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Bite Me! A Quiz About Malaria



zs6hzZs6hz on 05/15/2007

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BiteMeAQuizAboutMalaria Photo Ask most westerners what the most dangerous animal is in Africa, and chances are they'll say "lions", or "crocodiles", or "hippos". In fact, the most dangerous animal in Africa by a considerable margin is the tiny mosquito. You see, mosquitos transmit diseases such as Dengue and West Nile Virus, and the real killer in Africa, MALARIA.

Just under 3 million people die worldwide each year from malaria, most in Africa. That's almost 6 people EVERY MINUTE OF EVERY DAY! In the time it will take you to complete this quiz, 12 to 18 people would have died from malaria.

In Africa it's not simply the deaths that are a problem. Malaria incapacitates the workforce, putting additional strain on the economy. It is estimated that there are 400 million infections each year.

So, here's a quiz that deals with this disease. I hope you enjoy it.
10 Questions




Rating:  (8.94/9)
Difficulty:  Challenging
Taken: 144 times

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Countdracula 5100.00%    47.62 seconds    
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Prasanth 1390.00%    261.20 seconds    
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Comments (6)
jomama254
Jomama254  (Level: 38.1)
Fri, 24th Apr '15 6:06 PM

interesting


jomama254
Jomama254  (Level: 38.1)
Fri, 24th Apr '15 6:06 PM

interesting


beehive
Beehive  (Level: 45.3)
Thu, 14th Mar '13 10:43 AM

excellent


prasanth
Prasanth  (Level: 13.4)
Thu, 26th Mar '09 9:11 AM

good quiz.nice work congrats


loosewheel
Loosewheel  (Level: 121.9)
Thu, 1st Jan '09 11:01 AM

very interesting








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