Viruses Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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How big is a virus?

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1. How do viruses spread?

2. How does a virus replicate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you five multiple-choice questions about viruses. You'll need to know how a virus spreads, what illnesses it can cause and how you can prevent yourself from catching one.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Know how big a virus is
  • Understand how viruses replicate and spread
  • Recognize examples of viruses
  • Remember how you can avoid getting a virus

Skills Practiced

You'll get practice using the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about viruses to explain how they spread
  • Distinguishing differences - be able to tell the difference between illnesses that are and are not caused by viruses
  • Information recall - remember what you know about virus prevention

Additional Learning

Check out the lesson called Viruses Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts to learn more. The lesson helps students:

  • Understand how a virus can survive
  • Learn what a virus does to a cell's nucleus
  • Know what a virus is made of