What Is Mitochondria? - Definition & Functions


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1. What are mitochondria once suspected of being?

2. Mitochondria are found within:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet duo will examine your grasp of the mitochondrion's functions, stages of cellular respiration, ATP synthase and molecules, and anaerobic processes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this quiz, you will be assessed more specifically on:

  • The primary function of mitochondria
  • The role of oxygen in cellular respiration
  • What allows the ATP synthase to perform its function
  • ATPs in cellular respiration stages
  • Examples of anaerobic processes

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding cell biology
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about ATPs in a different light
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the mitochondrion's functions

Additional Learning

If you're interested in learning more about the mitochondrion, take a look at the associated lesson titled, What Is Mitochondria? - Definition & Functions. The lesson will dig a little deeper into topics such as:

  • The definition of mitochondria
  • The origin of mitochondria and chloroplasts
  • ATP molecules
  • Glycolysis
  • Where aerobic respiration occurs
  • Molecules that interfere with aerobic respiration