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?
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
- 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.
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?
- 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?
- 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