Energy Source from Food Molecules Quiz

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Where does the chemical energy in food molecules come from?

Through a series of chemical reactions breaking down the molecules

What is the main energy carrier molecule that cells use for their processes?

ATP

How is energy released from ATP for cellular processes?

When a phosphate group is removed from the molecule

What happens to ATP after a phosphate group is removed?

It becomes ADP

What is an accurate analogy for understanding the role of ATP in cell processes?

ATP serves as a wallet filled with money for cells

Which molecules are the primary energy sources in the foods we eat?

Carbohydrates and lipids

What is the relationship between food and ATP in organisms?

Organisms break down carbon-based molecules from food to produce ATP.

Which of the following molecules yields the most ATP when broken down?

Lipids

How do plant cells obtain ATP?

Plant cells break down sugars produced during photosynthesis to make ATP.

What is the significance of ATP in organisms?

ATP is a source of energy for cellular processes.

What happens if one of the proteins involved in ATP synthesis is faulty?

ATP is not produced at all.

Which organisms rely on sunlight and photosynthesis as their source of chemical energy?

Most organisms, directly or indirectly

Explore the concept of obtaining energy from carbon-based molecules in food. Learn how carbohydrates and lipids serve as crucial energy sources, and how the energy stored in these molecules is released through chemical reactions.

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