Measles Quiz: Can You Spot the Symptoms?

October 20, 2016
Leo Robert
Leo Robert

Take this quick quiz to test your knowledge of a deadly disease.

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More than 100,000 deaths were attributable to the measles between 1971 and 1979 in the Americas alone. The measles virus was declared eliminated in 2000, and the region of the Americas was declared free of measles as recently as a few weeks ago, but new cases continue to be reported.

Take this spot quiz to test your knowledge of this deadly disease.

Note: If you would like more information on any of the questions, a link to the original article, “A Very Sick 3-Year-Old: Fever, Cough, Congestion & Rash,” is provided on the last page of the quiz.

 

Question 1:

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The correct answer is B. Cysts

 

Question 2.

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The correct answer is D. A, B, and C

 

Question 3.

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The correct answer is A. 105°F

 

Question 4.

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The correct answer is B. Koplik spots

 

Question 5.

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The correct answer is C. Patients are contagious from 24 hours before the rash appears to 24 hours after. (They are contagious 4 days before and after.)

 

Question 6.

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The correct answer is B. Low community vaccination rates

 

Question 7.

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The correct answer is C. 2 or 3 weeks

 

Question 8.

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The correct answer is A. Vitamin A

For more information on all questions and answers, please visit “A Very Sick 3-Year-Old: Fever, Cough, Congestion & Rash.”