1.4 QUIZ 'Risky business'


Can you get AIDS from eating off someone's plate? Is it dangerous if you prick yourself with a used syringe? What has the hepatitis C virus to do with AIDS? In short, what do you know about health risks? Test your knowledge with this quiz.

1. water and soap kill the hepatitis B virus

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

2. Less than half of all infecting drug users are infected with the hepatitis C virus

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

3. Accidentally pricking yourself on a needle which has last been used three weeks ago, is not dangerous.

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

4. HIV is more contagious than the hepatitus B virus

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

5. By using the knife and fork of an AIDS patient, you can catch HIV yourself

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

6. Breathing in someone else's cough is enough to get infected with tuberculosis

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

7. Only someone with acute hepatitis B can infect others with the hepatitis B virus

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

8. After having been bitten by someone else, you could be infected with the hepatitis B virus

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

9. Most drug users with HIV are also infected with the hepatitis C virus

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

10. The risks of catching an infectious disease are greater for people who work in prisons.

A. Correct
B. Incorrect


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Revised: april 06, 2000