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What Is Your Allergy IQ?

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Take this simple quiz to test your knowledge of allergy facts, symptoms and solutions.

1
What time of year do cockroach allergies usually occur?
  1. Spring
  2. Summer
  3. Fall
  4. Year-round
2
Which of the following could contain mold and possibly cause symptoms of sneezing, runny nose, red eyes and skin rash:
  1. Mowing lawn
  2. Cut flowers
  3. Damp basement
  4. All of the above
3
People who are allergic to pets are most likely reacting to:
  1. The pet's fur, hair, or feathers
  2. A protein in the pet's saliva or urine
  3. The animal's smell
  4. All of the above
4
Mold, a common allergen, cannot be fully prevented indoors, but you can reduce growth by:
  1. Having no indoor plants
  2. Controlling moisture indoors
  3. Keeping your house at below 60 degrees
  4. Having no pets in the home
5
A single ragweed plant can produce:
  1. One thousand grains of pollen per day
  2. One million grains of pollen per day
  3. One million grains of pollen per season
  4. One million miserable children
6
What do Bermuda grass, Johnson grass, Kentucky bluegrass, Orchard grass, Sweet vernal grass, and Timothy grass have in common?
  1. These grasses do not cause allergies
  2. They are the most common grasses that can cause allergies
  3. They only produce allergy-causing pollen in the South
  4. Their pollen is white instead of yellow
7
Which symptoms are more common for allergies than colds?
  1. Aches and pains
  2. Itchy eyes, nose, and throat
  3. Fever
  4. Sore, scratchy throat
8
Which of the following statements is NOT true?
  1. Children with allergies are 2 1/2 times more likely to have trouble sleeping than those without allergies
  2. If your house looks clean, it is probably free of allergens
  3. Pet allergens can remain in carpet and furniture for 4 to 6 weeks, and can linger in the air for months
  4. Pollen levels are at a peak in mid-September
9
Pollen is worse when the weather is:
  1. Cold and snowy
  2. Warm, dry, and windy
  3. Hot and still
  4. Cool and rainy
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