Diseases Everyday Science Mcqs Important For NTS,OTS,PTS,CTS,BTS Tests

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1.Disease beri beri is because of
(a) Lack of green vegetables in diet
(b) Use of milled rice
(c) Deficiency of calcium in bones
(d) Poor use of citrus fruits
2. A hereditary disease in which the affected person is unable to use glucose in its body metabolism is
(a) Sickle cell anaemia
(b) AIDS
(c) Diabetes mellitus
(d) Haemophilia
3. Cataract is a disease which is due to
(a) A defect in the optic nerve
(b) Inflammation in the eye
(c) Opacity of cornea
(d) Opacity of lens
4.”Parkinson” is a disease of:
(a) Brain
(b) Heart
(c) Lungs
(d) Bones
5. BCG vaccine is used to produce immunity against
(a) Whooping cough
(b) Tubreculosis
(c) Virus fever
(d) Smallpox

6. Primarily, which one of the following systems of the body is attacked by the HIV?
(a) Cardiovascular
(b) Immune
(c) Respiratory
(d) Reproductive
7.What type of infection is tuberculosis?
(a) Viral
(b) Bacterial
(c) Fungal
(d) Parasitic
8.Dialysis is used for the treatment of
(a) Kidney failure
(b) Heart weakness
(c) Brain diseases
(d) None of these
9.What is the disease partussis commonly known as?
(a) Poliomyelitis
(b) Whooping cough
(s) Cholera
(d) Hepatitis

10. The decreased secretion of insulin causes
(a) Beri beri
(b) Rickets
(c) Anemia
(d) Diabetes
11.AIDS virus destroys the system of the
human body
(a) Circulation
(b) Immune
(c) Digestion
(d) Brain
12. The AIDS virus is called.
(a) ALB
(b) B.I.H
(c) HIV
(d) VIH
13. When AIDS is diagnosed, the patient may live for about
(a) Ten years
(b) Seven years
(c) Five years
(d) Two years
14. Iron deficiency causes
(a) Bone deformity
(b) Irregular heart beat
(c) Tooth decary
(d) Anaemia
15. Doctors advise that excess intake of tomatoes eggs, milk, cabbage, etc. should be avoided in case of persons with kidney stones, bladder stones, etc. to prevent the formation of crystals of
(a) Calcium phosphate
(b) Calcium oxalate
(c) Calcium chloride
(d) Calcium sulphate

16. Which of the following is not caused by bacteria?
(a) Tetanus
(b) Whooping Cough
(c) Pneumonia
(d) Rabies
17. Which of the following is caused by bacterial infection?
(a) Malaria
(b) Tetanus
(c) Cancer
(d) Rabies
18. Which of the following diseases induces immunity?
(a) Smallpox
(b) Jaundice
(c). Diabetes
(d) Tuberculosis
19. Anaemia is caused in man due to the
deficiency of
(a) Folic acid
(b) Vitamin A
(c) Vitamin B-12
(d) Iron

20. Acquired Immunal Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by
(a) Protozoa
(b) Virus
(c) Fungus
(d) Bacteria
21. ECG is used for the diagnosis of ailment of the
(a) Brain
(b) Heart
(c) Kidneys
(d) Lungs
22.Haemophilia means failure of the
(a) Heart to contracte
(b) Kidney to filter
(c) Blood to clot
(d) Stomach to digest
23. Consider the following diseases:
1. Pellagra 2. Albinism
3. Cirrhosis 4. Beriberi
Which of these are nutritional deficiency
(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4 (b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 4 (d) 1 and 3
24.AIDS virus has
(a) Single-stranded RNAV
(b) Double-stranded RNA
(c) Single-stranded DNA
(d) Double-stranded DNA
25. Deficiency diseases are caused due to the deficiency of
(a) Proteins
(b) Vitamins
(C) Carbohydrates
(d) Fats

26. Hepatitis is a disease of which of the following organ?
(a) Heart
(b) Liver
(c) Lungs 
(d) Brain
27 Goitre is associated with
(a) Thyroid glands
(b) Pituitary glands
(c) Para-thyroid glands
(d) Thymus glands
28.Which of the following is not a contagious disease?
(a) Measles
(b) Hysteria
(c) Typhoid
(d) Influenza
29. The Bacteriophages are
(a) Virus that attacks bacteria
(b) Virus that attacks insect
(c) Bacteria that attacks plant
(d) Bacteria that attacks insect
30. Bronchitis is a disease of which of the following organs?
(a) Blood
(b) Bladder nooise
(c) Liver
(d) Respiratory tract

