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Photosynthesis: It's Cooler in the Dark True or False

1. What are the reactants in photosynthesis? -> H2O, CO2, and light energy
2. Which of the following reasons explains why plants appear green? -> Plants cannot absorb green light.
3. What roles do pigments, such as chlorophyll, play in photosynthesis? -> They determine the types of visible light that can be used for photosynthesis.
4. Where in the cell do the light reactions happen? -> The nucleus
5. Where in the cell do the dark reactions happen? -> The matrix of the mitochondria
6. In which stage of photosynthesis does carbon fixation occur? -> The light reactions
7. Where are the photosystems located in the chloroplast? -> The thylakoid lumen
8. Which DNA does that in the chloroplast most closely resemble? -> Human DNA
9. Where in the chloroplast is RuBisCo located? -> The stomata
10. What drives the movement of protons into the lumen? -> H2O molecules that assist the protons

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