How Much Do You Know About Antibiotics?

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Antibiotics Quizzes & Trivia

Think you know when you're supposed to take antibiotics? Perhaps when you've got a cold or the flu? Or maybe not? Just how informed are you about this topic? Find out and it might just save your life!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Antibiotics are used to treat:
    • A. 

      Viral infections

    • B. 

      Bacterial infections

    • C. 

      Both

  • 2. 
    It is safe to take antibiotics:
    • A. 

      From a friend or sibling who is prescribed antibiotics for a similar infection

    • B. 

      If you have some left over from a previous prescription

    • C. 

      Only when prescribed by a doctor

  • 3. 
    How long should you take your prescribed antibiotics?
    • A. 

      Until you feel better

    • B. 

      For the full length of time that they are prescribed

    • C. 

      Either a or b

  • 4. 
    Resistance to antibiotics develops when:
    • A. 

      They are not taken for the appropriate duration of time

    • B. 

      Using someone else’s prescribed antibiotics

    • C. 

      Skipping doses

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    It is OK to save antibiotics for the next time you get sick.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    It is OK to ask your healthcare provider for an alternative treatment to antibiotics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Leftover antibiotics should be:
    • A. 

      Discarded

    • B. 

      Saved in case you get sick again

    • C. 

      Given to someone else who needs them

    • D. 

      Both b and c

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