Infant Immunization Quiz

Take the Infant Vaccine Quiz

Test your knowledge of vaccines against a variety of diseases that can affect
your child. This quiz is based on information from the CDC.

1. A pregnant woman passes antibodies to her unborn baby
through the placenta to protect against certain diseases. About how long does this

natural immunity last after birth?

2. Which vaccine is given soon after birth?

3. Bacterial meningitis strikes babies more often than any other
age group. Which vaccine will help prevent one previously common type of meningitis?

4. What
type of reaction commonly occurs after the diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular
pertussis (DTaP) vaccine?

5. When should a baby not be given a DTaP vaccine?

6. In the combined DTP vaccine used in the past, which of the 3
vaccine components reportedly caused severe reactions?