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Can You Pass The Most Viral Quiz Ever?

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

Last updated on November 17, 2015, at 3:59 p.m. ET

Posted on November 17, 2015, at 3:59 p.m. ET

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    A cell or cells
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    Genes
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    Ribosomes
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    By infecting host cells to change their genetic information so that the virus can create more of itself.
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    By breaking apart a host cell and feeding on its remains.
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    Strep throat
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    The flu
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    True
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    Capsid
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    Virion
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    Phage
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    True
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    Correct!
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    Most are invisible, but there are some huge megaviruses out there, too!

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    Viruses are living organisms.
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    Viruses can contain hundreds of genes.
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    Replicate (create copies of itself)
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    Metabolize (create energy and proteins for itself)
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    The inability to metabolize is why most don't consider viruses living organisms!

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