The Discovery Of Penicillin

Revision Questions for Paper 2- History (the discovery of Penicillin).

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How did Alexander Fleming discover penicillin?
He saw that mould killed bacteria on a dish by chance.
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Joseph Lister worked on Penicillin. Why was his work not well recognised?
Because he didn't carry on with his work.
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What did Howard Florey do help mass-produce Penicillin?
He went to the USA to persuade America to invest in Penicillin.
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What did Ernst Chain invent to help produce penicillin?
The freeze-drying process.
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What was the 'Fleming Myth'?
The idea that Fleming should get all the credit for the discovery of Penicillin.
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What was the biggest problem that Florey and Chain had whilst working on Penicillin?
They couldn't produce enough.
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What factor allowed Penicillin to be use efficiently?
War
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Meenakshi Parmar

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Wellll dooonnne bud

Celine

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taa mate

K.Bartram

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this was good and very relvent , thanks for making it

Anja

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This was very useful, got an exam tomorrow on penicillin ( paper2) and this is great to test my knowledge :D

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