Fungal vs. Bacterial Skin Infections


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MRSA is a potentially dangerous _____ infection.

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1. Which of the following is true about ringworm?

2. Two of the most common bacterial skin infections are _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This short online quiz consists of multiple-choice questions related to fungal and bacterial skin infections. You will need to know the basic differences between these two types of skin infections and be able to allocate specific ailments to one type or the other.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Our quiz will test you on the following topics:

  • MRSA
  • Ringworm
  • Common bacterial skin infections
  • Fungal skin infections
  • Skin function(s)

Skills Practiced

You'll practice these skills with our quiz:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related skin infections lesson
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about skin infections to determine which ailment is not a fungal skin infection from a potential list
  • Information recall - remember what type of infection MRSA is
  • Problem solving - use what you know about ringworm to determine whether certain statements are true or false about it

Additional Learning

If you missed a few questions on this quiz or if you'd just like to learn more, then our lesson called Fungal vs. Bacterial Skin Infections is the resource for you. The lesson will show you things like:

  • Visual examples of different skin infections
  • The basic difference between bacterial and fungal infections
  • How these types of infections are treated