How Much Do You Know About The Zika Virus?

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How Much Do You Know About The Zika Virus? - Quiz

It's a virus that's extremely dangerous even to the point of killing. Still, what do you know about it? Do you know how it tick or how better yet, how it operates?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where did the name Zika come from?

    • A.

      Zika River

    • B.

      Ziika Forest

    • C.

      Zicka Town

    • D.

      Ziika Town

    Correct Answer
    B. Ziika Forest
    Explanation
    The name Zika came from Ziika Forest.

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  • 2. 

    When was the virus first isolated?

    • A.

      1987

    • B.

      1934

    • C.

      1947

    • D.

      1978

    Correct Answer
    C. 1947
    Explanation
    In 1947, the virus was first isolated.

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  • 3. 

    Which family does the virus belong to?

    • A.

      Flaviviridae

    • B.

      Flavivirus

    • C.

      Flavivirida

    • D.

      Flaviviriae

    Correct Answer
    A. Flaviviridae
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Flaviviridae. Flaviviridae is a family of viruses that includes the genus Flavivirus. This family consists of single-stranded RNA viruses that are transmitted by arthropods, such as mosquitoes and ticks. Flavivirus, on the other hand, is a genus within the Flaviviridae family. Flavivirida and Flaviviriae are not valid terms or classifications for viruses.

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  • 4. 

    What's another name for the virus?

    • A.

      It's only called Zika Virus

    • B.

      Zika Illness

    • C.

      Zika Fever

    • D.

      Zika Syndrome

    Correct Answer
    C. Zika Fever
    Explanation
    Zika Fever is another name for the virus. The term "fever" is used because one of the common symptoms of Zika virus infection is a mild fever. This name helps to differentiate the virus from other illnesses caused by the Zika virus, such as Zika Illness or Zika Syndrome, which may encompass a wider range of symptoms.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following causes Zika Virus?

    • A.

      Dead Snakes

    • B.

      Mosquitoes

    • C.

      Earth Worms

    • D.

      Goats

    Correct Answer
    B. Mosquitoes
    Explanation
    Zika virus is primarily transmitted to humans through the bite of infected mosquitoes, specifically Aedes mosquitoes. These mosquitoes become infected when they feed on a person already infected with the virus. Dead snakes, earthworms, and goats do not play a role in the transmission of Zika virus. Therefore, the correct answer is mosquitoes.

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  • 6. 

    If the virus spreads from a mother to her baby, it causes what?

    • A.

      Microcephalyl

    • B.

      Microcepha

    • C.

      Microcephaly

    • D.

      Microcephayl

    Correct Answer
    C. Microcephaly
    Explanation
    When a virus is transmitted from a mother to her baby, it can cause microcephaly. Microcephaly is a condition in which a baby's head is smaller than expected, often due to abnormal brain development. This can lead to various neurological and developmental issues, including intellectual disabilities, delayed motor skills, and seizures. The transmission of the virus during pregnancy can have severe consequences for the baby's health and development.

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  • 7. 

    One of this is a symptom of the virus?

    • A.

      Visible veins

    • B.

      Brownish teeth

    • C.

      Maculopapular rash

    • D.

      Numb ears

    Correct Answer
    C. Maculopapular rash
    Explanation
    A maculopapular rash is a common symptom of a viral infection. It is characterized by small, raised red bumps on the skin that may be itchy or painful. This type of rash can be caused by various viruses, including measles, rubella, and Zika. It is often accompanied by other flu-like symptoms such as fever, headache, and body aches. Therefore, out of the given options, a maculopapular rash is the most likely symptom of a virus.

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  • 8. 

    Does the virus have cure?

    • A.

      Not in the least

    • B.

      Yes, multiple ones

    • C.

      Only one

    • D.

      Two to be specific

    Correct Answer
    A. Not in the least
    Explanation
    The answer "Not in the least" suggests that the virus does not have a cure at all. This implies that there are no known treatments or remedies available to completely eliminate or eradicate the virus.

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  • 9. 

    Which month was it first isolated?

    • A.

      November

    • B.

      April

    • C.

      June

    • D.

      January

    Correct Answer
    B. April
    Explanation
    April is the correct answer because it is the only option that is a month when read in the context of the question. The other options (November, June, and January) are also months, but they are not the first month in which the isolation occurred. Therefore, April is the only logical choice for the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    When was Zika virus first known to infect humans?

    • A.

      1937

    • B.

      1965

    • C.

      1952

    • D.

      1948

    Correct Answer
    C. 1952
    Explanation
    In 1952, the Zika virus was first known to infect humans. This means that it was during this year that the virus was identified and confirmed to cause infections in humans. Prior to this, the virus was not known or recognized as a human pathogen.

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