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Quiz about Pneumonia
Quiz about Pneumonia

Pneumonia Trivia Quiz


What do you know about pneumonia?

A multiple-choice quiz by Morrigan716. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
Morrigan716
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
74,221
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
5
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
4 / 5
Plays
3128
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Question 1 of 5
1. What part of the lungs are mainly affected by pneumonia? Hint


Question 2 of 5
2. There is only one pathogen that causes pneumonia.


Question 3 of 5
3. On average, how many cases of pneumonia are reported in the United States each year? Hint


Question 4 of 5
4. Is there a vaccine available for some types of pneumonia?


Question 5 of 5
5. Pneumonia is diagnosed by abnormal chest sounds and x-rays.



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. What part of the lungs are mainly affected by pneumonia?

Answer: Alveoli

Although it may also affect bronchi, pneumonia mainly affects alveoli. Pneumonia also affects the tissues of the lungs. Symptoms include fever, productive cough, chest pain, chill, and shortness of breath.
2. There is only one pathogen that causes pneumonia.

Answer: False

Pneumonia can be caused by bacteria, mycoplasmas, viruses, fungi, or protozoa.
3. On average, how many cases of pneumonia are reported in the United States each year?

Answer: 2 million

Of those, approximately 40,000 to 70,000 die.
4. Is there a vaccine available for some types of pneumonia?

Answer: Yes

A pneumonococcal vaccine is available for high-risk individuals such as the elderly, people with asplenia, sickle cell disease, and HIV.
5. Pneumonia is diagnosed by abnormal chest sounds and x-rays.

Answer: True

It can also be diagnosed by sputum samples.
Source: Author Morrigan716

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