What Is Hypersensitivity in Children? - Definition, Causes & Types


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What is hypersensitivity?

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1. Which of the following is a known cause of hypersensitivity in children?

2. Which of the following disorders has not been linked to hypersensitivity in children?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this assessment to test your knowledge of hypersensitivity in children. It will ask questions about the definition, causes, and types of hypersensitivity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet will test students on these subjects:

  • The definition of hypersensitivity
  • Hypersensitivity's causes
  • Disorders linked to hypersensitivity
  • The characteristics of this condition
  • Types of hypersensitivity

Skills Practiced

The assessment will help students build on the important skills listed below:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull the most important information from the related lesson on hyperactivity in children
  • Defining key concepts - correctly define terms like hypersensitivity
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics and types of hypersensitivity
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the causes and disorders associated with hypersensitivity

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, take a look at the accompanying lesson, What is Hypersensitivity in Children? - Definition, Causes & Types. It will help you meet these objectives:

  • Define hypersensitivity
  • Determine the causes of hypersensitivity
  • Identify the types of hypersensitivity
  • Learn the characteristics and signs of each type of hypersensitivity