31. Cylindrical glasses are advised to a patient suffering from
(a) Hypermetropia
(b) Myopia
(c) Astigmatism
(d) Night blindness
32.Myopia is a defect of vision, blurring(PMS 2006)
(a) Close objects
(b) Distant objects
(c) Coloured objects
(d) Identification of objects in dim light
(e) None of these
33. Meaningitis is a disease of human beings that affects
(a) Kidney
(b) Heart
(c) Liver
(d) Central Nervous system
34. Which one of the following diseases is
genetically linked?
(a) Epilepsy
(b) AIDS
(c) Colour blindness
(d) Leucoderma
35.Which of the following diseases is caused by virus?
(a) Smallpox
(b) Thyroid
(c) Sleeping sickness
(d) Diphtheria

36. Diabetes is a disease in which the urine lacks
(a) Pencillin
(b) Streptomycin
(c) Thyroxin
(d) Insulin
37. Jaundice affects the
(a) Lungs
(b) Liver
(c) kidneys
(d) Heart
38. The improper function of which of the following results in condition ‘Myxedema’ in human beings?
(a) Adrenal gland
(b) Pancreas
(c) Liver
(d) Thyroid gland
39.Match the following:
Disease Organism
A. Cholera
1. Bacterium
B. Mumps
2 Fungus
C. Ringworm
3. Protozoa
D. Sleeping sickeness
4. Virus
ABCD         ABCD
(a) 1 4 2 3 (b) 1 2 4 3
(c) 3 4 2 1 (d) 3 2 4 1
40.Which of the following combinations are incorrect?
1. Asthma – Lung
2. Influenza – Respiratory tract
3. Rickets Pancreas
4. Malaria – Spleen
(a) 1 and 2 (b) 1 and 3
(d) 3 and 4

41.Which of the following diseases is hereditary?
(a) Dysentery
(b) Tuberculosis
(c) Haemophislia
(d) Cancer
42. Which one of the following sets is correctly matched?
(a) Diphtheria, Pneumonia and Leprosy
(b) AIDS, Syphilis and Gonorrhoea: Bacterial
(c) Colour blindness, Haemophilia and Sickle cell anaemia : Sex linked
(d) Polio, Japanese B ancephalitis and Plague: Viral
43. Which of the following symptoms are most likely to be observed in a person suffering from scurvy?
1. Swelling and bleeding of gums
2. Dry and scaly skin
3. Decreased resistance to cold
4. Soreness of mouth
(a)1 and 3 (b) 2 and 4
(c) 1, 3 and 4 (d) 1, 2 and 3
44. Which one of the following is the correct group of diseases exclusively caused by virus?
(a) Measles, syphilis, rabies, cholera
(b) Poliomyelitis, syphilis, chicken pox, mumps
(c) Cholera, tuberculosis, meningitis, syphilis
(d) Measles, small pox, mumps, rabies
45. Which of the following diseases is caused by the bite of a mad dog?
(a) Hydrocele
(b) Hydrophobia
(c) Hydrocephatus
(d) Hydroperitoneum
46. Which of the following is skin disease?
(a) Anaemia
(b) Pellagra
(c) Osteomalacia
(d) Rickets
47. Match the following:
A Typhoid 1. Bacteria
B. Malaria 2. Viruses
C. AIDS S  3 . Protozoa
D. Ringworm 4. Worms
5. Fungi
ABCD          A B C D
(a) 2 3 5 2 (b) 1.3 2 5
(c) 3 1 2 4 (d) 1 2 3 4
48.A person having obesity is more likely to suffer from which of the following diseases?
1. Hypertension
2. Diabetes
3. Coronary attack
(a) 1 and 2 (b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3 (d) all of above
49.Match the following:
A. Air-borne 1 Tetanus
B. Water-borne 2. Tuberculosis
C. Contact 3. Cholera
D. Wound 4. Syphilis
ABCD        ABCD
(a) 4 3 2 1 (b) 3 2 4 11
(c) 2 3 4 1 (d) 2 3 1 4

