Exergonic Reaction: Definition & Example


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Energy in bonds gets released as:

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1. Where is energy stored in molecules?

2. When molecules have a high amount of free energy, why do they become unstable?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Exergonic reactions are a key aspect of energy distribution, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of these reactions and related scientific principles and functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the definitions, principles and functions of:

  • Exergonic reactions
  • Energy storage
  • Glucose
  • Free energy
  • Energy release

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately classify exergonic reactions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding energy storage and free energy
  • Interpreting information - verify your understanding of the function of glucose in humans

Additional Learning

To learn more about chemical reactions and energy, review the accompanying lesson titled Exergonic Reaction: Definition & Example. The lesson meets the following objectives:

  • Define catabolic, free energy, and spontaneous reaction
  • Understand the function of exergonic reactions
  • Know what energy in bonds becomes upon release