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Sunlight, white light, is actually a mixture of different:
a) frequencies
b) wavelengths
c) amplitudes
d) troughs

The different wavelengths our eyes see are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet known as the:
a) visible frequencies
b) spectral amplitudes
c) visible spectrum
d) spectral troughs

Light-absorbing molecules with a plants leaves are called:
a) transfer dyes
b) absorbing paints
c) energized electrons
d) pigments

The plant's principle pigment is:
a) xanophyll
b) carotene
c) chlorophyll
d) amberphyll

What regions do the pigments chlorophyll a and chlorophyll b absorb light very well from?
a) blue violet and orange
b) green and red
c) yellow and red
d) blue-violet and red

Photosynthesis takes place within structures of the leaf called:
a) chlorophyll
b) chloroplasts
c) chlorokoids
d) chloroxenes

Sac-like photosynthetic membranes located within the chloroplasts are called:
a) thylakoids
b) xanthokoids
c) chlorokoids
d) chloroxenes

The fluid portion of the chloroplasts located outside the thylakoids are known as:
a) stroma
b) stomata
c) stromophyll
d) stromoplast

A compound that can accept a pair of high-energy electrons and transfer them along is called a:
a) electron carrier
b) transport electron
c) pathway electron
d) electron reactor

Within plants, these high-energy electron carriers are used to build carbohydrates such as:
a) glucose
b) protein
c) nucleic acids
d) lipids

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