Misconception MEM012:

Plants have multiple food sources, not just the sugars that they make from water and carbon dioxide (Anderson et al., 1990, Roth & Anderson, 1987).

Items that test for misconception MEM012 in this key idea ()
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ME109003

Plants use sugars that they make as food.

45%

ME095006

The sugar molecules in plants are made of carbon atoms linked to other carbon atoms.

37%

ME095005

The sugar molecules in plants are the result of a chemical reaction.

37%

ME095004

The sugar molecules in plants are made by the plants.

28%