MCQ on Vaccines | Vaccine Development | Immunology MCQs

1. Vaccination was invented by

a) Edward Jenner 

b) Robert Koch

c) Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

d) Louis Pasteur 

MCQ on Vaccines | Vaccination & Immunization Multiple Choice

 2. Which of the following can be used as a vaccine?

a) live attenuated viruses

b) inactivated cell culture grown viruses

c) recombinant protein

d) all of these

3. Second-generation vaccines are prepared by recombinant DNA technology. Which out of the following are the examples of such vaccines?

a) Herpes virus vaccine

b) Hepatitis B virus vaccine

c) Both A and B

d) None of the above


4. Which among the following is an attenuated vaccine?

a) Pertussis vaccine

b) Salk polio vaccine

c) Tetanus toxoid vaccine

d) Measles vaccine

First recombinant vaccine was against

5.According to National Immunization Schedule which Vaccine is scheduled to be given at 10 and 16 years of age

a) BCG

b) mmR

c) dPT

d) TT


6. First recombinant vaccine was against

a) Hepatitis B

b) HIV

c) Chicken pox

d) Hepatitis C


7. Which of the following acts as an adjuvant in DPT vaccine?

a) Calcium phosphate 

b) Freund's incomplete adjuvant

c) Freund's complete adjuvant

d) Bordetella pertussis


8. Immunization with triple antigen offers protection against the following disease?

a) Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus

B) Cholera, Pertussis, Tetanus

C) Typhoid, Paratyphoid A, Paratyphoid B

d) Typhoid, Tetanus, Tuberculosis

9. Immunization with which of the following toxoid induces high titer serum antibody, but does not protect from the corresponding disease?

a) Diphtheria

b) Botulism

c) Shigellosis

d)  Tetanus

10) Which of the following is not an example of a live attenuated vaccine?
a) Tetanus vaccine 
b) MMR vaccine
c) Varicella vaccine
d) Influenza vaccine 

11. An example for a passive vaccine is 

a) Hepatitis B vaccine 
b) MMR vaccine
c) Tetanus toxoid vaccine
d) Anti tetanus toxoid vaccine 

12. Which of the following is a non-neutral vaccine for Rabies

a) Semple vaccine 
b) BPL vaccine
c) Infant mouse brain vaccine
d) Purified chick embryo cell vaccine 

13. An example for toxoid vaccine:

a) BCG 

b) HBsAg

c) Tetanus vaccine 

d) Salk vaccine 

14.Recombinant hepatitis B vaccine is a preparation of: 

a) HBeAg 

b) HBvAg 

c) HBcAg 

d) HBsAg

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1. a) Edward Jenner 

2. d) all of these

3. c) Both A and B

4. d) Measles vaccine

5. d) TT

6. a) Hepatitis B

7. a) Calcium phosphate 

8. a) Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus

9. c) Shigellosis

10. a) Tetanus vaccine 

11. d) Anti tetanus toxoid vaccine

12. d) Purified chick embryo cell vaccine 

13. c) Tetanus vaccine 

14. d) HBsAg

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