Question Pool Keeping Diseases Away

Keeping Diseases Away - SAMAGRA Question Pool & Answers | Class 10 English Medium

Kerala Syllabus SAMAGRA SCERT SAMAGRA Question Pool for Class 10 English Medium Biology Keeping Diseases Away

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Qn 1.

Certain indications related to diseases are given below. Write suitable reasons for each.

  1. An ash coloured thick coating forms in the throat in Diphtheria disease.
  2. It is necessary to prevent the onset of water borne diseases in flood affected parts.

 



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Qn 2.

As per the given model, arrange the following informations                                     Disease -Pathogen -Victim

a) Foot and mouth disease b) Blight c) Malaria d) Bacteria e) Virus f) Protozoa g) Humans h) Cattle i) Plant

 

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    Qn 3.

    Correct mistake if any by replacing the underlined word

    1. Haemophilia is a lifestyle disease
    2. Ultimate source of Nipah is Pig
    3. Emphysima affects brain


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    Qn 4.

    Analyse and write the path of Nipah virus from the source to human

     



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    Qn 5.

    Classify the following diseases on the basis of pathogens                                                  a) Leptospirosis   b) Nipah    c) Athlets foot     d) Malaria



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    Qn 6.

    Analyse the following symptoms and answer the questions. 

    • Fever
    • Sore throat
    • Swelling of lymph glands in neck
    • Grey coloured layer formed in throat
    1. Write the name of this disease and its pathogen
    2. Prevention is better than cure. This slogan is very much applicable to this disease. Why?

     



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    Qn 7.

    Complete the concept map.



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    Qn 8.

    Observe the pictures A and B.

    a) Write the reason for the differences in the shapes of RBCs in pictures A and B.

    b) Name the disease indicated by ‘B’.

    c) To which group does this disease belong?

    d) Give the reason why the patients with this disease experience anemia.



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    Qn 9.

    The health survey information in a city is depicted in the following pie diagram. Analyse it and answer the following questions.

    a) Which disease affected less people.

    b) Which diseases affected more people.

    c) Write any two examples for these diseases.

    d) Mention any two health habits to prevent these diseases.



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    Qn 10.

    A graph prepared in accordance with the health survey is given below. Analyse the graph and answer the following questions.

    a) How do the density of mosquitoes and the number of patients relate?

    b) Mention any two communicable diseases that can affect the people in this area.

    c) Give any two activities that can be taken to prevent these diseases.



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    Qn 11.

    Analyse the graph and answer the questions.

    a) Which disease will affect more in city A?

    b) Which disease has highest possibility of occurrence in city C?

    c) What measures should be taken by the people of cities A, B and C in order to prevent various diseases.



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    Qn 12.

    A graph indicating the spread of various diseases in an area during rainy season is given below. Analyse and answer the following questions.

    a) Name the pathogen that contracted most?

    b) Which disease is caused by the filarial worm?

    c) Mention the steps to avoid the spread of these diseases.

     



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    Qn 13.

    Evaluate the statements given below and write the significance of each.

    1. Vaccination is the best way to prevent Diptheria.

    2. Consuming partially eaten fruits by bats pose serious health hazards.

     



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    Qn 14.

    Identify the diseases given and complete the table giving the causative organism and the symptoms of diseases.

    Diseases Pathogens Symptom
    Rat Fever    
    Tuberculosis    
    Diphtheria    
    AIDS    
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      Qn 15.

      Based on the symptoms given, identify the disease. Describe the cause of spread and mention the preventive measures.

      • Increased amount of Bilirubin in blood
      • Yellow color in the white of eye and nail


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      Qn 16.

      Identify the mode of spread of the following diseases and list suitable preventive measures.

      1. Rate fever
      2. Diphtheria
      3. Tuberculosis


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      Qn 17.

      Observe figures A and B

      1. What is the reason for the difference in the shape of the red blood cells in figures A and B?
      2. Which disease is indicated by the figure B ?
      3. In which category does this disease belong to ?
      4. What is the reason for the anaemic condition of these patients?


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      Qn 18.

      Chemotherapy and radiation therapy are used in the treatment of which disease?      What are the factors which lead to this disease?



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      Qn 19.

      Microorganisms cause all the diseases which affect human beings.                              What is your response towards this opinion which arouse during a class room discussion?Explain with suitable example.



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      Qn 20.

      Write four concepts which can be included in the poster prepared by the school health club as part of tuberculosis awareness program.



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      Qn 21.

      Arrange the diseases given in the box based on pathogens which causes them, giving appropriate heading

      Athletes foot,  Nipah,  Diphtheria,  ringworm,  blight,  mosaic disease

       

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        Qn 22.

        Anthrax is a disease transmitted due the contact with animals.

        1. Which microbe causes this disease ?
        2. Name two other diseases caused by the same type of microbe and the mode of transmission


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        Qn 23.

        Characteristic features of some microbes are given below . Identify them.

        1. Unicellular organisms without a prominent nucleus. Most of the cell organelles are absent.
        2. Multiplies by binary fission. Simple structure with genetic material covered with a protein coat.
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        Qn 24.

        News report

        School authorities refused the stay of HIV infected student in school hostel,as the disease may get transmitted to other students.

        1. What is your to response as a science student to this news report ?
        2. What kind of approach is needed towards HIV positive individuals?


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        Qn 25.

        A micro organism reduces the immunity of the body by reducing the number of lymphocytes

        1. Which microbe is this ?
        2. Name the disease caused by this microbe.
        3. What are the different means of transmission of this disease ?


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        Qn 26.

        Observing dry day once in a week helps to control diseases like dengue fever, chikungunya etc. Evaluate this statement



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        Qn 27.

        Analyze the statements given below and identify the diseases.

        1. The number of lymphocytes in the body reduces and immunity of the body declines.
        2. Flow of lymph from the lymph gland gets obstructed.
        3. Oxygen carrying capacity reduces due to the defect in the structure of haemoglobin


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        Qn 28.

        Choose the correct statement about viruses.

        i) Viruses have a simple body structure with DNA or RNA covered by a protein coat.

        ii) All the cell organelles are present in viruses.

        iii) Viruses multiply their number by utilizing the genetic         mechanism of the host cell.

        iv) viruses will not attack microbes like bacteria.

        1. i and ii are correct                                                         
        2. i and ii are correct   
        3. ii  and iii are correct 
        4. iii  and iv are correct


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        Qn 29.

        Complete the table:

        A Fungus

        B

        Red rashes on the skin‍
        Tuberculosis C

        Through air

        D

        Malaria

        E

        Through mosquito

        F
        G

        Filarial worm

        H

        Swelling in the lymph gland

         



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        Qn 30.

        The following are some health habits to prevent certain diseases. Properly pair these habits with the diseases listed in the box.

        a) Avoid smoking habits.

        b) Avoid mosquitoes.

        Emphysema, Athletes’ foot, Dengue fever

         



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        Qn 31.

        A particular type of microbe causes diseases like Nipah, chikungunya and Hepatitis.

        1. Identify the microbe.
        2. How does this organism increase its number?
        3. Explain the general structure of this microbe


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        Qn 32.

        The pathogen enters the body and multiplies its number by utilising the genetic mechanism of the lymphocytes.

        1. Which microbe is mentioned here ?
        2. Name a disease caused by this pathogen ?
        3. write four modes of transmission of this disease.


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