Which organelle is known as the powerhouse of the cell? Why?

Q.5:- Which organelle is known as the powerhouse of the cell? Why?

 

Answer:-

Mitochondrion is known as the powerhouse of the cell. It is because the mitochondrion is the site of cellular respiration where energy in the form of ATP (adenosine triphosphate) is generated as a consequence of oxidation of food substances.