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BIOLOGY QUIZ

1. Who among the following proved for the first time that O2 in photosynthesis comes out by photolysis of
water?

(1) Arnon (2) Hill (3) Ruben and Kamen (4) Blackman

2. The process of photosynthesis was first discovered by

(1) Priestley (2) Blackman (3) Ingenhousz (4) Emerson et.al

3. Which one of the following would not be limiting factor for photosynthesis?

(1) Oxygen (2) Carbondioxide (3) Chlorophyll (4) Light

4. During photosynthesis oxygen in glucose comes from

(1) Water (2) Carbondioxide(3) Both water and CO2 (4) Air

5. Dark reaction in photosynthesis is called as because

(1) It can also occur in light (2) It does not require light

(3) It occurs only in dark (4) It occurs only in desert plants

6. Which of the following radioactive isotope was employed by Calvin for tracing the path of carbon in
photosynthesis?

(1) C11 (2) C14 (3) O18 (4) P35

7. The first step in photosynthesis is

(1) Joining of 3 carbon atoms to form glucose (2) Formation of ATP

(3) Photolysis of water (4) Excitation of chlorophyll a by light

8. The percentage of light energy utilised by higher plants for photosynthesis is

(1) 10 percent (2) 50 percent (3) 20 percent (4) 1 2 percent

9. Which of the following have high CO2 compensation point?

(1) C2 plants (2) C3 plants (3) C4 plants (4) Aquatic plants

10. Sugar moves in phloem vessels as ______.

(1) Cellulose (2) Glucose (3) Starch (4) Sucrose

11. ______ ions help in photolysis of water.

(1) Mn++ (2) Mg++ (3) Cl- (4) both (a)


and (c)
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12. RUBISCO enzyme is also called as ______.

(1) Carboxytetra mutase (2) Carboxydimutase

(3) Carboxytrimutase (4) Carboxyunimutase

13. In young leaves ratio of carotene to Xanthophylls is ____.

(1) 2 : 1 (2) 3: 1 (3) 1: 3 (4) 1: 2

14. Which of the following pigments contains open parole ring?

(1) Phycobilins (2) Xanthophylls (3) Chlorophylls (4) -carotene

15. In which of the following light, rate of photosynthesis is maximum?

(1) White (2) Discontinuous white (3) Red (4) Blue

16. During light phase of photosynthesis ______ is oxidized and ______ is reduced.

(1) CO2 and Water (2) Water and CO2

(3) Water and NADP (4) NADPH2 and CO2

17. During dark phase of photosynthesis ______ is oxidized and ______ is reduced

(1) CO2 and Water (2) Water and CO2 (3) Water and NADP (4) NADPH2
and CO2

18. The visible product of photosynthesis is ______.

(1) Glucose (2) Cellulose (3) Starch (4) Fructose

19. To produce 3 glucose molecules ______ ATP and ______ NADPH2 molecules are required.

(1) 54, 36 (2) 54, 30 (3) 36, 60 (4)


18, 12

20. Glycolytic reversal is a part of ______.

(1) Aerobic respiration (2) Anaerobic respiration

(3) Light phase of photosynthesis (4) Dark phase of photosynthesis

21. RuBp carboxylase acts as RuBp carboxygenase at ______ CO2 conc. And ______ O2 conc.

(1) Low, low (2) Low, high (3) High, high (4) High, low

22. Name a plant which do not perform photosynthesis is


BIOLOGY QUIZ
(1) Algae (2) Bryophyllum (3) Cuscutta (4) Pitcher plant