Summer Safety - Insect Bites & Stings

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Summer Safety - Insect Bites & Stings

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most sting reactions are caused by the following types of insects.
    • A. 

      Fire flies, butterflies, beetle bugs and lady bugs

    • B. 

      Dragonfly, moths, grasshoppers and termites

    • C. 

      Crickets, waterbugs and centipedes

    • D. 

      Yellow jackets, honey bees, wasp, hornets and fire ants

  • 2. 
    People with diabetes and others with circulation problems may be at risk for complications and infections after being stung.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    All insect bites are minor. If bitten just wipe the area with an alcohol swab.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are accurate  descriptions  of a black widow spider?
    • A. 

      Black with a red hourglass shaped spot on the abdomen.

    • B. 

      Brown with a red hourglass shaped spot on the abdomen.

    • C. 

      Black with a red spot on the back.

    • D. 

      A & B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    ____________ can transmit diseases, including Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis, and tularemia.
    • A. 

      Spiders

    • B. 

      Hornets

    • C. 

      Ticks

    • D. 

      Ants

  • 6. 
    Anti-venom medication may be recommended for Black Widow bites.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a true statement.
    • A. 

      Brown Recluse live in out-of-the-way areas.

    • B. 

      A spider bite may feel like nothing more than a pinprick.

    • C. 

      Some ticks are as small as a period at the end of a sentence.

    • D. 

      You should suffocate ticks by applying petroleum jelly.

  • 8. 
    What can you use to remove a tick once it has attached itself to your skin?
    • A. 

      Tweezers

    • B. 

      A credit card

    • C. 

      A sterilized needle

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What is a classic symptom of Lyme disease?
    • A. 

      A very tiny red bump at the site of the bite

    • B. 

      No visible symptoms

    • C. 

      A red bull's-eye rash at the site of the bite

    • D. 

      A runny nose.

  • 10. 
    Since insect bites and stings are almost inevitibable during the hot summer months you should
    • A. 

      Keep your windows closed.

    • B. 

      Never go hiking or camping in the woods.

    • C. 

      Never play or picnic in the grass.

    • D. 

      Brave the outdoors and learn how to treat bites and stings.

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