Parasitic Zoonotic Infections


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Lice are:

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1. Immature young parasitic worms are called:

2. The parasite that causes cutaneous larva migrans is called:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many types of parasites. Use this quiz/worksheet combo to test your knowledge of parasites, how they are transmitted and their effect on health. The questions will ask you to define several key terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition of parasite
  • Life cycle of a parasite
  • Types of parasites

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained to list different types of parasites
  • Making connections - understand how parasites are transmitted
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of parasites to think of ways they can be avoided

Additional Learning

Make sure to also review the accompanying lesson titled Parasitic Zoonotic Infections. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines parasite
  • Discusses types of parasites
  • Explains how parasites are contracted