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 is the No. 1 killer in the world and claimed more than 600,000 lives in the United States in 2013.

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

Being a cop is much safer than being a pilot.

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

Perhaps 100 people die each year from the effects of bug bites and stings.

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

Trips, slips and falls are a significant danger on any kind of construction site.

Which killed the most Americans in 2013?

Motor vehicles are convenient, fun … and dangerous.

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

Violence kills thousands of people each year.

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

Electricians were more than twice as likely to die on the job than drywallers.

Worldwide, which of these is deadliest every year?

In both rich and poor countries, TB kills many people annually.

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

With more than 100 deaths, it's proven that cattle ranching can be deadly.

Which of the following is more likely to kill you?

It's such a boring (but perhaps peaceful) way to kick the bucket.

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

Open water and fishing poles do not mix nicely with lightning.

Which occupation is more likely to kill you?

In 2014, nearly 100 American loggers died.

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

Meatpacking plants aren't just hard on animals … they can hurt people, too

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

This has to be one of the most gruesome ways to go.

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

A lot of the poisonings happen due to prescription drugs.

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

With 6.7 million victims, strokes were right behind heart disease as a major killer.

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

This type of food poisoning can kick in anywhere from 12 to 72 hours after infection.

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

The pollution you breathe is statistically much more likely to hurt you than cars and guns.

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

That's right, sitting in gridlock sucking tailpipe emissions is really, really bad for you.

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

Just another reason to avoid these death-dealing machines.

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

With more than 1,500 annual deaths, stairs are far deadlier than tubs or ladders.

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

In 2013, nearly 40 workers per 100,000 wound up dying on the job.

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

In developing countries, these diseases affect young people in particular.

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

Walking near roads continues to be a dangerous activity.

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

Hot coffee is one of the most common items that contribute to car accidents.

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

Cows and horses are a menace to many.

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

Some estimates say that perhaps 40% of murderers in the U.S. are drunk when they kill.

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

Alcohol-related crashes killed nearly 10,000 people in 2014.

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

Best be careful who you take for a ride.

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

Sadly, terrorism killed more than 30,000 people that year.

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