Hiccups can very quickly become annoying. There are as many different cures for hiccups as there are causes. Would you like to learn more about how the hiccups work and how to get rid of them? Have a go at this quiz and see how much you know about the hiccups.
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How long must you have hiccups for before they can be labeled as persistent hiccups?
Question 2 of 20
What is the earliest age you can develop hiccups?
Question 3 of 20
What time of the day are you most likely to hiccup?
Question 4 of 20
What affects hiccups in women?
Question 5 of 20
Which nerves control the diaphragm?
Question 6 of 20
What is one of the main causes of irritation of the phrenic nerves?
Question 7 of 20
What type of foods can bring on hiccups?
Question 8 of 20
Which of the following can be a cause of persistent hiccups?
Question 9 of 20
According to the Guinness Book of Records, how long did the longest bout of hiccups last?
Question 10 of 20
Which process in the body do many hiccup treatments aim to alter?
Question 11 of 20
Applying pressure to which of the following is used as a treatment for the hiccups?
Question 12 of 20
One remedy of getting rid of the hiccups is to swallow a spoonful of what?
Question 13 of 20
Where in your mouth should you place a spoonful of sugar to cure the hiccups?
Question 14 of 20
Which part of the body might you put your fingers in to stop the hiccups.
Question 15 of 20
What motion might you perform with your tongue to stop the hiccups?
Question 16 of 20
Which part of the body should you tickle with a cotton swab to get rid of the hiccups?
Question 17 of 20
How can you increase carbon dioxide in your body to over-ride the hiccup drive?
Question 18 of 20
What type of over-the-counter medication may help the hiccups?
Question 19 of 20
What ingredient in antacids helps stop hiccups?
Question 20 of 20