

    • C. 

      Glycolysis-Kreb cycle- electron transport.

    • D. 

      Krebs cycle-glycolysis-electron transport.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following best summarizes the process of photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      C+O2+H2O+energy-CO2+H20

    • B. 

      6CO2+6H2O+energy-C6H12O6+6O2

    • C. 

      C12H6O6-6CO2+6H2O+energy

    • D. 

      6CO+6H2O-C6H12O6+energy

  • 11. 
    Which of these occurs in the cytoplasm?
    • A. 

      Glycolysis

    • B. 

      Electron transport

    • C. 

      Krebs cycle

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 12. 
    A green pigment that traps energy from sunlight is-
    • A. 

      Chloroplasts.

    • B. 

      ATP.

    • C. 

      Chlorophyll.

    • D. 

      Thylakoid membranes.

  • 13. 
    The Krebs cycle will NOT occur if-
    • A. 

      Oxygen is present.

    • B. 

      Fermentation occurs.

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide is present.

    • D. 

      Water is present.

  • 14. 
    When oxygen is present, what follows glycolysis?
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Lactic acid fermentation

    • C. 

      Alcohol fermentation

    • D. 

      The Krebs cycle

  • 15. 
    Lactic acid fermentation occurs in-
    • A. 

      Bread that is rising.

    • B. 

      Any environment without oxygen.

    • C. 

      Muscle cells.

    • D. 

      Mitochondria.

  • 16. 
    Plants take in the sun's energy by absorbing-
    • A. 

      High-energy carbohydrates.

    • B. 

      Chlorophyll.

    • C. 

      Chloroplasts.

    • D. 

      Sunlight.

  • 17. 
    During photosynthesis, the light reactions-
    • A. 

      Release carbon dioxide.

    • B. 

      Release oxygen.

    • C. 

      Create water molecules from hydrogen and oxygen.

    • D. 

      Produce NADP.

  • 18. 
    Cellular respiration is an aerobic process because it must have which of the following to occur?
    • A. 

      Sunlight

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Glycogen

  • 19. 
    Muscle soreness can be caused by-
    • A. 

      The Krebs cycle.

    • B. 

      Glycolysis.

    • C. 

      Lactic acid fermentation.

    • D. 

      The Calvin cycle.

  • 20. 
    Which of the following correctly summarizes aerobic cellar respiration?
    • A. 

      602+C6H12O6-6CO2+6H2O+energy

    • B. 

      6O2+C6H12O6+ energy-6CO2+6H2O

    • C. 

      6CO2+6H2O-6O2+C6HO6+energy

    • D. 

      6CO2+6H2O+energy-6O2+C6H12O6

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is NOT true?
    • A. 

      ATP consists of adenine, ribose, and phosphate.

    • B. 

      When ATP releasesenergy, ADP is formed.

    • C. 

      ATP provides energy for cells to function

    • D. 

      Used ATP is discarded by the cell as waste.

  • 22. 
    Cellular respiration always releases-
    • A. 

      Oxygen.

    • B. 

      Carbon monoxide.

    • C. 

      Energy.

    • D. 

      Lactic acid.

  • 23. 
    The Calvin cycle produces-
    • A. 

      Oxygen gas.

    • B. 

      ADP.

    • C. 

      High-energy sugar.

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide.