Science Quiz 86: AIDS Quiz 1

World AIDS Day is observed on December 1 every year to raise awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease. Here is a set of questions on AIDS to test your awareness


1. What does AIDS stand for?

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

Acquired Immune Deficiency Symptoms

Accelerated Immune Deficiency Syndrome

Acquired Immune Discrepancy Syndrome

2. Where was the first instance of AIDS clinically reported?

Japan

Africa

USA

France

3. HIV is believed to be originated from which African country?

Sudan

Nigeria

Ghana

Congo

4. What is the theme for World AIDS Day 2020?

Know your status

Communities make the difference

Hands up for #HIV prevention

Global solidarity, shared responsibility

5. Which one of the following is NOT a cause for HIV infection?

Sharing needles

Having sex with an infected person

Sharing food

From infected mother to child

6. How many stages are there in HIV infection?

Three

Two

Four

Five

7. What is the internationally recognized symbol for AIDS awareness?

Blue Ribbon

White Ribbon

Red Ribbon

Black Ribbon

8. In which year did World Health Organisation first propose a definition for AIDS?

1981

1986

1988

1990

9. What is India’s position in the world in the number of HIV infected people?

Second

Fifth

Seventh

Third

10. Which state has highest AIDS rate in India?

Manipur

Mizoram

Nagaland

Goa


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