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Ultimate Trivia Quiz About Influenza Virus RNA! Take This Test

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Influenza caused infectious disease and it is also known as the flu. These viruses infect the respiratory tracts of animals, birds, and humans. Usually, people get symptoms like fever, cough, headache, and fatigue due to infection with this virus. Apart from this, symptoms like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and sore throat are also found in some people. Most people have flu symptoms for about one to two weeks. After that the patient becomes healthy. A flu infection makes a person more seriously ill than other viral respiratory infections. The death rate of persons infected with this virus is about 0. 1%. The above circumstances are common for flu that spreads in a particular season every year. However, sometimes the flu spreads very severely. Its severe outbreak comes when such a section of the population is affected by it, whose immunity is very weak. This is because the flu virus has transformed itself exclusively. In this way, the situation becomes an epidemic. So, take this quiz and increase your knowledge about influenza virus RNA.

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1. Which of the following pandemics was caused by influenza?

32759 Black Death
32760 Spanish Flu
32761 Plague of Justinian
32762 Plague of Athens

2. Which season is considered 'flu season'?

32763 Summer
32764 Fall
32765 Winter
32766 All of above

3. How is influenza usually transmitted?

32767 Flea bites
32768 By infected water
32769 Mosquito bites
32770 Direct or indirect contact with an infected person

4. How often do you need to get a flu shot?

32771 Once a month
32772 Once every six months
32773 Once a year
32774 Once every 5 years

5. How can you reduce your chance of getting influenza?

32775 Wash your hands
32776 Get a flu shot
32777 Avoid shaking hands with others
32778 All of above

6. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) , an uncomplicated influenza infection will last from ________ to _______ days in most people.

32779 3 to 7 days
32780 4 to 8 days
32781 1 to 9 days
32782 5 to 6 days

7. This year's vaccine was designed to attack three strains....

32783 H1N1
32784 H3N2
32785 Influenza A
32786 All of above

8. Type B flu may cause a less severe reaction than type ____________ virus.

32787 C flu
32788 D flu
32789 A flu
32790 None of these

9. Which is the most affected country by influenza?

32791 Argentina
32792 Australia
32793 Austria
32794 Bahamas

10. Which is human influenza?

32795 Influenza A
32796 Influenza B
32797 Both of above
32798 None of above

11. Influenza virus belongs to which kingdom?

32799 Protista
32800 Orthomyxovirus
32801 Animalia
32802 Bacteria

12. While the impact of flu varies, it places a substantial burden on the health of people in the United States each year. CDC estimates that influenza has resulted in between.......

32803 0.3 million – 19.0 million illnesses
32804 9.8 million – 29.0 million illnesses
32805 9.3 million – 49.0 million illnesses
32806 9.9 million – 59.0 million illnesses
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