WONDER #2728: What Is a Superbug?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. There are many types of medicine available to help people feel better when they’re sick.
  2. There are many types of good bacteria that your body needs.
  3. Superbugs are easily cured using antiviral medications.
  4. Superbugs are bacteria and fungi that are resistant to antibiotics and are on the rise due to overuse of antibiotics.

Question 2 of 3

The U.S. sees about _________ cases of superbugs each year.

  1. 10 million
  2. two million
  3. 500
  4. 3,000

Question 3 of 3

Which is NOT a way to avoid catching a superbug?

  1. Wash your hands.
  2. Wash fresh foods before eating them.
  3. Eat raw meat at every meal.
  4. Only use antibiotics when they’re necessary and prescribed by a doctor.

Check your answers online at https://wonderopolis.org/index.php/wonder/What-Is-a-Superbug.