Effect of Viruses on Host Cells


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Which of the following is a virus that induces oncogenesis?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a virus in the latent cycle?

2. Which of the following viruses produces rapid lysis in host cells upon infection with a limited latent cycle?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo allows you to measure your understanding of viral effects on cells. You will need to identify different viruses from a description of their symptoms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions you'll review your knowledge of:

  • The persistence of HIV infections
  • Examples of latent stage viruses
  • A type of virus that can induce oncogenesis

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the stages of viral infection and growth in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an effective way to prevent infection by the HPV virus
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different viruses based on a description of their effects

Additional Learning

If you are still curious about these types of infectious diseases, review the lesson titled Effect of Viruses on Host Cells. It covers:

  • The effect of certain viruses on tumor suppression proteins
  • Cytopathology
  • The body's response to viruses