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quiz on antibiotics

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Choose an answer for each question and then click the submit button to get the results.
  1. Antibiotics fight infections caused by:

    Viruses

    Bacteria

    Viruses and Bacteria

  2. Bacteria are germs that cause colds and flu.

    True

    False

  3. Which of these illnesses should be treated with antibiotics?

    Runny Nose

    The Flu

    Cold

    Strep Throat

  4. Infections can become resistant to antibiotics.

    True

    False

  5. I can prevent antibiotic-resistant infections when I:

    don't take an antibiotic for a viral infection

    don't save an antibiotic for the next time I am sick

    don't take an antibiotic prescribed for someone else

    take my antibiotic exactly as my healthcare provider tells me

    all of the above

  6. What can happen if I get an antibiotic-resistant infection?

    I may have a longer-lasting illness

    I may have to visit my doctor more often

    I may require hospitalization

    I may need more costly medicine that may cause side effects

    all of the above

  7. Alexander Fleming discovered the first antibiotic in 1927.
    What was the antibiotic named?

    Mold

    Penicillin

    Vancomycin

    Doxycycline

  8. Antibiotic resistance has been called one of the world's most pressing
    public health problems.

    True

    False

               





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