Difference Between Viral & Bacterial Infections


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What is a virus?

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1. What are bacteria?

2. What are antibiotics?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your knowledge of bacterial and viral infections with these learning tools. The quiz questions will test your understanding topics such as MRSA and how bacteria cause illness.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following areas:

  • The definitions of bacteria and virus
  • How bacteria cause illness
  • MRSA
  • Antibiotics

Skills Practiced

The interactive quiz and printable worksheet will give you the chance to practice the following proficiencies:

  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as antibiotics and bacteria
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding how bacteria causes people to become ill
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding MRSA and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To understand the basic concepts involving infections, view the short lesson called Difference Between Viral & Bacterial Infections. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify the size difference between viruses and bacteria
  • Recall how viral infections occur in the body and the process of viral replication
  • Review the different ways bacteria infections occur
  • Learn about how antibiotics should be used and the dangers of antibiotic resistant infections