COVID-19 Contact Tracing Coursera Quiz Answers 2022 [💯Correct Answer]

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About COVID-19 Contact Tracing Course

In this introductory course, students will learn about the science of SARS-CoV-2, including the infectious period, the clinical presentation of COVID-19, and the evidence for how SARS-CoV-2 is passed from person to person and why contact tracing can be such an effective public health intervention.

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COVID-19 Contact Tracing Quiz Answers

Week 01: COVID-19 Contact Tracing Coursera Quiz Answers

SARS-CoV-2 virus (Unlimited Attempts Permitted) Quiz Answers

Q1. The name of the virus that causes COVID-19 is _____.

  • MERS-CoV
  • Measles
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • SARS-CoV

Q2. Where did the SARS-CoV-2 virus come from?

  • It is originally a bat virus that was able to infect people
  • A chimpanzee who was infected with the virus bit a human
  • It was intentionally created in a laboratory

Natural history of SARS-CoV-2 (Unlimited Attempts Permitted) Quiz Answers

Q1. Which of the following are common signs and/or symptoms of COVID-19? Select all that apply.

  • Cough
  • Numbness and tingling around the mouth
  • Sore Throat
  • Fever
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Muscle pain

Q2. Sometimes, people infected with SARS-CoV-2 do not show any signs or symptoms of infection. This is called a(n) ____________ infection.

  • Symptomatic
  • Asymptomatic
  • Serious
  • Fatal

Q3. Which of these COVID-19 symptoms require immediate and urgent care?

Select all that apply

  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • Fever
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Sore Throat
  • Muscle pain
  • Pale, gray, or blue-colored skin, lips, or nail beds, depending on skin tone
  • Headache
  • Trouble breathing

Q4. Take a few moments to reflect and type a response.

Describe the incubation period for COVID-19 — both what the term means and how long the incubation period for COVID-19 lasts.

Note: Responses to this question are not graded.

  • Your answer cannot be more than 10000 characters.

Q5. The definition of infectious period is:

  • The time during which someone is sick with COVID-19
  • The time during which a person infected with coronavirus can infect others
  • The time between infection with COVID-19 to the onset of symptoms.

Final Assessment Quiz Answers

Q1. From where did the SARS-CoV-2 virus emerge?

  • It is a bat virus that was able to infect humans
  • A gorilla with the virus bit a human
  • It was intentionally designed in a laboratory

Q2. Who is at increased risk for severe disease? Select all that apply

  • People aged 65 and over
  • People who are obese
  • Young women aged 14-19
  • Children under the age of 12
  • People with diabetes
  • People with high blood pressure (hypertension)

Q3. COVID-19 is caused by the _____ virus.

  • SARS-CoV
  • Influenza
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • MERS-CoV

Q4. Sometimes, people infected with SARS-CoV-2 never show signs or symptoms. This is called a(n) ____________ infection.

  • Symptomatic
  • Asymptomatic
  • Severe
  • Pre-symptomatic

Q5. Which of the following are common signs and symptoms of COVID-19? Select all that apply

  • Sore throat
  • Night sweats
  • Full body rash
  • Muscle pain (myalgia)
  • Cough
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Fever

Q6. Which of these COVID-19 symptoms require immediate and urgent care? Select all that apply

  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Trouble breathing
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Blue or greyish lips or face
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • Sore throat
  • Fever

Q7. The definition of infectious period is:

  • The time during which someone is sick with COVID-19 but does not know it yet
  • The time between infection with COVID-19 to the onset of symptoms
  • The time during which a person sick with COVID-19 can infect others

Q8. Typically, someone with COVID-19 is contagious to others:

  • In the 2 days before they develop symptoms and throughout their illness
  • Only while they are showing signs and symptoms
  • Usually only when they have severe illness

Q9. The most common test used to diagnose an active case of COVID-19 is:

  • A PCR test to look for viral RNA in a nasal swab
  • A test to identify antibodies in blood
  • A PCR test to look for viral RNA in blood

Q10. If you had COVID-19, you would be most likely to infect:

  • Co-worker who sits in the office next door
  • Someone you passed on the street
  • Your spouse

Q11. How SARS-CoV-2 is transmitted between people?

  • Droplets and aerosols from an infected person entering another person’s mouth, nose, or eyes
  • Droplets from an infected person landing on a floor, which another person then steps onto
  • Ticks and spiders

Q12. The incubation period of COVID-19 is:

  • Usually 14 days
  • Usually five days, but can be as short as two days and as long as 14 days
  • Unpredictable and unknowable
  • Usually 2-3 days, with many lasting up to 7 days

Q13. Which of the following statements is true about contact tracing for COVID-19?

  • Identifying contacts before they become infectious is very difficult to do in such a short time. So contact tracing will not help stop COVID-19 transmission.
  • Preventing just one case of COVID-19 can have an impact on reducing the total number of cases over time.

