WONDER #850: Have You Ever Had Altitude Sickness?

Question 1 of 3

As elevation increases, the amount of what in the air decreases?

  1. oxygen
  2. nitrogen
  3. phosphorous
  4. edema

Question 2 of 3

What does HAPE stand for?

  1. high altitude cerebral edema
  2. high altitude pulmonary edema
  3. low altitude cerebral edema
  4. low altitude pulmonary edema

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following can be a symptom of either HAPE or HACE?

  1. trouble breathing
  2. coughing
  3. lack of coordination
  4. all of the above

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