The Ultimate Warts Quiz
by Staff
Most of us have had a wart at some point -- they aren't pretty, but they usually don't cause too much trouble otherwise. But how do they get there, anyway? Are they contagious? And -- most importantly -- could you get one from touching a toad?

If you pick up a big, slimy toad, could you get a wart?

  • yes
  • no
  • maybe

Are warts contagious?

  • yes
  • no

Warts are the result of an infection from what kind of virus?

  • herpes simplex virus
  • human papillomavirus
  • human immunodeficiency virus
  • common cold virus

Besides warts, what else can HPV cause?

  • kidney infections
  • cervical cancer
  • thyroid disease
  • port wine stains

About how many types of warts are there?

  • 10
  • 20
  • 30
  • 40
  • 50
  • 60

Warts are most common in which age group?

  • children and young adults
  • middle-aged adults
  • the elderly

Where do most people get warts?

  • hands and fingers
  • feet and toes

What kind of warts appear on the soles of your feet?

  • common
  • flat
  • plantar
  • palmer

Cryotherapy is a popular wart-removal method. What does it involve?

  • salicylic acid
  • liquid nitrogen
  • dry ice
  • retinoid cream

Can you remove warts with duct tape?

  • yes
  • no