Epidemiology Quizzes Online & Trivia

A comprehensive database of more than 17 epidemiology quizzes online, test your knowledge with epidemiology quiz questions. Our online epidemiology trivia quizzes can be adapted to suit your requirements for taking some of the top epidemiology quizzes.

Are you ready to make these quizzes viral? We have quizzes all about epidemics. When a disease breaks out affecting a huge population, it's called an epidemic. If you knew that all along, then you'll do just fine with these quizzes. Did you know that Smallpox is considered as the worst epidemic in the history of mankind? It's good to know that the World Health Organization has declared "freedom from smallpox" for some time now.

Have you heard about experimental epidemiology? What are the other studies that are included in epidemiology? These are just some of the outbreak of questions you'll be facing when you take our quizzes. Are you ready to draw first blood? Why don't you help spread the word about these quizzes? We sure won't mind if you start that epidemic! Good luck!

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  • An outbreak of gastritis occurred on a cruise ship.  The data in the following table were obtained shortly after the outbreak, from a questionnaire completed by everyone on board the ship. What is the relative risk of developing gastritis from herring consumption?

  • In a study of 500 cases of a disease and 500 controls, the suspected etiological factor is found in 400 cases and 100 controls.  What is the absolute risk of disease in people with the factor?

  • Regionville is a community of 100,000 persons.  During 1985 there were 1,000 deaths from all causes.  All cases of tuberculosis have been found and they total 300 – 200 males and 100 females.  During 1985, there were 60 deaths from tuberculosis, 50 of them males. What is the crude mortality rate for Regionville?

  • An outbreak of gastritis occurred on a cruise ship. The data in the following table were obtained shortly after the outbreak, from a questionnaire completed by everyone on board the ship. What is the relative risk of developing gastritis from herring consumption?

  • Epidemic refers to

  • In a study of 500 cases of a disease and 500 controls, the suspected etiological factor is found in 400 cases and 100 controls. The absolute risk of disease in people with the factor is

  • In 1945 there were 1,000 women who worked in a factory painting radium dials on watches. The incidence of bone cancer in these women up to 1975 was compared with that of 1,000 women who worked as telephone operators in 1975. Twenty of the radium dial painters and four of the telephone operators developed bone cancer between 1945 and 1975. This study is an example of a:
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  • Question 2-3. The following table gives the results of a screening test for diabetes compared to a confirmatory evaluation (oral glucose tolerance test). The sensitivity of this screening test for diagnosing diabetes is:          
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  • Question 2-3. The following table gives the results of a screening test for diabetes compared to a confirmatory evaluation (oral glucose tolerance test). The specificity of this screening test for diagnosing diabetes is
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  • Mass Screening is
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  • Selective screening is
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  • Describe sensitivity
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