World Cancer Day: Test your cancer awareness with this quiz

Updated on:6 February 2024, 04:56pm IST

Cancer, the development of abnormal cells, is the second leading cause of death globally. It can affect any part of your body. On World Cancer Day, take this quiz to test your cancer awareness.

Cancer Awareness quiz
Test your knowledge about cancer. Image courtesy: Adobe Stock

Cancer affects millions worldwide, with over 19 million new cases reported annually. It is the second leading cause of death globally, responsible for nearly 10 million fatalities each year. While certain risk factors like tobacco use and UV radiation exposure are well-known, genetic predispositions also play a significant role. Thanks to the remarkable progress made in cancer treatment, screening, and prevention, survival rates are improving for many types of cancer.

On World Cancer Day 2024, test your cancer awareness with this quiz, especially prepared by Health Shots.


What is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide?


Which of the following is not a common treatment option for cancer?


What lifestyle factor is strongly associated with an increased risk of developing cancer?


Which of the following is a common symptom of cancer?


What is the role of chemotherapy in cancer treatment?


Which screening method is commonly used for early detection of breast cancer?


What is the most common type of cancer in men?


What is the primary cause of liver cancer worldwide?


Which virus is associated with the development of cervical cancer?


What is a cancerous tumour called?