What is Respiration? - Definition, Process & Equation


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Which of these molecules is the currency of energy in cells and is the final product of respiration?

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1. What is the significance of respiration?

2. During which of the three phases of cell respiration is the most ATP produced?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of the characteristics of respiration. Information you'll be assessed on includes identifying the final product of respiration as well as knowing how electrons are released during respiration.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Final product of respiration
  • Part of the cell in eukaryotes where respiration takes place
  • Stage of cell respiration when the most ATP is produced
  • Example(s) of anaerobic respiration
  • Respiration and electron release

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the characteristics of respiration
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding electron release during respiration and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding anaerobic respiration
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about ATP production during the process of respiration

Additional Learning

To learn more about life sciences, review the accompanying lesson What is Respiration? - Definition, Process & Equation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the process of respiration
  • Know the cell respiration formula
  • Define 'ATP' and relate its significance in respiration
  • Contrast respiration with photosynthesis
  • Detail the three phases of respiration
  • Tell the process of anaerobic respiration