10 most difficult diseases riddles A list of ten (out of 19) diseases related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Diseases quiz 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%catscats37%sheepsheep23%ducksducks5%Created by: ex-terminator. Statistics based on 5102 answers in 2 languages »medicine riddles » 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 24% Spanish diseaseSpanish disease13%Polish diseasePolish disease54%American diseaseAmerican disease24%Italian diseaseItalian disease7%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 515 answers in 2 languages »history 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 35% Decrease in heart size.Decrease in heart size.15%Thick cardiac musclesThick cardiac muscles35%Increase in heart sizeIncrease in heart size22%Thin cardiac musclesThin cardiac muscles25%Created by: 12 year old genius. Statistics based on 109 answers »human anatomy riddles » Why people from southern Asia suffered from beriberi sickness?Eating mostly white rice. Beriberi is a sickness caused by extreme deficiency of vitamin B1, thiamine. White rice is in general poor source of vitamins, but it completely lacks thiamine. During research on the beriberi causes Polish biochemist, Kazimierz Funk discovered thiamine, the first vitamin B1.hard 42% eating toxic sea algaeeating toxic sea algae6%inbreedinginbreeding13%drinking dirty waterdrinking dirty water36%eating mostly white riceeating mostly white rice42%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 7561 answers in 2 languages »vitamins 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 46% anthraxanthrax46%brucellosisbrucellosis14%tetanustetanus28%blackquarterblackquarter9%Created by: Shan. Statistics based on 7308 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 48% TuberculosisTuberculosis6%SmallpoxSmallpox21%TyphusTyphus22%SyphilisSyphilis48%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 13581 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 49% malariamalaria33%yellow feveryellow fever11%bubonic plaguebubonic plague5%sleeping sicknesssleeping sickness49%Created by: brainy. Statistics based on 16457 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 54% heartheart4%musclesmuscles6%liverliver34%brainbrain54%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 19341 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 56% smallpoxsmallpox56%leprosyleprosy13%choleracholera17%typhustyphus12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12956 answers in 2 languages »nature 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 57% Alice in Wonderland characterAlice in Wonderland character11%hammering the head during hat adjustinghammering the head during hat adjusting15%empty hat symbols empty headempty hat symbols empty head15%mercury poisoningmercury poisoning57%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 13642 answers in 2 languages »history riddles » Play diseases quiz and see all the questions.