Can We Eradicate Malaria?

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Can We Eradicate Malaria? - Quiz

World Malaria Day is a yearly international commemoration of the efforts that are being made to globally control malaria. Malaria has caused a lot of deaths worldwide, especially among African children. It is also prevalent in Asia, America and some parts of Middle East and Europe.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which day is set aside as World Malaria Day?

    • A.

      25th April

    • B.

      25th May

    • C.

      25th March

    • D.

      25th June

    Correct Answer
    A. 25th April
    Explanation
    World Malaria Day is observed on 25th April every year. This day is dedicated to raising awareness about malaria, its prevention, and control. It aims to highlight the global efforts being made to combat malaria and to mobilize support for the fight against this deadly disease. By designating 25th April as World Malaria Day, organizations and individuals worldwide can unite in the common goal of eradicating malaria and reducing its impact on vulnerable populations.

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  • 2. 

    How many in the world are at risk of malaria now?

    • A.

      3.5 billion

    • B.

      3.3 billion

    • C.

      3.7 billion

    • D.

      4 billion

    Correct Answer
    B. 3.3 billion
    Explanation
    3.3 billion is the correct answer because it represents the number of people at risk of malaria worldwide. Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease that affects millions of people globally, particularly in tropical and subtropical regions. The high number of individuals at risk highlights the importance of effective prevention and control measures to reduce the burden of this disease.

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  • 3. 

    How many people died of malaria in 2012?

    • A.

      700,900

    • B.

      500,000

    • C.

      627,000

    • D.

      500,000

    Correct Answer
    C. 627,000
    Explanation
    In 2012, the number of people who died from malaria was 627,000.

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  • 4. 

    In which year was the celebration established?

    • A.

      2008

    • B.

      2006

    • C.

      2005

    • D.

      2007

    Correct Answer
    D. 2007
    Explanation
    The celebration was established in 2007.

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  • 5. 

    Which organisation setup World Malaria Day?

    • A.

      WHO

    • B.

      UNFP

    • C.

      UNICEF

    • D.

      WBO

    Correct Answer
    A. WHO
    Explanation
    The World Health Organization (WHO) is the organization that set up World Malaria Day. WHO is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. They work to combat various diseases, including malaria, and promote health and well-being worldwide. World Malaria Day is observed annually on April 25th to raise awareness about the global effort to control and eliminate malaria.

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  • 6. 

    In what year did Africa Malaria Day begin?

    • A.

      2002

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      2003

    • D.

      2004

    Correct Answer
    B. 2001
    Explanation
    Africa Malaria Day began in 2001.

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  • 7. 

    How many malaria-endemic countries signed the Abuja Declaration?

    • A.

      50

    • B.

      40

    • C.

      44

    • D.

      55

    Correct Answer
    C. 44
    Explanation
    44 malaria-endemic countries signed the Abuja Declaration. The Abuja Declaration was a commitment made by African leaders in 2000 to allocate at least 15% of their countries' budgets to healthcare, with a particular focus on combating HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.

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  • 8. 

    What was the 2016 celebration theme?

    • A.

      Let's Fight Malaria

    • B.

      Together Against A Killer

    • C.

      Malaria Is Alarming

    • D.

      End Malaria For Good

    Correct Answer
    D. End Malaria For Good
    Explanation
    The 2016 celebration theme was "End Malaria For Good". This theme suggests a strong commitment to eradicating malaria completely. It emphasizes the importance of taking decisive actions to eliminate the disease and prevent its resurgence. The phrase "For Good" indicates a long-term goal and a determination to achieve lasting results in the fight against malaria.

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  • 9. 

    In what year was the celebration theme 'Sustain Gains, Save Lives'?

    • A.

      2012

    • B.

      2011

    • C.

      2010

    • D.

      2013

    Correct Answer
    A. 2012
    Explanation
    The celebration theme 'Sustain Gains, Save Lives' was in the year 2012.

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  • 10. 

    In what year was the celebration theme 'Malaria: a disease without borders'?

    • A.

      2007

    • B.

      2009

    • C.

      2008

    • D.

      2006

    Correct Answer
    C. 2008
    Explanation
    The celebration theme 'Malaria: a disease without borders' was in the year 2008.

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