Glycolysis Trivia: Test Your Knowledge! Quiz Questions

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Glycolysis Quizzes & Trivia

Below is a glycolysis trivia: test your knowledge! When glucose is broken down so as to create energy that process is called glycolysis and it takes place with presence or absence of oxygen. If you need to refresh your memory when it comes to this topic, worry not as the quiz questions below are perfect for helping you polish up on whatever you already know. How about you give it a try and see how well you do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the meaning of fermentation?
    • A. 

      The anaerobic harvest of food energy

    • B. 

      The aerobic harvest of food energy

    • C. 

      The use of ATP from cellular respiration

  • 2. 
    How does glycolysis make ATP directly?
    • A. 

      When enzymes transfer phosphate groups from fuel molecules to ADP

    • B. 

      When RNA transfer phosphate groups from fuel molecules to ADP

    • C. 

      When aminoacids transfer phosphate groups from fuel molecules to ADP

  • 3. 
    What is the name of the group that makes it possible for muscles to work without oxygen supply for about 10 seconds?
    • A. 

      Adrenaline phosphate

    • B. 

      Phosphofructase kinase

    • C. 

      Creatine phosphate

  • 4. 
    What is the byproduct of glycolysis?
    • A. 

      NADH+

    • B. 

      NAD+

    • C. 

      Lactate

  • 5. 
    How does Glycolysis provide ATP during fermentation?
    • A. 

      Conversion of phosphofructase kinase to NAD+ which is then used in maintaining glycolysis

    • B. 

      Pyruvate is reduced by NADH, producing NAD+ which keeps glycolysis going

    • C. 

      By the Cellular respiration process, where the byproducts are CO2 and H2O

  • 6. 
    Various types of microorganisms perform fermentation. Yeast cells carry out a slightly different type of fermentation pathway. This pathway produces:
  • 7. 
    Describe the process of Alcohol fermentation.
    • A. 

      Glucose, (glycolysis)-->2Pyruvate + CO2 --> Ethyl alcohol

    • B. 

      2Pyruvate--> (glycolysis)--> Glucose--> Ethyl alcohol

    • C. 

      Glycolysis-->2Pyruvate-->Ethyl alcohol

  • 8. 
    What are the stages of Glycolytic pathway?
    • A. 

      Preparatory stage where glucose is phosphorylated, Payoff stage- where 2 ATP is converted to Pyruvate and 4 ATPs

    • B. 

      Preparatory stage- where glycose is not phosphorylated but is used direct to cleave 2 molecules of glyceraldehyde, Payoff stage- Where 2 GAPs is converted to 6 ATPs and pyruvate

    • C. 

      Preparatory stage- where glucose is phophorylated and cleaved. Payoff stage- 4 ATPs are converted to 2 GAPs

    • D. 

      Payoff stage 2. Preparatory stage

  • 9. 
    Put the reactions of glycolysis in the right order in Stage 1 (preparatory stage)
    • A. 

      1.Phosphoglucose isomerase, 2. phosphofructokinase, 3. Aldolase, 4. Hexokinase, 5. Triosephosphate Isomerase

    • B. 

      1. Hexokinase 2. Phosphoglucose isomerase 3. phosphofuctokinase 4. Aldoase 5. Triose Phosphate Isomerase

    • C. 

      1. Phosphoglucose isomerase 2. Hexokinase 3. Phosphofructokinase 4, Aldolase 5. Triose Phosphate Isomerase

  • 10. 
    Arange in right order Stage 2-
    • A. 

      6. Glyceraldehyde-3 Phosphate Dehydrogenase 7. Phosphoglycerate Kinase 8. Phosphoglycerate Mutase 9. Enolase 10. Pyruvate Kinase

    • B. 

      6. Pyruvate kinase 7. Enolase 8. Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate Dehydrogenase 9. Phosphoglycerate Kinase 10. Phosphoglycerate Mutase

    • C. 

      None of the above arrangements

  • 11. 
    Describe the processes in Cori cycle.
    • A. 

      Gluconeogenisis in muscles and glycolysis in muscles where glucose is converted to pyruvate and lactate

    • B. 

      Glycolysis in liver where glucose is converted to pyruvate and lactate. Glyconeogenesis in muscles.

    • C. 

      Glyconeogenesis in liver were lactate is converted to pyruvate and then glucose.Glycolysis in muscles

  • 12. 
    Under aerobic conditions pyruvate is decarboxylated to:
  • 13. 
    Acetate is oxidised further in the
    • A. 

      Citric Acid Cycle

    • B. 

      In UDPG

    • C. 

      TCA cycle

  • 14. 
    What results in the formation of CO2 and the transfer of electrons producing NADH and FADH2?
    • A. 

      Reducing potentials

    • B. 

      The reduction of NAD

    • C. 

      A series of oxidation reduction reactions

  • 15. 
    What is used to drive the phosphorylation of ADP to ATP?
    • A. 

      Reducing potentials of enzymes and aminoacids

    • B. 

      Reducing potentials of NADH and FADH2

    • C. 

      Oxidising potentials of glucose and NAD

  • 16. 
    The decarboxylation of Pyruvate, and the oxidation of acetate takes place in the:
    • A. 

      Ribosomal matrix

    • B. 

      Substrate matrix

    • C. 

      Mitochondrial matrix

  • 17. 
    In the mitochodrial inner membrane the electrons flow down the electron transport chain:
  • 18. 
    The Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex:
    • A. 

      Pyruvate and COA and NAD is converted to Acetyl Co A + carbondioxide+ NADH and H+

    • B. 

      Acetyl CO A + Co A + Pyruvate is converted to NAD+ and NADH + H+

    • C. 

      NAD+ and Acetyl COA is converted to pyruvate dehydrogenase and NADH

  • 19. 
    How many coenzymes does the PDH Compex use?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

  • 20. 
    Which are the five coenzymes used in the PDH complex?
    • A. 

      Three are prosethetic groups bond to their enzymes , ( TPP,Lipoamide,FAD) and Two are transiently associated with the complex ( Co A, NAD+/NADH

    • B. 

      Three are transiently associated with the complex; NAD+/NADH, Lipoamide, CoA Two are prosthetic groups: FAD, TPP

    • C. 

      TPP, NADH/NAD+ are prostethic groups and the lipoamide, CoA, FAD and TPP are associated with the complex

  • 21. 
    What drives the Citrate Synthase?
    • A. 

      The hydrolysis of vitamin C

    • B. 

      The hydrolysis of the thioacetate

    • C. 

      The hydrolysis of the thioester

  • 22. 
    The energy in Malate Dehydrogenase is:
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Negative

    • C. 

      Equal to the electropotential gradient

  • 23. 
    For every acetate entering the TCA cycle:
    • A. 

      5 molecules of ATP/ acetate is produced

    • B. 

      8 molecules of ATP/ acetate is produced

    • C. 

      10 molecules of ATP/ acetate is produced

  • 24. 
    Describe the production of Ketone bodies:
    • A. 

      Acetoacetate is converted to Acetoacetyl CoA and then 2 Acetyl CoA

    • B. 

      Acetoacetate is converted to 2 Acetoacetyl CoA and then 4 Acetyl CoA

    • C. 

      Acetoacetate is converted to 2 Acetoacetyl Co A and then 6 Acetyl Co A

  • 25. 
    Ketoacidocis occurs during?
    • A. 

      Protein synthesis disorders

    • B. 

      Acoholism, starvation and diabetes

    • C. 

      Paired brain metabolism