10 most difficult diseases riddles A list of ten (out of 18) diseases related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Diseases quiz Which of these names does NOT refer to syphilis?American disease. Colloquial names of syphilis in European countries reflected the path of its spread through the continent. In Italy it was named French disease. In France it used to be called Italian or English disease, in Netherlands a Spanish disease, German one in Poland and Lithuania, and Polish in Russian Muscovy. It never got named American one despite the dominant hypothesis of its origin. very hard 21% Spanish diseaseSpanish disease15%Polish diseasePolish disease55%American diseaseAmerican disease21%Italian diseaseItalian disease8%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 209 answers in 2 languages »medicine riddles » Which animals are the most threatened by a prion disease?Sheep. Scrapie is infectious and incurable. Recent studies suggest prions may be spread through urine and persist in the environment for decades. Scrapie occurs in Europe and North America, but to date, Australia and New Zealand (both major sheep-producing countries) are scrapie-free.very hard 23% cattlecattle33%catscats38%sheepsheep23%ducksducks5%Created by: ex-terminator. Statistics based on 4850 answers in 2 languages »zoology riddles » What is cardiomyopathy?Thick cardiac muscles. Cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart's muscles get very thick and lose function. Cardiomyopathy is notorious for causing sudden death, especially in young athletes. Medications can sometimes control it, but in some cases, the patient needs a heart transplant.very hard 33% Decrease in heart size.Decrease in heart size.17%Thick cardiac musclesThick cardiac muscles33%Increase in heart sizeIncrease in heart size22%Thin cardiac musclesThin cardiac muscles25%Created by: 12 year old genius. Statistics based on 74 answers »human anatomy riddles » Which controlled bacterial disease that affects ruminants has the oldest timeline, some experts claim it to have been the cause of the 5th and 6th plagues of EgyptAnthrax. Some experts claimed that the 5th and 6th plagues of Egypt were caused by Anthrax (see Exodus 7-9 in the Bible). they claim that the 5th plague was the systemic form and the 6th plague was the cutaneous formhard 45% anthraxanthrax45%brucellosisbrucellosis15%tetanustetanus29%blackquarterblackquarter10%Created by: Shan. Statistics based on 6309 answers in 2 languages »medicine riddles » Europeans brought many diseases to the Americas. Which disease was carried back?Syphilis was present in the Americas before European contact. It was carried from the Americas to Europe by the returning crewmen from Christopher Columbus's voyage. The first outbreak of syphilis in Europe occurred in 1494 in Naples, Italy, during a French invasion.hard 46% TuberculosisTuberculosis7%SmallpoxSmallpox22%TyphusTyphus23%SyphilisSyphilis46%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11663 answers in 4 languages »Indians riddles » Which disease does tsetse fly transmit?Sleeping sickness. There are 23 species of tsetse flies, that inhabit much of mid-continental Africa between the Sahara and the Kalahari deserts. The tsetse fly serves as both a host and vector for the trypanosome parasiteshard 48% malariamalaria33%yellow feveryellow fever11%bubonic plaguebubonic plague5%sleeping sicknesssleeping sickness48%Created by: brainy. Statistics based on 15001 answers in 2 languages »animals of East Africa riddles » If you were forced to feast along the tribe of cannibals, which part of the human body should you avoid at most?Brain. Eating your own and closely related species is generally a bad idea, as there are species-specific parasites and germs that might get transmitted. But eating brain, bone marrow, and the spinal cord is particularly dangerous, as you may get deadly prion diseases like kuru. hard 53% heartheart4%musclesmuscles6%liverliver35%brainbrain53%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 17172 answers in 2 languages »cannibalism riddles » Which infectious human disease has been eradicated?Smallpox. After vaccination campaigns throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, the WHO certified the eradication of smallpox in 1979. The fact that humans are the only reservoir for smallpox infection, and that carriers did not exist, played a significant role in the eradication of smallpox. So far, it is the only eradicated infectious human disease.hard 55% smallpoxsmallpox55%leprosyleprosy14%choleracholera17%typhustyphus12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11640 answers in 2 languages »nature riddles » Which human disease are armadillos a reservoir for?Leprosy. Armadillos are a presumed vector and natural reservoir for leprosy in Texas and Louisiana. They must have acquired the disease from humans at some point, given that armadillos are native to the New World, where leprosy was unknown prior to the arrival of Europeans.hard 55% fluflu8%leprosyleprosy55%pneumoniapneumonia13%smallpoxsmallpox21%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11633 answers in 4 languages »mammals riddles » For what reason were hatters considered mad in the Victorian era?Mercury poisoning. Mad hatter's disease is a common name for chronic mercury poisoning among hatmakers, who were often exposed to mercury vapors during felting works. Along with physical symptoms such as tremors or loss of hair and teeth, hatters tended to develop characteristic psychological traits, such as pathological shyness and marked irritability.hard 56% Alice in Wonderland characterAlice in Wonderland character12%hammering the head during hat adjustinghammering the head during hat adjusting15%empty hat symbols empty headempty hat symbols empty head15%mercury poisoningmercury poisoning56%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12223 answers in 2 languages »history riddles » Play diseases quiz and see all the questions.