General Awareness Quiz On Coronavirus

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General Awareness Quiz On Coronavirus

Dear Participants Here is a chance to test your knowledge of COVID-19. You will get an E-Certificate, if you are able to score more than 50% mark. Good luck! Stay Home, Stay safe. Conducted By Department of Mathematics, Thiruvalluvar University College of Arts and Science, Tirupattur Quiz Convener: Dr. P. NARASIMMAN


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During 1919-20, immediately after the WW1, a deadly pandemic killed millions of people. What was it called?
    • A. 

      Bird Flu

    • B. 

       Swine Flu

    • C. 

      Bubonic Plague

    • D. 

      Spanish Flue

  • 2. 
    During 1919-20, immediately after the WW1, a deadly pandemic killed millions of people. What was it called?
    • A. 

      Bird Flu

    • B. 

       Swine Flu

    • C. 

      Bubonic Plague

    • D. 

      Spanish Flue

  • 3. 
    Which of the following was discovered by Issac Newton during the lockdown of the plague?
    • A. 

      Gravity

    • B. 

      Motion

    • C. 

      Refraction of Light

    • D. 

      Atomic structure

  • 4. 
    Through which of these the Novel Coronavirus get transmitted?
    • A. 

      Respiratory Droplets

    • B. 

      Talking

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    Unlike COVID-19, which predominantly affects older people this Spanish Flu mainly targeted
    • A. 

      Young Adults

    • B. 

      Only Women

    • C. 

       Children

    • D. 

      Infants

  • 6. 
    Which of the following country got the crown as 2020 cleanest country in the world with an impressive Environmental Performance Index (EPI) of 87.42.
    • A. 

      Austria

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Switzerland

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 7. 
    In which of the following place the first case of novel coronavirus was identified?
    • A. 

      Beijing

    • B. 

      Wuhan

    • C. 

      Shangai

    • D. 

      Tiajin

  • 8. 
    From where did coronavirus get its name?
    • A. 

      Due to their crown-like projections.

    • B. 

      Due to leaf like projections

    • C. 

      A person named Corona identified it

    • D. 

      Corona of the sun

  • 9. 
    Which Indian organisation has given its approval to Diagnostic machines used to test drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) for conducting Covid-19 tests?
    • A. 

      All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)

    • B. 

      Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

    • C. 

      Medical Council of India (MCI)

    • D. 

      Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)

  • 10. 
    Aerobiosis Innovations, a start-up has developed a low-cost ventilator called "Jeevan Lite"? Where was this start-up incubated?
    • A. 

      IIT madras

    • B. 

      IIT Banglore

    • C. 

       IIT Hyderabad

    • D. 

      IIT Kharagpur

  • 11. 
    Name the ICMR approved company which has launched India’s 1st home screening kit for COVID-19?
    • A. 

      Piramal

    • B. 

      Bione

    • C. 

      GSK India

    • D. 

      Bharat Biotech

  • 12. 
    How long is the Incubation period of COVID - 19
    • A. 

      1 - 14 Days

    • B. 

      5 - 25 Days

    • C. 

      10-15 Days

    • D. 

      40-50 days

  • 13. 
    Who invented the advanced microscope?
    • A. 

      Isaac Newton

    • B. 

      Robert Brown

    • C. 

      JJ Thomson

    • D. 

      Thomas Alwa Edison

  • 14. 
    Which of the following diseases have been named after a person's nickname? It is believed that she was the first person to be identified as an asymptomatic carrier of this disease.
    • A. 

      Typhoid

    • B. 

      SARS

    • C. 

      Cholera

    • D. 

      Cholera

  • 15. 
    Name a clinical trial in which blood is transfused from recovered COVID-19 patients to a coronavirus patient who is in critical condition?
    • A. 

      Plasma Therapy

    • B. 

      Solidarity

    • C. 

      Hydroxychloroquine

    • D. 

      Remdesivir

  • 16. 
    How many coronavirus infected people in Tirupattur district, Tamil Nadu as on 08 May 2020?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      22

  • 17. 
    How many coronavirus infected people in Krishnagiri district, Tamil Nadu as on 08 May 2020?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      8

  • 18. 
    Which of the following diseases are related to coronavirus?
    • A. 

      MERS

    • B. 

      SARS

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 19. 
    Mild Symptoms of Novel coronavirus are:
    • A. 

      Fever

    • B. 

      Cough

    • C. 

      Shortness of breath

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 20. 
    What are the precautions that need to be taken to protect from the coronavirus?
    • A. 

      Cover your nose and mouth when sneezing.

    • B. 

      Add more garlic into your diet.

    • C. 

      Visit your doctor for antibiotics treatment

    • D. 

      Wash your hands after every hour

  • 21. 
    The most effective ways to protect yourself and others against COVID-19 are to:
    • A. 

      Clean your hands frequently and thoroughly

    • B. 

      Avoid touching your eyes, mouth and nose

    • C. 

      Maintain a distance of at least 1 metre from others.

    • D. 

      Cover your cough with the bend of elbow or tissue. If a tissue is used, discard it immediately and wash your hands.

    • E. 

      All the above

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