Photosynthesis Biology Trivia Quiz

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Photosynthesis Quizzes & Trivia

Photosynthesis is a process used by plants and other organisms to convert light energy into chemical energy that can later be released to fuel the organisms. Let's start this quiz and learn more about it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Algae was the first organism to capture sunlight
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The outside layer of a leaf is called the
    • A. 

      Mesophyll

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Palisaede

  • 3. 
    The middle layer of a leaf is called the
    • A. 

      Mesophyll

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Palisaede

  • 4. 
    This layer has the stomata
    • A. 

      Mesophyll

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Palisaede

  • 5. 
    Chlorophyll is found in the __ layer
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Palisaede

    • C. 

      Chlorophyll

    • D. 

      Guard cell

  • 6. 
    What role does chlorophyll play in photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      It produces starch from sugar molecules.

    • B. 

      It releases energy that plants use for growth

    • C. 

      It absorbs light and transforms it into chemical energy.

    • D. 

      It controls the amount of oxygen that is released by the plant into the atmosphere.

  • 7. 
    During the Calvin Cycle, carbon is linked with hydrogen and oxygen to make:
    • A. 

      Pigment.

    • B. 

      Starch

    • C. 

      ATP.

    • D. 

      Sugars

  • 8. 
    Respiration is
    • A. 

      The opposite of photosynthesis

    • B. 

      The process a plant goes through to release water vapor through the stomata.

    • C. 

      .the evolution of plants over 3.5 billion years.

    • D. 

      How plants produce their own food out of carbon dioxide and water.

  • 9. 
    According to this show, how could artificial photosynthesis help in future space flights?
    • A. 

      •Plants would be able to grow on Mars.

    • B. 

      • •Plants would keep the air breathable on-board space ships.

    • C. 

      •Plants would produce enough food for space crews to survive over a long period of time.

    • D. 

      •All of the above

  • 10. 
    Artificial photosynthesis could one day replace fuels for cars, homes, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False