Test Your Flu Prevention Knowledge

  • Which are common ways to catch the flu?

    Sitting on a toilet seat

    Breathing in droplets from coughs and sneezes of someone who has the flu

    Touching a surface with the virus on it and then touching your mouth, nose, or eyes

    Both B and C

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  • Which of the following helps protect you from the flu?

    Getting a flu shot every year

    Washing your hands frequently

    Getting enough sleep

    Eating a healthy diet

    All of the above

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  • Which of the following is NOT a symptom of the flu:

    Diarrhea

    Body aches

    Cough

    Fever

    Sore throat

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  • How long do flu symptoms last?

    2 days

    3 days

    5 days

    Longer than 1 week

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  • Which of the following is NOT a treatment for the flu?

    Drink plenty of fluids

    Rest

    Antiviral medicine

    Antibiotics

    Acetaminophen

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  • How can you prevent spreading the flu when you’re sick?

    Avoid sharing food, utensils, or cups

    Cough into your sleeve if a tissue is not available, not into your hands

    Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth

    Stay in your home for at least 24 hours after any fever is gone

    Wear a mask

    All of the above

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  • You can get vaccinated for the flu with a nasal spray.

    True

    False

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  • When is the best time to get the flu vaccine?

    October

    December

    January

    March

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  • Which of the following are side effects of the flu vaccine?

    Soreness at the injection site

    Fever

    Chills

    Both A and B

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  • Who should NOT receive a flu vaccine?

    Pregnant women

    People over 65 years old

    Babies between 6 months and 2 years old

    People who are sick and have a fever

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  • Washing your hands thoroughly is the best lifestyle change you can make to help prevent the flu.

    True

    False

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