Medical Quiz

Germs & Diseases Quiz


As part of the immune system, white blood cells fight germs. Another name for white blood cells is:

A. Rhinovirus

B. Leukocytes

C. Glands

D. Nodes

When taking medicine sometimes these things happen to our bodies. Hint: negative effects that can be caused by medication.

A. Signs

B. Effects

C. Symptoms

D. Side effects

Is a plant-like microbe. Causes athletes foot.

A. Bacteria

B. Virus

C. Parasite

D. Fungi

Bacteria can cause diseases of the ________ system.

A. digestive

B. respiratory

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

Malaria is caused by:

A. parasite

B. fungi

C. virus

D. bacteria

The body’s resistance to a disease through the presence of anitbodies is known as
A. Virus
B. Antibody
C. Vaccine
D. Immunity

Viruses cause measles, chicken pox and

A. flu

B. mumps

Which disease is a non-infectious disease?
A. Diabetes
B. Influenza
D. Chickenpox

What its the best way to avoid any disease.
A. visit doctor frequently
B. take medicine
C. prevention
D. be alone

A protein made by white blood cells to fight a specific pathogen.
A. Antibody
B. Antivirus
C. Allegra
D. Allotment

You can get measles by using the towels, dishes, or other objects used by an infected person.



What sort of pathogen causes influenza (flu)?
A. A bacterium
B. A virus
C. A fungus
D. A protist

What is one way a pathogen can enter the body?
A. Nose
B. Mouth
C. Broken Skin
D. All of the Aove

True or False: An antibiotic is a medicine that helps to kill viruses?


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