The Six Elements Found in Organisms


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Which of the six CHNOPS elements is most important for metabolism?

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1. Which CHNOPS element is abundant and bonds easily with carbon?

2. Why is carbon important to biomolecules?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will assess your knowledge of the relationship between the most common biological elements, biomolecules, metabolism, and living organisms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To be specific, you will be examined on:

  • Which element is the most vital to the metabolism
  • Elements that bond well with carbon and there are plenty of
  • The importance of carbon to biomolecules
  • Sulfur's role in living things
  • What CHNOPS is an acronym for

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson regarding the six biological elements
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the periodic table
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about living organisms in a different light

Additional Learning

To gain a more solid foundation of information on the common biological elements, take a look at the accompanying lesson, The Six Elements Found in Organisms. This walkthrough will be an aide in your comprehension of topics like:

  • The names of the six most common elements found in organisms
  • Each element's function
  • Biomolecules