What is Oxygen? - Formula & Levels


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How does ozone differ from dioxygen?

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1. When oxygen reacts with iron, what is the result?

2. What role does oxygen play in photosynthesis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of the characteristics of oxygen. You'll be assessed on your ability to differentiate between ozone and dioxygen and to understand the role of oxygen in photosynthesis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the:

  • Differences between ozone and dioxygen
  • Reaction between oxygen and iron
  • Role of oxygen in photosynthesis
  • Reason that atomic oxygen is not plentiful in the atmosphere
  • Percentage of atmospheric oxygen and the three main oxygen allotropes

Skills Practiced

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

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the characteristics of oxygen
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the three main allotropes of oxygen and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the percentage of atmospheric oxygen
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about oxygen and its role in photosynthesis

Additional Learning

To learn more about the elements, review the accompanying lesson titled What is Oxygen? - Formula & Levels. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe 'oxide' and relate rust to your understanding of oxides
  • Tell how oxygen is necessary for cellular respiration and photosynthesis
  • Define the term 'allotrope' and explain the allotropes associated with oxygen
  • Differentiate ozone from dioxygen
  • Understand oxygen's atomic structure and bonding ability