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What is Chromium? - Facts, Foods, Benefits & Side Effects

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What type of chemical element is chromium?

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1. Which chromium ion is carcinogenic?

2. What biological function does chromium have?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo is designed to assess your understanding of the lesson on the benefits and side effects of chromium. Some of the information you will be quizzed on includes the biological function of chromium, and the carcinogenic chromium ion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • The type of chemical element that chromium is
  • Which chromium ion is carcinogenic
  • The biological function of chromium
  • The Recommended Daily Amount (RDA) of chromium for a healthy adult male
  • The type of chromium contamination that Erin Brockovich's legal case involved

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the type of chemical element that chromium is, which chromium ion is carcinogenic, and the biological function of chromium
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding chromium contamination and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the benefits and side effects of chromium

Additional Learning

There is also a partner lesson that will help you absorb the subtleties of the topic. This corresponding lesson explores these topics:

  • Explain what chromium is
  • Describe the type of ions that make up chromium
  • Discuss why the human body needs chromium
  • Identify which foods contain chromium
  • Understand how chromium can be toxic
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