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GENERAL AWARENESS : QUIZ - 10
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GENERAL AWARENESS : QUIZ - 10


NO.

QUESTION

ANSWER

01

An infection of the gums involving margin of the teeth with the gum is known as

Pyorrhoea

02

Drugs which reduce tension, anxiety, depression,etc. are known as

Tranquillizers

03

A swelling of the thyroid gland is known as

Goitre

04

Typhoid fever is caused by

Salmonella typhi bacteria

05

Plague was also known as

Black death

06

AIDS stands for

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

07

Diseases which spread by contact are called

Contagious diseases

08

Scarlet fever is caused by

Strepto coccus

09

The sterilization technique carried out on men is

Vasectomy

10

The ability of a living creature to resist the attack of diseases is known as

Immunity

11

How many senses a human being has

Five

12

Medical practioners without valid licence are called

Quacks

13

In a human baby,teething process starts from the age

Seven months

14

A method of treating cancer or tumor growth using chemicals is known as

Chemotherapy

15

Meningitis is caused by

Neisseria meningitis

16

Tetanus is caused by

Clostridium tetane

17

Leukemia is commonly known as

Blood Cancer

18

An area of pus formation within the lung is called

Lung abscess

19

Meningitis is an infection of

Head and spinal cord

20

A sudden interruption of the blood supply to the brain can cause a

Stroke

21

A hereditary lack of pigment in the skin,hair & eyes is known as

Albinism

22

Psoraisis is an inherited disease of

Skin,nails and joints

23

A fungus is a

Microscopic plant

24

A condition in which both eyes do not point in the same direction is called as

Squint

25

Short sightdness is also known as

Myopia

26

Short sightdness is

Concave lens

27

Long sightdness is also known as

Hypermetropia

28

Long sightdness is corrected by using

Convex lens

29

A condition in which one is not able to see both near and distant objects is known as

Pressbyopia

30

Both convex and concave lens is used to correct the eyesight of a person suffering from

Pressbyopia

31

An inflammation of the thin membrance that covers the black part of the eye is called

Conjunctivitis

32

Acute conjuctivitis is commonly known as

black eye

33

How many bones an adult human body has

206

34

How many bones an human baby's body has

270

35

Blood vessels that carry blood from different organs to the heart are known as

Aneries

36

Blood vessels that carry blood from different organs to the heart are known as

Veins

37

The main artery of the body is the

Arota

38

Skin is the sense organ for

Touch

39

Eyes are the sense organ for

Sight

40

Nose is the sense organ for

Smell

41

Tongue is the sense organ for

Taste

42

Ears are the sense organs for

Hearing

43

Muscles of the heart are called

Cardiac muscles

44

In a human body,about how many muscles are there

650

45

A break in the continuity of a bone is called a

Fracture

46

A progressive weakening of muscles is called

Muscular dystrophy

47

Damage to a nerve is termd as

Meuropathy

48

Biceps are the muscles of the

Arm

49

Malaria is transmitted by

Anopheles mosquito

50

There are how many types of Malaria

Three

51

BCG stands for

Bacillus Calmette Guerin

52

BCG is a vaccine given for immunization against the disease

Tuberculosis

53

DPT is a

Triple vaccine

54

DPT is effective against

Diphtheria,whooping cough and tetanus

55

DPT vaccine is given how many times to children

Three

56

Vaccine against polio is called

Poliomyelitis vaccine

57

Vaccine is a liquid containing

Dilute or dead pathogens

58

The first antibiotic discovered by

Penicillin

59

Spherical shaped bacteria are called

coccus

60

Rod shaped bacteria are called

Bacillus

61

Spiral shaped bacteria are called

Spirillium

62

Comma shaped bacteria are called

Vibrio

63

The size of a virus is about

A millionth of a centimeter

64

Plague is caused by bacteria which is found in

Fleas on the bodies of rats

65

Dengue fever is also known as

Break-bone fever

66

Q fever was first noticed in

Queensland

67

Anthrax is caused by

Anthrax bacillus

68

Cholera is caused by

Vibrio choleral bacteria

69

Tetanus is also known as

Lockjaw disease

70

Diptheria is caused by

Klebs-loeffler

71

Whooping cough is caused by

Bordella pertussis

72

Sex is predicted before the birth of the child by a test called

Amnio centesis

73

The outer layer of the skin is called

Epidermis

74

The inner layer of the skin is called

Dermis

75

Over exposure to sun cause

Sun burn

76

LSD stands for

Lysergic acid Di-ethylamide

77

Drugs which produce total unconsciousness are known as

General anaesthetics

78

Drugs which produce loss of sensation in a small area where the drug is applied are called

Local anaesthetics

79

Drugs which neutralize secretions of the stomach which cause ulcers and acidity are called

Antacids

80

ELISA technique is used to detect

AIDS

81

NMR stands for

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

82

Teeth are covered by a hard substance called

Enamel

83

Insulin is also known as

Anti-diabetic hormone

84

Insulin deficiency causes

Diabetes

85

Inflammation of the pancreas is called

Pancreatitis

86

A normal pregnancy lasts for about

40 weeks

87

The device which improves one's hearing is called

Hearing aid

88

Persons who are having blood group O positive are called

Universal donors

89

Persons who are having blood group AB positive are called

Universal recipients

90

Red cells of blood contain

Haemoglobin

91

The formation of a blood clot within a blood vessel is called

Thrombosis

92

The sex hormone of the male is

Androgen

93

The sex hormones of the females are

Estrogen and progesterone

94

Delivery of more than one baby at a time is called as

Multiple pregnancy

95

A pregnancy that ends before the 28th week is termed as

Miscarriage

96

A condition where the lung tissue collapses is known as

Atelectasis

97

A condition in which the lung tissue loses its elasticity is known as

Emphysema

98

Pnemonia is an infection of the

Lungs

99

Pus formation in the lung is called

Lung abscess

100

Bronchiectasis is a disease of the which system

Respiratory

101

The colour of the skin is dependant upon a pigment called

Melanin

102

Eczema is a disease of the

Skin

103

A condition wherein the pressure within the eyeball is increased above normal is called

Glaucoma

104

The number of teeth in a normal human being are

32

105

Substances that cause allergy are called

Allergens

106

Hay fever is a type of

Allergy

107

Leukemia is a disease of the

Blood

108

Tissue taken from the patient while operation is going on is called

Frozen section

109

EEG stands for

Electro encephalography

110

EEG is used to record the activities of the

Brain

111

EMG stands for

Electromyography

112

EMG is used for recording for the activity of the

Muscles during contraction

113

The x-ray visualisation of a joint is known as

Arthrography

114

A device used to regularise irregular heart beats is called

Pace-maker

115

A doctor who is a specialist in matters related to the heart and circulatory system is called a

Cardiologist

116

In medical terminology,ENT stands for

Ear,nose and throat

117

A gynaeclogist specialises in matters related to

Reproductive system

118

Copper T is a type of device used for

Contraception

119

A Psychiatrist specialises in matters related to

Mental disorders

120

Typhoid vaccine was invented by

Almorth Writht

121

Polio vaccine was invented by

Jonas Salk

122

Contact lenses were invented by

A.E.Fick

123

Vaccination was invented by

Edward Jenner