How Well Do You Know About Photosynthesis Process? Trivia Quiz

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How Well Do You Know About Photosynthesis Process? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process by which plants use sunlight to make glucose is called ___.
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Cellular respiration

    • C. 

      The cell cycle

    • D. 

      Mitosis

  • 2. 
    Which of the following takes place in the light-dependent reactions of photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      Sugars are made.

    • B. 

      Energy is captured.

    • C. 

      Chlorophyll is pumped.

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide is formed.

  • 3. 
    Where do the hydrogen ions for the photosystems of the light-dependent reactions come from?
    • A. 

      Sugars

    • B. 

      Sunlight

    • C. 

      Acids

    • D. 

      Water

  • 4. 
    Which phrase best describes the electron transport chain in photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      A chain of photosynthetic proteins located in the stroma

    • B. 

      A collection of enzymes used to make ADP

    • C. 

      A series of proteins located in the thylakoid membrane

    • D. 

      A group of enzymes that carries energy to the Calvin cycle

  • 5. 
    In the light-independent reactions of photosynthesis,
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide enters the Calvin cycle and sugars are made.

    • B. 

      Water is broken down and oxygen is released.

    • C. 

      NADPH is produced and transferred to photosystem I.

    • D. 

      Electrons are energized and used to pump H+ ions.

  • 6. 
    What is the relationship between the photosystems and the Calvin cycle?
    • A. 

      The photosystems produce ATP synthase for the Calvin cycle.

    • B. 

      The photosystems transfer hydrogen ions and carbon dioxide to the Calvin cycle.

    • C. 

      The photosystems transfer energy to the Calvin cycle through ATP and NADPH.

    • D. 

      The photosystems build sugars with the carbon dioxide produced by the Calvin cycle.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following statements best describes the process of photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      Plants use oxygen to make simple sugars.

    • B. 

      Chlorophyll builds sugars in the thylakoid membrane.

    • C. 

      Light breaks down water molecules and releases carbon dioxide.

    • D. 

      Chloroplasts absorb sunlight and store chemical energy.

  • 8. 
    What is the term for an organism that makes its own source of chemical energy?
    • A. 

      Decomposer

    • B. 

      Autotroph

    • C. 

      Chloroplast

    • D. 

      Protist

  • 9. 
    The main light-absorbing molecules found in plant leaves are called
    • A. 

      Chloroplasts

    • B. 

      Thylakoids

    • C. 

      Chlorophyll

    • D. 

      Grana

  • 10. 
    The function of the light-dependent reactions is to
    • A. 

      Build sugars.

    • B. 

      Capture and transfer energy.

    • C. 

      Release carbon dioxide.

    • D. 

      Form water molecules.

  • 11. 
    The light-independent reactions of photosynthesis need
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide.

    • B. 

      Oxygen.

    • C. 

      Water.

    • D. 

      Cellulose.

  • 12. 
    What are the products of photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide and water

    • B. 

      Glucose and oxygen

    • C. 

      Water and glucose

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide and oxygen

  • 13. 
    What is the ultimate source of energy in almost every food chain?
    • A. 

      The sun

    • B. 

      Producers

    • C. 

      Consumers

    • D. 

      Detritivores

  • 14. 
    In the diagram to the right, the structure labeled C is the ___.
    • A. 

      Stroma

    • B. 

      Chlorophyll

    • C. 

      Granum

    • D. 

      Thylakoid membranes

  • 15. 
    In the diagram to the right, the structure labeled D is the ___.
    • A. 

      Stroma

    • B. 

      Chlorophyll

    • C. 

      Granum

    • D. 

      Thylakoid membranes