Infectious Diseases & the WHO Quiz
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
The disease that ravaged Europe from 1500-1700’s was know as what?
A. The Black Death
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
What is a widespread outbreak of a virus in a community?
What is it called when virus spreads across a nation or around the world?
Which virus kills more people than any other annually and over time?
A. Black Plague
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
Which country is threatening to leave the WHO?
B. Great Britain
C. South Korea
All the resources necessary to support an activity to end an epidemic or pandemic is called what?
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 is the US agency that fights against contagious diseases?
Which disease broke out in Haiti following the earthquake? Most people died from getting this disease from unclean drinking water.
B. The Plague
What animal kills the most people annually?
A. Grizzly Bear
B. African Elephant
D. Great White Shark
Which famous billionaire said we are not ready for the next pandemic?
A. Jeff Bezos
B. Bill Gates
C. Elon Musk
D. Oprah Winfrey
How do viruses quickly travel around the world?
D. Shipping Containers
What is the name of the United Nations organization created to help people around the world stay healthy?
What was the last large scale pandemic to hit the world?
A. German Measles
B. Russian Fever
C. Spanish Flu
D. Welsh Whooping Cough
Countries volunatrily donate money to the WHO, what is the approximate budget for the organization?
D. $5.6 T
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