Quiz 034: Fatal Diseases Quiz


01.) It is a viral disease that is spread by mosquitoes. It causes fever and severe joint pain. Other symptoms include muscle pain, headache, nausea, fatigue and rash. According to World Health Organisation, there is no cure for the disease. It was first described during an outbreak in 1952 in an Tanzania. What is this disease?

02.) Paludism is an old name for which disease?

03.) By what name the Wool sorters disease is actually know as?

04.) What is the disease  caused by cadmium poisoning due to mining in Toyama Prefecture Japan, starting around 1912?

05.) Also known as Hansen’s disease (HD), it is a long-term infection by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae Infection can lead to damage of the nerves, respiratory tract, skin, and eyes. It has historically been associated with social stigma, which continues to be a barrier to self-reporting and early treatment.Separating people affected , by placing them in colonies still occurs in some areas. What is this disease?

06.) It was a disease was first discovered in the, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, in 1956. It was caused by the release of methylmercury in the industrial wastewater from a chemical factory owned by the Chisso Corporation, which continued from 1932 to 1968. What is the name of this disease?

07.) It was an infectious viral disease of cattle, domestic buffalo, and many other species of even-toed ungulates It was mainly transmitted by direct contact and by drinking contaminated water & death rates during outbreaks were usually extremely high, approaching 100% in immunologically naïve populations. After a global eradication campaign since the mid-20th century, the last confirmed case of was diagnosed in 2001.What is this disease?

08.) It is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by a virus. It is extremely contagious–nine out of ten people who are not immune and share living space with an infected person will be infected. Between roughly 1855 and 2005, it has been estimated to have killed about 200 million people worldwide. Vaccination resulted in an 80% decrease in deaths from this diseas between 2000 and 2017, with about 85% of children worldwide having received their first dose as of 2017.What is this disease?

09.) It was an infectious disease caused by one of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor. The risk of death after contracting the disease was about 30%, with higher rates among babies. It is the first infectious disease to have been eradicated through a vaccine. Name this dieseas?

10.          ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which went viral on social media sites in 2014, is an activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on someone’s head to promote awareness of the disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and to encourage donations to research.By what name ALS disease Commonly known as?


01.) Chikungunya

02.) Malaria

03.) Anthrax

04.) Itai-Itai disease

05.) Leprosy

06.) Minamata disease

07.) Rinderpest

08.) Measles

09.) Smallpox

10.) Lou Gehrig’s disease

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