COVID-19 Quiz Posted on March 22, 2020March 25, 2020 by CCU COVID-19 Quiz We know these are stressful times for everyone, and we appreciate the sacrifices of those on the front lines combating the COVID-19 outbreak. We hope this quiz can provide a small respite from the more sobering parts of your day and help to educate you on what is know about the virus so far. COVID-19 is a type of coronavirus that affects the respiratory system. This quiz will test your knowledge on the virus, other types of coronaviruses, how they’re spread, and preventive measures to take in preventing the spread of COVID-19. 1. Which statement about the coronavirus is INCORRECT? A. Coronavirus is a term used to describe a large group of viruses that cause respiratory symptoms. B. MERS, SARS, and COVID-19 are types of coronaviruses. C. Coronaviruses are rarely zoonotic in transmission. D. The coronavirus is contagious. 2. When a virus is transmitted from an animal to a human this is termed as? A. mammalian event B. zoonotic spillover event C. interspecies transmission event D. intraspecies spillover event 3. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) started in ______________ and was transmitted from _________ to humans. A. China; civet cat B. Asia; seafood C. Saudi Arabia; camels D. China; pangolin 4. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) started in ______________ and was transmitted from _________ to humans. A. China, civet cat B. China, pangolin C. Saudi Arabia, camels D. Asia; seafood 5. COVID-19 started in what country? A. Wuhan, China B. Macau, China C. Guangzhous, China D. Beijing, China 6. COVID-19 is genetically similar to what other coronavirus but it’s actually a different virus? A. MERS B. SARS 7. What is the name of the virus that causes COVID-19? A. SARS-CoV-1 B. HCoV-Co43 C. MERS-CoV D. SARS-CoV-2 8. How is COVID-19 PRIMARILY spread to others? A. Airborne B. Droplet C. Blood D. Fecal-oral 9. Select the signs and symptoms of COVID-19: A. Fever B. Cough C. Sore throat D. Fatigue E. Shortness of breath F. All of the above 10. What is NOT a preventive measure that members of the community can apply to help prevent acquiring COVID-19? A. Handwashing B. Wearing a facemask when going around others C. Covering mouth and nose when sneezing and coughing D. Avoiding others who are sick E. Staying home when sick 11. A person with COVID-19 can transmit the virus even though they are asymptomatic. True False 12. How should you wash your hands to ensure they're germ free? A. Wash your hands with soap in very hot water. B. Wash your hands with soap in very cold water. C. Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.. D. Wash your hands with soap and water followed by hand sanitizer. 13. Which conditions are present in people-groups at high-risk? A. Heart issues B. Lung problems C. Kidney disease D. Older adults E. All of the above 14. What should you do if you are high-risk? A. Stay at home as much as possible. B. Limit close contact and exposure to crowds and sick people. C. Wash your hands often for at least for 20 seconds or more. D. Maintain social separation at least 6ft from others. E. All of the above 15. What you can do to avoid the spread? A. Cough and sneeze into your arm. B. Stay home if you are feeling sick. C. Wash your hands frequently. D. Wipe shared surfaces with sanitizing cloths. E. Keep good hygiene: shower daily, wash clothes, do not pile trash. F. Avoid shaking hands. G. Avoid kissing. H. All of the above Maryland COVID-19 Map Johns Hopkins CSSE COVID-19 Map Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *You may use these HTML tags and attributes:<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.