AP Biology Practice Test (chAPter 10-photosynthesis)

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1.  How do the reactant molecules of photosynthesis reach the chloroplasts in leaves?
2.  Why does photorespiration lower photosynthetic outputs for plants? Explain.
3.  Explain why a poison that inhibits an enzyme of the Calvin cycle will also inhibit the light reactions?
4.  State the formula for photosynthesis?
5.  What's carbon fixation?
6.  What's PEP carboxylase?
7.  What are CAM plants?
8.  Explain Crassulacean Acid Metabolism?
9.  What color light is LEAST effective when driving photosynthesis? Explain.
10.  What was Engelmann's experiment?
11.  What are C3 plants?what are C4 plants?
12.  Define Heterotrophs
13.  In the light reactions, what is the initial electron donor? Where do the electrons end up?
14.  What are the 3 experiments used to see which lights are useable in photosynthesis?
15.  What are bundle-sheath cells?
16.  Draw the simplified Calvin Cycle.label each step, and each PHASE as well.don't forget to tell me how many carbons are in each step,and remember to mention the stuff going IN and coming OUT of the cycle, along with INPUT and OUTPUT!!
17.  What is the general breakdown of a plant leaf? Go into every detail possible.
18.  Difference between chlorophyll a and chlorophyll b?
19.  Define:(a) carrotenoid(b) photon
20.  What are the 8 steps in linear electron flow?
21.  Explain the 3 steps of C4 Photosynthesis?
22.  Why are leaves green?
23.  What does the "P" in NADP stand for?
24.  Check off the things that were NOT used in Engelmann's experiment?
25.  To synthesize one glucose molecule, the calvin cycle uses ___ molecules of CO2, ___ molecules of ATP, and ___ molecules of NADPH.
26.  What's photophosphorlyation?
27.  3 phases of calvin cycle, respectively are..?
28.  Define Autotrophs...what are Photoautotrophs then?and an example of photoautotrophs would be?
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