Do You Know About Health Worldwide?

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  • 1. 

    What distinction did Forbes magazine bestow on Iceland in 2009?

    • A.

      World's Best Healthcare System

    • B.

      World's Cleanest Air

    • C.

      World's Healthiest Diet

    • D.

      World's Healthiest Nation

    Correct Answer
    D. World's Healthiest Nation
    Explanation
    Forbes magazine bestowed the distinction of being the world's healthiest nation on Iceland in 2009. This means that Iceland was recognized as the country with the highest overall level of health and well-being among its population. This could be attributed to various factors such as access to quality healthcare, low pollution levels, a healthy diet, and a generally high standard of living.

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  • 2. 

    Where did the USA rank on the 2009 Forbes magazine list of the world's 15 healthiest nations?

    • A.

      15th

    • B.

      7th

    • C.

      9th

    • D.

      11th

    Correct Answer
    D. 11th
    Explanation
    In the 2009 Forbes magazine list of the world's 15 healthiest nations, the USA ranked 11th. This means that out of the 15 countries on the list, the USA was considered the 11th healthiest.

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  • 3. 

    Of the ten most polluted U.S. cities in the 2010 State of the Air Report, how many are in California?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      9

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    D. 7
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 7. This means that out of the ten most polluted U.S. cities in the 2010 State of the Air Report, seven of them are located in California. This suggests that California has a significant pollution problem, with a high number of cities being ranked among the most polluted in the country.

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  • 4. 

    What city was declared as having the worst air quality in the U.S. by the 2010 State of the Air Report?

    • A.

      Pittsburgh

    • B.

      Houston

    • C.

      Washington, D.C.

    • D.

      Los Angeles

    Correct Answer
    D. Los Angeles
    Explanation
    Los Angeles was declared as having the worst air quality in the U.S. by the 2010 State of the Air Report. This is because Los Angeles is known for its high levels of air pollution due to factors such as heavy traffic, industrial emissions, and geographical conditions that trap pollutants in the area. The city's topography, with mountains surrounding it, creates a phenomenon known as inversion, where a layer of warm air traps pollutants close to the ground. This, combined with the large population and high vehicle emissions, contributes to the poor air quality in Los Angeles.

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  • 5. 

    What two Asian cities tied in 2009 as having the world's worst air quality?

    • A.

      Beijing & New Delhi

    • B.

      Wuhan & Mumbai

    • C.

      Osaka & New Delhi

    • D.

      Tokyo & Hong Kong

    Correct Answer
    A. Beijing & New Delhi
    Explanation
    Beijing and New Delhi tied in 2009 as having the world's worst air quality. Both cities have experienced severe air pollution due to various factors such as industrial emissions, vehicular pollution, and geographical conditions. These factors contribute to high levels of particulate matter and harmful pollutants in the air, leading to poor air quality and negative health effects for the residents. Efforts have been made in recent years to improve air quality in both cities through measures like stricter emission standards and the promotion of renewable energy sources.

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  • 6. 

    When the WHO created its final ranking of world healthcare systems in 2000, what European nation was #1?

    • A.

      Germany

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      Spain

    • D.

      Italy

    Correct Answer
    B. France
    Explanation
    In 2000, France was ranked as the number one European nation in the World Health Organization's final ranking of world healthcare systems. This indicates that France had the highest overall performance and efficiency in providing healthcare services compared to other European countries such as Germany, Spain, and Italy.

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  • 7. 

    What malaria-like disease is found only in parts of Africa and South America?

    • A.

      Lassa Fever

    • B.

      Lyme Disease

    • C.

      Yellow Fever

    • D.

      Dengue Fever

    Correct Answer
    C. Yellow Fever
    Explanation
    Yellow Fever is a viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes that is primarily found in parts of Africa and South America. It is characterized by symptoms such as fever, headache, muscle pain, and jaundice. Lassa Fever, on the other hand, is a viral hemorrhagic fever found in West Africa, while Lyme Disease is a tick-borne illness prevalent in various parts of the world. Dengue Fever is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions globally. Therefore, Yellow Fever is the correct answer as it is the only disease mentioned that is specific to Africa and South America.

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  • 8. 

    What U.K. nation's "drink problem" is "significantly worse" than that of other U.K. nations?

    • A.

      Northern Ireland

    • B.

      Wales

    • C.

      Scotland

    • D.

      England

    Correct Answer
    C. Scotland
    Explanation
    Scotland has a "drink problem" that is "significantly worse" than that of other U.K. nations. This suggests that Scotland has a higher rate of alcohol-related issues such as alcoholism, binge drinking, and alcohol-related health problems compared to Northern Ireland, Wales, and England. This could be due to various factors such as cultural norms surrounding alcohol consumption, availability and affordability of alcohol, and social attitudes towards drinking.

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  • 9. 

    How much of Scotland's annual budget is spent on alcohol-related harm and alcohol misuse?

    • A.

      2%

    • B.

      1%

    • C.

      5%

    • D.

      10%

    Correct Answer
    D. 10%
    Explanation
    10% of Scotland's annual budget is spent on alcohol-related harm and alcohol misuse. This indicates that a significant portion of the budget is allocated towards addressing the negative consequences associated with alcohol consumption. This high percentage highlights the importance and impact of alcohol-related issues on the country's overall budget and public health.

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  • 10. 

    What did Scotland publish in 2009, offering a strategic approach to tackling alcohol misuse ?

    • A.

      National Sobriety Proposal

    • B.

      Alcohol Framework for Action

    • C.

      Alcohol White Paper

    • D.

      Proposed Sobriety Plan

    Correct Answer
    B. Alcohol Framework for Action
    Explanation
    In 2009, Scotland published the "Alcohol Framework for Action" which provided a strategic approach to addressing alcohol misuse. This document outlined various measures and initiatives aimed at reducing the harmful effects of alcohol and promoting responsible drinking. It served as a comprehensive plan to tackle the issue and guide the implementation of policies and interventions related to alcohol consumption in Scotland.

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  • 11. 

    What 2011 World Vision initiative promotes child health across Central and South America?

    • A.

      Mother-Child-Infant Wellness Program

    • B.

      Early Childhood Intervention

    • C.

      Health Missions For Children

    • D.

      Child Health Now Campaign

    Correct Answer
    D. Child Health Now Campaign
    Explanation
    The Child Health Now Campaign is a 2011 World Vision initiative that aims to promote child health across Central and South America. This campaign focuses on raising awareness about the importance of child health and advocating for policies and programs that will improve the well-being of children in the region. Through various activities and initiatives, the Child Health Now Campaign works towards ensuring that every child has access to quality healthcare, nutrition, and a safe environment for healthy development.

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