How Much Do You Know About Cellular Energy Production? Trivia Quiz

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How Much Do You Know About Cellular Energy Production? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are the ending product(s) of cellular respiration?
    • A. 

      ATP

    • B. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • C. 

      Glucose

    • D. 

      Oxygen

    • E. 

      Water

  • 2. 
    The first step in releasing the energy of glucose in the cell is known as
    • A. 

      Fermentation

    • B. 

      Glycolysis

    • C. 

      The Krebs Cycle

    • D. 

      Electron Transport Chain

  • 3. 
    Which process releases the most ATP?
    • A. 

      Alcoholic Fermentation

    • B. 

      Glycolysis

    • C. 

      Krebs Cycle

    • D. 

      Electron Transport Chain

  • 4. 
    Where does glycolysis take place?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Cell membrane

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm

    • D. 

      Mitochondrion

  • 5. 
    While investigating yeast respiration, a researcher detects ethanol (alcohol) in the yeast. What other molecule should the yeast also contain if it is undergoing alcoholic fermentation?
    • A. 

      Lactic acid

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Water

  • 6. 
    In what organism does alcoholic fermentation mostly occur?
    • A. 

      Yeast

    • B. 

      Humans

    • C. 

      Fruit flies

    • D. 

      Plants

  • 7. 
    The products of photosynthesis are the  
    • A. 

      Products of cellular respiration

    • B. 

      Reactants of cellular respiration

    • C. 

      Products of glycolysis

    • D. 

      Reactants of fermentation

  • 8. 
    How do heterotrophs get the energy they need? 
    • A. 

      By burning food molecules and making water

    • B. 

      By breathing oxygen into the lungs and combining it with carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      By breaking down food molecules gradually and making ATP

    • D. 

      By using the sun's energy to break down food molecules and form chemicals

  • 9. 
    In Eukaryotes, the electron transport chain occurs in the 
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Cell membrane

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 10. 
    Glycolysis makes approximately how many ATP?
    • A. 

      2 ATP molecules

    • B. 

      4 ATP molecules

    • C. 

      32 ATP molecules

    • D. 

      36 ATP molecules

  • 11. 
    The Krebs Cycle makes approximately how many ATP?
    • A. 

      2 ATP molecules

    • B. 

      4 ATP molecules

    • C. 

      32 ATP molecules

    • D. 

      36 ATP molecules

  • 12. 
    The Electron Transport Chain makes approximately how many ATP?
    • A. 

      2 ATP molecules

    • B. 

      4 ATP molecules

    • C. 

      34 ATP molecules

    • D. 

      36 ATP molecules

  • 13. 
    Alcoholic fermentation produces lactic acid and carbon dioxide.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What does cellular respiration always release?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Carbon monoxide

    • C. 

      Energy

    • D. 

      Lactic acid

  • 15. 
    Where can lactic acid be found to occur?
    • A. 

      In bread that is rising

    • B. 

      In any environment with oxygen

    • C. 

      In the mitochondria

    • D. 

      In muscle cells

  • 16. 
    During glycolysis, glucose is broken down into pyruvate, what will happen next in a humans cell in the cell if there is NO oxygen present?
    • A. 

      The reaction will continue to the Krebs Cycle

    • B. 

      The reaction will continue to Lactic Acid Fermentation

    • C. 

      The reaction will continue to the Electron Transport Chain

    • D. 

      The reaction will continue to Alcoholic Fermentation

  • 17. 
    What happens during cellular respiration?
    • A. 

      Autotrophs produce carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Autotrophs produce ATP

    • C. 

      Heterotrophs produce carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Heterotrophs produce ATP

  • 18. 
    Look at the figure provided. All of the following are parts of an ADP molecule EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Structure A

    • B. 

      Structure B

    • C. 

      Structure C

    • D. 

      Structure D

  • 19. 
    What happens during photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      Heterotrophs consume ATP

    • B. 

      Heterotrophs produce ATP

    • C. 

