respiration questions for A2 EDEXCEL biology

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QUESTIONS ON RESPIRATION
1.Select words from the list below, to complete the paragraph.
Respiration is the release of ....................... from ...................... and takes place in all the
......................... of an organism. In the course of respiration, ................................reacts
with ......................... to release ...................... and the waste products............................
and .......................
water, energy, glucose, food, carbon dioxide, cells, oxygen
2. Complete the following equation which represents one example of respiration
C........... ..... + .....O...... .....CO.... + .....H2O
3. If a person is lying perfectly still, what does he or she need energy for?
4. In what ways are respiration and combustion
(a) similar to each other
(b) different from each other?
5 `Breathing' is not the same thing as `respiration', but what part does breathing play in
the process of respiration?
6. Where, in a living organism, is respiration likely to be taking place?
7. How might you measure, in principle, the rate of respiration in germinating seeds?

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