Dengue Virus: Structure and Function

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How are dengue viruses classified?

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1. What type of genome does dengue virus have?

2. Which viral protein binds to the cell surface before infection?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take these multiple-choice quiz questions to test your knowledge of dengue viruses. You'll be asked several questions about these viruses and how they infect the human body.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked questions about the following:

  • How dengue viruses are classified
  • Dengue virus's genome type
  • Binding of a viral protein to the cell surface prior to infection
  • Where viral replication takes place
  • What can happen following infection from a dengue virus 1

Skills Practiced

Skills practiced include:

  • Reading comprehension - be sure to take away the most important information from the related lesson on dengue viruses
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained about virus classification
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of viruses to answer questions about where viral replication takes place

Additional Learning

To learn more about this virus, read the related lesson, Dengue Virus: Structure and Function. The lesson covers the following learning objectives:

  • Learn which genus dengue viruses are members of
  • Differentiate the four types of dengue viruses
  • Understand the symptoms and treatment of dengue fever
  • Explain the characteristics of dengue hemorrhagic fever and its mortality rate
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