COVID- 19 Vaccine Quiz- 13 August 2020
The whole world is in the grip of deadly pandemic “Coronavirus” or “COVID-19”. Almost all the countries are doing their best to fight against this deadly virus. With the increasing number of coronavirus affected patients across the globe, scientists and experts throughout the country are trying extremely hard to come up with a vaccine option at the earliest.
But recently, Russia has claimed that it has finally come up with a potential result in terms of vaccination for fighting against COVID 19. So here is the quiz based on this COVID-19 vaccine.
Q1. Name the country which has become the first country in the world to register a coronavirus vaccine for use.
(b) United States
Q2. What is the name of Russia’s first registered COVID-19 vaccine?
(b) Sputnik V
Q3. Name the institutes which has developed the COVID-19 vaccine “Sputnik V”?
(a) Research Institutes Saint Petersburg
(b) Russian Academy of Sciences
(c) Neuroscience Research Centers
(d) Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology
(e) Research Institutes Novosibirsk
Q4. Which of the following organisation has funded the production of the Sputnik V in Russia?
(a) Asian Development Bank
(b) International Monetary Fund
(c) Russia Development Investment Fund
(d) World Bank
(e) World Health Organization
Q5. Which of the following country is not included in Phase-III clinical trials of Russia’s ‘Sputnik V’ Vaccine?
(b) Saudi Arabia
Q6. Russia will make the vaccine available to the public on __________.
(a) 01 Dec, 2020
(b) 01 Jan, 2021
(c) 25 Dec, 2022
(d) 01 Oct, 2020
(e) 26 Jan, 2021
Q7. Who among the following is the present head of Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology?
(a) Nikolay Zhukovsky
(b) Ivan Pavlov
(c) Nikolay Pirogov
(d) Alexander Gintzburg
(e) Sergey Botkin
Q8. Name the present Health Minister of Russia.
(a) Mikhail Lomonosov
(b) Nikolay Lobachevsky
(c) Pafnuty Chebyshev
(d) Mikhail Murashko
(e) Alexander Mozhaysky
Q9. The plan is to ramp up the Russian vaccine production to _________ doses by the end of 2020 including 30 million doses in Russia.
(a) 200 million
(b) 300 million
(c) 400 million
(d) 500 million
(e) 600 million
Q10. Name the company which is manufacturing the Russia’s first registered COVID-19 vaccine?
Sol. Russia has become the first country in the world to register a coronavirus vaccine for use.
Sol. Russia has decided to name its first registered COVID-19 vaccine as ‘Sputnik V’ after the world’s first satellite.
Sol. Russian Ministry of Health has given regulatory approval for what it claims is the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine, developed by Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology.
Sol. The production of the Sputnik V in Russia is financed by Russia Development Investment Fund or RDIF (Russia’s sovereign wealth fund) on the basis of production capacities of its portfolio companies, R-Pharm and Binnopharm.
Sol. Phase-III clinical trials will be held in different countries, including India, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Brazil and Philippines.
Sol. It is expected that Russia will make the vaccine available to the public on Jan 1, 2021.
Sol. Alexander Gintzburg is the present head of Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology.
Sol. Mikhail Albertovich Murashko is a doctor and a politician, serving as the Minister of Health of the Russian Federation since 21 January 2020.
Sol. The plan is to ramp up the vaccine production to 200 million doses by the end of 2020 including 30 million doses in Russia.
Sol. The Russian registration certificate gives few details about the vaccine, which is being manufactured by Binnopharm in Zelenograd.
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