A Simple Quiz On Vaccination

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A Simple Quiz On Vaccination

Vaccinations are extremely important to humanity. Their discovery is responsible for saving millions of lives across the globe. Diseases like tuberculosis, poliomyelitis etc can be prevented with the help of vaccines. The following quiz contains simple questions related to vaccinations. Take this quiz to test your knowledge on the subject.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was variolation first introduced to Britain?
    • A. 

      1727

    • B. 

      1693

    • C. 

      2009

    • D. 

      1717

  • 2. 
    The word vaccination contains a Latin root "vacca". What does this root mean?
    • A. 

      Pig

    • B. 

      Horses

    • C. 

      Cow

    • D. 

      Prevention

  • 3. 
    The virus used in the vaccines were bred in an animal's body. Which animal was it?
    • A. 

      Monkeys

    • B. 

      Rats

    • C. 

      Pelicans

    • D. 

      Squirrels

  • 4. 
    What are the three most common types of viruses?
    • A. 

      Live Virus, Subunit Virus, Killed Virus

    • B. 

      Monkey Virus, HIV Virus, Sub Virus

    • C. 

      Down Virus, Large Virus, Killed Virus

    • D. 

      Cold Virus, HIV Virus, Chicken Virus

  • 5. 
    Which Scientist/Philosopher invented the injection form of the Polio Vaccine?
    • A. 

      Albert Sabin

    • B. 

      Plato

    • C. 

      Jonas E. Salk

    • D. 

      Socrates

  • 6. 
    Who invented the oral and live polio vaccine?
    • A. 

      Jonas E. Salk

    • B. 

      Albert Sabin

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 7. 
    Why is the polio vaccine an innovation?
    • A. 

      The vaccine is the first live and oral vaccine.

    • B. 

      The vaccine prevented fatal paralysis.

    • C. 

      The vaccine affected the development of future vaccines.

    • D. 

      All of The Above

  • 8. 
    Which United States President suffered from Poliomyelitis?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Bill Clinton

    • C. 

      Franklin Delano Roosevelt

    • D. 

      George W. Bush

  • 9. 
    True or False: Newborn babies are required to be vaccinated from polio.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False