Which of the following is a common feature of both aerobic and anaerobic respiration?
Both occur in absence of oxygen.
Both occur in presence of oxygen.
Glucose is broken down in both processes.
Both release the same amount of energy.
The accumulation of lactic acid in muscle cells causes ______.
The product of anaerobic respiration in muscles is:
Lactic acid produced during anaerobic respiration can be broken down completely when ________ is supplied.
The product of anaerobic respiration of yeasts is:
If you suddenly run a lot, you experience cramps in the leg muscles. Can you think of the reason behind it?
“The aerobic respiration you performed created sugar alcohols in your muscles which is causing the cramps”
“The anaerobic respiration you performed created lactic acid in your muscles which is causing the cramps”
“The sudden running tore some of your ligaments in the muscles which is causing the cramps”
“The sudden running broke some of your bones which is causing the cramps”
Which among the following suggestion(s) is/are actually useful in getting rid of cramps?
“Drink some milk; it’ll give you some energy and you’ll feel better”
“Do a little stretching; it might reduce the pain”
“Take some deep breaths! You’ll get more oxygen”
“Put some warm water over those muscles, you’ll feel relaxed”
Anaerobic respiration occurs when we sprint very fast. This means that anaerobic respiration is more efficient than aerobic respiration. Say true or false.
Cramping that appears after running __________.
lasts for a few seconds
is permanent for the rest of your life.
lasts for about 30 minutes.
lasts for a few days.