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The chemistry of photosynthesis

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  • Q1
    What is the primary pigment responsible for absorbing sunlight in photosynthesis?
    Carotenoids
    Melanin
    Hemoglobin
    Chlorophyll
    30s
  • Q2
    Which of the following gases is released as a byproduct of photosynthesis?
    Nitrogen
    Carbon dioxide
    Oxygen
    Methane
    30s
  • Q3
    Where does photosynthesis primarily occur in plants?
    Mitochondria
    Chloroplasts
    Endoplasmic reticulum
    Cell nucleus
    30s
  • Q4
    What are the two main stages of photosynthesis?
    DNA replication and mitosis
    Transcription and translation
    Glycolysis and Krebs cycle
    Light-dependent reactions and light-independent reactions
    30s
  • Q5
    What molecule is the main product of the light-dependent reactions in photosynthesis?
    Oxygen
    Glucose
    NADPH
    ATP
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the primary source of carbon dioxide used in photosynthesis?
    Atmosphere
    Soil
    Water
    Sunlight
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the primary function of photosynthesis?
    To produce oxygen
    To remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere
    To generate heat
    To convert light energy into chemical energy
    30s

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