50. Three communicable diseases prevalent in developing countries caused by unsafe drinking water and bad sanitation are:
(a) Malaria, acute diarrhoea and
(b) Rheumatism, malaria and AIDS
(c) Acute diarrhoea, cancer and gout
(d) Onchocerciasis, leukemia and arthritis
51 Oncogene is responsible for:
(a) AIDS
(b) Typhoid
(c) Malaria
(d) Cancer
52. Which of the following statements about AIDS is correct?
(a) It does not affect women
(b) It generally affects the brain
(c) AIDS virus can vary its genetic code
outwitting a vaccine
(d) All those infected by a blood transfusion get AIDS within five years
53. Which of the following is a fungal disease?
(a) Ringworm
(b) Leucoderma
(c) Elephantiasis
(d) None of these
54. Which of the following is least infectious?
(a) Leprosy
(b) Hepatitis
(c) Tuberculosis
(d) Conjunctivitis
55. Which of the following is not a mosquito bome disease?
(a) Dengue fever
(b) Malaria
(c) Sleeping sickness
(d) Filariasis
56. Match the following
A Typhoid 1. Metabolic disorder
B. Measles 2. Bacteria
C. Malaria 3. Virus
D. Diabetes 4. Protozoa
(a) 2 3 4 1 (b) 1 2 3 4
(c) 3 2 4 1 (d) 4 3 2 1
57.Which of the following diseases is/are likely to spread in the entire community if a leaky septic tank contaminates the water supply?
1. Choléra 2. Typhoid
3. Tuberculosis 4. Leprosy
(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 1, 2 and 4
(d) 2, 3 and 4
58. A girl ate sweets while fanning the flies away. Due to this, she suffered from a disease
(a) Kwashiorkar
(b) Tuberculosis
(c) Diphtheria
(d) Cholera
59. The virus of AIDS affects the growth of:
(a) Haemoglobin
(b) RBCs in blood
(c) T cells in blood
(d) Grey cells in brain
60. Cirrhosis is a disease that affects:
(a) Heart
(b) Liver
(c) Brain
(d) Lungs

61. Which of the following statements is true with respect to Leukaemia:
(a) Number of RBCs increases in blood
(b) Number of WBCs increases in blood
(c) Number of both RBCs and WBCs
decreases in blood
(d) Number of WBCs decreases in blood
62. Which of the following are affected by AIDS?
1. Blood circulatory system
2. Nervous system
3. Immune system
4. Respiratory system
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 2, 3 and 4
(c) 1, 2 and
(d) 1, 3 and 4
63.Alzheimer’s disease in human beings is characterised by the degeneration of
(a) Kidney cells
(b) Nerve cells
(c) Brain cells
(d) Liver cells
64.A round worm that enters man’s body through the soles of the feet is:
(a) Leech
(b) Hookworm
(c) Tapeworm
(d) Trichina
65.In which of the following diseases do the germs enter through open wounds?
(a) Malaria
(b) Tuberculosis
(c) Typhoid
(d) Tetanus
66. Diabetes is caused due to the malfunctioning
(a) Liver
(b) Kidneys
(c) Pancreas
(d) Spleen
67. Which of the following diseases usually spreads through milk?
(a) Tuberculosis
(b) Jaundice
(c) Diphtheria
(d) Cholera
68. Which of the following diseases is/are sexually transmitted?
1 Syphilis 2. Gonorrhoea
(a) 1 and 3 (b) 2 and 3
(c) 3 only   (d) 1, 2 and 3
69. Urine of a diabetes patient contains more than average quality of which of the following?
(a) Sugary
(b) Uric acid
(c) Urea
(d) Albumin
70.A form of heart disease in which blood supply
to the heart is inadequate is known as:
(a) Hepatitis
(b) Alpoecia
(c) Angina
 (d) Pericarditis.

71.Which of the following diseases is characterised by inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord?
(a) Hepatits
(b) Sinusitis
(c) Tonsilitis
(d) Meningitis
72. Amnesia is related to:
(a) Sleeping sickness
(b) Loss of sight
(c) Loss of hearing
(d) Loss of memory
73.Match the following
Defects of eye          Methods of
A. Long sightedness 1. Concave lens
b.Short sightedness 2. Convex lens
C. Astigmatism
3. Cylindrical lens
D. Colour blindness 4. Plane glass
5. Cannot be rectified
(a) 1 4 3 5
(b)2 1 3 5
(c) 2 5 1 4
(d) 4 1 5 3
74.A person suffering from Berl-Beri should take
(a) Unpolished rice, green vegetables, yeast
(b) Egg yolk, fish, green vegetables
(c) Citrus fruit, mangoes, grapes
(d) Sweet potato, meat and milk
75. Heart attack is caused due to
(a) Blood sugar
(b) Cholesterol
(c) Blood protein
(d) Blood urea
76. Which of the following pairs is incorrect?
(a) Plague: Rat
(b) Rabies: Dog
(c) Tapeworm: Pig
(d) Poliomyelitis: Monkey
77. Meningitis is caused by
(a) Fungi
(b) Salmonella
(c) Meningococcus
(d) Virus menin
78. Which of the following diseases is caused by virus?
(a) Smallpox
(b) Tuberculosis
(c) Malaria
(d) Cholera
79. In human beings infection of plasmodium causes
(a) Tetanus
(b) Malaria
(c) Influenza
(d) Typhoid
80. Which of the following is not a contagious disease?
(a) Typhoid
(c) Measles
(d) Influenza

