Aerobic Cellular Respiration Trivia Quiz

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Cellular Respiration Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    To enter or leave a cell, substances must pass through the .................
    • A. 

      Microtubule

    • B. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • C. 

      Ribosome

    • D. 

      Plasma membrane

  • 2. 
    Which of the following correctly matches the organelle with its function?
    • A. 

      Mitochondria....................photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Ribosome.....................synthesis of lipids

    • C. 

      Nucleus.................cellular respiration

    • D. 

      Central vacoule...............storage

  • 3. 
    A pyruvate molecule is broken down into chemicals such as ethanol or lactate in a process called ................
    • A. 

      Fermentation

    • B. 

      Phosphorylation

    • C. 

      Chemosynthesis

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 4. 
    The metabolic function of fermentation is to .......................
    • A. 

      Oxidize NADH to NAD+ so that glycolysis can continue in the absense of oxygen

    • B. 

      Reduce NADH so that more ATP can be produced by the electron transport chain

    • C. 

      Oxidize pyruvate releasing more energy

    • D. 

      Produce lactate during aerobic exercise

  • 5. 
    What substance is produced by the oxidation of pyruvate and feeds into the citric acid cycle?
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Acetyl-coA

    • D. 

      Lactate

  • 6. 
    In aerobic cellular respiration, which generates more ATP, substrate-level phosphorylation or chemiosmosis?
    • A. 

      Substrate-level phosphorylation

    • B. 

      Chemiosmosis

    • C. 

      Neither generates ATP

    • D. 

      Both generate equal amounts of ATP

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