Basic Info On Photosynthesis

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  • 1. 
    How much energy do plants, algae, and some bacteria capture from the sunlight that reaches earth?
    • A. 

      1%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      10,000 watts

    • D. 

      100,000 watts

  • 2. 
    What is photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      The process where energy is converted into ATP

    • B. 

      The process where light undergoes a series of changes

    • C. 

      The process that provides energy for almost all life

    • D. 

      The process that provides light

  • 3. 
    How many stages are there of photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

  • 4. 
    What is the first stage of photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      Light energy is converted to chemical energy. This chemical energy is temporarily stored in ATP and the energy carrier molecule NADPH.

    • B. 

      The chemical energy (stored in ATP and NADPH) powers the formationof otganiccomounds , using carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Energy is captured from sunlight

    • D. 

      The flower dances around to capture sunlight

  • 5. 
    Stages 1 and 2 of photosynthesis are known as what?
    • A. 

      The Dark Reactions

    • B. 

      The Light Reactions

    • C. 

      The coefficient Reactions

  • 6. 
    Where does photosynthesis occur?
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Chlorophyll

    • C. 

      Chloroplast

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 7. 
    What is this equation for?
    • A. 

      Krebs cycle

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Cellular respiration

    • D. 

      Calvin cycle

  • 8. 
    Plants need photosynthesis to live
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The first and second stages of photosynthesis can occur with the absorption of light
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is light energy used for?
    • A. 

      To make energy storing compounds

    • B. 

      For fun

    • C. 

      To convert sugars to sunlight

    • D. 

      To consume food

  • 11. 
    Light is a form of radiation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is the distance of a wavelength?
    • A. 

      The distance 3light rays

    • B. 

      The distance between the beginning wave and the end wave

    • C. 

      The distance between 3 heat waves

    • D. 

      The distance between 2 consecutive waves

  • 13. 
    What is the only kind of radiation that humans can see?
    • A. 

      Visible light

    • B. 

      Heat radiation

    • C. 

      Radiation from space

    • D. 

      Radiation from microwaves

  • 14. 
    How can electrons move from chlorophyll molecules to other nearby molecules?
    • A. 

      They use vesicles to move

    • B. 

      They float through liquid

    • C. 

      When the electrons are excited, they are unstable and they jump

    • D. 

      Electrons are unable to move

  • 15. 
    When a substance looses electrons, what kind of reaction does it undergo?
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Oxidation reaction

    • C. 

      Cellular respiration

    • D. 

      Reoxidation reaction

  • 16. 
    Every oxidation reaction, must be accompanied by a _________________ reaction.
  • 17. 
    What substance accepts the electrons from the oxidation and reduction reaction?
    • A. 

      The secondary electron acceptor

    • B. 

      Chloropyll

    • C. 

      The photosystem

    • D. 

      The primary electron acceptor

  • 18. 
    Where is the primary electron acceptor located?
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Outer membrane

    • C. 

      Thylakoid membrane

    • D. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 19. 
    The electron transport chain lies between two large green clusters of ____________ molecules.
  • 20. 
    Excited electrons loose some of their energy as they each pass through proteins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What is the energy lost by the electrons used to do?
    • A. 

      Pump hydrogen ions into the thylakoid

    • B. 

      Pump hydroxide ions into the thylakoid

    • C. 

      Pump hydrogen ions out of the cell

    • D. 

      Pump hydroxide ions out of the cell

  • 22. 
    How are some hydrogen ions made in the thylakoid?
    • A. 

      The light from the sun creates them

    • B. 

      By splitting hydrogen ions

    • C. 

      By splitting water molecules

    • D. 

      By building pigments

  • 23. 
    As time goes on, there are more hydrogen ions inside the thylakoid than outside, creating a concentration gradient across the thylakoid membrane.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Because of the concentration gradient, where will hydrogen ions go?
    • A. 

      They will diffuse back out of the thylakoid, down their concentration gradient through the sodium potassium pump

    • B. 

      They will diffuse back out of the thylakoid, down their concentration gradient through specialized carrier proteins

    • C. 

      They will diffuse into the thylakoid, down their concentration gradient through specialized carrier proteins

    • D. 

      They will diffuse back out of the thylakoid, against their concentration gradient through specialized carrier proteins

  • 25. 
    What is the protein involved in the diffusion of hydrogen ions called?
    • A. 

      ADP

    • B. 

      ADP synthase

    • C. 

      ATP

    • D. 

      ATP synthase

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