Methanogens: Definition, Classification & Examples


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Which of the following is correct about an obligate anaerobe?

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1. Methanogens belong to which one of the following domains?

2. Where do we find methanogens?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Methanogens are organisms that exist in extreme atmospheres. This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of these organisms. You will be assessed on various facts and characteristics of methanogens.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will be tested on the following:

  • The habitats of methanogens
  • Obligate anaerobes
  • Facts about methanogens
  • Characteristics of methanogens
  • How methanogens are helpful to humans

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will allow students to practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of methanogens
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about obligate anaerobes
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the habitat of methanogens and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Review the accompanying lesson, Methanogens: Definition, Classification & Examples, to learn more about this topic. The following objectives are covered:

  • Define methanogens
  • Know what obligate anaerobes are
  • Understand extremophiles
  • Recall the classifications and characteristics of methanogens
  • Review the characteristics of obligate anaerobes