Photosynthesis in Higher Plants MCQs and Answers

This chapter Photosynthesis in Higher Plants MCQs focuses on the anatomy of the photosynthetic hardware and the different responses that change light energy into chemical energy. Let us discuss about some important Photosynthesis in Higher Plants MCQs and Answers

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1 Chlorophyll ‘a’ molecule at its carbon atom 3 of the Pyrrole ring II has one of the following:
(A) methyl group
(B) aldehyde group
(C) carboxyl group
(D) magnesium

Answer: methyl group
2 During photochemical reaction of photosynthesis
(A) liberation of O2 takes place
(B) Formation of ATP and NADPH2 take place
(C) Liberation of O2, formation of ATP, and NADPH2 takes place
(D) Assimilation of CO2 takes place

Answer: Liberation of O2, formation of ATP, and NADPH2 takes place
3 Which of the following is not a significance of photosynthesis ?
(A) Glucose synthesis for most of consumer
(B) Increase in green house effect
(C) Provides O2 for synthesis of ozone umbrella
(D) Provides O2 for cell respiration

Answer: Increase in green house effect
4 During the process of photosynthesis the raw materials used are :
(A) Glucose
(B) Chlorophyll
(C) Starch
(D) CO2 and H2O

Answer: CO2 and H2O
5 ADP + iP = ATP in grana is called :
(A) Phosphorylation
(B) Oxidative phosphorylation
(C) Photophosphorylation
(D) Photolysis

Answer: Photophosphorylation
6 For photosynthesis (i.e. for the synthesis of organic matter), the green plants need only
(A) Light
(B) Chlorophyll
(C) CO2
(D) All of these

Answer:All of these
7 For synthesis of a molecule of glucose, the requirement of ATP and NADPH is respectively
(A) 15 and 10
(B) 33 and 22
(C) 12 and 8
(D) 18 and 12

Answer: 18 and 12
8 Formation of ATP in photosynthesis and respiration is an oxidation process which utilizes the energy from
(A) Cytochromes
(B) Ferredoxin
(C) Electrons
(D) Carbon dioxide

9 Grana refer to
(A) Stacks of thylakoids in plastids of higher plants
(B) A constant in quantum equation
(C) Glycolysis of glucose
(D) By-product of photosynthesis

Answer: Stacks of thylakoids in plastids of higher plants
10 Hill’s reaction takes place in
(A) Dark
(B) Light
(C) Dark and light both
(D) At any time


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