What Are Peroxide Antiseptics? - Definition, Types & Uses


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A peroxide is:

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1. The following is an example of a peroxide:

2. Hydrogen peroxide kills:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you've learned about peroxide. This quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of two types of peroxides - hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acid.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of a peroxide
  • Uses of hydrogen peroxide
  • Examples of peroxides
  • Definition of peracetic acid
  • What hydrogen peroxide can kill

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheets allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension: ensure that you draw the most important information about peroxides
  • Distinguishing differences: compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acid
  • Information recall: access the knowledge you've gained regarding the composition of peroxides
  • Knowledge application: use your knowledge to answer questions about the uses of hydrogen peroxide

Additional Learning

To learn more about peroxides, review the accompanying lesson on What are Peroxide Antiseptics? Definition, Types and Uses. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details vitamin C protection for microbes
  • Describes hydrogen peroxide
  • Explains peracetic acid