Alexander Fleming Discovery Of Penicillin! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Alexander Fleming Discovery Of Penicillin! Trivia Facts Quiz

This trivia questions are on Alexander Fleming discovery of penicillin. The discovery came forth as accidental as he was not testing the plants; they had a mind of their own. His discovery saved a lot of people’s lives in world war two and is the background of the world of antibiotics today. Do you feel you know enough to pass it? Take it up and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Penicillin is a(n)
    • A. 

      Anti-inflammatory

    • B. 

      Antibiotic

    • C. 

      Amino acic

    • D. 

      A plant

  • 2. 
    Fleming purposefully discovered penicillin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Fleming worked in which branch of science.
    • A. 

      Chemistry

    • B. 

      Marine biology

    • C. 

      Microbiology

    • D. 

      Surgery

  • 4. 
    Fleming was trying to combat which disease at the time when he discovered penicillin.
    • A. 

      The Bubonic Plague

    • B. 

      Whooping Cough

    • C. 

      Tetanus

    • D. 

      Influenza

  • 5. 
    Penicillin is a mold.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False