Penicillin

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Penicillin

The Development of Penicillin - Quiz Questions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In WW1 Fleming saw many soliders die of  _____ wounds.
  • 2. 
    Septic wounds had been caused by  ___________  bacteria.
  • 3. 
    In which year did Fleming identify the antiseptic substance in tears, lysozyme?
    • A. 

      1920

    • B. 

      1928

    • C. 

      1922

    • D. 

      1822

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Chance & The Role of the Individual

    • B. 

      Chance

    • C. 

      Chance, The Role of the Individual & Technology

    • D. 

      Chance, Industry & Government

  • 5. 
    Fleming wrote articles about his findings on Penicillin
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which individuals read Fleming's articles about Penicillin and wanted to develop the drug?
    • A. 

      Fleming

    • B. 

      Chain

    • C. 

      Pasteur

    • D. 

      Florey

  • 7. 
    In which year did Florey and Chain gather together a team of pathologists, chemists and biochemists to help develop Penicillin?
    • A. 

      1928

    • B. 

      1922

    • C. 

      1939

    • D. 

      1754

  • 8. 
    Charles Fletcher had heard about Florey and Chain's work in an Oxford hospital and wanted to trial the drug
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The British government gave four drug companies £80 million to find a way to mass produce penicilin
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When did America join the war?
    • A. 

      1940

    • B. 

      June 1940

    • C. 

      June 1941

    • D. 

      December 1940

    • E. 

      December 1941

  • 11. 
    Which factor was key when Florey's team were experimenting with mice (injecting them with microbes) ? __________
  • 12. 
    Who won the Nobel Prize in 1945?
    • A. 

      Fleming

    • B. 

      Florey

    • C. 

      Florey & Chain

    • D. 

      Florey, Chain & Fleming

    • E. 

      Chain

  • 13. 
    After the war, Penicillin was used __________.
  • 14. 
    Florey's team found a way of purifying Penicillin in...?
    • A. 

      1920-1928

    • B. 

      1938-1940

    • C. 

      1910-1915