How Well Do You Know Penicillin?

10 Questions
How Well Do You Know Penicillin?

Penicillin, an antibiotic drug which is still widely used today and was discovered sometime in the 19th century. How much do you know about this antibiotics? Find out. Try this short quiz.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When exactly was Penicillin found?
    • A. 

      1936

    • B. 

      1942

    • C. 

      1955

    • D. 

      1983

  • 2. 
    Who found the drug?
    • A. 

      Ben Carson

    • B. 

      Alexander Flemings

    • C. 

      Abel Murray

    • D. 

      Kim Schiverson

  • 3. 
    Where was the drug found?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      Scotland

    • D. 

      USA

  • 4. 
    When did patients began using Penicillin?
    • A. 

      1928

    • B. 

      1942

    • C. 

      1956

    • D. 

      2001

  • 5. 
    What kind of drug would you say penicillin is?
    • A. 

      Antimalarial

    • B. 

      Antibiotics

    • C. 

      Antidotes

    • D. 

      Sedatives

  • 6. 
    What kinds of diseases can you treat with penicillin?
    • A. 

      Malaria

    • B. 

      Typhoid

    • C. 

      Gonorrhea

    • D. 

      Hiv

  • 7. 
    Who determined the chemical structure of Penicillin?
    • A. 

      Alexander Flemmings

    • B. 

      Dorothy Hodgkin

    • C. 

      Charles Amber

    • D. 

      Lee Wee

  • 8. 
    What technique is used to grow penicillin? ​​​​​​
    • A. 

      Kibbs

    • B. 

      Fed-batch

    • C. 

      Condense

    • D. 

      Fungi-grow

  • 9. 
    What exactly can inhibit penicillin production?
    • A. 

      Amino Acid

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Lactose

    • D. 

      Glycerol

  • 10. 
    What side effect cannot be induced by penicilin
    • A. 

      Diahorrhea

    • B. 

      Rash

    • C. 

      Hypersensitivity

    • D. 

      Malaria