Mitochondrial Inner Membrane: Definition & Overview


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The folds of the inner membrane are called _____.

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1. Where do H+ ions build up to create a proton potential?

2. What is the final electron acceptor in the electron transport chain?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Focusing on where energy is produced for our cells, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the mitochondrial inner membrane. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include what the folds of the inner membrane are called as well as where hydrogen ions build up to create a proton potential.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Folds of the inner membrane
  • Where hydrogen ions build up
  • Final electron acceptor in the transport chain
  • Parts of the mitochondrial inner membrane
  • Requirements for proper ATP production

Skills Practiced

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

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding where hydrogen ions build up and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the folds of the inner membrane
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the mitochondrial inner membrane

Additional Learning

To learn more about how tiny electrons give you energy, review the corresponding lesson, Mitochondrial Inner Membrane: Definition & Overview. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what the mitochondrial inner membrane is
  • Identify how this membrane compares with the cell membrane
  • Explain why the mitochondrion is the powerhouse of the cell
  • Describe the characteristics of the electron transport chain
  • Appreciate how ATP is produced faster in the cells