81. Leukemia is a disease of the
(a) Lungs
(b) Blood
(c) Skin
(d) Nerves
82. The disease Elephantiasis is caused by
(a) Housefly
(b) Culex mosquito
(c) Anopheles mosquito
(d) Lack of vitamin B
83. Short-sightedness can be corrected by
(a) Convex lens
(b) Concave lens
(c) Convex-concave lens
(d) Concave-convex lens
84.Virus causes
(a) Cholera
(b) Typhus
(c) Typhoid
(d) Scurvy
85. Trachoma is a disease of the
(a) Liver
(b) Eyes
(c) Lungs
(d) Kidneys
86. Mumps is a disease caused by
(a) Fungus
(b) Bacterium
(c) Virus
(d) None of these
87. Rickets is a disease of the
(a) Bones
(b) Tissue
(c) Muscles
(d) Blood
88. Which of the following diseases has posed a serious threat the world over?
(a) Tumour
(b) Paralytic stroke
(c) AIDS
(d) Tuberculosis
89. Which of the following disease is not water-borne?
(a) Cholera
(b) Influenza
(c) Amoebiasis
(d) Typhoid
90. Lock Jaw, i.e., difficulty in opening the mouth is a symptom of
(a) Plague
(b) Tetanus
(c) Cholera
(d) None

91. Autopsy is connected with
(a) Post-mortem
(b) Study of living cells
(c) Cancer
(d) None of these
92. Typhoid and cholera are typical examples of
(a) Infection diseases
(b) Air-borne diseases
(c) Water-borne diseases
(d) None of these
93. Which two organs glands are affected by malaria?
(a) Lungs and heart
(b) Spleen and liver
(c) Kidneys and lungs
(d) Heart and brain
94. Pyorrhoea is a disease of the
(a) Nose
(b) Gums
(c) Heartble
(d) Lungs
95. The disease in which bronchial tubes become narrow due to spasms of bronchial muscles is called
(a) Influenza
(b) Asthma
(c) Diphtheria
(d) None of these
96. Which of the following medicines is
administered to patients suffering from
(a) Penicillin
(b) Insulin
(c) Sulpha drugs
(d) Streptomycin
97. Which of the following diseases occur due to consumption of contaminated water?
(a) Cholera
(b) Influenza
(c) Malaria
(d) Tuberculosis
98. Fluorine deficiency in human beings leads to
(a) Dental caries
(b) Fluorosis
(c) Fibrosis
(d) Follicular necrosis
99. Which one of the following plant diseases is a iron deficiency disease?
(a) Dropsy
(b) Chlorosis
(c) Die-back
(d) Sunsclad
100. The disease caused by high soil temperature in potato is
(a) Early blight
(b) ate blight
(c) Crinkle
(d) Black heart

101. The famous Irish farine of potato was caused by
(a) Phytophthora
(b) Synchrytrium
(c) Pythium
(d) Pseudomonas
102. Ergot of grains is caused by the pathogen known as an
(a) Claviceps
(b) Puccinia
(c) Ustilago
(d) Xanthomonas
103. Rust of wheat is caused by any
(a) Puccinia
(b) Ustilago
(C) Xanthomonas
(d) Helminthosporium
104. The disease, khaira of rice is caused by
(a) Nematode parasite s
(b) Fungal parasite l tart to
(c) Bacteria
(d) Non-availability of Zn (zinc)
105. Amoebic dysentery is caused by
(a) Entamoeba histolytica
(b) Entamoeba coli
(c) Entamoeba gingivitis h
(d) All the above
106. Entamoeba gingivitis is found in the man.
(a) Large intestine
(b) Small intestine
(c) Stomach
(d) mouth
107 Sleeping sickness in the natives of Africa  caused by
(a) Trichomonas (b) Giardia10.com
(c) Leishmania
(d) Trypanosoma
108. The carrier (intermediate host) of the parasie Trypanosoma is
(a) Mosquito
(b) Housefly
(c) Tse-tse fly
(d) Sandfly
109. Kala-azar (dum-dum) fever is caused by
(a) Plasmodium
(b) Leishmania
(c) Trichmonas
(d) Giardia
110. Vector of Kala-azar disease is
(a) Dragonfly
(b) Mosquito
(c) Sandfly
(d) Housefly

