Differences Between Chemosynthesis & Photosynthesis


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Photosynthesis would work best in which of the following scenarios?

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1. The process of photosynthesis occurs in organelles called _______.

2. ______ is a process by which certain living creatures make sugar and oxygen from carbon dioxide and water thanks to the use of solar energy.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Photosynthesis and chemosynthesis are two important processes, and this pair of practice assessments will check your comprehension of the differences between the two. Quiz questions will focus on facets of photosynthesis and chemosynthesis

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This pair of assessments will test you on:

  • Best scenarios for photosynthesis
  • Organelles where photosynthesis occurs
  • A process that involves the use of solar energy to produce oxygen and sugar
  • Oxidation of inorganic molecules converting a carbon molecule to a sugar-based food source
  • Process used by algae, plants and some bacteria to produce food

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you comprehend key information from the related photosynthesis and chemosynthesis lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where photosynthesis takes place
  • Knowledge application - utilize your knowledge of biological processes to identify the method that plants and algae use to make food

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about photosynthesis and chemosynthesis, check out the corresponding lesson titled Differences Between Chemosynthesis & Photosynthesis. The lesson will cover the following key topics:

  • The organisms that use photosynthesis and chemosynthesis
  • Photosynthesis and chemosynthesis expressed as a chemical formula
  • The primary differences between the two chemical processes