What is the main idea of the second paragraph?

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Antibiotic

    Antibiotic is kind of compounds both natural and synthetic, which has function to press or stop a process of organism’s growth, particularly bacteria. Antibiotic is used to treat bacterial infections and used as a tool for genetic engineering in biotechnology. Antibiotic works as pesticides by pressing or break the chain of bacteria’s metabolism. Nevertheless, antibiotic is different with disinfectant in the process to kills bacteria. Disinfectant kills bacteria by creating an unnatural environment for germs to live.

    In terms of treatment, antibiotics dubbed as “magic bullet “because antibiotic kills instantly without injuring its sufferers. Although antibiotic is good for medication, it is not effective in handling infection caused by viruses, fungi, or other nonbacterial.

    Antibiotic has diverse types based on their effectiveness against bacteria. There are antibiotics that target gram- negative or gram- positive bacteria and some antibiotic has wider spectrum. The effectiveness depends on location of the infection and the ability of antibiotic to reach location of the infection. Based on how to use, antibiotics are divided into two that are oral antibiotics and antibiotic intradermal. An oral antibiotic is used by mouth while antibiotic intradermal used through anus. Intradermal antibiotic is used for serious cases.

What is the main idea of the second paragraph?
 

  1. Antibiotic is a compound

  2. Antibiotic is good for medication
     

  3. Antibiotic is not good for fungi

  4. Antibiotic kill without injuring its suffers

R. Rani

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Soal meminta kita untuk menentukan gagasan utama paragraf kedua.

Gagasan utama dapat ditemukan di awal dan di akhir paragraf. 

Dari wacana dapat kita ketahui bahwa gagasan utama paragraf kedua terdapat di awal paragraf yaitu In terms of treatment, antibiotics dubbed as “magic bullet “because antibiotic kills instantly without injuring its sufferers.

Dengan demikian, jawaban yang benar adalah D.

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