What Is ADP in Biology?

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What is the main energy molecule used by our cells to power work?

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1. ATP possesses a lot of energy because the three phosphate groups of the molecule can do what?

2. In the human body, an example of 'work' that requires energy would be which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These practice assessments will test your understanding of what ADP is. This quiz focuses on the structure of ADP, what it's used for and how it provides energy to cells.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and interactive quiz to review the following:

  • Identify the main energy molecule our cells use to power work
  • Understand why ATP has a lot of energy
  • Examples of work done by the body
  • Know the kind of energy location or structure can have
  • What the 'P' in ADP stands for

Skills Practiced

This assessment allows you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the purpose and characteristics of the ATP and ADP molecules
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what ADP is

Additional Learning

To learn more about what ADP is, review the related lesson titled What is ADP in Biology. In this lesson you can learn about the following topics

  • ADP as a cellular energy source
  • The importance of potential energy
  • ADP's relationship to adenosine triphosphate
  • The process of adding and removal phosphates to atp and adp
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