Iron Deficiency Anemia: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment


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Which of the following is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies in the world?

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1. What are the causes of iron deficiency anemia?

2. Which of the following are symptoms of iron deficiency anemia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of iron deficiency anemia. You will be quizzed on the causes of iron deficiency anemia and the related treatment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Most common nutrient deficiencies in the world
  • Causes of iron deficiency anemia
  • Symptoms of this ailment
  • Treatment for iron deficiency anemia
  • Difference between heme- and non-heme foods

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 iron deficiency anemia lesson
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as heme- and non-heme foods
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the signs and symptoms of iron deficiency anemia

Additional Learning

To learn more about low iron levels in the body, review the accompanying lesson on Iron Deficiency Anemia. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what iron deficiency anemia is
  • Recall the causes of iron deficiency anemia such as blood loss or pregnancy
  • Understand the numerous symptoms of low iron
  • Review the treatments that are used to remedy low iron count