Causes and Transmission of HIV


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HIV is the abbreviation for _____.

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1. Which of the following is not a bodily fluid that carries the HIV virus?

2. Which of the following is a method of HIV transmission?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is HIV? What carries the HIV virus? You will need to be familiar with these types of questions in order to correctly answer the questions appearing in this quiz and worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will use this assessment tool to demonstrate your knowledge of:

  • What HIV stands for
  • Which bodily fluids carry the virus
  • How HIV is and is not transmitted
  • What is a risk for healthcare workers that could transmit the HIV virus

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what HIV stands for
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an HIV-associated risk faced by healthcare workers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the bodily fluids that carry the HIV virus and how HIV is transmitted

Additional Learning

Use the lesson titled Causes and Transmission of HIV to get more details about this topic. By using the lesson, you will learn:

  • What happens at the last stage of the HIV virus infection
  • The easiest and least common ways that HIV is transmitted
  • Why transmitting the virus from mother to fetus and through breastfeeding are slim
  • When kissing can lead to the transmission of HIV