Life Cycle of the Ascaris Lumbricoides


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The largest nematode species known to parasitize humans is what?

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1. An adult female Ascaris can produce how many eggs each day?

2. How are humans infected by Ascaris?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo helps you gauge your understanding of a type of roundworm that can infect humans. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know how these worms develop.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these assessments, you can review the following topics:

  • The number of people infected by roundworms
  • The parts of the body that roundworms inhabit
  • How infection occurs

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the part of the body that roundworms affect
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Ascaris
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the lifecycle of roundworms and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about roundworms, check out the lesson called Life Cycle of the Ascaris Lumbricoides. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify characteristics of roundworms
  • Learn how roundworms infect humans
  • Review the Ascaris lifecycle
  • Understand possible symptoms of infection