Common Childhood Diseases


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What are the symptoms of gastroenteritis?

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1. Which of the following childhood illnesses is caused by a parasite?

2. Which of the following childhood illnesses causes sores inside the mouth?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many different kinds of diseases that commonly affect children. If you want to see how much you know about these kinds of diseases, you can go through this online assessment for questions that will ask you about some key topics. These questions are a great way to make sure that you understand the different diseases, their causes, and their symptoms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These quiz questions will assess you on:

  • Chickenpox
  • The causes of different diseases
  • Treatments for diseases
  • Means of prevention

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall -go over these assessment questions to see what you can recall about different types of childhood diseases
  • Reading comprehension - check to ensure that you also understand the specific symptoms and characteristics of each disease
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge of these diseases to answer questions on each disease's causes and treatments

Additional Learning

More facts about childhood diseases can be found in the associated lesson called Common Childhood Diseases. Read over this lesson to learn about:

  • Chicken pox
  • Pink eye
  • Hand foot and mouth disease
  • Pinworm
  • Gastroenteritis