Healthcare Quiz: Medicines And Vaccines

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Healthcare Quiz: Medicines And Vaccines

If you are pursuing your career or had completed your healthcare course, you can test your knowledge on medicines and vaccines. Here in this Healthcare Quiz: Medicines and Vaccines, you can answer the questions to get the perfect score. After completing the quiz, you will get your results along with a lot of knowledge. So, all the best for your scores.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a sign of Anaphylaxis?
    • A. 

      Difficulty breathing

    • B. 

      Hives or Urticaria

    • C. 

      Pale skin

    • D. 

      Itching

  • 2. 
    Anaphylaxis is what type of response?
    • A. 

      Chemical Response

    • B. 

      Mental Response

    • C. 

      Blood pressure response

    • D. 

      Antibody response

  • 3. 
    What is the first step in the treatment of Anaphylaxis?
    • A. 

      Administer Oxygen

    • B. 

      Maintain Airway

    • C. 

      Treat for shock

    • D. 

      Administer Epinephrine

  • 4. 
    What is the w/v dilution and dose for and Adult when administering Epinephrine?
    • A. 

      1:10,000w/v and .30ml

    • B. 

      1:100 w/v and .15 ml

    • C. 

      1:1000 w/v and .30ml

    • D. 

      1:1 w/v and .15ml

  • 5. 
    What is the w/v dilution and dose for and Children when administering Epinephrine?
    • A. 

      1:200w/v

    • B. 

      1:20w/v

    • C. 

      1:2000w/v

    • D. 

      1:2 w/v

  • 6. 
    Epinephrine is an adrenaline that causes two things. Which of the following are correct?
    • A. 

      Bronchoconstriction and Vasoconstriction

    • B. 

      Vasodilatation and Bronchoconstriction

    • C. 

      Vasoconstriction and Bronchodilation

    • D. 

      Bronchodilation and Vasodilation

  • 7. 
    Vasovagal is also known as_______.
    • A. 

      Anaphylaxis

    • B. 

      Syncope

    • C. 

      Swelling at the site

    • D. 

      Allergy

  • 8. 
    The most dangerous aspect of a vasovagal episode is?
    • A. 

      Drop in blood pressure

    • B. 

      Loss of consciousness

    • C. 

      Generalized muscle weakness

    • D. 

      Injuries sustained in a fall

  • 9. 
    What does the acronym VAERS stand for?
    • A. 

      Vaccine Adverse Event Report System

    • B. 

      Vaccine Action Event Reporting System

    • C. 

      Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What are the basic components of the syringe?
    • A. 

      Hub, barrel, and tip

    • B. 

      Barrel, plunger, and tip

    • C. 

      Needle, shaft, and hub

    • D. 

      Shaft, barrel and plunger

  • 11. 
    Which of the following syringes are the most common?
    • A. 

      Prepackaged

    • B. 

      Plastic

    • C. 

      Glass

    • D. 

      Insulin

  • 12. 
    Which of the following needle sizes are most commonly used for Intramuscular injections?
    • A. 

      23-25 gauge 5/8 inch

    • B. 

      26-27 gauge 3/8-5/8 inch

    • C. 

      22-25 gauge 1-1 ½  inches

    • D. 

      23-25 gauge 1-1 ½ inches

  • 13. 
    At what angle is a subcutaneous injection administered?
    • A. 

      45 degree angle

    • B. 

      90 degree angle

    • C. 

      15 degree angle

    • D. 

      Percutaneous

  • 14. 
    Why are vaccines not given over tattoos when possible?
    • A. 

      Vaccines can permanently damage a tattoo

    • B. 

      It makes reading adverse reactions difficult

    • C. 

      It increases the chance of infection

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is one of the body’s most important defense mechanisms?
    • A. 

      Skin

    • B. 

      Hair

    • C. 

      Sweat glands

    • D. 

      Epidermis

  • 16. 
    Why should the vaccine packaging be inspected before administration? 
    • A. 

      To verify the vaccine has not been opened or damaged

    • B. 

      To ensure the vaccine doesn’t have a cloudy appearance

    • C. 

      To ensure the vaccine is not expired

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 17. 
    What is the most commonly used location for subcutaneous injections in adults?
    • A. 

      Tricep region

    • B. 

      Deltoid

    • C. 

      Vastus lateralis

    • D. 

      Gluteus Maximus 

  • 18. 
    Why are vaccines not given in the gluteal area?
    • A. 

      Some people have limited amount of muscle in that area

    • B. 

      Due to close proximity to the Sciatic nerve

    • C. 

      The gluteal area is full of large blood vessels

    • D. 

      Most clinics do not carry gluteal needles

  • 19. 
    What route is the Smallpox vaccine administered?
    • A. 

      IM

    • B. 

      Percutaneous

    • C. 

      ID

    • D. 

      Subcut

  • 20. 
    What type of needle is used to administer Smallpox and how many jabs should be made?
    • A. 

      Bifurcated needle: 5 jabs

    • B. 

      Percutaneous needle: 15 jabs

    • C. 

      Bifurcated needle: 15 jabs

    • D. 

      Percutaneous needle: 5 jabs

  • 21. 
    Comvax is a combination vaccine that contains which of the following?
    • A. 

      Hep A&B

    • B. 

      Hib and prevnar

    • C. 

      MMR and Varicella

    • D. 

      Hep B and Hib

  • 22. 
    Why is the vaccine DT given instead of DTaP/DTP?
    • A. 

      For children who cannot tolerate Pertussis.

    • B. 

      DT is licensed for 2 months- 6 years and DTaP is not

    • C. 

      DTaP/DTP may not be available

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    Kinrix is a combination of what two vaccines?
    • A. 

      Pediarix and IPV

    • B. 

      DTaP and IPV

    • C. 

      Polio and DTP

    • D. 

      DTaP, IPV and Hib

  • 24. 
    Which of the following are brand names of Haemophilus Influenza B?
    • A. 

      HibTITER

    • B. 

      PedvaxHIB

    • C. 

      ActHIB

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    ActHIB is a three shot series.
    • A. 

      True 

    • B. 

      False

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