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  • 1. 
    Insects that can transmit diseases to humans are referred to as
    • A. 

      Carriers

    • B. 

      Reservoirs

    • C. 

      Vectors

    • D. 

      Incubators

  • 2. 
    One of the occupational health hazards commonly faced by the workers of ceramics, pottery and glass industry is
    • A. 

      Stone formation in gall bladder

    • B. 

      Melanoma

    • C. 

      Silicosis

    • D. 

      Stone formation in kidney

  • 3. 
    The anti malarial drug QUININE is made from which plant
    • A. 

      Cinchona

    • B. 

      Neem

    • C. 

      Eucalyptus

    • D. 

      Cinnamon

  • 4. 
    Acute lead poisoning is also known as 
    • A. 

      Itai-itai

    • B. 

      Plumbism

    • C. 

      Neuralgia

    • D. 

      Byssinosis

  • 5. 
    Which of the following diseases is caused by a protozoan?
    • A. 

      Cholera

    • B. 

      Malaria

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      Typhoid

  • 6. 
    Chickenpox is caused by
    • A. 

      Vibrio cholera

    • B. 

      Streptococcus

    • C. 

      Variola virus

    • D. 

      Varicella zoster virus

  • 7. 
    The disease that kills more people than lung cancer as a consequence of air pollution is
    • A. 

      Chronic bronchitis

    • B. 

      Asthma

    • C. 

      Emphysema

    • D. 

      Heart attack

  • 8. 
    The deficiency of iron in men may result in 
    • A. 

      Anaemia

    • B. 

      Night blindness

    • C. 

      Scurvy

    • D. 

      Rickets

  • 9. 
    What is ALZHEIMER'S disease?
    • A. 

      It is a disorder of brain.

    • B. 

      It affects liver.

    • C. 

      It affects kidney.

    • D. 

      It affects human immune system.

  • 10. 
    The causative agent of Tuberculosis is
    • A. 

      Mycobacterium

    • B. 

      Aspergillus

    • C. 

      Rhabdovirus

    • D. 

      HIV

  • 11. 
    Contaminated water can cause the following diseases except which one of the following?
    • A. 

      Hepatitis A

    • B. 

      Jaundice

    • C. 

      Measles

    • D. 

      Cholera

  • 12. 
    Which one of the following diseases has been reportedly eradicated from North and South America in April 2015
    • A. 

      Leprosy

    • B. 

      Polio

    • C. 

      Rubella

    • D. 

      Diabetes

  • 13. 
    [Blank] is a serious birth defect caused by zika infection during pregnancy.
  • 14. 
    Zika virus is primarily transmitted to people through the bite of an infected mosquito named [Blank].
  • 15. 
    In a small proportion of cases, dengue fever develops into a life-threatening disease called [Blank]
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