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Metabolism Quiz


The ________________ is the body’s use of molecules for energy and growth.

A. Cellular Respiration

B. Digestive System

C. Metabolism

D. Circulatory System

When a person chews food, the teeth grind the food into smaller pieces. This is an example of…

A. Mechanical Digestion

B. Chemical Change

C. Cellular Respiration

D. Waste Removal

Sam’s heart pumps blood to her  ___________________ which is the body system that transports molecules to and from all cells of the body.

A. Circulatory System

B. Metabolism

C. Respiratory System

D. Nervous System

Chemicals that regulate and control human body functions are known as…

A. Fats

B. Hormones

C. Carbohydrates

D. Elements

The chemical reaction between oxygen and glucose that releases energy into cells.

A. Metabolism

B. Digestive System

C. Cellular Respiration

D. Respiratory System

Gabriel ate a rotten egg which is negatively impacting his  ___________________, which is the body system that takes in food and breaks it down.

A. Respiratory System

B. Digestive System

C. Circulatory System

D. Metabolism

The breaking down of food in the human digestive system is both chemical and….

A. Geothermal

B. Mechanical

C. Electrical 

D. Potential

The energy required for organisms to respond to the environment comes from…

A. Vitamins

B. Minerals

C. Water

D. Food 

Dashawn has asthma which affects the ___________________, which is the body system that takes in oxygen and releases carbon dioxide

A. Digestive System

B. Cellular Respiration

C. Circulatory System

D. Respiratory System

What are the negative effects of food deserts?

A. Millions of people are unable to gain access to healthy foods  

B. Wealthy neighborhoods get to keep access to healthy foods 

C. Grocery stores get to pick where they are built 

D. Convenience stores and delis are enough to feed people healthy

Which is true of the difference between healthy bodies vs. athlete bodies?

A. There is no difference between healthy bodies and athlete bodies

B. Athletes take in less oxygen molecules

C. Athletes are more likely to have heart failure

D. Athletetes’ muscle cells have an unusually high number of mitochondria

Which substance is produced during cellular respiration? 

A. Oxygen

B. Sugar

C. ATP  

D. Vitamins


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