Bacteria & Viruses: Beneficial Uses & Deleterious Effects Video


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Which of the following are single-celled organisms that are alive, and can live inside the human body?

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1. Which of the following are particles made of DNA or RNA, a protein coat, and an envelope of fats?

2. How does the size of a bacterium and virus compare?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quiz yourself on the uses and effects of bacteria and viruses with these multiple-choice questions. You'll be assessed on specific points such as single-celled organisms that are alive and can live in the human body and something that's made of RNA or DNA, a coat of protein and envelope fats.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make sure you've grasped the following for the quiz:

  • Comparison of the size between a virus and a bacterium
  • Diseases that are caused by bacteria
  • Benefits of bacteria and viruses

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the size of a bacterium and a virus
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a single-celled organism that can live in the human body
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about an organism that's constructed of DNA or RNA, an envelope of fats and a protein coat and the benefits associated with viruses and bacteria
  • Making connections - use your understanding of bacteria and how they're connected to certain diseases

Additional Learning

Keep learning about organisms and particles in the lesson named Bacteria & Viruses: Beneficial Uses & Deleterious Effects. These points will be highlighted in the lesson:

  • Major differences between bacteria and viruses
  • Symbiotic relationships between bacteria and plants and animals
  • Diseases caused by bacteria that are known to be pathogenic
  • Various effects from viruses