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Honors Biology Photosynthesis Quiz

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Honors Biology Photosynthesis Quiz

This quiz is to help my students prepare for their honors biology test on photosynthesis.

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      NADP+

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      FADH2

  • 2. 
    In which of the following structures do the light-independent reactions take place?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Matrix

    • C. 

      Thylakoids

    • D. 

      Stroma

    • E. 

      Cristae

  • 3. 
    Photosystems are functional pigment groups located on the
    • A. 

      Proteins of the plasma membrane

    • B. 

      Membranes of the thylakoids

    • C. 

      In the stroma of the chloroplasts

    • D. 

      In the fluids of vacuoles

  • 4. 
    RuBP...
    • A. 

      Begins the Calvin cycle

    • B. 

      Functions as an enzyme

    • C. 

      Breaks into two equal parts

    • D. 

      Is a 6-carbon sugar

  • 5. 
    During photorespiration, Oxygen binds to
    • A. 

      Phosphoglyxerate

    • B. 

      RuBP

    • C. 

      Malate

    • D. 

      Carbon Dioxide

  • 6. 
    In the light-dependent reactions,
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide is fixed

    • B. 

      ATP and NADPH form

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide accepts electrons

    • D. 

      Sugar phosphates form

  • 7. 
    The green pigment in plants that is capable of absorbing the sun's energy is
    • A. 

      Porphyrin

    • B. 

      Beta carotene

    • C. 

      Chlorophyll

    • D. 

      Thylakoid

    • E. 

      RuBP

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Do not always require light energy

    • B. 

      Are associated with the thylakoids of the chloroplasts

    • C. 

      Take place in the stroma of the chloroplasts

    • D. 

      Use ATP to produce glucose

    • E. 

      Require a source of carbon dioxide

  • 9. 
    In the photosynthetic reaction center,
    • A. 

      Water is split

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide is fixed

    • C. 

      ATP is produced

    • D. 

      Electrons are energized

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 10. 
    The oxygen released during photosynthesis comes from the
    • A. 

      Splitting of water molecules

    • B. 

      Splitting of carbon dioxide molecules

    • C. 

      Formation of ATP

    • D. 

      Formation of glucose

    • E. 

      Combination of oxygen atoms and high-energy electrons

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Return to the chlorophyll

    • B. 

      Are used to turn NADP+ into NADPH

    • C. 

      Produce only ATP

    • D. 

      Are channeled to the light-independent reactions by carbon dioxide

    • E. 

      Are used to split water molecules

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide is fixed in organic molecules

    • B. 

      Energy in the form of ATP is used

    • C. 

      NADPH is required

    • D. 

      Glucose is formed

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 13. 
    In the C3 cycle, carbon dioxide is combined with
    • A. 

      RuBP

    • B. 

      Oxaloacetate

    • C. 

      PGA

    • D. 

      Phosophoglycolate

    • E. 

      Acetyl CoA

  • 14. 
    The C4 pathway occurs in plants that are adapted to
    • A. 

      Freshwater habitats

    • B. 

      Arctic environments

    • C. 

      Areas with a large amount of shade

    • D. 

      Conditions of low moisture and intense sunlight

    • E. 

      Marine and brackish water habitats