Why Do We Fall Ill

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Why Do We Fall Ill

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  • 1. 
    You are aware of Polio Eradication Programme in your city. Children are vaccinated because
    • A. 

      Vaccination kills the polio causing microorganisms

    • B. 

      Prevents the entry of polio causing organisms in the body

    • C. 

      It creates immunity in the body

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 2. 
    Making anti-viral drugs is more difficult than making anti-bacterial medicines becausea) Viruses make use of host machineryb) Viruses are on the border line of living and non livingc) Viruses have very few biochemical  mechanisms of their ownd) Viruses have a protein coatChoose the correct option among the following:
    • A. 

      A and c

    • B. 

      Only c

    • C. 

      B and d

    • D. 

      Only d

  • 3. 
    Many of the people suffer from the problem of acnes and feel annoyed of the ugly skin texture caused due to the acne spots. Can you guess the microorganism causing these acne?
    • A. 

      H1N1 virus

    • B. 

      Trypanosoma

    • C. 

      Leishmania

    • D. 

      Staphylococcus

  • 4. 
    If you live in an overcrowded and poorly ventilated house, it is possible that you may suffer from which of the following diseases.a) Cholerab) AIDSc) Air borne diseased) Cancer Choose the correct option among the following:
    • A. 

      A and c

    • B. 

      B and c

    • C. 

      Only c

    • D. 

      Only d

  • 5. 
    Antibiotics are ineffective against the viral infections. For each type of the viral infection, human body produces its own antiviral protein that is released from the infected and dying host cells.What is this protein called?
    • A. 

      Interferon

    • B. 

      Leishmania

    • C. 

      Ascaris

    • D. 

      Pertussis

  • 6. 
    Cancer is a disease caused due to the uncontrolled growth of tissues in any part of body.  This disease comes under which of the following types?
    • A. 

      Congenital disease

    • B. 

      Infectious disease

    • C. 

      Non-infectious disease

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    The main symptoms of the HIV-AIDS infection are due to the fact that patient’s body can no longer fight off many minor infections and hence becomes the reason of the patient’s ultimate death. This happens because:
    • A. 

      HIV virus alone causes all the infections

    • B. 

      HIV virus releases a poison in the body

    • C. 

      HIV virus damages the immune system of the body

    • D. 

      HIV virus directly attacks the human nervous system

  • 8. 
    Tuberculosis is a disease which spreads from one to another directly or indirectly and is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis that releases a certain toxin in the body. What is the name of this toxin?
    • A. 

      Tuberlysis

    • B. 

      Rifampicin

    • C. 

      Cephalosporin

    • D. 

      Tuberculin

  • 9. 
    Cholera is an infectious, fatal disease caused by the bacterium which lives and multiplies in the small intestine. The disease sometimes occurs in epidemic form. Which of the following is not a reason for the spread of the disease:
    • A. 

      Breeding of the flies on the garbage heaps

    • B. 

      Use of spices in ten food

    • C. 

      Drinking the contaminated water

    • D. 

      Consuming the contaminated food

  • 10. 
    For the prevention of the dehydration, the patient is advised to take Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS). The main components of ORS solution are:
    • A. 

      Sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate, potassium chloride, glucose, sucrose and water

    • B. 

      Sodium chloride, sodium carbonate, potassium chloride, glucose, sucrose and water

    • C. 

      Sodium carbonate, sodium bicarbonate, potassium chloride, glucose, sucrose and water

    • D. 

      Sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate, potassium chloride, glucose, sucrose and water

  • 11. 
    TAB-vaccine is used to provide immunity against Typhoid for a period of three years.What is the correct abbreviation of TAB?
    • A. 

      Typhoid paratyphoid A and B vaccine

    • B. 

      Typhoid partial typhoid A and B vaccine

    • C. 

      Typhoid peroxytyphoid A and B vaccine

    • D. 

      Typhoid per typhoid A and B vaccine

  • 12. 
    Water makes averagely about 60% part of human body and is necessary in every biochemical reaction occurring in human body. Which of the following is a disease which is caused due to the loss of water in the body making the patient seriously ill in a very short time?
    • A. 

      Rehydration

    • B. 

      Hydration

    • C. 

      Dehydration

    • D. 

      Hydrolysis

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is incorrect about tuberculosis?i) It is caused by Salmonellaii) It commonly affects immune systemiii) Bacteria release tuberculin toxiniv) Patient’s sputum contains bloodChoose the correct option among the following:
    • A. 

      (ii) and (iii)

    • B. 

      Only (ii)

    • C. 

      (iii) and (iv)

    • D. 

      (i) and (ii)

  • 14. 
    Mosquitoes are often seen breeding on the stagnant water. We should not allow mosquitoes to breed in our surroundings because they
    • A. 

      Multiply very fast and cause pollution

    • B. 

      Are vectors for many diseases

    • C. 

      Bite and cause skin diseases

    • D. 

      Are not important insects

  • 15. 
    Infectious diseases are the diseases that can spread from infected person to the healthy person. Which of the following can make you ill if you come in contact with an infected person?
    • A. 

      Genetic abnormality

    • B. 

      Blood cancer

    • C. 

      High blood pressure

    • D. 

      Sneezing and coughing

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