Science: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Health 2 (Questions)

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Bacteria and viruses can affect our health. The common cold is the most frequent infectious disease in humans and there is currently no known cure. A sneeze can travel as fast as a hurricane!

See how healthy your knowledge is in this Science quiz on Health.

1. Which type of cell can produce antibodies?
[ ] Blood plasma
[ ] Muscle cells
[ ] Red blood cells
[ ] White blood cells
2. Antibodies are introduced into the body by .......
[ ] Breathing
[ ] Drinking
[ ] Eating
[ ] Vaccination
3. Which microbe invades cells?
[ ] Bacteria
[ ] Fungus
[ ] Mould
[ ] Virus
4. Which microbe can be killed by antibiotics?
[ ] Bacteria
[ ] Fungus
[ ] Mould
[ ] Virus
5. Living bacteria are NOT introduced into our body through ........
[ ] A cut on our knee
[ ] A vaccine
[ ] Breathing
[ ] Eating and drinking
6. Which of the following is NOT caused by a virus?
[ ] Cold
[ ] Flu
[ ] HIV
[ ] Tetanus
7. In which of the following foods are microbes NOT used?
[ ] Bread
[ ] Flapjacks
[ ] Wine
[ ] Yoghurt
8. Which of the following is caused by a fungus?
[ ] Athletes foot
[ ] Chickenpox
[ ] Measles
[ ] Tennis elbow
9. Which of the following does NOT involve fungi?
[ ] Beer
[ ] Bread
[ ] Meat
[ ] Mushrooms
10. Fungi are simple plants but they do not contain .......
[ ] A nucleus
[ ] A vacuole
[ ] Cell walls
[ ] Chloroplasts
Science: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Health 2 (Answers)
1. Which type of cell can produce antibodies?
[ ] Blood plasma
[ ] Muscle cells
[ ] Red blood cells
[x] White blood cells
2. Antibodies are introduced into the body by .......
[ ] Breathing
[ ] Drinking
[ ] Eating
[x] Vaccination
3. Which microbe invades cells?
[ ] Bacteria
[ ] Fungus
[ ] Mould
[x] Virus
Viruses can reproduce rapidly, but only in living cells
4. Which microbe can be killed by antibiotics?
[x] Bacteria
[ ] Fungus
[ ] Mould
[ ] Virus
5. Living bacteria are NOT introduced into our body through ........
[ ] A cut on our knee
[x] A vaccine
[ ] Breathing
[ ] Eating and drinking
There are more bacteria cells than human cells in our body
6. Which of the following is NOT caused by a virus?
[ ] Cold
[ ] Flu
[ ] HIV
[x] Tetanus
7. In which of the following foods are microbes NOT used?
[ ] Bread
[x] Flapjacks
[ ] Wine
[ ] Yoghurt
There are more microbes on your body than there are humans on Earth
8. Which of the following is caused by a fungus?
[x] Athletes foot
[ ] Chickenpox
[ ] Measles
[ ] Tennis elbow
9. Which of the following does NOT involve fungi?
[ ] Beer
[ ] Bread
[x] Meat
[ ] Mushrooms
Mushrooms are fungi. Bread and beer are made with yeast which is a fungus
10. Fungi are simple plants but they do not contain .......
[ ] A nucleus
[ ] A vacuole
[ ] Cell walls
[x] Chloroplasts
Fungi can't photosynthesise