Stem Biology Cellular Respiration Online Quiz

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Stem Biology Cellular Respiration Online Quiz

This quiz has 22 questions. You have 60 minutes to do this quiz. It must be done by Sunday midnight 1-9-17


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Explain how a MFC works to light up a light bulb.  Be specific.  This is worth 4 points.
  • 2. 
    Overall cellular respiration creates _____ molecules of ATP.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      32

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      36-38

  • 3. 
    The process of cellular respiration
    • A. 

      Is performed by plants and animals

    • B. 

      Is performed only by plants

    • C. 

      Is performed only by animals

    • D. 

      Is performed only by fungi

  • 4. 
    If cellular respiration was divided into only 2 stages....they would be....
    • A. 

      Glycolysis and photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Light and dark reactions

    • C. 

      Glycolysis and oxidative respiration

    • D. 

      Lactic acid fermentation and ETS

  • 5. 
    When glycolysis occurs
    • A. 

      A molecule of glucose is split

    • B. 

      Two molecules of pyruvate are made

    • C. 

      Little ATP is made

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The name of the process that takes place in the absence of oxygen is called
    • A. 

      Respiration

    • B. 

      Reduction

    • C. 

      Fermentation

    • D. 

      Exergonic

  • 7. 
    When muscles are exercised strenuously in the absence of sufficient oxygen,
    • A. 

      Lots of ATP are made

    • B. 

      Lactic acid is formed

    • C. 

      Glucose is split

    • D. 

      Ethyl alcohol is formed

  • 8. 
    Which process occurs in the cytoplasm?
    • A. 

      Krebs

    • B. 

      ETS

    • C. 

      Formation of acetyl CoA

    • D. 

      Glycolysis

  • 9. 
    As a result of glycolysis, glucose is broken down into two molecules of
    • A. 

      Pyruvate

    • B. 

      Lactic acid

    • C. 

      Ethyl alcohol

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 10. 
    What would be the most likely reason a distance swimmer would suffer from extreme fatigue and soreness?
    • A. 

      Not getting enough sunlight

    • B. 

      Not getting enough oxygen

    • C. 

      Not getting enough glucose

    • D. 

      Lack of pyruvate

  • 11. 
    Glycolysis means...
    • A. 

      The splitting of pyruvate

    • B. 

      The splitting of a cell

    • C. 

      The splitting of glucose

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a coenzyme?
    • A. 

      NADH only

    • B. 

      FADH2 only

    • C. 

      NADH and FADH2

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    After glycolysis, pyruvate 
    • A. 

      Stays in the cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Travels to the mitochondria

    • C. 

      Travels to the ER

    • D. 

      Travels to the chloroplast

  • 14. 
    During the Krebs cycle, the carbon molecule goes through many chemical reactions including a removal of carbon atoms.  When this occurs __________ is released.
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Pyruvate

    • D. 

      A vitamin

  • 15. 
    The inner membrane of a mitochondria is called the
    • A. 

      Cristae

    • B. 

      Matrix

    • C. 

      Thylakoid

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 16. 
    In an anaerobic organism, fermentation would follow glycolysis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Acetyl CoA enters the Krebs cycle in cellular respiration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The electron transport chain is where most of the ATP is produced during cellular respiration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The correct chemical equation for cellular respiration is
    • A. 

      6CO2 + 6H20 --> C6H12O6 + 6O2

    • B. 

      6CO2 + 6O2 --> C6H12O6 + 6H20

    • C. 

      C6H12O6 + 6O2 --> 6CO2 + 6H20

    • D. 

      C6H12O6 + C6H12O6 --> C12H22O11 + H20

  • 20. 
    The gross total number of ATP molecules gained by the cell during glycolysis is
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      36

    • D. 

      38

  • 21. 
    Which direction do the electrons flow in a MFC?
    • A. 

      Anode to cathode

    • B. 

      Cathode to anode

  • 22. 
    From the lemon battery lab, protons moved from the nail to the penny through the lemon juice.  This suggested that the lemon juice acted as an electrolyte.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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