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Assertion (A): Energy is used during the process  of respiration.  

Reason (R): Respiration stores energy in the form  of ATP.  



The energy generation process can be given by:

Energy generation in animals-01.jpg

We can see here that,

  • A small amount of energy is required to convert ADP molecules to ATP  
  • This ATP is stored in the body as energy.
  • Stores ATP can be broken back down to ADP to release energy that we use.


  • The assertion is True
  • The reason is True

The reason is NOT the correct explanation of the assertion  


So, the correct option is (b).

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