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Can You Pass The Most Viral Quiz Ever?

Is your viral knowledge mega-viral or sub-viral?

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    A cell or cells
    Genes
    Ribosomes
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    True
    False
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    By infecting host cells to change their genetic information so that the virus can create more of itself.
    By breaking apart a host cell and feeding on its remains.
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    Strep throat
    The flu
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    True
    False
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    Capsid
    Virion
    Phage
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    True
    False
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Most are invisible, but there are some huge megaviruses out there, too!

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    Viruses are living organisms.
    Viruses can contain hundreds of genes.
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    Replicate (create copies of itself)
    Metabolize (create energy and proteins for itself)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The inability to metabolize is why most don't consider viruses living organisms!

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    True
    False

Can You Pass The Most Viral Quiz Ever?

You are sub-viral!

Your viral knowledge isn't top shelf. Perhaps you are more of a bacterial kind of person?

You are sub-viral!
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You are getting pretty viral!

You know a good deal about viruses, nice work!

You are getting pretty viral!
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You are mega-viral!

You know so much about viruses! Be careful, you are probably going to infect the internet with knowledge today!

You are mega-viral!
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