Medical Quiz

Germs Quiz


True or False: A virus can be killed with an antibiotic.



Another name for a host is

A. Victor

B. Vector

C. Virginia

D. Value

This is a ???

A. Bacteria

B. Virus

C. Parasite

D. Fungi

This is a ????

A. Bacteria

B. Virus

C. Parasite

D. Fungi

A dose of weakened or killed germs of one kind that helps the body make antibodies to protect itself is called a
A. Vaccine
B. Antibiotic
C. Antibody
D. Pathogen

Bacteria can be treated with an

A. Antibiotic

B. Vaccine

C. Symptom

Cancer, Emphysema, and Allergies are all types of 
A. Communicable Diseases
B. Viruses
C. Bacteria
D. Non-Communicable Diseases

True or False: All bacteria are bad for you.



You can spread germs by

A. shaking hands

B. coughing and not covering your mouth

C. high five’s

D. All of the above

Viruses have flagella



When unwanted germs invade, your body responds by turning up the heat, causing your temperature to be higher than normal.

A. stomach ache

B. fever

C. headache

D. virus

Diseases that are not spread from person to person are called this.

A. communicable

B. contagious

C. susceptible

D. non-communicable

An example of a communicable disease would be what?
A.     Heart Disease
B.     Chickenpox
C.     Diabetes
D.     Asthma

What is the best way to stop the spread of COVID-19?

A. Go to the bathroom

B. Wash your hands

C. Stop coughing

D. Sneeze

A prescription medicine is

A. One you can buy at the grocery store

B. One you get from your doctor at a pharmacy

C. Over the counter medicine

D. One you get from the school nurse

What is your most important body defense system?

A. saliva

B. blood

C. tears

D. skin

What ‘germ’ do antibiotics help your body get rid of?

A. Viruses and Fungus

B. Fungus

C. Viruses

D. Bacteria

Fever, Cough and Runny Nose are ….

A. Illnesses

B. Diseases

C. Symptoms

This is a ???

A. Bacteria

B. Virus

C. Parasite

D. Fungi

A disease that is caused by germs and can spread from person to person is called a 
A. Non Communicable Disease
B. Communicable Disease
C. Allergy
D. Virus

What is a symptom?
A. when it is hot outside
B. wearing many layers of clothes
C. a change in the body caused by an illness
D. when it is cold inside

White blood cells create these to fight diseases.

A. antibodies

B. viruses

C. bacteria

D. pathogens

Dehydration is when your body loses too much …

A. water

B. blood

C. weight

D. strength

This is a ???

A. Bacteria

B. Virus

C. Parasite

D. Fungi

What is the system of your body that fights off diseases?

A. Endocrine

B. Immune

C. Respiratory

D. Circulatory


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