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1. Why is it important not to use antibiotics too frequently?

  • To prevent more resistant strains of bacteria appearing.
  • So the antibiotics don't run out.
  • To ensure the illness is fully spread before starting to kill the bacteria off.
  • To allow the white blood cells of the body to kill more often instead of letting the antibiotics do all the work.
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2. What is agar jelly?

  • A type of jelly that is found in cake recipes.
  • A culture medium. It contains carbohydrate as an energy source along with various minerals and sometimes other chemicals.
  • A culture medium. It is a solid, with a slight jelly-like structure, that contains minerals and sometimes other chemicals.
  • A culture medium. It contains proteins as an energy source along with various minerals and sometimes other chemicals.

3. What form of a bacterium do vaccines have in them?

  • Protective
  • Inactive
  • Active
  • Infective

4. Why don't medicines like asprin actually cure your illness?

  • Because they promote illness.
  • Because they are pain relievers.
  • Because the infections are immune to them.
  • Because they are made by people who don't like killing anything, even infections.

5. Why might antibiotics stop working effectively in killing bacteria?

  • The antibiotics are made to relieve pain.
  • The antibiotics are made to increase the patient's symptoms so that doctors are sure of the infection the patient has.
  • A mutation occurs in some of the bacteria which means it becomes resistant to the antibiotics.
  • The antibiotics are made for a specific amount of bacteria, and when the number of bacteria exceeds this amount, they are not killed.

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