A Quiz To Test Your Knowledge On Photosynthesis

How do plants create energy? Photosynthesis is the process used by plants and to convert light energy into chemical energy. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about plant photosynthesis. Answer the following multiple choice questions and then see your score. Better yet, stump your family and friends by asking them to take this quiz.

1. Light supplies the energy for photosynthesis. What is the overall chemical reaction?

2. Which of the following might increase the rate of photosynthesis?

3. Which of the following organisms can perform photosynthesis?

4. What is the name of the green pigment that captures light for photosynthesis?

5. What are the main color(s) of light absorbed by chlorophyll?

6. Do 'dark' or light-independent reactions occur in plants during the daytime?

7. Where in plants does most photosynthesis occur?

8. Where in plants do carbon dioxide and oxygen enter/exit?

9. What is the starting source of the carbon in the glucose produced by photosynthesis?

10. Where in the chloroplast do the 'light' or light-dependent reactions occur?

11. Which of the following can only take place when light is present?

12. What by-product of photosynthesis is very important to life on earth?

13. Oxygen gas is given off to the surroundings by photosynthetic organisms.

14. Photosynthesis creates energy for the plant cell.

15. Water is a necessary ingredient for photosynthesis.

16. Plants undergo cellular respiration.

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