WI Organ Donation Quiz - answers
1. How many people can die each day due to lack of available organs to transplant.
7,
12,
18,
2. What is the standard used for defining death in the case of donors:
Brain death,
Cardiac death,
Breathing stops
3. Which organ(s) can be donated whilst you are still alive?
Kidney,
Liver,
Both kidney and liver
4. Which country has the lowest rate of organ donation?
USA,
France,
Japan,
5. How high is the rate of survival in the first year for a kidney transplant?
69%,
87%
94%
6. What percentage of transplants are from living donors?
22%,
31%,
44%,
7. What percentage of heart transplants are successful?
60%,
75%,
85%
8. What country has the largest percentage of people signed up as organ donors?
Australia,
Spain,
Canada
9. Name the 2 organs that can only be donated by persons up to the age of 65?
Heart, lung and pancreas
10. What part of the eye can be restored through donation?
Cornea problems
11. 9000 people in the UK need an organ transplant. How many die waiting?
500,
1000,
1500,
2000
12. What age do you have to be to become an organ donor?
17
13. What percentage of the population are blood donors?
5%,
15%,
30%,
50%
14. What age do you have to be to give blood?
17
15. Which part(s) of the body can you donate?
Kidney,
heart,
eyes,
liver,
lungs,
pancreas,
small bowel,
tissue
16. In what year was the first successful organ transplant?
1943,
1954,
1961,
1975
17. Up to how many people can one person help by donating organs?
2,
4,
5,
9
18. What percentage of the population are organ donors?
15%,
31%,
52%,
75%
19. What was the age of the oldest donor ever recorded in the UK?
55,
67,
79,
84
20. What is the most common blood group?
AB+
B-
O+
21. Heart patients wait on average of ? days for a transplant?
150
253
432
22. What percentage of women than men have signed up on the NHS Organ Donor Register?
35%
54%
67%
23. You are more likely to need a transplant than become a donor?
True or False
24. Although 90% of people support organ donation, what is the true percentage of the UK population
that are on the organ donor register?
25%
30%
40%
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WI Organ Donation Quiz - answers