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Prentice Hall Biology

Chapter 8: Photosynthesis

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(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 4B.14)
1. The major products of the light-dependent reactions are
A ATP and NADPH.
B oxygen and water.
C carbon dioxide and water.
D ATP and sugars.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 4B.14)
2. The reactants of photosynthesis are
F CO2 and H2O.
G CO2 and H2.
H C and O2.
J C and H2.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 4B.10)
3. The release of energy in an organism depends on the conversion of
A AMP to ADP.
B ADP to ATP.
C ATP to ADP.
D ATP to AZP.


(TAKS 1, Bio TEKS 3F.4)
4. Van Helmont's conclusion that most of the weight a plant gains as it grows comes from water does not include the important contribution of
F oxygen gas.
G soil minerals.
H carbon dioxide.
J carbohydrates.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 4B.13)
5. All of the following are true about the thylakoid membrane EXCEPT that it
A is the site of chorophyll molecules.
B contains photosystems I and II.
C is the site of the Calvin cycle.
D is composed of lipids and proteins.


(TAKS 4, Bio TEKS 9A.1)
6. Chlorophyll is important in the
F formation of carbon dioxide.
G reactions of the Calvin cycle.
H formation of ADP from NADP+.
J absorption of light energy.


(TAKS 1, Bio TEKS 3F.4)
7. Priestley's observation that a plant restores the ability of air to support a flame was an important piece of evidence for the idea that photosynthesis
A produces oxygen.
B consumes carbon dioxide.
C produces carbohydrates.
D consumes water.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 4B.10)
8. The synthesis and breakdown of ATP within the cells is controlled by
F active transport.
G the cell membrane.
H the nucleus.
J enzymes.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 4B.14)
9. During photosynthesis, carbon dioxide is used to make sugars in the
A thylakoids.
B Calvin cycle.
C light-dependent reactions.
D electron transport chain.


(TAKS 5, IPC TEKS 5A.1)
10. If you attach a rope to a doorknob and then pull up and down on the rope, you will generate
F transverse waves.
G longitudinal waves.
H surface waves.
J refraction waves.