AP Biology Practice Test (chAPter 10-photosynthesis)

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