Photosynthesis Assessment
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by Devin Tribble-Cary
| 20 Questions
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Do you remember when we talked about that 50+ year old terrarium? In the space below, give an explanation as to why the ivy plants inside of the glass jar were able to survive for so long.
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Use arrows to indicate the following on this picture: radiant energy, carbon dioxide, oxygen gas, water, and minerals (phosphorus and nitrogen). Draw and label six of the eight possible arrows....two points extra credit if you can get all eight!
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1
Which part of the leaf is responsible for gasses entering or leaving the leaf?
Thylakoid
Gas meristem
Stomata
Mesophyll
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1
Of the selection given, select all that are correct parts of a leaf.
Mesophyll
Epidermis
Esophogus
Guard cell
Chloro-stationary cell
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1
All of the following is a true statement about pigments EXCEPT for...
Chlorophyll is a type of pigment
Pigments absorb particular wavelengths of light
Photosynthesis uses the type of light that is reflected
We see something to be a particular color because it was not absorbed
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1
Photosynthesis takes place in the membranes of small sacs called
Thylakoids
Grana
Photostems
Photons
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1
Using the absorption spectrum below of chlorophyll a, identify which colors of light are absorbed?
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Green
Blue
Yellow
Orange
Violet
Indigo
Red
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1
Using the absorption spectrum below of chlorophyll a, identify which colors of light are reflected
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Green
Blue
Yellow
Orange
Violet
Indigo
Red
9
1
Using the following absorption spectrum for carotenoids, choose the two colors that are most absorbed by the carotenoid pigment.
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Red
Orange
Yellow
Green
Blue
Indigo
Violet
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1
The pigment molecules (Chlorophyll) responsible for photosynthesis are located in the
Mitochondrion
Cytoplasm of the cell
Stroma of the chloroplast
Thylakoid membrane of the chloroplast
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1
Use the picture of the chloroplast to label the stroma, inner/outer membrane, and a thylakoid. Indicate which places in the chloroplast the light independent reaction and the light dependent reaction takes place.
12
1
Which of the following is an example of chemical energy?
Photons
Ultraviolet light
Radio waves
Glucose
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1
Which of the following is an example of radiant energy?
Sunlight
Glucose
Cellulose
Protein
14
1
Which area of the chloroplast does the light-independent reaction happen?
Stroma
Granum
Inner membrane
Thylakoid
15
1
What chemical energy molecule is the main product of photosynthesis?
ATP
Cellulose
H2O
Glucose
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1
What do we call changing radiant energy into chemical energy during photosynthesis?
Energy Transformation
Energy Translation
Energy Transcription
Energysynthesis Transitase
Energy [place T word here]
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1
Which of the following are products of photosynthesis?
Glucose
Carbon dioxide
Oxygen
Water
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1
Which of the following are reactants of photosynthesis?
Glucose
Carbon dioxide
Oxygen
Water
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5
Type out the chemical equation for photosynthesis if two glucose molecules are being formed. Use the following word bank to draw out the balanaced equation.

- C6H12O6 (glucose)
- CO2 (carbon dioxide)
- Radiant Energy
- H2O (water)
- O2 (oxygen gas)
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Using different colored arrows, draw the visible light spectrum as it is absorbed and reflected during photosynthesis in a leaf of the plant. (I.E. Draw the arrow for what wavelenths are being absorbed/reflected by the pigments of the plant)
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