Tuesday, 7 March 2017

General Science Quiz 12 - Health Quiz

A set of questions on various health issues.




1. Which organ is affected by the disease known as 'kala-azar"?
Liver
Heart
Lungs
Intestine

2. Which particular amoeba causes Amoebiasis, also known amoebic dysentery?
Dictyostelium
Naegleria
Pelomyxa
Entamoeba

3. What is the formal name of the brain-eating amoeba?
Entamoeba histolytica
Naegleria fowleri
Pelomyxa palustris
Chaos carolinense

4. Which one of the following is a form of severe protein-energy malnutrition?
Anemia
Goiter
Pellagra
Kwashiorkor

5. Name the chemical that is responsible for the yellow colour of urine
Urobilin
Creatinine
Heamoglobin
Methylene

6. Name the artery in the wrist where we can usually feel the pulse
Femoral artery
Radial artery
Dorsalis artery
Popliteal artery

7. Name the vitamin that is known as phytomenadione or phylloquinone
Vitamin C
Vitamin D
Vitamin E
Vitamin K

8. Which one of the following form of cance arise from cells that make blood?
Carcinoma
Sarcoma
Lymphoma
Blastoma

9. Which one of the following is NOT a Sexually Transmitted Disease?
Syphilis
Gonorrhea
HIV/AIDS
Giardiasis

10. Who is the present Director-General of World Health Organisation (WHO)?
Margaret Chan
Lee Jong-wook
Gro Harlem Brundtland
Hiroshi Nakajima

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