Weekly Health Quiz: COVID-19, Gardening and Zinc

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1 What does a zinc ionophore do?

  • It transports zinc into the cell

    A zinc ionophore is a zinc transport molecule that facilitates the entry of zinc into the cell. Learn more.

  • It blocks the entry of zinc into the cell
  • It blocks all nutrients but zinc into the cell
  • It transports other nutrients but not zinc into the cell

2 How did Bill Gates gain such tremendous political power?

  • Extortion
  • Philanthropy

    Bill Gates has used “charity” as a way to gain tremendous political power. The true beneficiaries of Gates philanthropic endeavors tend to be those who are already rich beyond comprehension, including Gates’ own charitable foundation. Learn more.

  • Running for political office
  • Microsoft-run artificial intelligence

3 Which of the following supplements is now recommended by researchers to reduce your risk of COVID-19 infection and death?

  • Vitamin A
  • Melatonin
  • Vitamin D

    An April 2020 scientific review presents evidence that vitamin D supplementation could reduce risk of COVID-19 infection and death. Researchers recommend raising your vitamin D level 40 to 60 ng/mL (100–150 nmol/L). “For treatment of people who become infected with COVID-19, higher vitamin D3 doses might be useful,” the researchers state. Learn more.

  • Resveratrol

4 During World War II, in order to supply their own fruits and vegetables, many Americans:

  • Stood in long breadlines
  • Visited soup kitchens
  • Hoarded ration cards
  • Planted “victory gardens”

    During this time, many Americans also planted “victory gardens” in order to supply their own fruits and vegetables. Learn more.

5 Why does the COVID-19 virus appear so frightening?

  • It seems to have been engineered in a lab

    Published papers by Chinese scientists suggest viruses were synthesized in a laboratory and they later may have become COVID-19. Learn more.

  • Symptoms can be extremely mild or deadly
  • Clusters occur randomly
  • It is more contagious than comparable viruses

6 Which of the following is a selective inhibitor of highly damaging peroxynitrites and hydroxyl radicals?

  • Resveratrol
  • Molecular hydrogen (H2 gas)

    Molecular hydrogen (H2 gas) selectively reduces peroxynitrites and hydroxyl radicals. Learn more.

  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E

7 What type of virus causes COVID-19?

  • Adenovirus
  • Parainfluenza virus
  • SARS coronavirus, type 2

    The infectious agent causing the current pandemic is called SARS-CoV-2 — SARS standing for “serious acute respiratory infection” and CoV-2 indicating that it’s a second type of SARS coronavirus. Learn more.

  • MERS-like coronavirus

 



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