111. Which of the following is a monkey malarial parasite?
(a) Plasmodium vivax
(b) Plasmodium falciparum
(c) Plasmodium malaria
(d) Plasmodium knowlesi
112. The infective stage of malarial parasite injected by mosquito into man is
(a) Merozoit
(b) Trophozoit
(c) Schizont
(d) Sporozoit
113. The schizogonic cycle of plasmodium vivax in man complete in
(a) 24 hours
(b) 48 hours
(c) 72 hours
(d) 96 hours
114. Which one of the following malarial parasites is responsible for maximum number of deaths?
(a) P. Vivax
(b) P. falciparum
(c) P. ovalae
(d). P. malaria
115. Dengue fever is caused by
(a) Plasmodium vivax
(b) Plasmodium falciparum
(c) Trypanosoma gambiense
(d) Virus
116. Antelopes act as reservoir hosts of
(a) Plasmodium
(b) Trypanosoma
(c) Leishmania
(d) Balantidium
117. Seminal vesicle of earthworm contains protozoan parasite known as
(a) Giardia
(b) Eimeria
(c) Monocystis
(d) Trichomonas
118. ‘Witches broom’ disease in plants is caused by
(a) Virus
(b) Mycoplasma
(c) Bacteria
(d) Fungi
119. Red rot of sugarcane is caused by
(a) Bacteria
(b) Fungus
(c) Virus
(d) Nematode
120. Organic compounds produced by fungi and like bacteria and
other organisms actinomycetes, which inhibit the life processes of micro-organisms are known as
(a) Antibodies
(b) Antigens
(C) Antibiotics
(d) Antitoxins

121. The drug, penicillin is active against many
(a) Fungi
(b) Viruses
(c) Gram positive bacteria
(d) Rickettsia
122. Streptomycin is produced by
(a) Streptomyces Venezuela
(b) Streptomyces scolues
(c) Streptomyces rumosus
(d) Streptomyces griseus
123. Which of the following statement is/are correct?
(a) DDT is a persistent insecticide
(b) DDT is a broad-spectrum pesticide
(c) DDT induces hormonal changes that affect calcium metabolisme
(d) All the above
124. The most common disease in fowl is
(a) Surra
(b) Nagna
(c) Ranikhet
(d) Chaga’s disease
125. Which of these are pests upon rice?
(a) Rice weevil, rice bug and confused flour beetle
(b) Rice bug, rice weevil and pulse beetle
(c) Angoumous grain moth, rice bug and rice weevily
(d) None of the above
126. The most effective pesticide for general use against most garden pests is
(a) Bordeaux mixture
(b) Carbofuran
(c) Malathion
(d) Phosphamidon
127. In typhoid, which part of the body is affected?
(a) Heart
(b) Throat
(c) intestine
(d) Lung
128. ORT (Oral Dehydration Therapy) is associated with the treatment of
(a) Anemia
(b) Beriberi
(c) Cancer
129. Triple vaccine is administered to a new born child to immunise against
(a) Whooping cough, tetanus and measles
(b) Whooping cough, tetanus and diphtheria
(c) Tetanus, measles and cubella
(d) Tetanus, diphtheria and smallpox
130. Which of the following is a water borne disease?
(a) Malaria
(b) Cold
(c) Cholera
(d) Mumps

