Try your hand to see how much you know about HIV, most of the questions are yes or no answers. You will know if you got the answer right immediately, and at the end of the quiz you will get your result. We have set a pass mark of 70%, you can also scroll down to see which questions you got wrong. The questions are selected at random from a bank of questions, so if you want to try it again then just click the Restart Quiz button.


HIV Quiz

See how much you know about HIV

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You can get HIV by using a telephone which has just been used by someone with HIV.

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Brothers and sisters of children with HIV also get HIV.

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World AIDS day is on 1st December.

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You can be infected with HIV from sharing needles used in IV injections or blood transfusion.

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You can get HIV by hugging a person who has it.

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Students can be infected with HIV by sitting next to or by playing with another student who has HIV in class.

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You can get HIV if you come into contact with an infected person's tears.

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If a mosquito bites a person with HIV and then bites somebody else, the second person it bites may get HIV.

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A person can get HIV from sitting next to a person who has it.

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You can get HIV by eating food cooked by someone who has HIV.

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An HIV positive person on treatment with an almost undetectable viral load is much less likely to pass the virus on to others than someone not on treatment.

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You can be infected with HIV from hot tubs or swimming pools.

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Persons who have unprotected sex with many different people are at a greater risk of exposure to HIV.

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HIV stands for Human Immunodeficency Virus.

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You are likely to get HIV if you sleep in the same bed as someone with HIV.

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People under 25 years of age account for half of all new HIV infections worldwide.

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An HIV positive woman can give birth to an HIV negative child.

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There are over 38 million people living with HIV worldwide.

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There are more than 20 different antiretroviral drugs that have been approved for treating HIV.

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You can get HIV from kissing an infected person on the cheek.

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The average score is 93%


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