Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria: Evolution & Examples


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What drugs are used to kill bacteria?

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1. Antibiotic resistance can result from __________.

2. MRSA is a type of ________ bacteria that is resistant to almost all antibiotics.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

MRSA is a type of Staphylococcus (Staph) bacteria that is resistant to almost all antibiotics. This quiz and corresponding worksheet will test you on your knowledge about what happens when bacteria evolve and become unresponsive to antibiotics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Antibiotics
  • Antibiotic resistance
  • Antibiotic resistant bacteria
  • Spore state
  • Vegetative state

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to practice the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences- compare spore state to vegetative state
  • Information recall- access your knowledge of antibiotic resistance bacteria
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about antibiotics and antibiotic resistance

Additional Learning

To learn more about forms of bacteria that don't respond well to antibiotics, review the accompanying lesson on Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the type of drugs used to kill bacteria that cause infections in the body
  • Understand why some bacteria become hard to treat
  • Define the state in which bacteria are dormant
  • Define the state in which bacteria is unresponsive