Respiration - unit 4 biology AQA A-level

quiz about the chemical process of respiration, suitable for any a-level board but made for AQA biology unit 4 at A2 level :)

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  • Created on: 05-06-14 12:41

1. Lactate produced by anaerobic respiration can be...

  • used to accept electrons in the electron transport chain
  • converted into glycogen only
  • converted into glycogen or oxidised for aerobic respiration
  • oxidised for aerobic respiration only
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2. What is the yield of Carbon dioxide from aerobic respiration for each molecule of glucose?

  • 1 CO2 molecule
  • 4 CO2 molecules
  • 6 CO2 molecules
  • 3 CO2 molecules

3. At the start of glycolysis, glucose is activated by ...................

  • Oxidation (gain of oxygen)
  • phosphorylation (bonded to 2 phosphate molecules)
  • Reduction (gain of Hydrogen atoms)
  • phosphorylation (bonded to 1 phosphate molecule)

4. What are the end products of glycolysis?

  • pyruvate, ADP and Pi, NADP
  • triose phospate, ADP and Pi, NADP
  • pyruvate, ATP, NADPH
  • triose phospate, ATP, NADPH

5. Where does the electron transport chain take place?

  • in the mitochrondial cristae
  • in the mitochrondial matrix
  • in the cytoplasm


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