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Photosynthesis: It's Cooler in the Dark Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Photosynthesis? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What are the reactants in photosynthesis?

H2O, CO2, and light energy
H2O and CO2
H2O, O2, and light energy
CO2 and O2
O2, CO2, and light energy
Q. Which of the following reasons explains why plants appear green?

Plants absorb green light.
Plants cannot absorb green light.
Plants absorb yellow light.
Plants absorb red and blue light.
The second and fourth choices
Q. What roles do pigments, such as chlorophyll, play in photosynthesis?

They catalyze the addition of CO2 to RuBP.
They remove G3P from the chloroplast.
They determine the types of visible light that can be used for photosynthesis.
They regulate H2O in the cells.
They are a part of the light-independent reactions in photosynthesis.
Q. Where in the cell do the light reactions happen?

The thylakoid in the chloroplast
The stroma of the chloroplast
The stomata
The matrix of the mitochondria
The nucleus
Q. Where in the cell do the dark reactions happen?

The matrix of the mitochondria
The stroma of the chloroplast
The stomata
The thylakoid membranes
The nucleus
Q. In which stage of photosynthesis does carbon fixation occur?

The light reactions
The light-independent reactions
The first and second choices
The second and third choices
Q. Where are the photosystems located in the chloroplast?

The outer membrane
The thylakoid membrane
The stroma
The thylakoid lumen
The matrix
Q. Which DNA does that in the chloroplast most closely resemble?

Monkey DNA
Yeast DNA
Human DNA
Bacterial DNA
Q. Where in the chloroplast is RuBisCo located?

The stomata
The lumen
The thylakoid membranes
The stroma
The thylakoid
Q. What drives the movement of protons into the lumen?

Diffusion down the concentration gradient
H2O molecules that assist the protons
Protons are always in the lumen.
The electron transport chain