The WHO has been certifying countries to be malaria-free since 1955. Which of the following has NOT yet been certified?
B. El Salvador
C. Sri Lanka
The word “malaria” originates from the Mediaeval Italian words mala aria. What does this translate to?
A. Bad water
B. Bad air
C. Bad blood
D. Bad bite
Malaria’s symptoms are ______________________.
A. Fever, chills and headache
B. Vomiting, stomach ache and diarrhea
C. Headache, diarrhea and chills
How do humans get malaria?
A. Ingesting contaminated food
B. Getting bitten by a vector
C. Swimming in an infected lake
D. Using a homemade solution for contact lenses
Which condition may provide some resistance to malaria?
A. Sickle cell trait
B. G6PD deficiency
D. All of the above
The study of insects is called _____
World Malaria Day was first held in ______.
World Malaria day is celebrated on ___.
a. 23 May
b. 24 April
c. 25 April
d. 26 June
Which mosquito species spreads malaria?
A. Anopheles mosquito
B. Aedes mosquito
C. Culex mosquito
Which mosquito drinks blood?
C. Both male and female
D. Mosquitoes don’t drink blood
Malaria exists in all the countries in the world.
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