K.J. Somaiya College Of Science And Commerce, N.S.S. Unit, Organises " N.S.S. Covid-19 Awareness Quiz-II"

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K.J. Somaiya College Of Science And Commerce, N.S.S. Unit, Organises " N.S.S. Covid-19 Awareness Quiz-II"

Request to all People, Teachers and Students to update their knowledge by filling out the questionnaire that was included in the " N. S. S. Covid-19 Awareness Quiz-II". Contact: Email: nss. [email protected] Edu Regards, K. J. SOMAIYA COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND COMMERCE SOMAIYA VIDYAVIHAR, MUMBAI


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This is a law which was first enacted in 1897 to tackle bubonic plague in Bombay state in former British India. The law is meant for containment of epidemics by providing special powers that are required for the implementation of containment measures to control the spread of the disease. It has recently been invoked in India to prevent the spread of Coronavirus
    • A. 

      Serious diseases Act 1897

    • B. 

      Epidemic Diseases Act 1897

    • C. 

      Pandemic Act 1897  

    • D. 

      Viral diseases Act 1897

  • 2. 
    Approximately 102 years ago, India suffered its last major pandemic. The Spanish flu, killed about 100 million people globally and about 5% of the total Indian population (about 17 million people). It arrived in India via the ports of a city in May 1918. A contemporary report quotes J.A. Turner, then health officer of the city, who said the epidemic "came to the city like a thief in the night". How was Spanish flu known locally in India based on the city it was first found in?
    • A. 

      Kolkata Flu

    • B. 

      Bombay Flu

    • C. 

      Madras Flu

    • D. 

      Delhi Flu

  • 3. 
    While most companies are floundering, the shares of Zoom a company founded by Eric Yuan, has doubled over the last one month. So what does Zoom specialize in?
    • A. 

      Mail App

    • B. 

      Notes Taking App

    • C. 

      VPN App

    • D. 

      Messenger and Meetings app

  • 4. 
    A new fund named as "COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator" has been launched by X, Welcome and Mastercard. The $125 Million fund has been launched to accelerate technologies to fight against the COVID-19 epidemic. ID X, the well-known philanthropic entity.
    • A. 

      Jack Ma Foundation

    • B. 

      Infosys Foundation

    • C. 

      Bill and Melinda Gates foundation

    • D. 

       LVMH Foundation

  • 5. 
    Which popular Song by Baha Men was made into a Meme, when news spread out about the confirmation that the World Health Organization had put regarding the fact that there is no evidence that Dogs can help spread Coronavirus? WHO has since rescinded on that statement though
    • A. 

      Like my dog

    • B. 

      Who is it

    • C. 

       Lucky dog

    • D. 

      Who let the dogs out

  • 6. 
    Vegetables, fruits, food & packaged items brought from outside can be used?
    • A. 

      Without washing, as they are safe

    • B. 

      Should always be washed before using

  • 7. 
    Which of the following diseases are related to coronavirus?
    • A. 

      MERS

    • B. 

      SARS

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 8. 
    How is COVID-19 passed on?
    • A. 

      Through droplets that come from your mouth and nose when you cough or breathe out  

    • B. 

      In sexual fluids, including semen, vaginal fluids or anal mucous

    • C. 

      By drinking unclean water

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What are the common symptoms of COVID-19? 
    • A. 

      A new and continuous cough

    • B. 

      Fever

    • C. 

      Tiredness

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Can you always tell if someone has COVID-19?
    • A. 

      Yes – it will be obvious, a person with COVID-19 coughs a lot

    • B. 

      No – not everyone with COVID-19 has symptoms

    • C. 

      Yes – you can tell just by where a person comes from, their race and ethnicity

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 11. 
    Can washing your hands protect you from COVID-19? 
    • A. 

      No – Washing your hands doesn’t stop COVID-19

    • B. 

      Yes – normal soap and water or hand sanitizer is enough

    • C. 

      Yes – but only if you use a strong bleach

  • 12. 
    Are people living with HIV always more at risk? 
    • A. 

      No – people who adhere to antiretroviral treatment (ART) and have a high CD4 count aren’t more at risk

    • B. 

      Yes – people with HIV have weaker immune systems

  • 13. 
    Can COVID-19 be cured? 
    • A. 

      Yes – Hot drinks can cure COVID-19

    • B. 

      Yes – Hot drinks can cure COVID-19

    • C. 

      No – but most people get better by themselves

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is an example of physical distancing? 
    • A. 

      You stop talking to the people you live with

    • B. 

      You stop speaking to your friends on the phone

    • C. 

      You stop going to crowded places and visiting other people’s houses

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 15. 
    How can people living with HIV protect themselves from COVID-19?
    • A. 

      Wash their hands regularly and follow the physical distancing advice

    • B. 

      Keep taking their antiretroviral treatment

    • C. 

      Exercise regularly, eat well and look after their mental health

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 16. 
    Which of the following statement is/are true about Novavax's vaccine?
    • A. 

      It is meant to create antibodies that block a protein "spike" that the virus uses to infect its host.

    • B. 

      After seeing a strong immune response in animal testing, Novavax selected its vaccine candidate in April.

    • C. 

      Novavax Inc. is a company and the name of the drug is NVX-CoV2373

    • D. 

      All the above are correct

  • 17. 
    Name the new tool that is aimed at matching potential volunteers to new clinical trials?
    • A. 

      Country Without COVID

    • B. 

      Goal Without COVID

    • C. 

      World Without COVID

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Kalonji seeds contain 100 percent hydroxychloroquine and one is advised to take half a teaspoon of it with honey as a preventive measure against coronavirus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which of these is NOT listed by the WHO as a symptoms of coronavirus?
    • A. 

      Fever

    • B. 

      Dry Cough

    • C. 

      Blurred Vision

    • D. 

      Nasal congestion

  • 20. 
    How big is the coronavirus?
    • A. 

      8 billionths of a metre in diameter

    • B. 

      80 billionths of a metre in diameter

    • C. 

      800 billionths of a metre in diameter

    • D. 

      8000 billionths of a metre in diameter

  • 21. 
    What is more effective at removing  the coronavirus from your hands?
    • A. 

      Alcohol based hand sanitiser

    • B. 

      Soap and water

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 22. 
    What does the virus attach itself to when it enters the human body?
    • A. 

      Antigens 

    • B. 

      Red blood cells

    • C. 

      Ace-2 receptors in the lining of the airways

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    Does the UK's National Health Service say you can use ibuprofen as the treatment of the symptoms of Covid-19?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 24. 
    Which organ in the body does this coronavirus primarily attack?
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Heart

    • D. 

      Kidney

  • 25. 
    Governments around the world have been monitoring the "R number" to determine when to ease lockdown restrictions. What is the R number?
    • A. 

      The percentage of confirmed coronavirus cases that lead to death

    • B. 

      The percentage of population that has been tested for the coronavirus

    • C. 

      The average number people to whom one infected person will pass on the virus

    • D. 

      All of the above

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