3B - Photosynthesis Knowledge Test

Candidate Name:
1) What is photosynthesis?


2) Where does photosynthesis take place?


3) What are the products of photosynthesis?


4) Where are plants found in the food chain?


5) How do plants get their energy?


6) What does 'photo' mean?


7) What does 'synthesis' mean?


8) What happens to particles in synthesis?


9) What happens to the particles in decomposition?


10) What types of cells does the most amount of photosynthesis happen?


11) Where in a plant cell does photosynthesis take place?


12) What is the word equation for photosynthesis?


13) What are the reactants of photosynthesi


14) Where does the plant get carbon dioxide from?


15) Where does water come from for the plant and where does it enter the plant?


16) How does carbon dioxide get absorbed into the plant?


17) What chemicals are the products of photosynthesis?


18) What happens to the glucose in a plant?


19) Where does the oxygen made in a plant leave from?


20) What is glucose converted into when stored in a plant?


21) What is the word equation for aerobic respiration?


22) What is the symbol equation for photosynthesis?


23) What happens to atoms in chemical reactions?


24) What happens to the numbers of each atom in a chemical reaction?


25) What makes photosynthesis an endothermic reaction?


26) What is the symbol equation for respiration?


27) What makes respiration an exothermic reaction?


28) How are leaves shaped to help photosynthesis?


29) How are palisade cells adapted to perform photosynthesis?


30) What is glucose converted into when stored in a plant?


31) What is used to test for starch and what is the colour change?


32) What is the role of the stomata in the plant?


33) what are the holes in the bottom of a leaf called?


34) How do plants gain water?


35) How do plants gain the mineral nutrients they need?


36) Why do root hair cells have no chloroplasts?


37) Why do root hair cells have a large surface area?


38) Where do stomata occur on the leaf?


39) How do the Big Ideas link to this topic?

a) Forces:





b) Particles:





c) Energy:





d) Cells: