HIV/AIDS Quiz Questions! Basic Trivia Knowledge!

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The human immunodeficiency virus is mostly transmitted from person to person by not having protected sex. Did you know that there are different strains of the virus and if both people have HIV they can make each other’s infection worse. What we have here are some HIV/AIDS quiz questions designed to test your basic knowledge and add on it too. Do give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following increase your risk of HIV exposure?
    • A. 

      Unprotected anal, oral, or vaginal sex

    • B. 

      Sharing needles

    • C. 

      Drug use

    • D. 

      Infection with another sexually transmitted disease

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    We are both HIV positive...we don't have to use condoms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The best way to prevent HIV infection is
    • A. 

      Not to have sexual contact with anyone

    • B. 

      Stay away from those with HIV

    • C. 

      Use latex condoms and don't share needles

    • D. 

      I don't have to worry because I'm not at risk

  • 4. 
    If I think I have been exposed, the best thing to do is...
    • A. 

      Don't worry - one exposure is not enough to get infected

    • B. 

      Do nothing and hope for the best

    • C. 

      Get tested by your doctor or a testing agency

    • D. 

      It doesn't matter - if I'm infected there is no hope for me anyway

  • 5. 
    HIV is spread from person to person by
    • A. 

      Shaking hands, kissing or hugging

    • B. 

      Unprotected anal, oral or vaginal sexual contact

    • C. 

      Sharing needles to inject recreational drugs

    • D. 

      Answers b and c

  • 6. 
    Only gay men and drug users get HIV.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    HIV can infect which of the following groups.
    • A. 

      Teens, the elderly, and newborns

    • B. 

      College professors, the homeless, men, women, and all ethnic groups

    • C. 

      Bisexuals, homosexuals, and heterosexuals

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    If I find I am infected, what should I do next
    • A. 

      Run away...there's no hope for me

    • B. 

      Talk to a doctor asap..earlier treatment means a healthier life

    • C. 

      Seek out support from family, friends, loved ones or HIV agencies.

    • D. 

      Answers b and c are correct

  • 9. 
    Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is
    • A. 

      A bacterial illness treated with antibiotics

    • B. 

      A virus which has no cure but can be controlled with medicines

    • C. 

      The virus that causes AIDS

    • D. 

      Answers b and c

  • 10. 
    The following people should be HIV tested
    • A. 

      Heterosexual men & women

    • B. 

      Drug users, teens, and those people over 50

    • C. 

      Gay men and women

    • D. 

      Pregnant women

    • E. 

      Everyone should know their HIV status.

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