What Is Pneumonia? - Definition, Types, Symptoms & Treatment


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Pneumonia is characterized by ______ in the lungs.

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1. Which type of pneumonia can be caused by the flu?

2. Which type of pneumonia is especially dangerous if not caught early?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this printable quiz and worksheet to check your understanding of pneumonia. Some of the topics you'll need to know to pass this quiz include how pneumonia affects the lungs, the type of pneumonia that's most life threatening and typical symptoms of pneumonia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to see what you know about:

  • The substance that builds up in the lungs causing pneumonia
  • A type of pneumonia caused by the flu
  • The type of pneumonia that's most dangerous
  • Common pneumonia symptoms
  • Persons most susceptible to pneumonia

Skills Practiced

You will be able to practice the following skills by taking this quiz:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about common symptoms and types of pneumonia
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gain regarding what causes pneumonia
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as common pneumonia symptoms and most common types of people likely to get pneumonia

Additional Learning

Expand your knowledge of pneumonia by reviewing the corresponding lesson titled What Is Pneumonia? - Definition, Types, Symptoms & Treatment. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Explains what pneumonia is
  • Details causes of different types of pneumonia
  • Discusses typical and less common symptoms
  • Covers treatment options