The term ‘Health’ is defined in many ways. The most accurate definition of health would be

 

1. health is the state of body and mind in a balanced condition
2. health is the reflection of a smiling face
3. health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being
4. health is the symbol of economic prosperity.

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The organisms which cause diseases in plants and animals are called

1. pathogens 
2. vectors 
3. insects 
4. worms

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The clinical test that is used for diagnosis of typhoid is

1. ELISA test   

2. ESR test 

3. PCR test 

4. Widal test

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Diseases are broadly grouped into infectious and non-infectious diseases. In the list given below, identify the infectious diseases.

I. Cancer                                    II. Influenza
III. Allergy                                  IV. Smallpox
1. I and II                               
2. II and III
3. III and IV                             
4. II and IV

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The sporozoites that cause infection when a female Anopheles mosquito bites a human being, are stored in

1. liver of the person                      
2. RBCs of mosquito
3. salivary glands of mosquito     
4. gut of mosquito

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The disease chikungunya is transmitted by

1. house flies                         
2. Aedes mosquitoes
3. cockroach                         
4. female Anopheles

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Many disease can be diagnosed by observing the symptoms in the patient.
Which group of symptoms are indicative of pneumonia?

1. Difficulty in respiration, fever, chills, cough and headache
2. Constipation, abdominal pain, cramps and blood clots
3. Nasal congestion and discharge, cough, sore throat and headache
4. High fever, weakness, stomach pain, loss of appetite and constipation.
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The genes causing cancer are called

1. structural genes                         
2. expressor genes
3. oncogenes                               
4. regulatory genes

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In malignant tumours, the cells proliferate, grow rapidly and move to other parts of the body to form new tumours. This stage of disease is called:

1. metagenesis 
2. metastasis   
3. teratogenesis     
4. mitosis

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When an apparently healthy person is diagnosed as unhealthy by a psychiatrist, the reason could be that
 

1. the patient was not efficient at his work
2. the patient was not economically prosperous
3. the patient shows behavioural and social maladjustment
4. he does not take interest in sports

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