WONDER #602: Why Do We Have Tonsils?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. the most common types of surgery that people have during childhood.
  2. how to recover from a tonsil infection.
  3. what the tonsils do and why they sometimes need to be removed.
  4. what makes the tonsils the most important organs in the human body.

Question 2 of 3

When the tonsils become infected by a virus or bacteria, it’s called ____________.

  1. aronditis
  2. tonsillitis
  3. strep throat
  4. hyperhidrosis

Question 3 of 3

Which is NOT a symptom of tonsillitis?

  1. Fever
  2. Swollen neck glands
  3. Sore throat
  4. Indigestion

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