Antibiotics Quiz

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What are antibiotics?

A type of medicine effective against bacterial infections only
A type of medicine effective against bacterial and viral infections
A type of pain relief

Which of the following is an antibiotic?


Antibiotics would be effective against which of these infections?

A chest infection caused by pneumonia bacteria
A flu infection caused by influenza virus
Athlete’s foot caused by __ fungal infection

What is antibiotic resistance?

When bacteria develop ways to avoid being killed by antibiotics
When viruses develop ways to avoid being killed by antibiotics
When people become resistant to antibiotics

Who discovered Penicillin, the first commercially used antibiotic?

Alexander Fleming
Edward Jenner
Louis Pasteur

Antibiotic resistance can be caused by:

Taking painkillers such as paracetamol or ibuprofen
The overuse and misuse of antibiotics

How do antibiotic resistant bacteria spread?

Resistant bacteria pass on resistant genes to other bacteria
Reproduction of resistant bacteria
From person to person
All of the above

How can you help to reduce antibiotic use?

Wash my hands
Don't take antibiotics for coughs/colds
Sneeze in my sleeve
All of the above

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