Spanish Flu Quiz Spanish Flu Quiz Test your knowledge about this historic health event that changed the world. 1. Why is the 1918 flu pandemic called the Spanish Flu?Spain was the first country infected.Patient zero was Spanish.Spain was one of the first European countries to widely report flu deaths.2. How many continents did the Spanish Flu spread to?Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Australia, EuropeEurope, North America, AsiaAfrica, North America, Europe3. What caused the Spanish Flu?Biological weaponZombiesVirusBacteria4. Where did the word influenza come from?GreeceItalySpainChina5. What percentage of the world was infected with Spanish Flu?17%28%33%54%6. Who was most affected by the 1918 Spanish Flu?Young AdultsSeniorsSoldiersBabies7. What were the symptoms of the Spanish Flu?Fever, couching, aches and painsParalysis and comaSkin turning blue and pneumoniaAll of the above.8. What federal government department was in charge of healthcare during the 1918 pandemic?The Department of Agriculture.The Department of Infectious DiseasesThe War Department.The Health Department.9. How many waves of Spanish Flu were there?OneTwoThreeFour10. What drug was present in some of the cough suppressants doctors prescribed to combat the flu?CannabisLSDHeroin11. What product or service shortages took advantage of the sick and dying?Face masksDoctorsFuneral parloursMedicine12. During the peak of the second wave of the Spanish Flu, approximately how many Canadians were dying daily?3005001,0001,50013. How many times more were Indigenous Canadians likely to die from the Spanish Flu than non-Indigenous Canadians?2x4x5x10x14. How many Americans died during the Spanish Flu?675,0001,000,0003,000,0007,500,00015. How long did the Spanish Flu last?6 months1 year5 years10 years16. How did the Spanish Flu end?With antibioticsThrough vaccinationIsolating the sickThe virus ran its course17. What is the difference between an epidemic and a pandemic?There is no difference.A pandemic is an epidemic that goes global.An epidemic is worse than a pandemic.18. What recent pandemic is the Spanish Flu associated with?H1N1AIDSEbolaSARS19. How many influenza pandemics were there in the past century?135720. How many people could potentially die if a pandemic the strength of the Spanish Flu spread around the world today?100 million250 million350 million1 billion This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms.