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True/false question

Transpiration decreases as air becomes drier.

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Multiple choice question

As plants respire, they release

oxygen.

carbon dioxide.

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oxygen.

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Photosynthesis releases oxygen whereas respiration releases CO2.

carbon dioxide.

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True/false question

A complex microbiota lives belowground, releasing carbon dioxide to the soil.

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True
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Multiple choice question

Photoinhibition means the decrease in photosynthesis due to

exposure to excess of CO2.

exposure to high temperature.

exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

exposure to excess of light.

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exposure to shortage of soil moisture.

exposure to high temperature.

exposure to excess of CO2.

exposure to excess of light.

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Multiple choice question

To transform atmospheric CO2 into organic molecules, plants can use the energy from

soil nutrients.

sun light.

soil heat.

atmospheric oxygen.

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soil heat.

sun light.

atmospheric oxygen.

soil nutrients.

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True/false question

Carbon becomes locked as part of the accumulating plant biomass as plants grow.

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True
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True/false question

The rate of respiration decreases with temperature.

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True
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True/false question

De-hardening in spring involves gradual re-hydration of the cells, recovery of photosynthetic capacity and a tight control of water loss.

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Multiple choice question

The annual cycle of photosynthesis mainly follows

the changes in soil temperature.

the changes in light.

the changes in CO2 concentration.

the changes in air temperature.

Response:

the changes in air temperature.

the changes in soil temperature.

the changes in light.

the changes in CO2 concentration.

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True/false question

Early spring is a tricky time for plants due to the combination of sunny but still quite cold days.

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True
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True/false question

In general, the more carbon dioxide that is available to the plant, the faster the rate of photosynthesis - if other factors are favourable.

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False
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True/false question

Plants open its stomata to avoid losing too much water.

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False

Plant closes its stomata to avoid losing too much water.

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True/false question

When there is low soil moisture, plants close its stomata pores which then decreases photosynthesis.

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True
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True/false question

High soil moisture leads to decreased photosynthesis.

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False

In boreal upland forests, low soil moisture decreases the rate of photosynthesis.

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Multiple choice question

What is the source of carbon that is assimilated in photosynthesis?

Soil nutrients

Solar radiation

Soil water

Atmospheric CO2

Response:

Atmospheric CO2

Soil nutrients

Soil water

Solar radiation