WONDER #947: What Is Medicine Made From?

Question 1 of 3

About half of all plant-based medicines come from what?

  1. farms
  2. extinct species
  3. rainforest plants
  4. pharmacies

Question 2 of 3

If you have type 1 diabetes, what medicine might you take?

  1. insulin
  2. acetaminophen
  3. antibiotics
  4. aspirin

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is a way in which medicine works?

  1. replacing a substance missing from your body
  2. killing germs that make you feel bad
  3. regulating how much of certain substances your body produces
  4. all of the above

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