The Stomach Flu & Viruses of the Caliciviridae Virus Family


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The most common cause of viral gastroenteritis in the United States is a:

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1. Why are schools and cruise ships two examples of places the Norwalk virus is easily spread?

2. Some viruses of the Caliciviridae shape have a characteristic _____ appearance.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several nasty viruses associated with the family of Caliciviridae virus, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of these illnesses and their transmission.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Viral gastroenteritis
  • Shapes of the Caliciviridae virus family
  • Transmission of caliciviruses
  • Stomach flu

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Information recall: access the knowledge you've gained regarding the family of Caliciviridae virus
  • Reading comprehension: ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Caliciviridae virus lesson
  • Knowledge application: use your knowledge to answer questions about the Caliciviridae virus family and its associated illnesses

Additional Learning

To learn more about this virus, review the accompanying lesson titled The Stomach Flu & Viruses of the Caliciviridae Virus Family. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the Caliciviridae virus family
  • Explains Caliciviridae structure and family
  • Details the Norwalk virus
  • Covers how the stomach flu spreads on cruises and in schools