Parasitism: Examples & Definition


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A tick that jumps onto you when you're hiking in the woods would be an example of:

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1. Parasitism describes a relationship between two organisms where:

2. A bacteria which gives us an infection is an example of a(n):

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to define parasitism and describe the actions of different parasites. You will be quizzed on parasites, such as ectoparasites and endoparasites.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you assess your knowledge of:

  • Characteristics and examples of parasitism
  • Endoparasites
  • Ectoparasites
  • Common defense against parasitism

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you practice these skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as endoparasites and ectoparasites
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding parasitism
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding defenses against parasitism and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about parasitism, review the accompanying lesson titled Parasitism: Examples & Definition. This lesson will help you:

  • Define parasitism
  • Compare and contrast endoparasites and ectoparasites
  • Examine how parasitism is defended against