A Cold Vs The Flu

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Influenza Quizzes & Trivia

Can you tell the difference between the symptoms of the flu and the common cold?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or False, if you have the flu you will normally experience a fever of 100oF or more for 3 to 4 days.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What kind of cough usually accompanies the flu?
    • A. 

      A hacking, productive (mucus producing) cough.

    • B. 

      A non-productive (non-mucus producing) dry cough.

  • 3. 
    True or False, when you have the flu you will usually experience only slight body aches and pains.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When you have the flu do you generally get a stuffy nose?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    When it comes to the flu, which statement about the chills is true?
    • A. 

      60% of people experience chills.

    • B. 

      Chills are uncommon.

  • 6. 
    True or False, when you have the flu you normally feel run down and tired?
    • A. 

      True. Tiredness can be moderate to severe.

    • B. 

      False. Tiredness is usually farily mild.

  • 7. 
    True or False, when you have the flu you normally sneeze frequently.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When you have the flu, how quickly can your symptoms set in?
    • A. 

      Rapidly, within 3 to 6 hours.

    • B. 

      Slowly, developing over a few days.

  • 9. 
    When you have the flu, is it common to also get a headache?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    True or False, when you have the flu you are likely to get a sore throat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When it comes to the flu, which statement about chest discomfort is true?
    • A. 

      Chest discomfort can often be severe.

    • B. 

      Chest discomfort is usually mild.

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