UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2017/2018
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
BIT 1111/KCA 001/BAC 1106: HIV/AIDS
FULL TIME/PART TIME/DISTANCE LEARNING
DATE: AUGUST, 2018 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.
QUESTION ONE [15 MARKS]
a) Identify FIVE ways in which HIV/AIDs can be transmitted in the community.
b) Give reasons as to why adolescents and youths are making it difficult in the fight against
HIV/AIDS in Kenya (3 Marks)
c) Briefly explain FOUR reasons why it is important to counsel people infected and affected
with HIV/AIDS. (4 Marks)
d) Explain the relationship between drug use and HIV/AIDS. (3 Marks)
QUESTION TWO [10 MARKS]
a) Discuss any FIVE social- economic and cultural factors fueling HIV/AIDS in Africa.
b) Your friend has been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. Explain the importance of offering
emotional support to them. (5 Marks)
QUESTION THREE [10 MARKS]
a) Briefly explain different theories on the origin of HIV/AIDs (5 Marks)
b) Explain different misconceptions on how people can get the HIV/AIDs virus
QUESTION FOUR [10 MARKS]
a) Explain the role of Voluntary Counseling and Testing Centers (VCT) in the fight against
HIV/AIDS. (5 Marks)
b) Explain why people living with HIV/AIDs should have a well balanced diet.
QUESTION FIVE [10 MARKS]
a) Explain the importance of pre and post testing counseling for persons testing for HIV/AIDs
b) Explain the impact of HIV/AIDs on the following
Families (6 Marks)