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Photosystem: Definition & Overview

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Which of the following are required for the light-dependent reactions of photosynthesis to occur?

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1. Which of the following are produced in the light reactions of photosynthesis?

2. If the reactions of Photosystem II occur first in the process of photosynthesis, why is it labeled with a II?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Photosystems are very important parts of photosynthesis, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items in photosynthesis:

  • Correct order of the light-dependent reactions
  • Two primary functions of the electron transport chain in the light-dependent reactions
  • Reason for the label 'II' in Photosystem II
  • Things produced in the light reaction
  • Items required for the light-dependent reactions to occur

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of photosynthesis in connection with photosystems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the reactions of Photosystem II

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the corresponding lesson titled Photosystem: Definition & Overview. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Introduce photosystems and photosynthesis
  • Describe the differences between Photosystem I and Photosytem II
  • Discuss the reaction center and electron transfer
  • Explain why plants are important for human survival
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