Chemosynthesis: Definition & Equation


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Which of the following organisms most likely undergoes chemosynthesis?

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1. Which substance is most likely used as an energy source in living organisms?

2. The process of chemosynthesis cannot occur without which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Chemosynthesis plays a major role in providing energy for certain organisms. This quiz and worksheet will share how this process works, reveal the organisms that benefit from it and test your knowledge of chemosynthesis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will learn more about chemosynthesis and be quizzed on:

  • Byproducts of chemosynthesis
  • Organisms that undergo chemosynthesis
  • The energy source for most living organisms

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding chemosynthesis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the primary energy molecule produced by chemosynthesis
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the byproducts of chemosynthesis and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about energy sources in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about chemosynthesis and the organisms that undergo this process, review the lesson called Chemosynthesis: Definition & Equation. The lesson will explain the following topics:

  • Obtaining energy for life
  • Chemosynthesis in nature
  • Organisms that rely on chemosynthesis