General Knowledge Quiz
1. Which following is true about AIDS?
a. You can get AIDS through touch or breathing.
b. It is exactly the same as HIV.
c. It stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
d. None of the above.
2. What treatment is available to prevent HIV/AIDS?
a. Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) can prevent medical workers from contracting HIV within 72 hours of exposure.
b. A vaccine that can completely cure AIDS.
d. Both B & C
3. What measures can be taken by an individual to prevent HIV/AIDS?
a. Usage of condoms
b. Not sharing needles
c. Mothers with HIV should not breastfeed their children
d. All of the above.
4. On the streets, AIDS orphans are more likely to:
a. Be able to fend and earn a living for themselves.
b. Join gangs, steal, resort to prostitution, and be sexually exploited.
c. Find people willing to take them in.
d. Seek medical attention.
5. Which country has the greatest number of AIDS orphans in the world?
d. South Africa
6. Most of the AIDS cases in sub-Saharan Africa are:
7. Many AIDS orphans do not receive a full education because:
a. Discrimination - people fear that they may contract AIDS from children.
b. Their families lack funding to pay for schooling because of increasing medical costs.
c. Government laws prohibit AIDS orphans from attending school.
d. Both A & B
8. How many AIDS orphans are in the world?
a. 2.6 million
b. 15 million
c. 25 million
d. 30 million
in Latin America/Caribbean is:
a. The term used to describe the mounting problem Latin America/Caribbean faces with AIDS orphans living on the street.
b. A child who resorts to prostitution.
c. An AIDS orphans who has lost only one of his parents to AIDS.
d. An unpaid domestic worker.
10. A new child is orphaned by AIDS every:
a. 14 seconds
b. 30 seconds
c. 60 seconds
d. 5 minutes
11. In what country are the most AIDS orphans located in the sub-Saharan Africa?
c. South Africa
12. How many children are orphaned by AIDS everyday?
a. 3,000 children
b. 5,000 children
c. 6,000 children
d. 7,000 children
13. What is the main reason that the exact number of people with AIDS is unknown?
a. Inadequate government funding on research.
b. Miscalculation within research.
c. People with AIDS fear discrimination and won’t seek testing or treatment for their disease.
d. The numbers fluctuate too often to be known.
14. Why does AIDS threaten the wellbeing of a developing country?
a. It kills the work force, which poses an obstacle to economic development.
b. It has claimed so many lives that the government cannot produce enough money from taxes to maintain the country.
c. It does not
d. Both A & B
15. How does the government react to humanitarian aid in China?
a. They openly allow it.
b. They provide extra funding.
c. They reject it.
d. They limit the amount of aid.
16. How does AIDS impact the household, especially in developing countries?
a. It deepens their poverty because of the loss of the main breadwinner for the family.
b. The family has to deal with discrimination, which limits their access to jobs, education, etc.
c. It over stretches the extended family, who adopts the AIDS orphan.
d. All of the above
17. Why are AIDS orphans a lost generation?
a. They are emotionally because of the trauma they must deal with losing a parent and caring for themselves.
b. They often do not receive an education because of stigma.
c. Many of them can easily get AIDS themselves because they are prone to sexual exploitation.
d. Only 1 in 10 AIDS orphans receive help
e. All of the above
18. How can you help save the AIDS orphans?
a. Donate money to organizations and orphanages that support AIDS orphans.
b. Host a benefit event to raise money, such as a benefit concert or dinner.
c. Send legislation to your local representatives to increase your country’s aid to AIDS orphans.
d. Raise awareness by telling someone about the crisis.
e. All of the above.