Cellular Respiration: Energy Transfer in Cells


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The breakdown of organic compounds to produce ATP is known as

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1. When living cells break down molecules of food, energy is

2. Energy is released from ATP when the bond is broken between

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your understanding of converting organic compounds into ATP with this quiz/worksheet combo. These assets will test your knowledge of the cell respiration process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • What bond is broken when energy is released from ATP
  • Most efficient way to produce ATP
  • Type of cellular respiration that occurs when athletes perform at high altitudes without proper training

Skills Practiced

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

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately describe the breakdown of organic compounds to produce ATP
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the effect of high altitude on the body and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about what happens to energy when living cells break down molecules of food

Additional Learning

To learn more about this, take a look at the lesson called Cellular Respiration: Energy Transfer in Cells. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain what ATP stands for
  • Describe the structure and function of ATP
  • Recognize what organic compounds are made of