Polio, Foot and Mouth Disease, and Hepatitis A: The Picornaviridae Virus Family


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How does Hepatitis A differentiate from Hepatitis B and C?

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1. Which of the following is TRUE of foot and mouth disease?

2. Which of the following statements about polio is FALSE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking a look at perhaps the most virulent family in the world, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the Picornaviridae virus family. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include hepatitis A and foot and mouth disease.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Characteristics of hepatitis A
  • Foot and mouth disease characteristics
  • Characteristics of polio
  • Virus that leads to most cases of the common cold
  • Virus infecting more people than any other

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the characteristics of hepatitis A and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related picornaviruses lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the features of polio

Additional Learning

To learn more about when to be concerned over a loss of appetite, review the corresponding lesson on The Picornaviridae Virus Family. This lesson will help you:

  • Describe what the Picornaviridae virus family is
  • Understand the structure of the virus
  • Explain how picornaviruses can be transmitted
  • Identify the conditions caused by the virus
  • Appreciate the signs to look for in younger children