Q14. Mr. Achebe was told that he tested positive for COVID-19. Which of the following persons would be considered a “contact” of his? Select all that apply

  • Mr. Achebe’s neighbor who visited the house to talk with him for an hour the day before Mr. Achebe began to feel bad
  • Mr. Achebe’s neighbor who watched television with him four days before Mr. Achebe began to feel bad
  • Mr. Achebe’s daughter and sons who live with him
  • Mr. Achebe’s cousin who has been leaving premade lunches for him on the front step while he has been ill.

Q15. Ms. Kim has COVID-19 and her daughter, Olivia, took care of her when she first became ill. When you talk to Olivia, you ask her to __________ as she has been exposed to Ms. Kim and could become infectious. You ask Ms. Kim to ___________ so as not to infect others.

  • Wear a mask, quarantine
  • Isolate, isolate
  • Isolate, quarantine
  • Quarantine, isolate
  • Stop caring for her mother, isolate

Q16. Jordan has coronavirus and tells you their cough began on May 10. What date would be the earliest possible day that they could end their isolation?

  • May 24
  • May 17
  • May 20

Q17. You are talking to Mr. Reyes, who tested positive for COVID-19 and tells you his symptoms began on July 1. During a regular follow up call on July 11, he reports that he hasn’t had a fever in 2 days and that most of his symptoms are completely gone. Which statement is correct?

  • Even though he is feeling better and it has been ten days since his symptoms started, Mr. Reyes should stay in isolation since he still has some symptoms.
  • He is able to safely end isolation, since ten days have passed since his symptoms began.
  • You apologize to him because he should not have been in isolation this long. He could have stopped isolating as soon as he started to feel better.
  • He is able to safely end isolation, since ten days have passed since his symptoms began, his other symptoms have improved, and he has not had a fever for at least 24 hours.

Q18. When talking to a case and identifying their contacts, what suggestion might you make to help them remember activities that they did recently?

  • You could ask the case to talk with their friends and call you back right away.
  • The case could three-way call their family to help them remember.
  • The case could look at social media or their text messages to help them remember.

Q19. What is the first step of calling a case?

  • Understand their barriers to isolation
  • Introduce yourself as calling from the health department
  • Ask about their symptoms
  • Ask about their contacts

Q20. Mr. Chowdury attended a gathering on June 1 where he was in close contact with a case of COVID-19. Assuming that Mr. Chowdury does not develop any symptoms, when can Mr. Chowdury safely end his quarantine?

  • June 21
  • June 11
  • June 8

Q21. Which of the following are venues or scenarios where SARS-CoV-2 can be transmitted very efficiently to many people? Select all that apply

  • A nursing home
  • A college dormitory
  • A restaurant where they offer curbside pick up
  • A shelter for the homeless
  • A large public park where a few families are playing separately

Q22. What question(s) might you ask to better understand the beginning and end of the infectious period for someone ill with COVID-19? Select all that apply

  • What date did you first start to feel ill?
  • Do you have diabetes or hypertension?
  • Do you have romantic partners?
  • Before you got sick, what did you do and who did you see?
  • What date did your fever stop without any medications?

Q23. In which of the following scenarios would a person be considered a contact of a case? Select all that apply

  • Person who talked with the case in their homes for 8 minutes
  • Person who did not use gloves to pick up a used tissue of the case and then did not wash their hands after
  • Person who dropped off medications in the case’s mailbox
  • People in the same household as the case

Q24. Which of the following are resources that someone might need in order to successfully isolate or quarantine themselves? Select all that apply

  • Food
  • Laundry services
  • A place to live separately from other people in their household
  • Medicine
  • A ride to the grocery store

Q25. Which of the following statements is true about contact tracing? Select all that apply

  • Contact tracing was used to control and end a large outbreak of Ebola in West Africa
  • Contact tracing is a standard public health tool used for many decades to control the spread of many different infectious diseases
  • Contact tracing is a new strategy that has been developed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic

Q26. If contact tracing serves as a public good and is based on the principles of justice, which of the following is true?

  • Contact tracers cannot ask people to isolate or quarantine because this violates the idea of justice.
  • You must attempt to identify and trace all contacts, regardless of where they live or who they are.
  • It is okay to not follow up with contacts who are elderly and may have difficulty speaking with you by phone.

