Sexually Transmitted Infections: Types, Transmission, Symptoms & Treatments


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Which of the following viruses is most commonly linked to causing cervical cancer?

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1. Which of the following statements is true regarding HIV and genital herpes?

2. Which bacterium is known to cause pelvic inflammatory disease in women?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of sexually transmitted infections. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include identifying the virus that causes cervical cancer as well as the bacterium known for causing pelvic inflammatory disease in women.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Sexually transmitted virus that has an effective vaccine
  • Viral infection that leads to AIDS
  • Bacterium known for causing pelvic inflammatory disease in women
  • Virus linked to causing cervical cancer
  • Infectious agent that causes a 'chancre' at the point of entry

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on sexually transmitted infections
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the viral infection that leads to AIDS and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the infectious agent that causes a 'chancre' at the point of entry
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about viral and bacterial infections that occur due to sexual activity with an infected partner

Additional Learning

To learn more about sexually transmitted diseases, review the accompanying lesson called Sexually Transmitted Infections: Types, Transmission, Symptoms & Treatments. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the broad category of sexually transmitted diseases
  • Know three types of bacterial STDs and their symptoms
  • Relate three examples of viral STDs and their respective treatments
  • Tell the significance of antibiotics in fighting bacterial STDs