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2. An action spectrum is a graph that shows ___.

  • the rate of photosynthesis at different wavelengths of light
  • how much light a particular pigment absorbs at each wavelength.
  • the rate of respiration at different wavelengths of light
  • how much CO2 a particular pigment absorbs per second.

3. Photolysis, the splitting of water molecules by light, produces ___ and ___.

  • Oxygen ions and electrons
  • Hydrogen ions and electrons
  • Potassium ions and electrons
  • Sodium ions and electrons

4. During the light-independent stage (calvin cycle), ATP and reduced NADP are used to synthesise _______.

  • Triose sugar
  • CO2
  • Hexose sugar
  • Pentose sugars

5. Where does the light-independent stage of photosynthesis take place?

  • Stroma of the chloroplasts
  • Chloroplast envelope
  • Starch granules of the chloroplasts
  • Thylakoids of the chloroplasts


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