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2.8 Cell Respiration
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Essential Idea: Respiration supplies energy for the functions of life

1. The image below is of an organelle:

organelle image

 

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1. Which of the following involves the above organelle?
  • A. Protein synthesis
  • B. Photosynthesis
  • C. Anaerobic respiration
  • D. Aerobic respiration

Q2-3. These questions refer to the diagram below:

respiration process diagram

2. Which of the following occurs at I ?
  • A. Synthesis of proteins
  • B. Cell respiration
  • C. Muscle contraction
  • D. Active transport
3. Enzymes are involved in which stages?
  • A. I
  • B. II + I
  • C. I + III
  • D. I, II + III

Q4–9. A student carried out an experiment to find out the rate of respiration of insect larvae at 30 0C.  When writing up the experiment he forgot to label the diagram.

lava respiration experiment full diagram

4. Which of the following are the correct labels for parts 1 to 4?

  1 2 3 4
A manometer Wire basket 3 way tap Insect larvae
B 3 way tap Wire basket Potassium hydroxide manometer
C 3 way tap Wire basket water manometer
D 3 way tap Wire basket containing larvae Potassium hydroxide manometer
5. The function of the rolled-up filter paper is to ...
  • A. increase the surface area for absorption of carbon dioxide
  • B. increase the surface area for the absorption of oxygen
  • C. decrease the surface area for the absorption of carbon dioxide
  • D. increase the surface area for the release of oxygen.

6. A student does four tasks when setting up the respirometer:

I. Measures the level of fluid in the manometer

II. Opens the three way tap and fixes the apparatus together

III. Leaves the apparatus in the water bath for 15 minutes

IV. Closes the three way tap

 

Which is the correct order of tasks?

  • A. I then II then III then IV
  • B. II then III then IV then I
  • C. III then II then I then IV
  • D. II then I then III then IV
7. At the end of 15 minutes the level of the fluid in side B of the manometer is higher than side A.

This shows that ...

  • A. the organisms are respiring and using up carbon dioxide
  • B. the organisms are respiring and releasing oxygen
  • C. the organisms are respiring and using up oxygen
  • D. the organisms are respiring and using up carbon dioxide
8. The experiment is repeated at 35 0C for 15 minutes and the fluid in the manometer does not move. What should the student check?
  • A. That the three-way tap is closed
  • B. That the bungs fit tightly in the tubes
  • C. That the organisms are still alive
  • D. All of the above
9. What is the immediate source of energy for the movement of the larvae in the basket?
  • A. ATP
  • B. ADP
  • C. Oxygen
  • D. Glucose

10. Which of the following shows the products of anaerobic respiration in plants?

  Number of ATP molecules produced products
A 38 Carbon dioxide + ethanol
B 38 Carbon dioxide + ethanol + water
C 2 Carbon dioxide +lactate
D 2 Carbon dioxide + ethanol