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Glycolysis mcqs

Glycolysis MCQ:

Ques. Glycolysis was invented by
(a) Calvin
(b) Kreb’s
(c) J.C. Bose
(d) None of the above
Ans. (d)

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Ques. Which one of the following products is formed during glycolysis of glucose?
(a) Pyruvic acid
(b) Carbon dioxide
(c) Citric acid
(d) Ethanol
Ans. (a)

Ques. What is the other name of glycolysis?
(a) EMP pathway
(b) TCA pathway
(c) HMS pathway
(d) None of the above
Ans. (a)

Ques. The end product of glycolysis is
(a) Acetyl Co–A
(b) Citric acid
(c) Pyruvic acid
(d) Fumaric acid
Ans. (c)

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Ques. In glycolysis, the end product is
(a) Protein is converted to glucose
(b) Glucose is converted into fructose
(c) Starch is converted into glucose
(d) Glucose is converted into pyruvic acid
Ans. (d)

Ques. How many water molecules are used in glycolysis
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
Ans. (b)

Ques. In glycolysis, during oxidation electrons are removed by
(a) NAD+
(b) Molecular oxygen
(c) ATP
(d) Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate
Ans. (a)

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Ques. Which of the following process occurs in glycolysis
(a) Oxidation
(b) Reduction
(c) Hydrogenation
(d) Fixation
Ans. (a)

Ques. During fermentation alcohol is formed from
(a) Sugars
(b) Proteins
(c) CO2 + H2O
(d) None of these
Ans. (a)

Ques. How many ATP are used in glycolysis or For complete phosphorylation of a glucose molecule, how many ATP molecules are required?
(a) 4
(b) 2
(c) 6
(d) 8
Ans. (b)

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Ques. The common phase between aerobic and anaerobic respiration is called
(a) Tricarboxylic acid cycle
(b) Oxidative phosphorylation
(c) Embden, Meyerhoff, Parnas cycle
(d) Kreb’s cycle
Ans. (c)

Ques. Glycolysis takes place in
(a) Mitochondria
(b) Cytoplasm
(c) Both mitochondria and cytoplasm
(d) Vacuole
Ans. (b)

Ques. Besides the net gain of 2 ATP molecules in glycolysis which other molecules are simultaneously formed
(a) FADH2
(b) NADPH2
(c) NADH2
(d) FAMH2
Ans. (a)

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Ques. Which one of the following is the first step of glycolysis?
(a) Breakdown of glucose
(b) Phosphorylation of glucose
(c) Conversion of glucose into fructose
(d) Dehydrogenation of glucose
Ans. (b)

Ques. The number of molecules of pyruvic acid formed from one molecule of glucose at the end of glycolysis is
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
Ans. (b)

Ques. Which group of the following scientists discovered the EMP pathway of glycolysis?
(a) Embden, Mayerhoff and Parnas
(b) Emerson, Hoffman and Peterson
(c) Embden, Morrison and Pitcher
(d) Avery, McLeod and McCarthy
Ans. (a)

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Ques. Glycolysis occurs
(a) In cytoplasm
(b) In aerobic respiration
(c) In anaerobic respiration
(d) All of the above
Ans. (d)

Ques. Which is not true for glycolysis?
(a) End product is CO2, H2O
(b) Substiate level phosphorylation
(c) Production of ATP
(d) Expenditure of ATP
Ans. (a)

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Ques. The stage upto which glycolysis and fermentation is common
(a) Dihydroxy acetone
(b) 3-phosphoglyceraldehyde
(c) Pyruvate
(d) Glucose-6-phosphate
Ans. (c)

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