AP Biology Practice Test (chAPter 10-photosynthesis)

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