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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments Questions

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Grade 6 Infections
Infectious diseases caused by bacteria or viruses can enter the body in all of the following ways except
  1. Breaks in the skin
  2. By being breathed in
  3. By being swallowed
  4. By bites from animals or insects
  5. By listening to loud music
Grade 6 Infections
Which of the following is not a way in which infections diseases can be spread
  1. Contact with an infected person
  2. Contact with a contaminated object
  3. Contact with an infected animal
  4. Ingestion of contaminated food, water or soil
  5. By watching too much TV
Grade 6 Infections
Which of the following is not a good way to prevent the spread of disease when you have an illness caused by a virus or bacteria
  1. Washing you hands frquently
  2. Covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze
  3. Avoid touching other people
  4. Sharing cups that you have drank from
Grade 6 Infections
An antibiotic is a chemical that kills bacteria without harming the person
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 6 Infections
The best treatment for someone infected with a virus is plenty of rest, lots of fluids and eating well balanced meals
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 6 Infections
Antibiotics are used to cure both bacterial and viral infections
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 6 Infections
Vaccines that are usually given to children as shots help the body produce chemicals that destroy certain bacteria or viruses and prevent infections
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 6 Infections
An illness that can be passed from one organism to another is called an                     Infectious disease                     
Grade 6 Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
A skeletal injury that is a break in the bone is called
  1. a hemotoma
  2. a dislocation
  3. a sprain
  4. a fracture
Grade 6 Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
How can a viral infection affect the body's temperature?
  1. Lower the temperature
  2. Make the temperature fluctuate (go up and down)
  3. Increase the temperature
Grade 6 Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
The stretching and tearing of ligaments is called
  1. a fracture
  2. a dislocation
  3. a sprain
  4. osteoporosis
Grade 6 Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
To immunise a person against a virus, a weakened or inactivated strain of the virus (a vaccine) is injected into the body. How does injecting this weakened/inactivated virus help fight the virus?
Grade 6 Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
Few medicines can combat a virus because it lives inside the cell. Killing the virus, kills the cell.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 6 Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
A person vomits as a result of eating food contaminated by harmful bacteria. This response MOST LIKELY fights infection by
  1. Creating new cells to hunt and kill bacteria
  2. Keeping the bacteria away from other people
  3. Forcing bacteria to leave the body
  4. Killing the bacteria with stomach acids
Grade 6 Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
Please name three major diseases and their causes.
Grade 6 Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
If a doctor needs to see bone and tissue damage, she uses a(n)
  1. x-ray
  2. mechanical resonance imaging (MRI)
  3. arthroscope
  4. stethescope
Grade 6 Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
What is a common problem with the endocrine system?
  1. Hemophilia
  2. Lung cancer
  3. Diabetes
  4. Bad gas
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