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Science

Living for the future

Keeping healthy (Higher Tier) - Test

1.

What is a pathogen?

2.

One of the main problems with bacteria is that:

3.

One of the main problems with viruses is that:

4.

What is one of the functions of white blood cells?

5.

What is one of the ways that antibiotics work?

6.

What sort of pathogen causes influenza (flu)?

7.

What happens to new medical drugs before they are released?

8.

Which of these is one reason why drug development is so expensive?

9.

What is the main reason why we should be careful not to over-use antibiotics?

10.

What can vaccination involve?

11.

There is no vaccine against the common cold because: