MCQs on Corona Vaccines

1. The world’s first person to be inoculated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus is a 90-year-old grandmother in ____
a) Britain

b) China
c) France
d) Spain

2. Which of the following is concerned with mRNA platform vaccines against COVID-19?
a) Johnson & Johnson
b) Pfizer-BioNaTech
c) Moderna
d) Both Moderna & Pfizer-BioNTech

3. Johnson & Johnson’s corona vaccine Janssen is a____
a) Protein subunit vaccine
b) Viral vector vaccine
c) mRNA based vaccine
d) None of the above

4. Covovax is the local name for vaccine:
a) Novovax

b) SpikeVax
c) Janssen
d) None of the above

5. Which of the following is not a viral vector vaccine approved in the US for managing COVID-19?
a) Pfizer

b) Covishield
c) Sputnik V
d) Janssen

6. _____ is an mRNA based vaccine
a) Covovax
b) Comirnaty
c) CoronaVac
d) Corbevax

7. COVID-19 vaccine called CoronaVac is manufactured by
a) Sinovac

b) Bharat Biotech
c) AstraZeneca
d) Dr Reddy’s

8. Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is marketed as
a) Novavax
b) Covovax
c) Corbevax
d) Comirnaty

9. Which of the following vaccines is administered with an adjuvant to boost immunity?
a) Pfizer
b) Moderna
c) Janssen
d) Covaxin

10. COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax is a product of
a) Biological E

b) Serum Institute of India
c) Bharat Biotech
d) Moderna

11. Covaxin, India’s first indigenous COVID-19 vaccine, is _______.
a) An inactivated vaccine

b) Protein subunit vaccine
c) Live-attenuated vaccine
d) DNA based vaccine

12. Which of the following is not correct about the Covaxin vaccine
a) A vaccine with no sub-zero storage
b) No reconstitution requirement
c) Having the whole virus inactivated
d) Without adjuvant

13. The vaccine technology of ______ is based on plasmid DNA.
a) ZyCoV  D

b) Spikevax
c) Sputnik V
d) CoronaVac

14. What is wrong in the context of ZyCoV D vaccine:
a) World’s first DNA based Corona vaccine
b) India’s indigenously developed DNA vaccine
c) Developed in partnership with DBT-BIRAC
d) Intramuscular administration

15. India’s indigenous COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin is a product of
a) Serum Institute of India
b) Bharat Biotech
c) Bharat Biotech in collaboration with ICMR
d) Biological E

16. Which of the following is an intradermal COVID-19 vaccine?
a) ZyCov- D

b) Gam-Covid-Vac
c) Corbevax
d) Covaxin

17. The Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V uses ____ to stimulate an immune response
a) Plasmid DNA
b) Protein subunit
c) mRNA
d) Combined vector

18. Which of the following vaccines is not an adenovirus-based vaccine?
a) Oxford-AstraZeneca
b) Johnson & Johnson
c) Sputnik V
d) SpikeVax

19. In India, 3 major vaccines are approved for immunisation of the public ─ Covaxin, Covishield and ______.
a) Janssen
b) Sputnik V
c) Moderna
d) CoronaVac

20. Which of the following COVID-19 vaccines includes a Chimpanzee Adenovirus as a viral vector?
a) Janssen
b) Covishield
c) Sputnik V
d) None of the above

21. Gam-COVID-Vac is the other name of ____ COVID vaccine.
a) Covishield
b) Sinovac
c) Covaxin
d) Sputnik V

22. Which of the following statement is correct?
a) CoronaVac is a protein subunit vaccine
b) CoronaVac is a Vector based vaccine
c) CoronaVac is an inactivated COVID-19 vaccine
d) CoronaVac is an attenuated COVID-19 vaccine

23. What is the vaccine platform of Corbevax?
a) Spike protein subunit
b) RBD​​​​​​​ protein subunit
c) Plasmid DNA
d) Attenuated viral particle

24. Covishield is a local version of ____
a) AstraZeneca

b) Janssen
c) Novovax
d) SpikeVax

25. Viral vector based COVID-19 vaccines have used _____
a) Vaccinia virus
b) Sendai virus
c) Adenovirus
d) Retrovirus



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