Fill in the blanks (i) Cleanliness, rest and sleep, and physical exercise are a part of ________ hygiene (ii) One must always breathe by the _______ and never by the ________ (iii) Fresh air brings __________ into the living rooms. (iv) One must never put a sharp pointed object into the _______ it may rupture the
(v) For adults 6-7 hours of continuous undisturbed _______ is sufficient. (vi) The municipal bodies must ensure the supply of clean germ-free ________ and an efficient _________ disposal.
Tick-mark the correctly matched pairs of certain animals and the related diseases/habits. (i) Culex ____________ yellow fever (ii) Aedes ____________filarial (iii) Anopheles _________malaria (iv) Gambusia _________ eat up mosquito larvae (v) Rat flea ___________diarrhea (vi) Cockroaches ________breed in man-holes
Mention if the following statements are true (T) or false (F)
(i) Contamination means entry of germs by insect bite T/F
(ii) Sewage is the commonest source of contamination of water in the cities T/F
(iii) Cholera is marked by acute diarrhea and no urination T/F
(iv) Typhoid is caused by a type of worm T/F
(v) Mosquitoes are the source of dysentery germs T/F
No urination due to shortage of water in the body is a typical symptom of (a) Typhoid (b) Malaria (c) Dysentery (d) Cholera
Which one of the following is an unhealthy habit?
(a) Removing wax from inside the ears
(b) Keeping the mouth closed while breathing
(c) Sleeping for only 6-7hours
(d) Sharing towels with others
The protozoan that causes malaria is:
(a) Entamoeba histolytica
The chemical substance mainly responsible for tooth disorder is
The germ causing Hepatitis is transmitted through:
(a) The bite of a mosquito
(b) Contamination of food by a housefly
(c) Personal contact with a patient
(d) Contaminated water
Match Column I with that which is most appropriate in Column II. Column I Column II (a) Mosquito (i) DDT (b) Plasmodium (ii) Dengue (c) Entamoeba histolytica (iii) Vector (d) Aedes mosquito (iv) Malaria (e) Insecticide (v) Dysentery
Name the following:
(a) Organism that transmit microbes that cause disease.
(b) Organisms that cause disease.
(c) Science of maintaining good health
Give suitable explanations for the following:
(i) One should breathe by nose and never by mouth.
(ii) Hands must be washed before eating food
(iii) Eating places must be kept free of flies
Classify the following diseases into communicable and non-communicable diseases: cholera, beri-beri, colour blindness, diabetes, malaria, plague, heart-attack. (i) Communicable ________ (ii) Non-communicable _________
The letter “B” in the name BCG vaccination stands for: (a) Brief (b) Beri-beri (c) Bacteria (d) Bacillus
Use of disposable syringes for injecting medicines, etc. is especially advised to prevent (a) Poliomyelitis (b) Mumps (c) Rabies (d) AIDS
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