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Health Matters

written by: Jeopardybound
 
If you are in the medical field or just a trivia junkie, this quiz is for you. Nothing too obscure here, at least not for my fellow trivia enthusiasts!

Question 1:


Found in tonic water, quinine is commonly used to treat malaria.
True
False

Question 2:


Lipitor and Zocor are two popular brand names which fall under what class of cholesterol lowering drugs?
Citrates
Hydrochlorides
Aminoketones
Statins

Question 3:


What deadly and infectious disease that most often attacks the lungs used to be known as consumption?
Whooping Cough
Chicken Pox
Tuberculosis
Measles

Question 4:


Which 19th century French microbiologist created the first vaccine for rabies?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 5:


Clara Barton was the founder of the American Red Cross, but who founded the International Red Cross in 1863?
Henry Ford
Henry Dunant
William Durant
Alfred Nobel

Question 6:


What famous 19th century nurse gained the moniker "Lady with the lamp" during the Crimean War?
Mary Mallon
Molly Pitcher
Carrie Nation
Florence Nightingale

Question 7:


An important supplement for pregnant women, what is vitamin B9 more commonly known as?
Riboflavin
Thiamine
Folic Acid
Niacin

Question 8:


In 2009, Thomas R. Frieden, MD assumed office as director of this agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services located just outside of Atlanta, Georgia.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Food and Drug Administration
American Lung Association
Mayo Clinic

Question 9:


Jonas Salk was the 20th century American medical researcher responsible for developing the highly effective and safe oral polio vaccine.
True
False

Question 10:


What nervous system ailment, characterized by symptoms of severe lethargy and fatigue, is primarily caused by the lack of vitamin B1 (Thiamine) in the diet?
Scurvy
Beriberi
Rickets
Nyctalopia

Question 11:


What organization won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999 for its medical care in acute crises and raising international awareness of potential humanitarian disasters?
UNESCO
Doctors Without Borders
International Red Cross
Amnesty International

Question 12:


What term is used to describe the spreading of an infectious disease across several countries much larger in scope than an epidemic?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 13:


Also known for her record-breaking trip around the world, what American journalist faked insanity in order to study a mental institution from the inside?
Susan B. Anthony
Gertrude Ederle
Lizzie Borden
Nellie Bly

 


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