Photosynthesis Quiz Answer Key
1.Why is photosynthesis important to animals?
It produces the oxygen they need to breathe.
2.Photosynthesis primarily occurs in the
while cellular respiration takes place mainly
3.The equations for photosynthesis and cellular respiration appear very similar. How are they
The products and reactants are reversed for photosynthesis and respiration.
4.Which of the following completes the photosynthesis reaction below
water + carbon dioxide → oxygen +
5.The role of
in photosynthesis is to absorb light energy.
6. Refer to the illustration above. Does Graph 1 demonstrate that the rate of photosynthesis
in response to increasing light intensity, but only to a certain point.
7. Refer to the illustration above. Taken together, do these graphs demonstrate that the rate of
photosynthesis is affected or is not affected by changes in the plant’s environment.