SAT Subject Biology Practice Question 271: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 271

1. Location of cellular respiration in prokaryotes

A. Mitochondria
B. Cytoplasm
C. Pyruvate
D. Lactic acid
E. Glucose

Correct Answer: B


B Prokaryotes (Domains Bacteria and Archaea) have no membrane-bound organelles, so all reactions and processes occur in the cytoplasm. You should have been able to eliminate choices C, D, and E because they did not describe locations.

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