[Answers] Test your knowledge of the coronavirus/ COVID-19 respiratory illness

Francis Akhalbey May 07, 2019

1. Coronavirus is not contagious? False

2. The outbreak of the novel coronavirus was detected in which Chinese city? Wuhan

3. COVID-19 is believed to have emerged from which source? Animals

4. Social distancing guidelines recommends people to be how many feet away from each other? 6 feet

5. Coronaviruses are zoonotic? True (They are transmitted between animals and humans – WHO)

6. COVID-19 is the family of viruses that causes the novel coronavirus respiratory illness? False (The coronaviruses are a family of viruses which include SARS, MERS and COVID-19)

7. Coronavirus is derived from the Latin word, “Corona”, which means? Crown/halo

8. How many coronaviruses can infect people? 7

9. All these are ways of preventing human-to-human transmission of coronavirus except? Touching your face

10. All known coronaviruses in animals have infected humans? False

Last Edited by:Francis Akhalbey Updated: April 7, 2020


Must Read

Connect with us

Join our Mailing List to Receive Updates