What Is Biochemistry? - Definition, History & Topics


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Who is the father of biochemistry?

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1. Which is not a field studied in biochemistry?

2. Which process would biochemistry help explain?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of biochemistry and its history. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include identifying the father of biochemistry as well as knowing the fields studied in biochemistry.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Biochemistry fields
  • Uses of biochemistry studies
  • Professions associated with biochemistry
  • Definition of biochemistry

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the fields of biochemistry
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the uses of biochemistry studies and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history and topics in biochemistry lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about this study of life and the processes behind it, review the corresponding lesson called What is Biochemistry? - Definition, History & Topics. This lesson will help you:

  • Define biochemistry
  • Understand the history behind the development of biochemistry
  • Identify who first coined the phrase 'biochemistry' and when
  • Know the main categories of biochemistry and their characteristics
  • Appreciate the extensive reach of biodiversity into other fields