Nutrition and Nutrients

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What is the main site of photosynthesis in green plants?

Leaves

Which pigment is responsible for absorbing sunlight in the process of photosynthesis?

Chlorophyll

What is the primary function of chloroplasts during photosynthesis?

Convert light energy into chemical energy

Which of the following is NOT a raw material required for photosynthesis?

Oxygen

What is the by-product of photosynthesis?

Oxygen

What is the primary source of energy for organisms to perform various activities?

Nutrients

Which type of organisms carry out autotrophic nutrition?

Autotrophs

What is the process by which autotrophs convert CO2 and H2O into carbohydrates in the presence of sunlight?

Photosynthesis

Which nutrients are required in small amounts and are called micronutrients?

Minerals and vitamins

In which organelle do green plants make their own food in the presence of sunlight?

Chloroplast

Test your knowledge on nutrition, the process by which organisms take in food and utilize it, and the importance of nutrients for providing energy and raw materials for growth and repair. Learn about macronutrients like carbohydrates, proteins, and fats, as well as minerals and vitamins.

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