Science Quiz 79: Health Quiz – Know more about Vaccines 1

This is a part in the series of questions on vaccines to test and improve your knowledge on vaccines.



1. The first successful Polio vaccine came in to use in 1955. Who developed it?

Albert Sabin

Jonas Salk

Edward Jenner

Louis Pasteur

2. Who developed the Oral Polio Vaccine?

Albert Sabin

Jonas Salk

Edward Jenner

Louis Pasteur

3. In the MMR vaccine “M” does NOT stand for

Measles

Mumps

Malaria

All of these

4. Who developed the MMR vaccine?

Maurice Hilleman

Edmund Massey

Andrew Wakefield

Jonas Salk

5. When is the BCG vaccine to be given?

At birth

Till one year of age

Both A and B

Only A

6. Which of the following is NOT a vaccine-preventable disease

Diphtheria

Measles

Hepatitis B

Asthma

7. As per WHO how many infants worldwide are still missing our on basic vaccines?

19 million

3 million

30 million

10 million

8. Which one of the following mainly affects children under 5 years of age?

Poliomyelitis

Tuberculosis

Diphtheria

Measles

9. Which one of the following can be prevented through BCG vaccination?

Smallpox

Tuberculosis

Rabies

Measles

10. Naturally acquired passive immunity occurs during pregnancy, in which certain antibodies are passed from the maternal blood into the fetal bloodstream. How long does this natural immunity last in an infant?

5 years

2 years

3 months

6 to 12 months


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