Photosynthesis - unit 4 AQA Biology a-level

Quiz about photosynthesis, can be used for any specification but fitted to the aqa biology specification at A2 :)

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  • Created on: 05-06-14 11:55

1. Why are there different pigments present in the chloroplast?

  • Because each pigment is a different colour
  • Because each pigment is located in a different part of the chloroplast and are thus in different conditions
  • Because each pigment absorbs different wavelengths of light
  • Because some pigments absorb infrared radiation
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2. As the electron moves down the electron transfer chain in the light-dependent reaction it...

  • loses energy
  • gains energy

3. Why is hot methanol used to drop samples of photosynthesising algae into in the Calvin lollipop experiment?

  • Because it instantly stops the reaction by denaturing enzymes for photosyntheis
  • Because it is a limiting factor to photosynthesis
  • because it allows substances into which C14 is incorporated to be identified
  • Because it instantly stops the reaction by boiling the water present in the algae

4. What two products from the light-dependent reaction are used in the light-indepedent reaction?

  • O2 and NADPH
  • ATP and NADPH
  • O2 and ATP
  • NADPH and H2O

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