A2 OCR Biology Quiz F214

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  • Created on: 12-06-14 14:38
Define "Photosynthesis"
Light energy from the sun is transformed into chemical potential energy which can be used to synthesis large organic molecules from inorganic molecules
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Define "Autotroph"
An organism that synthesis complex organic molecules using a energy source and inorganic molecules
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A photosynthetic pigment is:
Molecules that absorb certain wavelengths whilst reflecting others
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Why are photosynthetic pigments arranged in a funnel shape?
To maximize light absorption and capture as much light as possible
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What is the role of water in the light-dependent stage?
Photolysis
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Non-cyclic photophosphorylation...
Uses both photosystems
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Is Krebs cycle a part of photosynthesis?
No
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Light independent stage takes place in the
Stroma
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Calvin cycle doesn't work if
Light is not available
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A factor present in the least favourable amount is...?
A limiting factor
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What causes the light dependent stage to stop because GP cannot be converted into TP?
Light intensity
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TP can be converted into...
Hexose sugars
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GP can be used to...
Form fatty acids and amino acids
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Define "Autotroph"

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A photosynthetic pigment is:

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Why are photosynthetic pigments arranged in a funnel shape?

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What is the role of water in the light-dependent stage?

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