FEU High School Earth and Life Science Module 10 | Introduction to Life

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What is the main focus of bioenergetics as mentioned in the text?

How cells harness energy for daily activities

What are the fundamental cellular processes responsible for the energy flow in the living world, as per the text?

Photosynthesis and cellular respiration

What do prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells differ in, as illustrated in Figure 10.1?

Energy harnessing mechanisms

What are the two processes which are fundamental for the energy flow in the living world?

Photosynthesis and cellular respiration

What is the focus of Figure 10.1 in the module?

Illustrating differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells

What is the Venn diagram in Figure 10.1 used for?

Showing similarities and differences between two types of cells

What is the primary function of photosynthesis?

To convert light energy into chemical energy

Where does photosynthesis occur in eukaryotic cells?


What are the coin-shaped structures inside the chloroplast called?


What is the chemical equation for photosynthesis?

$6CO2 + 6H2O + light energy \rightarrow C6H12O6 + 6O2$

What is produced during the light reactions of photosynthesis?

Oxygen, ATP, and NADPH

What happens when light excites the chlorophyll molecules present in the photosystem?

Electrons are released, causing a buildup of H+ ions

Where do the electrons released by the chlorophyll molecules travel to?

$NADP^+$ to form $NADPH$

What replaces the lost electrons in the photosystem?


What creates a concentration gradient in the thylakoid space during photosynthesis?

$H^+$ ion buildup

What is the main product of the Calvin Cycle in photosynthesis?

$Glucose (C6H12O6)$

Test your knowledge on prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, chloroplast, mitochondrion, photosynthesis, and cellular respiration with this quiz based on Lesson 10 of the AY 23-24 Earth and Life Science Module 10.

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