Photosynthesis & Cellular Respiration Study Guide 

* Name 3 life processes that require energy. 

* What is the ultimate source of energy on earth? 

* The process of plants capturing sunlight & making complex molecules is called? 

* Where in chloroplasts are grana found? 

* What are biochemical pathways? 

* Name 3 things that happens to light that strikes an object. 

* Why does chlorophyll look green to your eyes? 

* What happens to chlorophyll’s electrons when they absorb energy? 

* What pigments are found in flower petals? 

* What chain do electrons enter when they are raised to a higher energy level after absorbing energy? 

* What replaces the electrons lost by photosystem I? 

* What is the source of oxygen during photosynthesis? 

* Complex carbohydrates are made during what part of photosynthesis? 

* Where is energy temporarily stored when food molecules are broken down? 

* What gas made during photosynthesis is used in cellular respiration? 

* What is the process of breaking down food molecules to release stored energy called? 

* Name 3 things that occur during glycolysis. 

* Breaking down organic molecules without oxygen is known as what? 

* What acid builds up in muscles during heavy exercise without enough oxygen? 

* Name the 2 stages of cellular respiration.