Weathering the Winter: A Health Quiz

February 24, 2016

Do you know the cold facts about cold-weather diseases? Take this quick quiz on some common winter conditions.

Do certain disorders occur more frequently in the winter months, or does it just seem that way?

For a review of the cold facts about cold-weather diseases, take this quick quiz on the conditions physicians are most likely to see before the advent of spring.

Note: If you would like more information on any of the questions, a link to the original article, “10 Cold Facts About Winter Ills,” is provided on the last page of the quiz.

 

Question 1:

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The correct answer is A. True

 

Question 2.

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The correct answer is B. False

 

Question 3.

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The correct answer is C. Symptoms generally begin within 30 to 45 minutes after starting physical activity.

 

Question 4.

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The correct answer is A. Single viral infections, predominantly respiratory syncytial virus

 

Question 5.

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

 

Question 6.

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The correct answer is C. On cold, wet, and overcast days

 

Question 7.

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The correct answer is A. Symptoms of primary disease appear at a younger age and secondary disease at later ages.

 

Question 8.

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The correct answer is D. Chest pain

For more information on all questions and answers, please visit “10 Cold Facts About Winter Ills.”