AP Biology Practice Test (chAPter 10-photosynthesis)

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