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Ear, Nose, and Throat Quiz

Take the Ear, Nose, and Throat Quiz

Ear, nose, and throat problems affect both children and adults. Knowing how to prevent and treat them can help you stay healthy. See how much you know about the ears, nose, and throat by taking this quiz, based on information from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

1. Cotton swabs are a safe and easy way to remove wax from the inside of your ears.
2. Hay fever can be caused by allergies to pollen, dust, ragweed, and animal dander.
3. A person can be trained not to snore.
4. You can "toughen up" your ears by continued exposure to loud noise.
5. You should avoid speaking or singing when your voice is hoarse.
6. "Swimmer's ear" can develop from swimming in a lake or pond, as well as in a swimming pool.
7. Nosebleeds can be caused by excessive blowing from a cold and allergies; by nose picking; or by getting hit in the nose.
 
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