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Name the simple sugar found in plant tissues which is also a product of photosynthesis.


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Cellulose

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Starch

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C

Glucose

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Sucrose

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Solution

The correct option is C

Glucose


During photosynthesis, energy from sunlight is used to convert carbon dioxide and water into glucose and oxygen. Glucose (C6H12O6) is a simple sugar and is a product of photosynthesis.

6CO2+12H2Osunlight−−−−−chlorophyllC6H12O6+6O2+6H2O


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