Types of Tick-Borne Diseases


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Which of the following ticks transmits Lyme disease? Choose the most likely answer.

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1. Where would you have to be in order to be at most risk of getting Colorado tick fever?

2. Which of the following tick-borne disease is caused by a virus?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions allow you to quickly test your knowledge of tick-borne diseases. Find out if you know what diseases ticks carry and how they are transmitted.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet set, you'll see what you remember about:

  • The worst conditions to contract Colorado tick fever
  • What season is considered the worst for tick-borne diseases
  • The type of ticks that transmits Lyme disease

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the causes of tick-borne diseases in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how many people are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about which ticks carry which diseases

Additional Learning

For a better understanding of this disease vector, review the lesson titled Types of Tick-Borne Diseases. You will explore things like:

  • Anaplasmosis
  • Babesiosis
  • The length of time a tick must be attached to a person to infect them with Lyme disease