Ch07 - Chapter 7 Photosynthesis Light and Life Multiple-Choice Questions 1 Photosynthesis A Historical Perspective p 116 easy ans e Who provided

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Chapter 7: Photosynthesis, Light, and Life Multiple-Choice Questions 1. Photosynthesis: A Historical Perspective; p. 116; easy; ans: e Who provided the first experimental evidence that soil alone does not nourish the plant? a. Jan Ingenhousz b. Aristotle c. F. F. Blackman d. Joseph Priestley e. Jan Baptista van Helmont 2. Photosynthesis: A Historical Perspective; p. 116; moderate; ans: b The O 2 evolved in photosynthesis comes from: a. carbon dioxide. b. water. c. glucose. d. (CH 2 O). e. (C 3 H 3 O 3 ). 3. Photosynthesis: A Historical Perspective; p. 116; easy; ans: c Who showed that water, not carbon dioxide, is the source of the oxygen produced in photosynthesis? a. Jan Ingenhousz b. Aristotle c. C. B. van Niel d. Jan Baptista van Helmont e. Joseph Priestley 4. Photosynthesis: A Historical Perspective; p. 117; difficult; ans: d In reality, the end product of photosynthesis in algae and green plants is: a. glucose. b. starch. c. sucrose. d. a three-carbon sugar. e. a five-carbon sugar. 5. Photosynthesis: A Historical Perspective; p. 117; easy; ans: c F. F. Blackman showed that: a. air “restored” by vegetation could support the breathing of animals. b. air is “restored” only in the presence of light and only by the green parts of the plant. c. photosynthesis has a light-dependent stage and a light-independent stage. d. isolated chloroplasts are able to produce O 2 in the absence of light. e. all the substance of a plant is provided by water and not the soil.
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70 Chapter 7 Photosynthesis, Light, and Life 6. The Nature of Light; p. 117; moderate; ans: e Which of the following statements about the electromagnetic spectrum is FALSE? a. All radiations travel in waves. b. White light consists of a number of different colors. c. Different colors of light are refracted at different angles. d. A wavelength is the distance from one wave crest to the crest of another. e. The longer the wavelength of light, the more energy it has. 7. The Nature of Light; p. 118; easy; ans: e Light is composed of particles called: a. electrons. b. protons. c. neutrons. d. gamma rays. e. photons. 8. The Role of Pigments; p. 118; moderate; ans: c Chlorophyll absorbs light principally in the ______ wavelengths. a. blue and green b. green and violet c. blue and violet d. violet and green e. green and red 9. The Role of Pigments; p. 118; moderate; ans: d Chlorophyll appears green because it: a. absorbs green light. b. absorbs and reflects green light. c. absorbs and transmits green light. d. reflects and transmits green light. e. transmits violet light. 10. The Role of Pigments; p. 118; difficult; ans: e An action spectrum is different from an absorption spectrum in that an action spectrum: a. provides evidence that a particular pigment is responsible for a particular process. b.
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