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COVID-19
Information Quiz
By VIRGINIA HALL, MD,
FACOG, FACP

1. What is a pandemic? 

4. What is a corona virus?

A. An epidemic, only worse

A. Virus you get from drinking too much Mexican beer

B. A hoax

B. Virus named by its appearance on electron microscopy

C. Disease affecting only a certain segment of population (age,
gender, ethnic origin)

C. Virus you get primarily because of poor hand hygiene

D. Disease that goes beyond borders and is caused by chemical agents

2. What is the virus causing COVID-19 called?
A. Measles
B. SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome corona
virus 2)

D. Virus that is most common cause of the common cold

5. W
 hat is incubation period (time of exposure
to virus shedding by infected individual) for
COVID-19?
A. None - if you come in contact with it, you have it
B. 3.96 to 11.5 days (median 5.1 to 5.2 days)

C. Varicella

C. 20.5 to 30.6 days (median 24.1 to 25.9 days)

D. Mumps

D. 30 to 60 days (median 39.0 to 45.8 days)

E. Poliomyelitis

3. Name the two most common modes of
transmission of COVID-19:

A. <5%

A. Blood transfusion

B. 10-15%

B. Mother to child while pregnant

C. 40-45%

C. Respiratory (sneezing, coughing, talking, singing)

D. 70-75%

D. Contamination by touching surface with virus and then
touching face or rubbing eyes
E. Stool and/or urine
F. Semen and/or vaginal secretions
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6. What percentage of people with COVID-19
are asymptomatic?

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