Immunization Quiz 2010: Test Your Knowledge On Vaccinations

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Embark on a journey through the "Immunization Quiz and Answers" to gauge your understanding of crucial vaccinations. Delve into questions on Hepatitis B, Rotavirus, DTaP, and more. Learn the proper timing, dosages, and safety measures associated with each vaccine.

Test your knowledge on topics like Varicella, Influenza, and Pneumonia, exploring their recommendations and dosage specifics. Strengthen your grasp on immunization protocols and ensure you're well-versed in safeguarding health. Take this quiz to enhance your awareness of vaccination best practices.

Discover insightful explanations that elucidate the correct answers, guiding you through the nuances of immunization. Elevate your understanding and contribute to Read morea healthier community with this Immunization Quiz, your path to informed health!


Immunization and Vaccinations Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    Which is true of Hepatitis B immunization?

    • A.

      Selected newborns are to be given the monovalent HBV vaccine.

    • B.

      HBIG may be given on the second week if the mother is later found to be HBsAg(+)

    • C.

      If mother is HBsAg(+), HBV and HBIG must be given within 12 hours after birth

    • D.

      If mother's HBsAg status is unknown, only HBV is given after 12 hours of birth

    Correct Answer
    C. If mother is HBsAg(+), HBV and HBIG must be given within 12 hours after birth
    Explanation
    Administering both HBV and HBIG within 12 hours after birth is crucial when the mother is HBsAg(+) to prevent vertical transmission. This immediate intervention significantly reduces the risk of chronic hepatitis B infection in newborns, offering early protection.

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  • 2. 

    After the HBV birth dose, which one is correct?

    • A.

      The HBV series must be completed using only the monovalent variety.

    • B.

      The second dose is given at 1 or 2 months.

    • C.

      After age 6 weeks, only the monovalent type is to be used.

    • D.

      Infants born to HBsAg(+) mothers must be tested one month after birth.

    Correct Answer
    B. The second dose is given at 1 or 2 months.
    Explanation
    The second dose of the HBV series is scheduled at 1 or 2 months after the initial birth dose. This timeline ensures a timely and effective immune response, enhancing the child's resistance to hepatitis B.

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  • 3. 

    Which one is true of the Rotavirus vaccine?

    • A.

      The minimum age for first administration is 6 weeks old.

    • B.

      The maximum age for the final dose is 12 months and 0 days.

    • C.

      If Rotarix is administered at ages 2 and 4 months, a dose at 6 months is indicated.

    • D.

      The maximum age for the first dose is 16 weeks and 6 days

    Correct Answer
    A. The minimum age for first administration is 6 weeks old.
    Explanation
    The minimum age for the first administration of the Rotavirus vaccine is 6 weeks. This guideline prevents early exposure, allowing infants' immune systems to develop adequately before vaccination, reducing the risk of adverse reactions.

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  • 4. 

    Which one is true of DTaP?

    • A.

      The Diphtheria component is notorious for causing adverse reactions

    • B.

      The final dose in the series is given at 4 to 6 years old

    • C.

      DTaP is used by the DOH as routine public vaccine

    • D.

      The minimum age to start is at birth

    Correct Answer
    B. The final dose in the series is given at 4 to 6 years old
    Explanation
    The final dose of the DTaP series is administered at 4 to 6 years old. Completing the series at this age ensures sustained protection against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis, optimizing the vaccine's effectiveness.

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  • 5. 

    Which one is true?

    • A.

      The minimum age to start for HiB vaccination is 8 weeks.

    • B.

      Main purpose of HiB immunization is to protect against pneumonia.

    • C.

      Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine is started at age 2 years.

    • D.

      Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine is started at age 4 weeks.

    Correct Answer
    D. Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine is started at age 4 weeks.
    Explanation
    Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine is initiated at age 4 weeks as part of the routine childhood immunization schedule.

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  • 6. 

    Which one is true?

    • A.

      IPV is safer than OPV.

    • B.

      IPV is given immediately after birth.

    • C.

      Two drops of IPV are given P.O.

    • D.

      Third dose of IPV is given at age 3 years.

    Correct Answer
    A. IPV is safer than OPV.
    Explanation
    IPV is considered safer than OPV due to its inactivated nature. Choosing IPV minimizes the risk of vaccine-associated paralytic polio (VAPP), contributing to a safer immunization strategy.

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  • 7. 

    Which one is true?

    • A.

      MMR is started at age 6 months

    • B.

      The minimum starting age for Varicella vaccine is 12 months

    • C.

      Trivalent inactivated flu vaccine is started at age 15 months.

    • D.

      Hepatitis A vaccine is given two doses 12 months apart

    Correct Answer
    B. The minimum starting age for Varicella vaccine is 12 months
    Explanation
    Administering the Varicella vaccine at a minimum age of 12 months is essential. This ensures that children are developmentally ready for vaccination, providing robust protection against chickenpox.

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  • 8. 

    Which vaccine can be given safely during pregnancy?

    • A.

      Measles

    • B.

      Mumps & Rubella

    • C.

      Varicella

    • D.

      Influenza

    Correct Answer
    D. Influenza
    Explanation
    Influenza vaccine is recommended during pregnancy, offering protection to both the pregnant individual and the developing fetus. This safe practice helps prevent severe flu-related complications during pregnancy.

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  • 9. 

    How many doses of Varicella vaccine are recommended for adults?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    Adults require two doses of the Varicella vaccine for optimal immunity. The second dose ensures a robust and sustained defense against chickenpox, reducing the likelihood of breakthrough infections.

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  • 10. 

    Which one is recommended about Pneumonia vaccine?

    • A.

      1 dose is given starting age 65 years

    • B.

      3 doses are to be given before age 65 years

    • C.

      Re-vaccination is recommended every 5 years

    • D.

      4 doses are to be given before age 65 years

    Correct Answer
    A. 1 dose is given starting age 65 years
    Explanation
    The recommended approach involves a single dose of the Pneumonia vaccine starting at age 65. This strategy effectively protects older individuals against pneumonia and related complications, aligning with vaccination best practices.

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