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Who discovered Penicillin?
1. Charles Darwin
2. Alexander Fleming
3. Gregor Mendel
4. Louis Pasteur

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Alexander Fleming

The correct answer is Alexander Fleming.

  • Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin.
    • This discovery led to the introduction of antibiotics that greatly reduced the number of deaths from infection.
    • Penicillin prevents the bacteria from synthesizing peptidoglycan, a molecule in the cell wall that provides the wall with the strength it needs to survive in the human body. 

  • Charles Darwin is regarded as the "Father of Evolution." 
  • Louis Pasteur developed the Rabies Vaccine.
  • Gregor Mendel is called the father of modern genetics.

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