Health and Hygiene multiple-choice questions MCQs with Answers

1. The level of functional and metabolic efficiency of a living organism refers to:
a. Hygiene
b. Health
c. Cleanliness
d. Diagnosis
Answer: b. Health

2. Hygiene refers to conditions and practices that help to maintain health and prevent the spread of disease, who said that?
a. GOI
b. Mercy Ships
c. WHO
Answer: c. WHO

3. Sanitation refers to:
a. Disposal of human excreta
b. Supply of quality food
c. Reducing greenhouse gases
d. Deposal of waste
Answer: a. Disposal of human excreta

4. Which is the most common global disease?
a. Tooth loss
b. Receding gums
c. Tuberculosis
d. Tooth decay
Answer: d. Tooth decay

5. The yellowish sticky film that covers the tooth and gums is known as:
a. Tartar
b. The dental plague
c. Bacteria
d. Fungi
Answer: a. Tartar

6. Which stream animal is an indicator of poor water quality?
a. Caddis fly larva
b. A black fly larva
c. May fly larva
d. Mosquito
Answer: a. Caddis fly larva

7. The wastewater released by houses is called?
a. Sludge
b. Sewage
c. Garbage
d. Effluent
Answer: b. Sewage

8. Dental hygiene is also known as:
a. Brushing
b. Mouth cleaning
c. Flossing
d. Oral hygiene
Answer: d. Oral hygiene

9. Hygiene is a part of which of the following?
a. Health
b. Science
c. Conditioning
d. Routine
Answer: b. Science

10. Which of the following diseases is NOT caused by bacteria?
a. Typhoid fever
b. Malaria
c. Tuberculosis
d. Cholera
Answer: b. Malaria

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11. Which disease is caused by drinking contaminated water?
a. Pneumonia
b. Cholera
c. Smallpox
d. Hypertension
Answer: b. Cholera

12. Which is the cleanest country in the world as per the Environmental Performance Index (EPI) 2020?
a. Canada
b. USA
c. Singapore
d. Denmark
Answer: d. Denmark

13. Which of the following organization handles the global health issues?
a. WTO
b. WHO
c. UAE
d. FDA
Answer: b. WHO

14. What is the normal temperature of the human body?
a. 98.6 °F
b. 100 °F
c. 99 °F
d. 37 °F
Answer: a. 98.6 °F

15. A set of practices performed to preserve health is called:
a. Health
b. Metabolism
c. Hygiene
d. Cleanliness
Answer: c. Hygiene

16. On which date is world health day celebrated?
a. 7th April
b. 6th October
c. 15th June
d. 7th December
Answer: a. 7th April

17. Which of the following is NOT a bacterial disease?
a. Asthma
b. Typhoid
c. Plague
d. Syphilis
Answer: a. Asthma

18. Which of the following is the main cause for the transmission of Hepatitis?
a. Drinking contaminated water
b. Sharing or reusing needles
c. The bite of a mosquito
d. Breathing in air
Answer: b. Sharing or reusing needles

19. What is the main cause of contagious disease?
a. Contaminated Air
b. Contaminated Food
c. Poor hygienic conditions
d. All of these
Answer: d. All of these

20. Which of the following is a communicable disease?
a. Obesity
b. Diabetes
c. Heart diseases
d. Typhoid
Answer: d. Typhoid

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