How Well You Know About Asthma? Quiz

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How Well You Know About Asthma? Quiz

How much do you know about asthma, and would you be able to pass this quiz? Asthma is a disorder in which your airways narrow by swelling and may produce extra mucus. This restriction can make breathing difficult and cause the person to cough and be generally uncomfortable. With asthma, it tends to flare up in certain situations. If you are studying for a test, breathe easy. This quiz will be your guide.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which statement is true about Asthma:
    • A. 

      Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases nationwide, impacting the lives and families of over 7 million children.

    • B. 

      Asthma is the third-ranking cause of hospitalization among children under 15.

    • C. 

      An average of one our of every 10 school-aged children has asthma and 10.5 million school days are missed each year due to Asthmas

    • D. 

      All of the above is true

  • 2. 
    Which answer is a true symptom of Asthma?
    • A. 

      Emotional problems.

    • B. 

      Clogging-the mucus blocks the airways and thus allows less air to pass through the airways

    • C. 

      Swelling of the airways.

    • D. 

      B & C are correct

  • 3. 
    There is no single cause for Asthma and currently, there is no cure for Asthma.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Common signs and symptoms include: Excessive coughing Wheezing Chest Tightness Shortness of breath Waking at night
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Cockroaches can trigger Asthma attacks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which answer best describes common outdoor Asthma triggers?
    • A. 

      Changes in weather and temperature.

    • B. 

      Pollen

    • C. 

      Air pollution

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Crying, laughing hard, or yelling can trigger Asthma.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    All classroom pets should be banned to prevent Asthma triggers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Staff who smoke on their personal time cannot harm children with Asthma.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Dust and dust mites can trigger Asthma too.  What are the ways to reduce the chances?
    • A. 

      Keep classrooms are clean and clutter free as possible.

    • B. 

      Dust furniture regularly with a damp cloth and allow sufficient time to dry.

    • C. 

      Wash pillows, blankets and stuffed toys often.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 11. 
    Perfumes and cleaning products can be an Asthma trigger.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Use your air conditioner to help filter the air coming into the center.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Parents shouldn't worry too much about their child's Asthma symptoms because they will most likely outgrow it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    How do we know when to call 9-1-1 for Asthma?
    • A. 

      When a child does not respond to treatment.

    • B. 

      When treatments are not available.

    • C. 

      If parents take too long to arrive with treatment.

    • D. 

      All of the above!

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