World AIDS Day Quiz

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World AIDS Day Quizzes & Trivia

HIV is a complex disease. HIV myths and misconceptions only serve to make the disease more confusing and living with it more difficult. Take our HIV and AIDS quiz and test your knowledge of the disease. This simple quiz doesn't take very long but what you learn will help you for years to come. This quiz has been sent to all Australian Red Cross staff. The quiiz should take about 5 minutes of your time. The quiz is 100% voluntary and 100% confidential. The quiz may ask you to 'Enter your name' in a box (below). Please do not put your name in this box. Instead, click on the green button that says "Take Quiz".


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Jim and Mollie have just met each other in a nightclub and have fallen madly in lust. A fairy godmother has given them the presidential suite at the Hyatt for the night. The champagne is on ice, the baby oil and condoms are by the bed. What is wrong with this picture?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      There is no such thing as a fairy godmother

    • C. 

      Baby oil reduces efficacy of condoms

  • 2. 
    In 2007, what percentage of people needing HIV treatment in lower - middle income countries received it?
    • A. 

      22%

    • B. 

      31%

    • C. 

      51%

  • 3. 
    HIV is transmitted through four types of body fluids. On the list below, which THREE of the following are NOT infectious (unless visibly bloody)
    • A. 

      Breast milk

    • B. 

      Saliva

    • C. 

      Semen

    • D. 

      Tears

    • E. 

      Urine

    • F. 

      Vaginal secretions

    • G. 

      Blood

  • 4. 
    In what year was the Worlds first World AIDS Day held?
    • A. 

      1984

    • B. 

      1988

    • C. 

      1992

  • 5. 
    HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) 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

  • 6. 
    You can become infected with HIV by...
    • A. 

      Sharing utensils with or drinking fromt he same cup as someone with HIV

    • B. 

      Mosquito bites

    • C. 

      Hugging someone with HIV

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    How many people worldwide are estimated to be newly infected wtih HIV each day?
    • A. 

      Fewer than 500

    • B. 

      1,000

    • C. 

      More than 3,000

    • D. 

      More than 7,000

  • 8. 
    What is the risk of transmitting HIV during oral sex?
    • A. 

      Just the same as anal or vaginal sex

    • B. 

      There is a 50% chance that HIV will be transmitted if one person is HIV positive

    • C. 

      The risk is very low, but increased if either peson has cuts or sores on their mouth, anus or genitals.

  • 9. 
    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 or injecting equipment

    • D. 

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

  • 10. 
    Having another sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea, chlamydia or syphilis makes a person more at risk of acquiring HIV during sex with an HIV infected partner.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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