Archaebacteria: Definition & Examples


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Archaebacteria belong to which domain?

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1. Which of the following words can be used to describe archaebacteria?

2. All of the following are types of archaebacteria, except:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How are Archaebacteria classified, and what are some examples of these organisms? This quiz and corresponding worksheet are designed to quickly assess your understanding of this separate class of microbes.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The domain to which Archaebacteria belong
  • The ability to identify a word used to describe Archaebacteria
  • Types of Archaebacteria
  • The name of Archaebacteria that can survive in salty environments
  • A term that means 'without oxygen'

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about bacteria in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define types of Archaebacteria, such as thermophiles and methanogens
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the classification of organisms

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Archaebacteria: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe what Archaebacteria are
  • Discuss the classification of Archaebacteria
  • Explain why scientists changed the classification system for Archaebacteria
  • Provide the names of three types of Archaebacteria