AP Biology Practice Test (chAPter 10-photosynthesis)

28 Questions  I  By Zfariha on November 19, 2010
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1.  What are CAM plants?
2.  Difference between chlorophyll a and chlorophyll b?
3.  Define Heterotrophs
4.  What is the general breakdown of a plant leaf? Go into every detail possible.
5.  Why does photorespiration lower photosynthetic outputs for plants? Explain.
6.  3 phases of calvin cycle, respectively are..?
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B.
C.
D.
7.  Define Autotrophs...what are Photoautotrophs then?and an example of photoautotrophs would be?
8.  What are the 3 experiments used to see which lights are useable in photosynthesis?
9.  What are the 8 steps in linear electron flow?
10.  Explain the 3 steps of C4 Photosynthesis?
11.  Explain why a poison that inhibits an enzyme of the Calvin cycle will also inhibit the light reactions?
12.  In the light reactions, what is the initial electron donor? Where do the electrons end up?
13.  What was Engelmann's experiment?
14.  What are C3 plants?what are C4 plants?
15.  What does the "P" in NADP stand for?
A.
B.
C.
D.
16.  Check off the things that were NOT used in Engelmann's experiment?
A.
B.
C.
D.
17.  What are bundle-sheath cells?
18.  What color light is LEAST effective when driving photosynthesis? Explain.
19.  How do the reactant molecules of photosynthesis reach the chloroplasts in leaves?
20.  Define:(a) carrotenoid(b) photon
21.  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!!
22.  Explain Crassulacean Acid Metabolism?
23.  State the formula for photosynthesis?
24.  What's PEP carboxylase?
25.  What's carbon fixation?
26.  What's photophosphorlyation?
27.  Why are leaves green?
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B.
C.
28.  To synthesize one glucose molecule, the calvin cycle uses ___ molecules of CO2, ___ molecules of ATP, and ___ molecules of NADPH.
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