Quiz 142 : General Science : Some Human Diseases


When the body’s immune system cells destroy the insulin producing beta cells of the pancreas is termed as ________?

[A] Type 1 diabetes
[B] Type 2 diabetes
[C] hybrid diabetes
[D] none of the above

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A person develops resistance to the action of insulin in the body’s cells , it is called as___________?

[A] Type 1 Diabetes
[B] Type 2 Diabetes
[C] Hyabrid Diabetes
[D] None of the above

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Athlete’s Foot or Tinia Pedis is caused by which of the following ?

[A] Bacteria
[B] Virus
[C] Fungi
[D] Protozoan

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Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by protozoan parasites that belong to the genus Leishmania and is transmitted by the bite of certain species of_________?

[A] Mosquito
[B] Sand fly
[C] Bee
[D] None of the above

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Out of Diphtheria, Whooping cough, Typhoid , Diarrhea & Malaria which is not caused by bacteria?

[A] Whooping Cough
[B] Typhoid
[C] Malaria
[D] None of the above

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Schizophrenia is an example of _________?

[A] Allergy
[B] Mental Illness
[C] Organic Degenerative Diseases
[D] None of the above

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Hepatitis A which is the most common cause of jaundice in young people is an infection of liver by ________?

[A] Bacteria
[B] Virus
[C] Amoeba
[D] Prortozoan

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Poliomyelitis known as Polio is caused by an enterovirus which causes paralysis of muscles. This virus has a particular affinity to ______?

[A] Muscle Cells
[B] Nerve Cells of Spinal Cord
[C] Nerve Cells of Brain
[D] None of the above

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Meningitis is a disease which is characterized by inflammation of meninges , the covering that lie over the brain and spinal chord is caused by _______ ?

[A] Bacteria
[B] Virus
[C] Protozoa
[D] Fungi

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Which among the following disease is called by Yersinia pestis?

[A] Leprosy
[B] Anthrax
[C] Plague
[D] Dengue

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