Y.O.U.T.H. Quiz for Young People Who Are HIV-Negative: Answer Key

  1. Are you a resident of Illinois?
  2. Are you living with HIV?
  3. What is your age?
    There are no right or wrong answers to these first three questions.
  4. True or false. Wearing a condom during sex can reduce your chances of getting HIV.
    Correct answer: True
  5. True or false. HIV can be transmitted by spitting or kissing.
    Correct answer: False
  6. True or false. Only gay or bisexual people can get HIV, not heterosexuals.
    Correct answer: False
  7. Which of these actions does NOT put you at a greater risk of contracting HIV?
    Not wearing a condom (unless you are taking PrEP or your partner has achieved viral suppression)
    Having sex after drinking alcohol or taking drugs
    Having a sexually transmitted disease
    Having multiple sex partners
    Correct answer: Eating food cooked by a person living with HIV
  8. HIV can be transmitted by which of the following?
    Pre-seminal fluids
    Rectal and vaginal fluids
    Breast milk
    Correct answer: All of the above
  9. When should an individual be tested for HIV?
    At least once between age 13 and 64 as part of routine health care
    If you’ve had sex – anal or vaginal – with anyone whose HIV status you’re unsure of
    If you’ve had more than one sex partner
    If you have injected drugs and shared needles or works with others
    If you’ve exchanged sex for drugs or money
    If you’ve had a sexually transmitted disease, such as chlamydia, genital warts, gonorrhea, or herpes
    If you’ve been diagnosed with or sought treatment for hepatitis or tuberculosis
    Correct answer: All of the above
  10. Where do you receive your health information? Check all that apply.
    There is no right or wrong answer to this last question

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