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View the animation below, then complete the quiz to test your knowledge of the concept.






1The Calvin Cycle takes place in the ________ of chloroplasts.
A)matrix
B)stroma
C)thylakoid membrane
D)inner membrane
E)outer membrane



2The Calvin Cycle uses ________, which are products of the light reactions of photosynthesis.
A)CO2 and H2O
B)RuBP and O2
C)ADP and NADH
D)ATP and NADPH
E)3-phosphoglycerate and glucose



3The Calvin cycle begins by the attachment of CO2 to which of the following?
A)RuBP
B)glucose
C)3-phosphoglycerate
D)glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate
E)none of the above



4Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate and 3-phosphoglycerate are three-carbon molecules produced during the Calvin Cycle.
A)True
B)False



5The Calvin Cycle functions to construct carbohydrates from carbon dioxide.
A)True
B)False







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