Science Quiz 87: AIDS Quiz 2

World AIDS Day is observed on December 1 every year to raise awareness of the AIDS pandemic. Here is a set of questions on AIDS to test your awareness



1. Which county has the highest number of HIV/AIDS cases?

India

USA

South Africa

Nigeria

2. Which body is responsible for formulating policy and implementing programs for the prevention and control of HIV in India?

AIIMS

NACO

ICMR

AYUSH

3. HIV is believed to be originated from?

Chimpanzees

Mosquitoes

Pigs

Birds

4. Which one of the following body fluid transmits HIV?

Saliva

Blood

Tear

Sweat

5. HIV is a member of which group of viruses?

Retrovirus

Gallivirus

Capripoxvirus

Lineavirus

6. HIV attacks which one of the following cells in the immune system?

Red Blood Cells

White Blood Cells

Epithelial cells

Platelets

7. Where is the headquarters of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS)?

New York City

Nairobi

Montreal

Geneva

8. When is World AIDS Vaccine Day observed?

18 November

18 May

18 December

18 April

9. Which one of the following Indian celebrities was appointed as UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador?

Amitabh Bacchan

Shah Rukh Khan

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Deepika Padukone

10. When was the National AIDS Control Organisaiton (NACO) establishe in India?

1986

1989

1990

1992


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