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COVID Quiz: How much do you really know about the virus?

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Many families still have a slew of questions about the COVID-19 pandemic, even though we know a lot more about the virus now than we did when it started in December. That’s in part because experts are learning about the virus in real time, while we’re trying to go about our lives as much as possible and scientists simultaneously race for a vaccine that can catapult us back to normal (or some new version of normal). 

Think you know everything you need to know to keep your family safe? Take our short COVID-19 quiz and find out (answers and additional info at the end):

Welcome to your COVID Quiz: How much do you really know about the virus?

Most coronavirus infections have what kind of symptoms?

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

The virus mostly impacts:

Which of these measures is your best defense against catching and spreading the virus?

Which of these statements is true?

Who should wear a face covering in public?

When should children over 2 wear a face covering?

What are some ways to help children wear a face covering?

The best way to keep your family’s hands clean is to:

The most reliable source of information about the virus is:


Dealing with school closures, childcare issues, or other challenges related to coronavirus? Find support, advice, activities to keep kids entertained, learning opportunities and more in our Coronavirus Parents: Parenting in a Pandemic Facebook Group.

For ongoing updates on coronavirus-related issues and questions that impact children and families, please find additional resources here.




The former Content Director at Parenting, parenting.com and several other brands, Ana Connery is a writer and content strategist whose work appears in USA Today, Reader's Digest, Real Simple, Cafe Mom/The Stir, Momtastic, and others.