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Antibiotics and Vaccines

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Why are there so many different kinds of antibiotics?

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1. Why was the discovery of germ theory so important?

2. How are antibiotics different from vaccines?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will test you on the basics of boosters, vaccines and antibiotics using a multiple choice format. You'll need to know definitions and historical facts in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and printable worksheet to test your understanding of the following:

  • Booster shots
  • Edward Jenner's role in smallpox
  • Antibiotics
  • Commercially available vaccines

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can help you build on the following skills:

  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained about antibiotics and vaccines
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about vaccines and antibiotics, including booster shots
  • Making connections- correlate historical events with the advancements in vaccines

Additional Learning

To learn more about antibiotic use, review the accompanying lesson on Antibiotics and Vaccines. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the history of sanitation practices, antibiotics and vaccines and their role in increasing life expectancy
  • Identify types of vaccines
  • Define relevant vocabulary, such as toxoid vaccine and inactivated vaccine
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