Cancer Awareness Quiz

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Cancer Awareness Quiz

To complete the quiz, click on the answer that seems the most correct from the choices given. The correct answer will be provided along with some additional information on the same topic.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you get cancer it's usually because someone in your family had cancer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What can you do to lower your chance of getting cancer
    • A. 

      Avoid stress

    • B. 

      Nothing

    • C. 

      Exercise

  • 4. 
    Heavy drinking can raise chances of getting cancer
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What do all cancers have in common?
    • A. 

      They develop from red blood cells

    • B. 

      They develop from white blood cells

    • C. 

      They develop from uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells

    • D. 

      They develop in tissues in the body

  • 6. 
    All tumors are malignant (cancerous).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What is metastasis?
    • A. 

      A type of treatment for tumors

    • B. 

      The spread of cancer in the body

    • C. 

      A chemotherapy medication

    • D. 

      A physician who treats cancer

  • 8. 
    The use of drugs to treat cancer is called
    • A. 

      Radiotherapy

    • B. 

      Chemotherapy

    • C. 

      Physiotherapy

  • 9. 
    In men, what is the estimated occurrence of cancer in a lifetime?
    • A. 

      One out of five

    • B. 

      Two out of five

    • C. 

      One out of two

    • D. 

      One out of ten

  • 10. 
    All cancers form tumours
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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