5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- primary electron acceptor
- Carbon fixation
- a in chloroplasts, an acceptor of electrons lost from chlorophyll a; found in the thylakoid membrane
- b the synthesis of organic compounds from carbon dioxide, such as in photosynthesis
- c The distance between crests of electromagnetic waves.
- d process by which plants use the sun's energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into sugars
- e A flattened membrane sac inside the chloroplast, used to convert light energy into chemical energy.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A metabolic pathway that consumes oxygen, releases carbon dioxide, generates no ATP, and decreases photosynthetic output.
- enzyme that converts inorganic carbon dioxide molecules into organic molecules during the final step of the calvin cycle
- plant capable of synthesizing its own food from simple organic substances
- reactions of photosynthesis that use energy from light to produce ATP and NADPH
- The ground tissue of a leaf, sandwiched between the upper and lower epidermis and specialized for photosynthesis.
5 True/False questions
stroma → plant capable of synthesizing its own food from simple organic substances
Cyclic electron flow → in chloroplasts, an acceptor of electrons lost from chlorophyll a; found in the thylakoid membrane
visible light → that portion of the electromagnetic spectrum detected as various colors by the human eye, ranging in wavelength from about 380 nm to about 750 nm.
NADP → one of the carrier molecules that transfers high-energy electrons from chlorophyll to other molecules
spectrophotometer → An instrument that measures the proportions of light of different wavelengths absorbed and transmitted by a pigment solution.