Trivia Answers for November 2019 Issues

E-Cigarettes

1. According to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, tobacco products cause ________ in annual health costs and productivity losses.
    a) $300 billion
    b) $500 billion
    c) $700 billion

2. The Federal Trade Commission Cigarette Report for 2017 reported that tobacco companies spent __________ marketing cigarettes and smokeless tobacco in the U.S. in 2017.
    a) $5.8 billion
    b) $7.7 billion
    c) $9.36 billion

3. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has regulated e-cigarettes as a tobacco product since 2012.
    a) True
    b) False

4. As of Oct. 1, 2019, ________lung injury cases associated with using e-cigarette, or vaping, products had been reported to CDC from 48 states and 1 U.S. territory.
    a) 997
    b) 1,080
    c) 1,243

5. Electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) are also called vapes, e-hookahs, vape pens, tank systems, mods, and ENDS.
    a) True
    b) False

Vaccines

1. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends getting 29 doses of 9 vaccines (plus a yearly flu shot after six months old) for children aged 0 to six.
    a) True
    b) False

2. Which of the states below does not allow medical exemptions for vaccines?
    a) New York
    b) California
    c) None of the above

3.  In 1990, the CDC and FDA created the _________ , which collects information about vaccine-related adverse events via reports filed by anyone, including medical professionals and family members.
    a) Immunization Adverse Reporting System
    b) Vaccine Awareness Campaign Monitor
    c) Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System

4.  A scientist named _________created the first smallpox vaccine using cowpox, a disease similar to smallpox that infects cows, in 1796.
    a) Louis Pasteur
    b) Edward Jenner
    c) Marie Curie

5.  Which of the senators below was not one of the co-sponsors of the VACCINES Act, introduced on May 22, 2019?
    a) Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS)
    b) Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)
    c) Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN)