Pathogens, Viruses, Antibiotics & Vaccines


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Mad cow disease is caused by which of the following?

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1. Which of the following is considered the zombie of the pathogen world?

2. What is the site at which an antibody locks on to a pathogen?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will guide you in discovering what you know about pathogens, viruses, antibiotics and vaccines. Find this out by answering quiz questions on the characteristics and traits of the aforementioned topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will address how well you can:

  • Understand the cause of mad cow disease
  • Identify the zombie of the pathogen world
  • Determine the location of where an antibody grabs hold of a pathogen
  • Recognize one or more disadvantages of antibiotics
  • Choose the most appropriate vaccine analogy

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will help guide you into practicing the following:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on pathogens, viruses, vaccines and antibiotics
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the disadvantages of antibiotics and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the cause of mad cow disease

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled Pathogens, Viruses, Antibiotics & Vaccines will help you learn more about the following study objectives:

  • Define bacteria
  • Identify pathogens and ways to combat them
  • Understand what antibiotics are and how they are used
  • Identify vaccines and their uses