Influenza Immunization Quiz

34 Questions | Total Attempts: 802

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Immunization Quizzes & Trivia

There are 34 questions in this quiz. You must receive a 95% and above to pass. Please print out the certificate at the end of the quiz with your passing score to turn in on the day of training.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Influenza is transmitted by droplets and is probably airborne.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The "stomach flu" and influenza are the same thing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Flu viruses change constantly which requires a new flu vaccine to be produced each year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    An infected person can spread the flu to others before they have symptoms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A breastfeeding woman can get live or inactivated influenza vaccine
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A pregnant woman can get live or inactivated influenza vaccine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Getting vaccinated against seasonal flu early in the season poses a risk that immunity may wane before the end of the season.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Flu vaccine must be kept cool, but not frozen, when being transported.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Getting a live attenuated influenza vaccination can cause influenza.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Live attenuated influenza vaccine should not be given if an immune compromised person lives in the home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A person on antibiotics should not receive an influenza vaccination until the course of antibiotics is completed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Persons with anaphylactic allergy to penicillin should not receive an influenza vaccination.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Flu vaccines with the same influenza virus strains are all interchangeable and be given to any person regardless of age or health history.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    An adult with serious allergy to eggs can: 
    • A. 

      Receive an egg-free recombinant hemagglutin influenza vaccine (RIV)

    • B. 

      Receive a half-dose of Inactivated or Live Attenuated influenza vaccines

    • C. 

      Receive any flu vaccine as long as an ambulance is nearby

  • 15. 
    The best way to avoid the flu include...
    • A. 

      Getting a yearly flu shot

    • B. 

      Washing your hands often

    • C. 

      Avoiding unnecessary contact with a lot of people during peak flu months

    • D. 

      Take antiviral medications

  • 16. 
    An anaphylactic reaction to a vaccine should be treated as follows (in an adult):
    • A. 

      Call 911 and administer Epinephrine (0.3 mL – 0.5 mL) intramuscularly

    • B. 

      Call 911 and use smelling salts until the person regains consciousness

    • C. 

      Call 911 and the person’s next of kin

  • 17. 
    Which of the following people are at high risk for complications from the flu?
    • A. 

      A child with asthma

    • B. 

      An adult with diabetes

    • C. 

      Pregnant women

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    You may still get the flu even if you get an influenza vaccination:
    • A. 

      If you are exposed to the flu less than two weeks after getting your vaccine

    • B. 

      If the flu strain you are exposed to wasn't in the flu vaccine

    • C. 

      Because it is only 70-90% effective

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    People with asthma should get:
    • A. 

      A flu shot every year

    • B. 

      FluMist each year if they are over age 2

    • C. 

      A flu shot twice a year

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    If a child or teen has the flu, they should not be given:
    • A. 

      Tylenol

    • B. 

      Motrin

    • C. 

      Asprin

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    If a child has a stuffy nose, and you had planned on using FluMist…
    • A. 

      You cannot use the intranasal flu vaccine

    • B. 

      Give the intranasal flu vaccine as usual

    • C. 

      Help the child blow their nose first then vaccinate using the intranasal vaccine

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    The best way(s) to assure safe vaccine administration is to:
    • A. 

      Screen carefully for contraindications and precautions and use proper administration technique.

    • B. 

      Use gloves when administering the vaccine

  • 23. 
    You should usually not administer a flu vaccine to a person that is severely allergic to:
    • A. 

      Peanuts

    • B. 

      Milk

    • C. 

      Eggs

    • D. 

      Latex

  • 24. 
    If the current season’s influenza formulation is the same as the previous year:
    • A. 

      Only people not receiving an influenza immunization last season, and are over 6 months old, need to be vaccinated this season.

    • B. 

      All persons over 6 months old should have an influenza vaccination this season.

    • C. 

      Only persons over 6 months old, with certain risk factors, should receive an influenza vaccination this season

  • 25. 
    Influenza vaccine comes in various product forms. Which are correct administration routes? 1. Intranasal.         2. Intramuscular.           3. Intradermal.              4. Subcutaneous.
    • A. 

      1,2,3

    • B. 

      2,3,4

    • C. 

      1,2,4

    • D. 

      All of the above

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