Biology Practice Test, Ch. 8-10

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Biology Practice Test, Ch. 8-10

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Briefly describe how the energy stored in ATP is released? 
  • 2. 
    Short Answer:What role do plant pigments play in the process of photosynthesis? 
  • 3. 
    Short Answer:Explain the role of NADP+ as an energy carrier in photosynthesis?
  • 4. 
    Short Answer:Summarize what happens during the Calvin cycle.
  • 5. 
    Short Answer:What is the role of ATP synthase? How does it work?
  • 6. 
    Short Answer:How do the events in the Calvin cycle depend on the light-dependent reactions?
  • 7. 
    Short Answer:List three factors that affect the rate at which photosynthesis occurs. 
  • 8. 
    Short Response:How do heterotrophs and autotrophs differ in the way they obtain energy?
  • 9. 
    Short Response:Describe the three parts of an ATP molecule. 
  • 10. 
    Short Response:How is NAD+ involved in the products of glycolysis? What happens to a cell's NAD+ when large numbers of high-energy electrons are produced in a short time?
  • 11. 
    Short Response:Compare and contrast lactic acid fermentation and alcoholic fermentation. 
  • 12. 
    Short Response:Summarize what happens during the Krebs cycle. What happens to the high-energy electrons generated during the Krebs cycle?
  • 13. 
    Short Response:When runners race for about 20 minutes, how do their bodies obtain energy?
  • 14. 
    Short Response:When some cells are removed from the center of a tissue culture, will new cells replace the cells that were removed? Explain.
  • 15. 
    Short Response:Explain how a cell's DNA can limit the cell's size. 
  • 16. 
    Short Response:How do cancer cells differ from noncancerous cells?
  • 17. 
    Where do autotrophs get the energy they need to produce food?
    • A. 

      Kinetic energy from the sun

    • B. 

      From the foods they consume

    • C. 

      Light energy from the sun

    • D. 

      From other autotrophs

  • 18. 
    What is the main difference between autotrophs and heterotrophs? 
    • A. 

      What they eat

    • B. 

      Where they live

    • C. 

      How they obtain their energy

    • D. 

      How they store energy

  • 19. 
    The principal chemical compound used by cells to store and release energy in small quantities for a brief period of time.
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      ATP

    • C. 

      DNA

    • D. 

      NADPH

  • 20. 
    True or False: ATP is bad for transferring energy but great for storing large amounts of energy over a long period of time. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    True or False:Cells can regenerate ATP from ADP as needed by using energy in foods like glucose. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    How many calories (c) are in one Calorie (C)?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      1000

    • D. 

      10000

  • 23. 
    True or False:A single molecule of the sugar glucose stores more than 90 times the chemical energy of a molecule of ATP.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Which chemical equation is that of photosynthesis? 
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 25. 
    True or False:Fermentation is aerobic. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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