Rate of Respiration
1)What does respiration liberate?

2)What is the compound used or oxidized during respiration called?

3)What is the most preferred respiratory substrate among the below options?

4)What will be the respiratory quotient if carbohydrates used as a respiratory substrate?

5)Why is the rate of respiration less in fat and protein containing foods when compared to carbohydrate containing foods?

6)Calculate the RQ from the below reaction

7)The following experimental set-ups were kept in laboratory to show “Rate of respiration in different germinating seeds”. Which one among the below set ups will show a greater rise in the water level in the glass tube after 2 hours.


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