Disease Control & Prevention


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What is a term for mosquitoes transmitting a disease such as the Zika virus?

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1. What is an example of sanitation?

2. What does an antiseptic do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many ways in which various diseases can be limited and avoided. This quiz and worksheet will evaluate your understanding of how these methods are defined. Some of these methods include disinfectants, sanitation, and antiseptics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will help you evaluate your understanding of the following terms:

  • Sanitation
  • Sterilant
  • Vector
  • Disinfectant
  • Antiseptic

Skills Practiced

While using these assessments, you can practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding vector control and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as antiseptic and sanitation
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as disinfectant and sterilant

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about the ways in which disease is controlled and prevented, view the associated video lesson Disease Control & Prevention. This lesson includes the following objectives:

  • Define vaccine
  • Examine the role that antiseptics play in preventing and controlling disease
  • Identify what disinfectants and sterilants are used for
  • Become acquainted with the meaning of vector
  • Investigate the meaning of vector control and review examples of it
  • Describe how sanitation fights disease