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Quiz: Test Your Knowledge About World Malaria Day

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World Malaria Day is celebrated today i.e. 25 April to bring awareness about malaria. Whenever the weather changes, the number of mosquitoes also increases, and at the same time, there is a possibility of being a victim of malaria. In such a situation, the knock of malaria reaches from house to house. A slight inadvertence is the main reason for the disease to thrive. If the weather is changing, if you have a fever, headache, and feeling weak, do not be negligent, consult a doctor immediately. These small problems may take the form of malaria later. Malaria is a disease that can be avoided only by taking precautions. Malaria is a type of parasitic disease spread by Plasmodium. Whose carrier is the female Anaphylis mosquito? When an infected female Anaphylase mosquito bites a person, symptoms of malaria start appearing in the infection.

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1. Malaria parasites specifically affect which blood cells?

72151 RBC
72152 WBC
72153 Plasma
72154 All of the above

2. Which of the following are symptoms of malaria?

72155 Cold fever
72156 Headache
72157 Vomiting
72158 All of the above

3. What are the precautions to be taken to prevent malaria?

72159 Use full arm clothing
72160 Use mosquito nets at bedtime
72161 Do not use as many coils as possible
72162 All of the above

4. The word “malaria” comes from which two medieval Italian words?

72163 Painful breathing
72164 Bad Air
72165 Dirty water
72166 Evil insect

5. How many countries are on track to meet the World Health Assembly target of reducing the malaria burden by 75% between 2000 and 2015?

72167 15
72168 25
72169 55
72170 75

6. Which of the following can repel mosquitoes?

72171 Citronella
72172 Garlic
72173 Banana
72174 Chilli

7. Which of the following US presidents did not suffer from malaria during his lifetime?

72175 Theodore Roosevelt
72176 John F Kennedy
72177 Richard Nixon
72178 George Washington

8. What percentage of missed school days in Africa is due to malaria?

72179 Up to 20%
72180 Up to 30%
72181 Up to 50%
72182 Up to 60%

9. Which of these drinks contains quinine, an anti-malarial property?

72183 Red Bull
72184 Tonic
72185 Warm milk
72186 None of the above

10. Which of the following countries has a low malaria risk?

72187 Gambia
72188 Morocco
72189 Both of the above
72190 None of the above

11. World Malaria Day was established in May --------------- by the 60th session of the World Health Assembly, WHO's the decision-making body.

72191 May 2004
72192 May 2005
72193 May 2006
72194 May 2007
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