SAT II Biology E : Photosynthesis

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SAT II Biology E

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Photosynthesis

Which of the following organisms undergo photosynthesis? 

I. Blue-green algae

II. Cyanobacteria

III. Ferns


Possible Answers:

III only

II and III only

I and III only

I and II only

I, II, and III

Correct answer:

I, II, and III


While the photosynthetic process differs slightly among these organisms, cyanobacteria, algae, and ferns (along with all other plants) all undergo photosynthesis-the process of using sunlight to synthesize food from carbon dioxide and water.

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