Q27. In your role as a contact tracer, you will ask cases about private information. Imagine that you are interviewing Mr. Lawrence, a 45-year-old computer programmer. Examples of relevant and private information you might ask him could include:

Select all that apply

  • Which college Mr. Lawrence attended
  • Whether Mr. Lawrence visited other people recently
  • Who visited Mr. Lawrence’s house right before he was ill
  • Who Mr. Lawrence spent time with while he was ill

Q28. The difference between private and confidential information is that:

  • Confidential information about a case or contact can be shared with their family and friends, but private information cannot be shared with anyone else
  • Confidential information includes information about a person’s medical history, including a positive COVID-19 test, but private information includes details of their personal life
  • Contact tracers will learn confidential but not private information during their calls

Q29. When you are talking to a contact, they disclose to you that they are an undocumented worker. In this scenario you should:

  • Notify your supervisor immediately. Contact tracing is a service that is only available for citizens.
  • Remind them that they should not be working without the proper paperwork.
  • Nothing special. Inform them that they had close contact of someone with COVID-19.

Q30. Some technologies that may be used in case investigation and contact tracing include:

Select all that apply

  • Automated text messages that ask cases and contacts about their symptoms daily
  • Automatically sending cases or contacts links to social services to help them isolate and quarantine
  • Phones that beep when someone with COVID-19 is nearby
  • Apps that can check people’s temperature while they sleep

Q31. Why is building rapport with cases and contacts important for contact tracing?

Select all that apply

  • To help increase the chances that they will effectively isolate and quarantine.
  • To help collect complete, accurate information from them
  • To help educate them about SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19
  • To help them understand that you are in charge

Q32. Is the following a need or an emotion?

“I don’t have a safe place to live right now.”

  • Need
  • Emotion

Q33. Is this an open, closed, probing or leading question?

“Did you have a sore throat yesterday?”

  • Open
  • Closed
  • Leading
  • Probing

Q34. You are speaking to a case and explaining that they will likely need to isolate for several more days. They respond by saying, “No way! I can’t do that. I need to go to work” Which option would be the best response?

  • “I know, it’s really difficult to do so maybe it’d be OK if you didn’t.”
  • “I hear you when you say you need to go to work. This is difficult for everyone. What other reasons will make it difficult for you to stay home for this long?”
  • “I’m sorry but we need you to do this.

Q35. Is this an open, closed, probing or leading question?

“You said that you were feeling unwell today. What symptoms are you having?”

Select all that apply

  • Open
  • Probing
  • Leading
  • Closed

Q36. Is this an open, closed, probing or leading question?

“You didn’t have a fever, did you?”

Select all that apply

  • Open
  • Closed
  • Leading
  • Probing

Q37. In the following exchange, which active listening tool is Jacob using: paraphrasing or reflecting?

Contact: Geez, how could I be sick? I’ve been doing everything I can to avoid this. You’ve got to be kidding me!”

Jacob: You’re angry that you spent time nearby someone with coronavirus and upset that this is happening.

  • Paraphrasing
  • Reflecting

Q38. Which of the following statements might build rapport with a case or contact?

  • “I know how you feel”
  • “Why did you do that?”
  • “I know what you mean”
  • “I hear you when you say”

Q39. A case answers the phone and does not appear to speak English. They hand the phone to their teenage daughter. What should you do?

  • Thank the daughter for her offer but let her know that you will need to use a translation service to talk to her dad
  • Thank the daughter and accept her help to translate the conversation so that you can quickly gather the names of their close contacts

Q40. Jacob is sick with COVID-19. He does not control who comes into his home because he lives with roommates. What next steps could a contact tracer take to help Jacob?

  • Insist that Jacob stay in his basement but still use the shared kitchen and bathroom.
  • Offer to talk with Jacob’s housemates so that you can explain the importance of the situation.
  • Assist Jacob with connecting to resources that could find him another living situation while he is able to infect others.

More About This Course

Because of the COVID-19 crisis, people all over the country need to find contact information faster than ever before. This means that thousands of people need to learn key skills quickly. Contact tracing jobs have different requirements all over the country and the world. Some new positions are open to people with a high school diploma or the equivalent.

In this introductory course, students will learn about the science of SARS-CoV-2, including the infectious period, the clinical presentation of COVID-19, and the evidence for how SARS-CoV-2 is passed from person to person and why contact tracing can be such an effective public health intervention.

Students will learn how to do contact tracing, such as how to build relationships with cases, find their contacts, and help both cases and their contacts stop the spread of disease in their communities.

The course will also talk about a number of important ethical questions about tracing contacts, isolating people, and putting people in quarantine. Lastly, the course will talk about some of the most common things that make it hard to find people and how to get around them.

WHAT YOU’LL FIND OUT

  • Describe the natural history of SARS-CoV-2, including how long it is infectious, how COVID-19 looks, and what evidence there is that it is spread from person to person.
  • Define an infectious contact and how long it will take for the public health department to take action through contact tracing.
  • Show how case investigation and contact tracing can be useful. Identify common problems and possible ways to solve them.
  • Give some ethical considerations about tracing contacts, isolating people, and putting people in quarantine.

SKILLS YOU WILL GAIN

  • Ethics
  • Active Listening
  • Public Health
  • Contact Tracing
  • Epidemiology

Conclusion

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