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Take Our COVID-19 Quiz

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Still feel like you have a lot to learn about COVID-19? That’s OK. (We can’t all be Dr. Fauci.)

Take our coronavirus quiz — inspired by the team at BrainPop — and learn more about how you and your family can stay safe. (Correct answers are reported at the end.)

Here we go!

1. A virus infects a host so that it can:

  1. Take in nutrients
  2. Make the host sick
  3. Replicate itself
  4. Destroy host cells

2. Coronavirus infections are likely to be more serious for people who are:

  1. In their teens
  2. Active
  3. Frequent travelers
  4. Immunocompromised

3. A virus outbreak occurs when the virus:

  1. Worsens symptoms
  2. Spreads to more organs
  3. Causes deaths
  4. Infects more hosts

4. Which practice prevents the spread of germs? 

  1. Frequent handwashing
  2. Nose-blowing
  3. Reusing tissues
  4. Coughing in hands

5. Covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze is recommended to help prevent germs from: 

  1. Infecting you
  2. Leaving your body
  3. Making others sick
  4. Replicating

Answers:

1. A virus infects a host so that it can: 3. Replicate itself.

2. Coronavirus infections are likely to be more serious for people who are: 4. Immunocompromised.

3. A virus outbreak occurs when the virus: 4. Infects more hosts.

4. Which practice prevents the spread of germs? 1. Frequent handwashing.

5. Covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze is recommended to help prevent germs from: 3. Making others sick.

Congratulations! You finished the quiz.

Stay home. Stay safe. And stay informed!

Robbie Couch is a writer based in Los Angeles who’s covered progressive politics, social justice, and pop culture news for a number of publishers, including HuffPost, Upworthy, and O, The Oprah Magazine. Robbie has an LGBTQ-themed young adult novel, “The Sky Blues,” publishing in 2021.