Do I Have The Flu Quiz

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Do I Have The Flu Quiz

Is your head heavy and it seems you have a running nose and a whooping cough? Take this quiz and discover what's the best remedy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Influenza is caused by: ?
    • A. 

      A type of bacteria

    • B. 

      A virus

    • C. 

      A small parasitic animal

    • D. 

      An unknown germ

  • 2. 
    An episode of an infectious disease that spreads worldwide is known as a: ?
    • A. 

      Pandemic

    • B. 

      Epidemic

    • C. 

      Outbreak

    • D. 

      Endemic

  • 3. 
    What chance does a healthy person have of getting the flu during an average year? 
    • A. 

      About 75 percent

    • B. 

      About 50 percent

    • C. 

      Between 10 and 20 percent

    • D. 

      Less than 2 percent

  • 4. 
    Which of the following common symptoms is not usually a feature of flu in adults?
    • A. 

      Chills and a high fever

    • B. 

      Muscle aches and pains

    • C. 

      A runny nose, sore throat and cough

    • D. 

      Vomiting and diarrhea

  • 5. 
    How long after exposure to the influenza virus do people develop symptoms?
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      2 to 3 days

    • C. 

      Two weeks

    • D. 

      A month

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a way in which flu can be spread?
    • A. 

      Droplets in the air that are breathed or sneezed out

    • B. 

      Smog and other pollution

    • C. 

      Flu vaccine

    • D. 

      Wearing a face mask

  • 7. 
    During a case of the flu, which of the following is a sign you need to see a doctor urgently?
    • A. 

      Dry cough

    • B. 

      Sore throat

    • C. 

      Runny nose

    • D. 

      Shortness of breath

  • 8. 
    What is the best time of the year for a person to be vaccinated against influenza?
    • A. 

      In autumn, just before the peak flu season

    • B. 

      In summer, well before the next peak flu season

    • C. 

      As soon as flu symptoms develop

    • D. 

      Anytime; It makes no difference