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Comparing Cells to Viruses: Genetic Material & Reproduction

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What is a virus?

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1. What is mitosis?

2. Which of the following could be a genome of a virus but not a cell?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to help you assess your knowledge of cell and virus characteristics and appearances. You will be quizzed on terms and your ability to recognize true and false statements about these structures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When taking this quiz, you must be prepared to answer questions about:

  • Viruses
  • Mitosis
  • The genome of a virus
  • A way to detect if an infection is viral or bacterial

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as virus and mitosis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the genome of a virus
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to recognize true statements about viruses and how to detect the type of an infection

Additional Learning

Use the lesson titled Comparing Cells to Viruses: Genetic Material & Reproduction if you are seeking more information about this topic. This lesson will teach you:

  • What cells are and what their genetic material consists of
  • How protein is made in cells
  • The genetic material of viruses
  • Facts about cell theory
  • How viruses reproduce
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