The Big Quiz On Health Worldwide

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The Big Quiz On Health Worldwide

This is a brief quiz on the basics of general knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the mid-1980s, how did physicians in China regard HIV-AIDS?
    • A. 

      As A "Foreign Problem"

    • B. 

      As A "Media-Induced Issue"

    • C. 

      As A Controllable Problem

    • D. 

      As A "Limited Issue"

  • 2. 
    In 2006, what once epidemic disease had cases reported only in Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan?
    • A. 

      Smallpox

    • B. 

      HIV-AIDS

    • C. 

      Polio

    • D. 

      Avian Flu

  • 3. 
    What was the primary weapon used to nearly eradicated Guinea worm disease in Asia and Africa?
    • A. 

      Oral Medications

    • B. 

      Vitamins

    • C. 

      Vaccines

    • D. 

      Education

  • 4. 
    What drug company has donated 125 million doses of Mectizan to prevent river blindness in South America?
    • A. 

      Pfizer

    • B. 

      Merck & Co.

    • C. 

      Eli Lilly And Company

    • D. 

      The Upjohn Company

  • 5. 
    What government office tracks the amount of money spent on junk food in the U.S each year?
    • A. 

      FTC Bureau Of Consumer Protection

    • B. 

      Department Of Health And Human Services

    • C. 

      Bureau Of Labor Statistics

    • D. 

      Department Of Agriculture

  • 6. 
    What U.S. state held 5 of the spots on the "Men's Health" list of America's Ten Fattest Cities?
    • A. 

      Ohio

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      West Virginia

    • D. 

      Texas

  • 7. 
    What California city was America's leanest in 2010, according to Men's Health magazine?
    • A. 

      Sacramento

    • B. 

      Fresno

    • C. 

      San Diego

    • D. 

      San Francisco

  • 8. 
    What Texas city was America's fattest in 2010, according to Men's Health magazine?
    • A. 

      Houston

    • B. 

      Corpus Christi

    • C. 

      Abilene

    • D. 

      Dallas

  • 9. 
    How does the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System collect information in the U.S?
    • A. 

      By Telephone

    • B. 

      By Anonymous Mail Surveys

    • C. 

      By Reviewing Surveillance Video

    • D. 

      By E-Mail Survey

  • 10. 
    What city landed the bottom spot in a 2010 study of America's 50 fittest cities?
    • A. 

      Las Vegas, Nevada

    • B. 

      Oklahoma City

    • C. 

      Dallas

    • D. 

      Miami

  • 11. 
    What U.S. city was declared the fittest in a 2010 study by the American College of Sports Medicine?
    • A. 

      Minneapolis

    • B. 

      Memphis

    • C. 

      Miami

    • D. 

      Los Angeles

  • 12. 
    In 2010, what did 22% of NYC residents surveyed report their personal health to be?
    • A. 

      Fair

    • B. 

      Poor

    • C. 

      Excellent

    • D. 

      Average

  • 13. 
    What is the cost to the Selian Hospital in Tanzania per child to surgically correct skeletal deformities?
    • A. 

      580

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      5000

    • D. 

      100

  • 14. 
    In a 2010 study by Transportation For America, what U.S. city proved most dangerous for pedestrians?
    • A. 

      Albany, New York

    • B. 

      Denver, Colorado

    • C. 

      Orlando, Florida

    • D. 

      Akron, Ohio

  • 15. 
    In 2004, what American city was declared the best for joggers by "Runner's World" magazine?
    • A. 

      San Francisco

    • B. 

      Chicago

    • C. 

      Boston

    • D. 

      Houston