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Germs Quiz


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White blood cells create these to fight diseases.

A. antibodies

B. viruses

C. bacteria

D. pathogens


What is your most important body defense system?

A. saliva

B. blood

C. tears

D. skin


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


What do antibodies do?

A. make viruses multiply faster

B. make us feel sick

C. stick to and destroy germs


Dehydration is when your body loses too much …

A. water

B. blood

C. weight

D. strength


You can spread germs by

A. shaking hands

B. coughing and not covering your mouth

C. high five’s

D. All of the above


How do you stay healthy?

A. Wash your hands often

B. Eat healthy

C. Drink lots of water

D. All of the above


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

A. Viruses and Fungus

B. Fungus

C. Viruses

D. Bacteria


How do germs get into your body?

A. mouth, nose, or eyes

B. through your skin

C. when you stand next to a sick person

D. if a sick person is in your school


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


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


When is it okay to share medicine?

A. When it belongs to someone in your family

B. When a friend has the same illness

C. Never

D. Anytime


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


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


What is the best way to sneeze?
A. In your hand
B. Don’t cover your mouth
C. In your elbow
D. Into a hanky


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


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




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