Lactic Acid & Alcoholic Fermentation: Comparison, Contrast & Examples

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Of the following statements about fermentation, which one is TRUE?

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1. How many molecules of ATP does anaerobic respiration provide?

2. Which of the following stages/processes releases carbon dioxide?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking a look at how these two types of anaerobic cellular respiration compare, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of lactic acid and alcoholic fermentation. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what fermentation completes as well as knowing how many molecules of ATP fermentation provides.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to test yourself on the following:

  • What fermentation completes
  • How many molecules of ATP fermentation yields
  • The stage/process which releases carbon dioxide
  • Process producing the most ATP
  • Why pyruvate must be reduced during fermentation

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding why pyruvate must be reduced during fermentation and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how many molecules of ATP fermentation yields
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as lactic acid and alcoholic fermentation

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the corresponding lesson titled Lactic Acid & Alcoholic Fermentation: Comparison, Contrast & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what fermentation is
  • Identify the difference between aerobic and anaerobic cellular respiration
  • Explain how lactic acid fermentation leads to muscle fatigue
  • Describe how alcohol gets fermented
  • Appreciate how pyruvate is reduced in each type of fermentation
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