      Autotrophs consume carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Autotrophs produce carbohydrates

  • 20. 
    What trait of an ATP molecule enables it to store energy for use by cells? 
    • A. 

      Its small size

    • B. 

      Its phosphate-phosphate bond

    • C. 

      Its ability to form hydogen bonds

    • D. 

      Its solubility in water

  • 21. 
    Photosynthesis occurs in two steps: light dependent reaction and then the light independent reaction. Which of the following statements best describes how these two processes are related?
    • A. 

      The light-dependent reactions use ATP molecules formed during the light-independent reactions to convert CO2 into sugar molecules

    • B. 

      The light-dependent reactions use sugar molecules formed during the light-independent reactions to generate ATP molecules

    • C. 

      The light-independent reactions use ATP molecules formed during the light-dependent reactions to convert CO2 into sugar molecules.

    • D. 

      The light-independent reactions use sugar molecules formed during light-dependent reactions to generate ATP molecules.

  • 22. 
    Photosynthesis uses sunlight to convert water and carbon dioxide into
    • A. 

      Oxygen and high-energy sugars

    • B. 

      High energy sugars and proteins

    • C. 

      ATP and oxygen

    • D. 

      Oxygen and carbon

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is NOT an autotroph?
    • A. 

      Grasshopper

    • B. 

      Oak Tree

    • C. 

      Wheat

    • D. 

      Celery

  • 24. 
    How does ADP differ from ATP?
    • A. 

      ADP has one more phosphate group and can store more energy

    • B. 

      ADP has one less phosphate group and can store less energy

    • C. 

      ADP has one more phosphate group and stores less energy

    • D. 

      ADP has one less phosphate group and can store more energy

  • 25. 
    Which of the following chemical reactions correctly summarizes photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      4 CO2 + 6 H2O + 2 O2 ---> C6H12O6

    • B. 

      6 CO2 + 6 H2O ---> C6H12O6 + 6 O2

    • C. 

      6 H2O + 6 H2 ---> C6H12O6

    • D. 

      6 CO2 + 6 H2O + 6 O2 ---> C6H12O6 + O2

  • 26. 
    Which of the following does NOT occur during the light-dependent reactions of photosynthesis? 
    • A. 

      Chlorophyll absorbs energy from the sun.

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide combines with hydrogen ions to form sugar.

    • C. 

      Water molecules are split.

    • D. 

      ATP is produced.

  • 27. 
    Which of the following is true about the energy used in the light independent reactions?
    • A. 

      It comes directly from the sun

    • B. 

      It comes from molecules stored in the roots of the plant

    • C. 

      It is produced during the Calvin Cycle

    • D. 

      It is produced in the light dependent reactions

  • 28. 
    In photosynthesis, energy from the sun is converted to (and stored in) which of the following?
    • A. 

      Chemical bonds in carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Enzymes in the chloroplasts

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide and water

    • D. 

      Chlorophyll

  • 29. 
    Where do plants get the energy they need to carry out photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      Air

    • B. 

      Soil

    • C. 

      Sunlight

    • D. 

      Water

  • 30. 
    In addition to light and chlorophyll, photosynthesis requires
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide and sugars

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide and water

    • C. 

      Oxygen and sugars

    • D. 

      Oxygen and water

  • 31. 
    The light-independent reactions of photosynthesis are also known as the
    • A. 

      ATP Cycle

    • B. 

      Calvin Cycle

    • C. 

      Carbon Cycle

    • D. 

      Sugar Cycle

  • 32. 
    What uses ATP, NADPH, and CO2 to make glucose?
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Electron Transport Chain

    • C. 

      Light-Dependent Reaction

    • D. 

      Light-Independent Reaction

  • 33. 
    Look at the figure provided. Which letter represents the "adenosine" molecule 
    • A. 

      Structure A

    • B. 

      Structure B

    • C. 

      Structure C

    • D. 

      Structure D

    • E. 

      Structure E