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Chlorophyll: Absorbing Light Energy for Photosynthesis

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What color of visible light does chlorophyll reflect?

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1. Which is true of chlorophyll?

2. The color of a pigment is the color wavelength that is

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Chlorophyll is a pigment that is used in the process of photosynthesis, and this quiz/worksheet duo will help test your knowledge of its characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will be tested on your ability to identify the following:

  • The color chlorophyll reflects
  • Relationship between chlorophyll and light energy
  • Activity of a color wavelength related to a pigment color
  • The state that electrons from chlorophyll move into
  • Reactants of photosynthesis and products of cellular respiration

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related chlorophyll and photosynthesis lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of cellular respiration to help understand the reverse process of photosynthesis
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main words, such as cellular respiration and pigment
  • Knowledge application_ - use your knowledge to answer questions about the relationship between chlorophyll and photosynthesis

Additional Learning

To learn more about chlorophyll in plants, review the corresponding lesson on Chlorophyll and Photosynthesis. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define photosynthesis
  • Understand the difference between cellular respiration and photosynthesis
  • Define chloroplasts
  • Understand chlorophyll as a pigment
  • Explain how light energizes electrons
  • Know the difference between ground states and excited states
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