Oral
Cold and Flu
Disinfecting
Personal
Misc
100

How often should you get dental checkups? Never, 1-2 times a year, every 5 years, once a week?

1-2 times a year

100

What is the easiest way to prevent catching the flu?

1) Wearing a mask

2)Wearing gloves

3) Never leaving your house

4) Washing your hands 

4) Washing your hands

100

how long should you wash your hands?

1) 5 seconds

2) 20 seconds

3) Long enough to sing happy birthday

4) until the soap disappears

3) Long enough to sing happy birthday

100

Which of the following is NOT a a way to prevent body odor? Spray perfume, wear clean clothes, shower, use deodorant? 

Spray perfume

100

True or false; tv remotes are a leading carrier of bacteria?

True

200

When are good times to brush your teeth? 1) Whenever you want to, 2) After you have a drink, 3) Before eating, after eating and before bed, 4) in the morning/after breakfast, after lunch, after dinner/before bed?

4) In the morning/after breakfast, after lunch and after dinner/before bed

200

When you cough, what should you do?

1) Turn your head

2) Go home for the day

3) Cover your mouth with your hands

4) Cover your mouth with the inside of your elbow

4) Cover your mouth with the inside of your elbow

200

True or false; If a disinfectant wipe has dried out, it will still disinfect if I wet it with water

False; when the wipe dries out, most of the disinfectant has evaporated 

200

True or false: Keeping your body clean helps prevent the spread of germs and disease?

True

200

Germs from flushing the toilt can travel up to 

1) 6 feet

2) 3 inches

3) 11 feet

4) 1 foot

1) 6 feet

300

True or false; Poor dental hygiene can cause diseases and conditions like heart disease, strokes and diabetes?

True

300

True or false; coughing and sneezing can spread bacteria, viruses and parasites 

True

300

True or false; When disinfecting a room, it is best to start with the dirtiest area?

False; Always start with the cleanest area to help prevent cross contamination

300

When are 2 good times to put on deodorant? 1) before a sporting event and before a shower, 2) before a party and during math class, 3) After a shower and in the morning, 4) After you go to the bathroom and before you eat?

3) After a shower and in the morning 

300

Touching the eyes, mouth or nose is often how the flu virus is transmitted. A study videotaping 10 people while sitting at a desk found that they touched their faces, on average, how many times an hour?

1) 4

2) 11

3) 16

4) 24

16; 

researchers had participants sit at a desk for three hours doing typical office work. The participants touched their faces an average of 16 times per hour.

400

When is the best time of day to floss?

1) morning

2) evening

3) mid day 

2) evening 

400

True or false; You can get the flu from getting the flu shot?

False; This myth really caught on over the years. Flu shots are made with dead viruses or pieces (proteins) from the flu virus. You can’t catch the flu from getting one. Your arm might hurt after the shot. You might have aches or a low fever. But you'd feel a lot worse if you caught the flu. 

400

True or false; it is safe to mix different cleaners

False; you should never mix different cleaners unless it says it's safe to do so on the bottle

400

Besides washing your feet everyday, what else could you do everyday for proper foot care? 

1) Spray perfume on your socks

2) Wear clean socks everyday

3) Go barefoot for at least and hour

4) Leave your shoes outside to air out

2) Wear clean socks everyday 

400

What part of the face do people touch most frequently?

1) eyes

2) nose

3) forehead

4) lips

4) lips;  people touched their lips about 8 times an hour. Notably, they placed a finger in a nostril about 5 times an hour, and rubbed their eyes about two. Pathogens, like the flu virus, are commonly spread by using one’s contaminated hands to touch a mucus membrane like their mouth or nose. 

500

What is the main purpose of flossing?

1) remove food stuck between the teeth

2) as an alternative to brushing

3) To loosen plaque on the sides of the teeth

3) To loosen plaque on the sides of the teeth

500

True or false; You have to be near someone to get the flu

False; People with the flu can give it to anyone within about 6 feet. (Keep that in mind the next time you’re on a bus or a train and someone is coughing and sneezing.) The flu usually spreads when a sick person coughs, sneezes, or talks. Droplets of saliva and mucus can travel to your nose or mouth. You can also get the flu by touching something like a door handle or a phone with the virus on it. 

500

Why is it so important to disinfect surfaces?

Disinfecting kills germs and helps prevent the spread of infection

500

how often should you change your under garments?

1) At least once a day

2) once a weeks

3) every 3 days

4) When they start to smell

1) At least once a day

500

With all other conditions being equal, on which of the following surfaces would a flu virus live the longest?

1) stainless steel countertop

2) Tissue

3) Your hands

4) Cotton handkerchief

1) Stainless steel countertop; researchers tested how long the flu virus survived on various surfaces. They determined that nonporous, hard surfaces, like stainless steel and plastic allowed the virus to live up to 48 hours. Porous, soft surfaces allowed the virus to live between 8 to 12 hours. 

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