Assertion (A): Photosynthesis is an anabolic  process.  

Reason (R): The process of photosynthesis occurs in chlorophyll.  




  • Anabolic processes are processes where. simple molecules combine to form complex products .
  • In photosynthesis simple molecules like CO 2 and water combine to form complex carbohydrates , it is an anabolic process.


The process of photosynthesis takes place in chloroplast. Chlorophyll is the green coloured pigment inside chloroplasts which give plants their green colour.



  • The assertion is True
  • The reason is False

Structure of a Chloroplast-01.jpg

So, the correct option is (c)  

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 6 Class 10 - Life Processes (Term 1)

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