Organism Tolerance for Atmospheric Conditions

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A bacterium that will use oxygen if it is present, but can live without it is called a/an _____.

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1. The first organisms on Earth were likely _____.

2. You found a single-celled, anaerobic organism that is well-adapted to extreme environments. What domain does it most likely fall under?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess what you know about the tolerance of organisms for atmospheric conditions. Questions on the worksheet/quiz will cover key topics like a bacterium that will use oxygen but can live without it and the first organisms on Earth.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Multiple-choice questions will assess your understanding of:

  • The domain of a single-celled organism that adapts well to extreme environments
  • The reason that oxygen can sometimes be toxic
  • Organisms that have adapted to a high-pressure environment

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the related lesson on organisms' tolerance of atmospheric conditions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the first organisms on Earth
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a type of bacterium that can live without oxygen but will use it if it's there and the reason that oxygen can be toxic

Additional Learning

Discover additional details about single-celled organisms with the lesson entitled Organism Tolerance for Atmospheric Conditions. These areas will be highlighted:

  • The importance of oxygen to most living things on Earth
  • Main categories of a certain kind of single-celled organism
  • Organisms that have adapted themselves to extreme environments
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