Respiration and Energy Release Process Quiz

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What is the main purpose of respiration in living organisms?

To release energy for life activities

Why is ATP referred to as the energy currency of the cell?

Because it is the immediate source of energy for the cell

What happens to the energy that is produced during oxidation of food?

It is lost as heat

How does respiration in living organisms parallel filling petrol in a car?

Food breaks down to release energy similar to a car running on petrol

Test your knowledge on the biochemical process of respiration where glucose is oxidised in the presence of oxygen to release energy. Understand how this energy is stored as ATP molecules and utilized for various life activities.

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