Denitrification: Definition & Explanation


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What element is important to denitrification?

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1. What are the three gases produced in denitrification?

2. What is responsible for denitrification?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cycling through what it takes to re-use nitrogen, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of denitrification. Topics covered include the element important to denitrification and the three gases produced in denitrification.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Element important to denitrification
  • Gases produced from denitrification
  • Type of organisms responsible in the process
  • Greenhouse gas over 300 times more powerful than carbon dioxide

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify you can review information regarding the characteristics of denitrification and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the organisms responsible for the process

Additional Learning

To learn more about perhaps the most important part of the nitrogen cycle, review the corresponding lesson titled Denitrification: Definition & Explanation. This lesson will help you:

  • Define denitrification
  • Identify which stage denitrification is in the nitrogen cycle
  • Describe what is responsible for denitrification
  • Understand potentially negative aspects to denitrification
  • Appreciate the importance of denitrification