How Much Do You Know About Ebola?

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How Much Do You Know About Ebola?

With the recent outbreak of Ebola, it would be useful to know about the basic facts. . . So take this quiz and find out how much you know about Ebola!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where is the Ebola outbreak most widespread?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      East Africa

    • C. 

      Eastern Europe

    • D. 

      Southeast Asia

    • E. 

      West Africa

    • F. 

      South Africa

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following countries have been issued a travel warning?
    • A. 

      Togo

    • B. 

      Kenya

    • C. 

      Liberia

    • D. 

      Ghana

    • E. 

      Gambia

    • F. 

      Ethiopia

  • 3. 
    Which virus causes Ebola?
    • A. 

      RNA virus

    • B. 

      Alphavirus

    • C. 

      Chikungunya virus

    • D. 

      Arbovirus

    • E. 

      Rubulavirus

    • F. 

      Influenza virus

  • 4. 
    Which symptom is common in the later stages of Ebola?
    • A. 

      Diarrhea

    • B. 

      Muscle aches

    • C. 

      Sore throat

    • D. 

      Bleeding

    • E. 

      High fever

    • F. 

      Dry cough

  • 5. 
    Where did the first known Ebola outbreak occur in 1976?
    • A. 

      Morocco

    • B. 

      Chad

    • C. 

      Algeria

    • D. 

      Rwanda

    • E. 

      Burundi

    • F. 

      Democratic Republic of Congo

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the symptoms of Ebola?
    • A. 

      High fever

    • B. 

      Muscle aches

    • C. 

      Headache

    • D. 

      Weight loss

    • E. 

      Sore throat

    • F. 

      Weakness

  • 7. 
    How does the Ebola virus spread?
    • A. 

      Close contact with skin and bodily fluids

    • B. 

      Drinking water or eating food contaminated with bacterium

    • C. 

      Bite from infected fleas

    • D. 

      Bite from infected mosquitoes

    • E. 

      Rat fleas infected with bacteria

    • F. 

      Unprotected sex

  • 8. 
    After how many days do Ebola symptoms start appearing?
    • A. 

      A few hours

    • B. 

      One day

    • C. 

      Two days

    • D. 

      Five days

    • E. 

      One week

    • F. 

      One month

  • 9. 
    There is no treatment or cure for Ebola. However, there are treatments that can make patients more comfortable. What kind of treatment does this include?
    • A. 

      Diet and exercise

    • B. 

      Intravenous (IV) fluids

    • C. 

      Rehydration

    • D. 

      Antiviral treatment

    • E. 

      Blood transfusion

    • F. 

      High doses of steroids

  • 10. 
    Which animal is considered a natural Ebola virus host?
    • A. 

      Spider crab

    • B. 

      Hagfish

    • C. 

      Star-nosed mole

    • D. 

      Yeti crab

    • E. 

      Fruit bat

    • F. 

      Frill-necked lizard

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