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Test Your Knowledge: Which Is Deadlier?
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Every minute of every day, the world is trying to kill you. Do you know which threats are most likely to cause your untimely demise?

Which of these is the greatest killer in the United States?

  • Heart disease
  • Cancer
  • Influenza

In the United States, which of these professions is most likely to kill you?

  • Aircraft pilot
  • Mining machine operator
  • Police work

In the U.S., which of these factors is more likely to kill you?

  • Allergic reactions to insect bites and stings
  • Snake bites
  • Poisonous plants

In 2014, in the United States, which type of construction job was deadliest?

  • Residential building construction
  • Utility system construction
  • Highway construction

Which killed the most Americans in 2013?

  • Homicide
  • Suicide
  • Vehicle accidents

In the U.S. you are more likely to die from which of these?

  • homicide
  • smoking in bed
  • malnutrition

In the United States in 2014, it was SAFER to be which one of the following?

  • drywall worker
  • electrician
  • plumber

Worldwide, which of these is deadliest every year?

  • malaria
  • tuberculosis
  • stomach cancer

In 2014, which of the agriculture-related jobs was most likely to kill you in the U.S.?

  • Cattle ranching
  • Corn farming
  • Hog farming

Which of the following is more likely to kill you?

  • Shark attack
  • Falling out of bed
  • Swing sets

During which activity are you most likely to be struck by lightning (and possibly killed)?

  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Farming

Which occupation is more likely to kill you?

  • Logging
  • Roofing
  • Farming

In the United States which of the following food production jobs is the most hazardous?

  • Tobacco production
  • Animal slaughtering
  • Bakeries

In one year, about 75 people in the United States succumb to what?

  • Stairs
  • TV sets
  • Lawn mowers

In 2013, in the United States, you were most likely to die from which of the following?

  • Firearms
  • Motor vehicles
  • Poisoning

In 2012, what was the bigger killer around the world?

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Stroke
  • Lower respiratory infection

Worldwide, in 2010, which type of food poisoning was most likely to kill you?

  • Salmonella
  • E. coli
  • Shigellosis

In the United States, which of the following is more likely to end you?

  • Guns
  • Car accidents
  • Air pollution

What source of air pollution is most likely to contribute to factors that ultimately kill you?

  • Road traffic pollution
  • Pollution related to the generation of electricity
  • Industrial emissions

Which of these is more likely to kill you in the United States?

  • Lightning strikes
  • Vending machines
  • Falling televisions

Which of these everyday things is more likely to cause your untimely end?

  • Bathtubs
  • Stairs
  • Ladders

Which American job is most likely to end in your death?

  • Roofing
  • Truck driving
  • Firefighting

In India, you're more likely to die from which of the following?

  • Tuberculosis
  • Diarrheal diseases
  • Pneumonia and flu

In the United States, which traffic-related situation is most likely to kill you?

  • Pedestrian
  • Cycling
  • Distracted driving

What's the most dangerous food item to consume while driving?

  • Coffee
  • Tacos
  • Soft drinks

In 2014, in the United States, which type of animal was most likely to kill you?

  • Large mammal
  • Dog
  • Crocodile or alligator

You are more likely to be murdered by someone who is under the influence of what?

  • Marijuana
  • Alcohol
  • Cocaine

In America, which driving hazard is most likely to kill you?

  • Distracted driving
  • Drowsy driving
  • Drunk driving

On the job in America, which profession is most likely to end with your murder?

  • Police work
  • Taxi driver
  • Truck driver

Around the world, what was more likely to kill you in 2014?

  • Terrorism
  • Snake bites
  • Lightning strikes