Challenge Your Understanding: A Quiz on Diseases

Directions: In the questions given below, four options have been given. Click on the option which you think is the RIGHT ANSWER to the question.

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1. Due to contraction of eyeball, a long-sighted eye can see only

2. Which one among the following is not correct about Down’s syndrome?

3. Insects that can transmit diseases to human are referred to as

4. Which of the following diseases are transmitted from one person to another?

  1. AIDS
  2. Cirrhosis
  3. Hepatitis B
  4. Syphilis

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


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

6. The anti-malarial drug Quinine is made from a plant. The plant is -

7. To suspect HIV/AIDS in a young individual, which one among the following symptoms is mostly associated with?

8. Hypertension is the term used for -

9. Acute lead poisoning is also known as -

10. Oral Rehydration Therapy is recommended for

11. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists

List I
List II
A. AIDS 1. Widal test
B. Plague 2. Wayson stain test
C. Typhoid 3. ELISA test

4. Mantoux test



12. A woman suffers from colour blindness while her husband does not suffer from it. They have a son and a daughter. Who is likely to suffer from colour blindness?

13. Which of the following disease is not transmitted by Aedes aegypti?

14. The first effective vaccine against polio was prepared by

15. Minamata disease was caused by -

16. Which one of the following kinds of organisms causes malaria?

17. Which of the following diseases is not caused by viruses?

18. The condition in which the lens in eye becomes opaque is called :

19. The toxicity of which of the following heavy metals leads to liver cirrhosis?

20. Typhoid is caused by -

21. BCG immunization is for

22. Which one of the following diseases is caused by virus?

23. Malaria in human body is caused by which one of the following organisms?

24. Ringworm is a ......... disease.

25. Which one of the following diseases is caused by a protozoan?