The COVID-19 pandemic is a major part of current world history, with the potential to shape our future life, society, culture and economy for decades to come. The virus’ effects on our lives can be frightening, but we have the responsibility to study it thoroughly.
Only by understanding this threat can we learn to properly defeat it. Test your coronavirus knowledge here.
The term _________ refers to the disease, while __________ refers to the actual virus.
What does SARS mean?
A.Sudden acute respiratory syndrome
B.Severe allergic respiratory syndrome
C.Systemic anaphylactic respiratory syndrome
D.Severe acute respiratory syndrome
SARS-CoV-2 primarily spreads by…
A.insects, such as ticks, fleas and lice
B.airborne particles that remain in air for long periods of time
C.person-to-person contact through respiratory droplets
D.water, especially dirty or stagnant pools of water
Which of these actions, when done by an infected person, can cause the virus to spread as small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth?
D.All of the above
Which group of people is more prone to develop serious symptoms from COVID-19?
B.People with underlying medical conditions
C.Both A & B
D.None of the above
What is the minimum distance that you should try to keep between you and other people to help prevent infection?
Which of these should you do if you feel ill?
B.Visit a friend at their house
C.Attend a public event
D.Take a bike ride around town
All of these are among the most common symptoms of COVID-19, except for…
A.Tiredness or fatigue
B.Loss of smell or taste
A COVID-19 infection is likely serious and in need of immediate medical attention if there is…
B.loss of speech, or delirium
D.any of the above
How long does it take, on average, for an infected person to show symptoms?
From the following choices, find the coronavirus vaccine that doesn’t actually exist.
C.Johnson & Johnson
It is normal for some people to experience side effects from a vaccine shot, as this signifies that the body is developing immunity. What should you do to relieve these side effects?
A.Get plenty of bed rest
B.Drink enough non-alcoholic fluids
C.Take pain relief medication, when needed
D.All of the above
The World Health Organization (WHO) currently recommends getting a booster dose of your vaccine _____ months after completing the first set.
A PCR test is the most common test used to detect and confirm a SARS-CoV-2 infection. What does PCR mean?
A.Polymerase chain reaction
B.Polymerase catalase reaction
C.Polymerase coronavirus reaction
D.Polymerase core reaction
________ refers to being separated from others because you have potentially been exposed to the virus and may likely be infected, while ________ refers to separation because you show COVID-19 symptoms or have tested positive.