What is a Worm Virus? - Definition, Examples & Removal Tools


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What is one of the differences between a virus and a worm?

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1. Which of the following makes a virus different from a worm?

2. Which of these is not an example of a famous worm virus?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The practice questions on this quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of worm viruses. To pass this quiz, you will need to know the qualities of a computer worm, types of worm viruses, and programs that can remove worms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

By taking this quiz, you will be able to assess what you know about:

  • The differences between a virus and a worm
  • Famous worm viruses
  • Ways of removing a worm virus
  • Types of antivirus solutions

Skills Practiced

See how well you can practice the following skills by taking this quiz:

  • Knowledge application - use the knowledge that you've gained to answer questions about types of worm viruses
  • Information recall - access what you have learned regarding the differences between a worm and a virus
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can draw out key points from the related lesson on worm viruses

Additional Learning

Increase your understanding of worm viruses by reviewing the corresponding lesson called What is a Worm Virus? - Definition, Examples & Removal Tools. The following objectives are covered in the lesson:

  • Defines what a computer virus and a worm virus is
  • Details popular worm viruses
  • Covers the effects of worm viruses
  • Addresses prevention methods
  • Discusses virus removal tools