Exam II, Fall ‘03Remember to read all of the possible answers for each question before choosing the BEST ANSWER. 1.An organism converts radiant energy into chemical energy and requires no complex organic molecules in its diet. This is an example of a/an:a.catabolite.b.endergonic organism.c.autotroph.d.heterotroph.e.None of the above are correct answers.2.During the metabolic process of breaking down glucose to carbon dioxide and water (to make ATP), the portion of the process which is not considered/classified as part of aerobic respiration is:3.The oxidation of pyruvate by pyruvate decarboxylase at the step following glycolysis does not yield:4.The metabolic pathway we refer to as glycolysis is found in:5.A reaction requires energy input in order to occur (products have more free energy than reactants). This reaction is best described as:a.anabolic.b.catabolic.c.exergonic.d.endergonic.e.entropic.6.Stored energy which is due to an object’s relative position is an example of:
7.When an atom or molecule is oxidized it:8.Disorder in the universe is called ________ in the context of thermodynamics.9.The energy required to destabilize existing chemical bonds and initiate a chemical reactions is referred to as the:a.free energy.b.endergonic energy.c.potential energy.d.activation energy.e.enthalpy.10. When a reaction catalyzed by an enzyme is compared to the same reaction occurring without an enzyme, the:
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