What's Your Flu IQ?

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 145

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Influenza Quizzes & Trivia

MANA physicians recommend that people get vaccinated against influenza as soon as 2012-2013 flu season vaccine becomes available in their community. Influenza seasons are unpredictable, and can begin as early as October. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body and provide protection against the flu. Flu vaccines are likely to begin now and continue throughout October until all vaccine is distributed. MANA physicians recommend vaccinating their patients as soon as flu vaccine is available at their clinics.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A flu vaccine can't give you the flu.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The "stomach flu" and influenza are the same thing.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Getting a flu vaccine in December or later is not too late.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Flu viruses change constantly which requires a new flu vaccine to be produced each year.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Washing your hands is the best thing you can do to protect against the flu.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The flu vaccine protects against three strains of flu.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The flu is typically spread through coughs and/or sneezes.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The flu is not a serious illness.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The flu vaccine is available as a shot or a nasal spray.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    You can spread the flu to others before you have symptoms.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False