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5 Matching questions

  1. The First Line of Defense
  2. Edward Jenner
  3. treatment
  4. Joseph Lister
  5. epidemic
  1. a made the first vaccine to prevent smallpox, 1790s.
  2. b steps taken to help a person feel better by getting rid of disease symptons.
  3. c the skin
  4. d created antiseptics which prevented infection, 1800s.
  5. e a situation in which a particular disease is affecting large numbers of people and is spreading rapidly from person to person.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Washing your hands regularly, excersising regularly and staying active, eating healthy foods and not eating foods that are spoiled or have been poorly handled.
  2. helped fight mosquito caused diseases, such as yellow fever, 1800s
  3. something that actually gets rid of a disease-causing organism or the disease itself.
  4. created penicillin using specialized mold that which cured bacterial infections, 1928.
  5. The Air, Contaminated Objects, Person to Person, Animals and Food or Water.

5 True/False questions

  1. Jonas Salk and Albert Sabincreated an oral vaccine against the disease polio, mid 1900s.


  2. vaccineA weakened or dead form of a disease-causing organism. It gives your immune system a chance to learn the characteristics of the disease-causing organism, so that way, your WBC's will recognize the organism when you're exposed to it.


  3. antitoxina substance used to neutralize a toxin.


  4. Anton von Leeuwenhoekinvented the microscope and discovered bacteria, 1600s.


  5. antibiotica protein made by a white blood cell that attacks a disease-causing organism.