Worksheet: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
In this worksheet, we will practice describing some examples of sexually transmitted diseases, and suggesting how the spread of STDs can be reduced.
Many strains of gonorrhea have become resistant to the antibiotics used to treat them. What does this mean?
- AThe bacteria that cause gonorrhea are no longer destroyed by these antibiotics.
- BThe virus that causes gonorrhea is no longer destroyed by these antibiotics.
- CThe antibiotics are no longer destroyed by the virus that causes gonorrhea.
- DThe antibiotics are no longer destroyed by the bacteria that cause gonorrhea.
- EThe fungi that cause gonorrhea are no longer destroyed by these antibiotics.
What pathogen causes HIV?
Which of the following best explains how HIV infects the body?
- AIt breaks down the membranes of nerve cells.
- BIt targets and destroys white blood cells.
- CIt targets and destroys red blood cells.
- DIt causes mutations in the body’s DNA.
- EIt enters the body through open wounds and causes blood poisoning.
If left untreated, HIV can lead to a condition called AIDS. What is AIDS?
- AAIDS occurs when HIV goes into remission.
- BAIDS is the final stage of HIV, where the body’s immune system begins to repair itself.
- CAIDS is the initial stage of HIV, where the patient experiences flu-like symptoms.
- DAIDS is the final stage of HIV, where the body cannot fight off infections from other diseases.
- EAIDS is the early stage of HIV, where the virus replicates rapidly.
What type of pathogen causes the STD gonorrhea?
What type of pathogen causes chlamydia?