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B1.1.2 Defence against disease

Quiz by Tom Shearn

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  • Q1
    microbe that causes infectious disease
    pathogen
    30s
  • Q2
    disease that can be passed on by passing on the pathogens
    infectious
    30s
  • Q3
    type of pathogen that can be treated with antibiotics
    bacteria
    30s
  • Q4
    type of pathogen that can't be treated with antibiotics
    virus
    30s
  • Q5
    medicine used to treat bacterial infections
    antibiotic
    30s
  • Q6
    poison (pathogens produce these and make us ill)
    toxin
    30s
  • Q7
    type of cell made by body that attacks pathogens
    white blood cell
    30s
  • Q8
    chemical produced by white blood cells that attacks pathogens
    antibody
    30s
  • Q9
    chemical produced by white blood cells that stops toxins from having a bad effect
    antitoxin
    30s
  • Q10
    white blood cells absorb pathogens to kill them
    ingest
    30s
  • Q11
    when someone can quickly produce lots of specific antibodies to kill a pathogen which has infected them before
    immunity
    30s
  • Q12
    Doctor who worked out washing hands could help prevent the spread of infectious disease in hospitals
    Semmelweiss
    30s
  • Q13
    type of antibiotic
    Penicillin
    30s
  • Q14
    some antibiotics are less effective because bacteria have become adapted to not be killed so easily
    resistant
    30s
  • Q15
    random change in DNA
    mutation
    30s

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