LRI – Aerobic v Anaerobic Respiration

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Topic - Aerobic v Anaerobic Respiration




Question 1 of 6


A long jumper would mainly require which type of respiration in order to produce energy?

Question 1 of 6

Question 2 of 6


Complete the equation for anaerobic respiration. Glucose -> Energy + _______ _______

Question 2 of 6

Question 3 of 6


Complete the equation for aerobic exercise. Glucose + ­­­­­­­­______ ---> energy + CO2 + water

Question 3 of 6

Question 4 of 6


What causes lactic acid to build up following anaerobic exercise?

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Question 5 of 6


What should a sprinter do shortly after a race?

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Question 6 of 6


A rugby player uses which type of respiration?

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Exam Questions

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  • 1) Briony is a hockey player. Using examples, discuss the type of respiration that Briony will require at different points during a hockey match. 4 Marks

  • 2) Briony is experiencing muscle aches shortly after a match. Her coach tells her that this is due to a build-up of lactic acid. Explain what causes lactic acid to build up and discuss how Briony can get rid of this toxic substance. 2 Marks

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