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Infectious Diseases & the WHO Quiz


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Which is not an accomplishment of the WHO?

A. Eradicating Smallpox

B. Eliminating most of polio

C. Creating a vaccine for the common cold

D. Developing a vaccine for Ebola


What is the US agency that fights against contagious diseases?

A. FDA

B. CDC

C. WHO

D. UNESCO


What is the name of the United Nations organization created to help people around the world stay healthy?

A. FDA

B. CDC

C. WHO

D. UNESCO


What is a widespread outbreak of a virus in a community?

A. Epidemic

B. Epidermis

C. Pandemic

D. Panic


Which famous billionaire said we are not ready for the next pandemic?

A. Jeff Bezos

B. Bill Gates

C. Elon Musk

D. Oprah Winfrey


What was the biggest source of contamination of fresh drinking water in early civilizations?

A. Animals living close to people

B. Lack of a water source (desert conditions)

C. Wells that are not dug deep enough

D. Aqueducts were not built high enough


What animal kills the most people annually?

A. Grizzly Bear

B. African Elephant

C. Mosquitos

D. Great White Shark


All the resources necessary to support an activity to end an epidemic or pandemic is called what?

A. Bureaucracy

B. Infrastructure

C. Superstructure


What was the last large scale pandemic to hit the world?

A. German Measles

B. Russian Fever

C. Spanish Flu

D. Welsh Whooping Cough


During the Columbian Exchange many Indigenous People died. What was this period called?

A. Black Death

B. Covid Pandemic

C. The Great Dying

D. Spanish Flu


What was it called when Europeans explored the world and traded with the natives in the Western Hemisphere?

A. American Express

B. American Exchange

C. Columbian Exchange

D. Columbian Deals


Which country is threatening to leave the WHO?

A. Canada

B. Great Britain

C. South Korea

D. USA


Which virus kills more people than any other annually and over time?

A. Black Plague

B. Covid

C. Flu

D. Malaria


Countries volunatrily donate money to the WHO, what is the approximate budget for the organization?

A. $3.6B

B. $5.6B

C. $8.6B

D. $5.6 T


The disease that ravaged Europe from 1500-1700’s was know as what?

A. The Black Death

B. Cholera

C. Malaria

D. Tuberculosis


Which disease broke out in Haiti following the earthquake? Most people died from getting this disease from unclean drinking water.

A. Cholera

B. The Plague

C. Ebola

D. Zika


How do viruses quickly travel around the world?

A. Airplanes

B. Boats

C. Email

D. Shipping Containers


What is it called when virus spreads across a nation or around the world?

A. Epidemic

B. Pandemic

C. Epidermis

D. Infrastructure




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