Study questions for Topic 5 (Classification of viruses)
Short answer questions
- What viral properties are used to classify viruses?
- State what criteria are used in viral classification.
- List the seven groups of the Baltimore classification system
- What is the Baltimore system? What does it tell us?
- What taxa are used to classify viruses? How does this differ from the classification of a living organism?
- A viral enzyme that synthesizes a complementary RNA copy of an RNA would be called what?