Hepatitis B Awareness Week Day 2 Quiz

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World Hepatitis Day Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 

    WHO estimates that there are _____________ million chronic HBV infections worldwide

    • A.

      150-200

    • B.

      250-300

    • C.

      350-400

    • D.

      450-500

    Correct Answer
    C. 350-400
    Explanation
    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are an estimated 350-400 million chronic HBV infections worldwide. This indicates that a significant number of people are affected by this infection, highlighting the global burden of hepatitis B.

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  • 2. 

    HBV is responsible for about 50% of all primary liver cancers.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Hepatitis B Virus is actually responsible for about 80% of all primary liver cancers.

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  • 3. 

    Of those infected worldwide, ___ % are Asian

    • A.

      50

    • B.

      75

    • C.

      85

    • D.

      90

    Correct Answer
    B. 75
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 75 because Asia has a large population and is densely populated, making it more susceptible to infectious diseases. Additionally, there have been several outbreaks in Asian countries in the past, such as SARS and MERS, which have contributed to a higher percentage of infections in the region.

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  • 4. 

    People can live for a few years with Hepatitis B without knowing they are infected

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Many people live infected for DECADES with HBV without feeling sick

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  • 5. 

    Nearly 2 out of 3 people with Hepatitis B don't know they have it

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Hepatitis B is a viral infection that affects the liver. It can be asymptomatic, meaning that people may not experience any symptoms. Therefore, many individuals may have the virus without realizing it. The statement suggests that a significant majority, around 2 out of 3 people, who have Hepatitis B are unaware of their infection. This highlights the importance of regular screenings and testing to identify and treat the condition early on.

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