Schistosomiasis Quiz

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Schistosomiasis Quiz

Test your knowledge of bilharzia with this quick 10 question quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Bilharzia is another name for Schistosomiasis
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    1. Schistosomiasis only occurs in Africa
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    It is safe to swim in Lake Malawi. The tour operators know the locations where there is no Schistosomiasis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    There are 5 species of the schistosoma parasite
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    If you suspect you have been exposed to Bilharzia in Africa you should take treatment straight away, even before you return home
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Bilharzia is a mild disease and causes no long-term problems
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Insect repellant protects against Bilharzia
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    My blood test can still be positive after treatment with Praziquantel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Bilharzia saved Taiwan from Chinese invasion in 1949 (one for the history buffs).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    I’m just rafting in Laos, I’m not at risk of Bilharzia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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