131. ATS injection is given to those who have not had any immunisation against
(a) Tetanus
(b) Tuberculosis
(c) Tonsillitis
(d) Typhoid
132. ‘ELISA test is employed to diagnose
(a) Polio virus
(b) AIDS antibodies
(c) Tuberculosis bacterium
(d) Cancer
133. Cerebral malaria is caused by
(a) Plasmodium vivax
(b) Plasmodium falciparum
(c) Plasmodium malaria
(d) Plasmodium knowlesi
134. Thalassemia is
(a) Due to nutrient deficiency
(b) genetic disorder
(c) Due to heavy metal toxicity
(d) Caused by parasitic fungi
135. Osteoporosis is a disease that affects
(a) Heart
(b) Lungs
(c) Bones
(d) Kidneys
136. Kwashiorkor is a disease in which victimsparticularly growing children become lethargic get oedema and fail to grow normally. This disease occurs due to the deficiency of
(a) Fats
(b) minerals
(c) Proteins
(d) Vitamins
137. Sprain, a condition normally encountered, is related to
(a) Painful muscular constrictions
(b) Tears or breaks in muscles
(c) Tears or breaks in ligaments or tendons
(d) Inflammation of the connective tissue
surrounding a tendon
138. The sensation of fatigue in the muscles after prolonged strenuous physical work is caused by
(a) A decrease in the supply of oxygen
(b) Minor wear and tear of muscle fibres
(c) The depletion of glucose
(d) The accumulation of lactic acid
139. Which of the following genetic diseases is sex-linked?
(a) Royal haemophilias
(b) Tay-Sachs disease
(c) Cystic fibrosis
(d) Hypertensions
140. A pregnant woman is advised to undergo abortion if she contracts a disease called
(a) Chickenpox
(b)German measles
(c) Smallpox
(d) Measles

141. A postmortem study usually involves an analysis of liver. This is so because the liver shows a fairly correct picture of the dead persons
(a) Age
(b) Glycogen content
(c) Food taken by him
(d) History of illness
142. Sperms in man are produced in
(a) Seminiferous tubules
(b) Testis
(c) Epididymis
(d) Vas deferens
143. The disease caused by nematodes is
(a) Filaria .
(b) Fluorosis
(c) Encephalitis
(d) Leprosy
144. Geneco Technology is
(a) Defence system for prevention from AIDS
(b) A method for the development of species for food crops
(c) Technique for preinformation regarding genetic diseases
(d) Technique for prevention of cataract
145. Against which disease is the B.C.G. vaccine given?
(a) Polio
(b) Measles
(c) Hepatitis
(d) Tuberculosis
146. Heavy alcohol consuming people generally die of
(a) Blood cancer
(b) Cirrhosis
(c) Liver on stomach cancer
(d) Weakening of heart muscles leading to
cardiac arrest
147. Blood clotting will not occur in the absence of
(a) Iron
(b) Calcium
(c) Phosphorus
(d) None of the above
148. Protein which renders a cell less susceptible to attack by viruses is called
(a) Actomyosin
(b) Chloromycetin
(c) Hybridoma
(d) Inferon
149. Optic fibres are used in
(a) CAT scans
(b) X-ray photos
(c) Ultrasound scans
(d) Endoscopy

150. AIDS is confirmed by
(a) HIV +
(b) HIV-
(c) Blood grouping
(d) Blood cell counting
151. The best medicine to inject in the case of snake bite is
(a) Antivenin
(b) Streptomycin
(c) Penicillin
(d) Antibiotic
152. Which of the following can be called an example of natural selection in action?
(a) Production of high-yielding varieties of
(b) wheat Increasing incidence of DDT resistant
(c) Eradication of smallpox
(d) Extinction of some animals such as cheetal
153. Three communicable diseases prevalent developing countries caused by unsafe drinking water and bad sanitation are
(a) Acute diarrhea, cancer and gout
(b) Malaria, acute diarrhoa and schistosomiasis
(c) Onchocerciasis, leukemia and arthritis
(d) Rheumatism, malaria and AIDS
154. A drug which helps in controlling fever is
(a) Ibuprofen
(b) Penicillin
(c) Paracetamol
(d) Corticosteriod
155. Plague in human beings is caused by
(a) Virus
(b) Bacteria
(c) Protozoa
(d) Rickettsia
156. Where does the oxygen that keeps us alive come from?
(a) Carbon dioxide
(b) Carbonates absorbed from soil
(c) Oxides of minerals
(d) Water
157. Approximately, how many times each day do our heart valves open and close normally?
(a) 10,000 times
(b) 1,00,000 times
(c) 1,50,000 times
(d) 2,00,000 times
158. Patients with stickle cell anemia are homozygous for alan
(a) Abnormal gene located on sex chromosome
(b) Normal gene located on sex chromosome
(c) Abnormal gene located on autosomal chromosome
(d) Normal gene located on autosomal

159. Quantity of fresh air required for man is
(a) 1000 cubic feet of air for every 20 minutes
(b) 1000 cubic feet of air for every 20 seconds
(c) 1000 cubic feet of air for every 10 minutes
(a) 1000 cubic feet of air for every 10 seconds

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