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Antibiotics Quizzes & Trivia

Although the invention of vaccinations and reliable plumbing systems have surely contributed to healthier population around the world, if it wasn’t for the introduction of antibiotics to the healthcare system in the 20th century, there’s no telling how many lives could’ve been lost without them over the years. Discover just how well you know this type of wonder drug and take this exciting quiz today.

Do you know who discovered streptomycin and coined the term “antibiotic”? What do the terms bactericidal and bacteriostatic mean? What is the main purpose of an antibiotic? What did penicillin originally come from? You don’t have to be a doctor or even have a serious interest in science to answer questions like these. All of the trivia found in this quiz is common knowledge that everyone should have. If you know the answers, that’s great! If you’re not so sure, take the quiz anyway! It will be a fun and useful learning experience - so get started now.
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Questions: 35  |  Attempts: 2054   |  Last updated: Jul 7, 2021
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    Antibiotics that inhibit cell wall synthesis include:

Antibiotics fight bacteria and can cure life-threatening infectious diseases such as pneumonia, for which there was previously no effective treatment. The improper use of antibiotic drugs means that more and more bacteria are...

Questions: 47  |  Attempts: 2321   |  Last updated: Jul 22, 2021
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    TRUE OR FALSEANTIBIOTICS DOES NOT CREATE MUTATION

A quiz on antibiotic drug profiles to help me study for a nursing unit exam. This is a work-in-progress.

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 2892   |  Last updated: Jan 16, 2013
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    Which of the following drugs are penicillins? (select all that apply)

Review quiz based on PPP for Antibiotics and the Key points from the 2 antibiotics articles

Questions: 63  |  Attempts: 1582   |  Last updated: Oct 18, 2017
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    Which of the following statements is innacurate

When you take your medicine for an infection or virus it is important to take a drug that will attack the cause of the illness. Antibiotics are medications that destroy or slow down the growth of bacteria. How knowledgeable...

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 1070   |  Last updated: Jun 3, 2021
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    The figure below shows the results after incubation of erythromycin microdilution testing of an isolate of Escherichia coli. Filled wells denote growth, empty wells denote no growth. After incubation, the contents of each well were plated on non-selective media, and the numbers of colonies growing from each are written in the appropriate well. Which of the following is the best interpretation of these results?
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