Asked on 24th Nov, 2021

About "photosynthesis", which of the statements is or are incorrect?

(a) The solar energy is captured by the leaves and stored in the form of food.

(b) Later on carbohydrate ultimate get converted into chlorophyll.

(c) The synthesis prepare of food occurs in the presence of only sunlight.

(d) In this process solar energy is converted into chemical energy.

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Ankita Khemka
Answered on 5th Dec, 2021

Correct Answers(b) Later on carbohydrates ultimately get converted into chlorophyll.


The word Photosynthesis has a Greek origin which means Photo - Light and Synthesis - Putting together. That means the components such as carbon dioxide and water are put together in the presence of light and chlorophyll.

The balanced chemical equation for the process of photosynthesis is given below: