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Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 8 ICSE chapter 8 - Diseases and First Aid [Latest edition]

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Chapter 8: Diseases and First Aid

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Multiple Choice Questions [Pages 79 - 80]

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 8 ICSE Chapter 8 Diseases and First Aid Multiple Choice Questions [Pages 79 - 80]

Multiple Choice Questions | Q 1.1 | Page 79

Put a tick mark (✓) against the correct alternative in the following statement:  

A mosquito is a vector for :

  • Typhoid

  • Cholera

  • Malaria

  • Jaundice

Multiple Choice Questions | Q 1.2 | Page 79

Put a tick mark (✓) against the correct alternative in the following statement: 

 Dengue is caused by a

  • Protozoan

  • Virus

  • Worm

  • Fungus

Multiple Choice Questions | Q 1.3 | Page 79

Put a tick mark (✓) against the correct alternative in the following statement: 

The idea of vaccination was conceived by

  • Charles Darwin

  • Alexander Flemming

  • Issac Newton

  • Edward Jenner

Multiple Choice Questions | Q 1.4 | Page 80

 Put a tick mark (✓) against the correct alternative in the following statement: 

Which one of the following is not a psychotropic drug ?

  • Morphine

  • Cocaine

  • Heroin

  • Penicillin

Multiple Choice Questions | Q 1.5 | Page 80

Put a tick mark (✓) against the correct alternative in the following statement

 Which one of the following is a communicable disease ?

  • Measles

  • Cancer

  • Heart stroke

  • Allergy

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Short Answer Questions [Page 80]

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 8 ICSE Chapter 8 Diseases and First Aid Short Answer Questions [Page 80]

Short Answer Questions | Q 1.1 | Page 80

What is a non-communicable disease ? 

Short Answer Questions | Q 1.2 | Page 80

What are communicable diseases ?

Short Answer Questions | Q 1.3 | Page 80

How can we control spreading of diseases by mosquitoes and houseflies ?

Short Answer Questions | Q 1.4 | Page 80

Public hygiene is equally important as personal hygiene. Give reasons. 

Short Answer Questions | Q 2.1 | Page 80

A viral disease caused due to unhealthy sexual contact..................

Short Answer Questions | Q 2.2 | Page 80

A disease caused due to Plasmodium

Short Answer Questions | Q 2.3 | Page 80

A disease caused by the bite of female Anopheles mosquito 

Short Answer Questions | Q 2.4 | Page 80

Two viral diseases caused by mosquito bites 

Short Answer Questions | Q 2.5 | Page 80

Any droplet — borne disease. 

Short Answer Questions | Q 3.1 | Page 80

 Write short (2-3 sentences) note on

Disease.

Short Answer Questions | Q 3.2 | Page 80

Write short (2-3 sentences) note on immunisation.

Short Answer Questions | Q 3.3 | Page 80

Write short (2-3 sentences) note on pathogen.

Short Answer Questions | Q 3.4 | Page 80

Write short (2-3 sentences) note on AIDS. 

Short Answer Questions | Q 3.5 | Page 80

Write short (2-3 sentences) note on vaccination. 

Short Answer Questions | Q 3.6 | Page 80

 Write short (2-3 sentences) note on vector.  

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Long Answer Questions [Page 81]

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 8 ICSE Chapter 8 Diseases and First Aid Long Answer Questions [Page 81]

Long Answer Questions | Q 1 | Page 81

What is vaccination? Mention the four ways in which vaccine’s are prepared, giving the name of one disease for which each type of vaccine is used. 

Long Answer Questions | Q 2 | Page 81

Burns can be superficial burns, deep burns or chemical burns. What emergency care you would suggest in each case.

Long Answer Questions | Q 3 | Page 81

Describe the ways in which communicable diseases are transmitted through various indirect methods. 

Long Answer Questions | Q 4 | Page 81

Given a crossword puzzle. Read the clues across and clues downward, and fill up the blank squares. Check up your performance with the correct solution given at the end. 

Clues across

  1. Category of the pathogen that causes diseases, like common cold and mumps.
  2. These may readily grow in your hair if you do not wash it regularly.
  3. This is the vaccine for preventing tuberculosis.
  4. Cover this part of your body by a handkerchief while sneezing to prevent droplet infection to others.
  5. The disease pertussis is popularly known as whooping
  6. One of the most common insects which visit our exposed foods and contaminates them.
  7. A disease that weakens the body’s defense system 

8. Germ or germ – substance introduced into the body to prevent the occurrence of an infectious disease.

9. A disease in which the eyes, the skin, and the urine turn yellow.

10. An organ usually affected by tuberculosis.

11.A disease caused by the bite of an infected dog, and which affects the central nervous system.

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Chapter 8: Diseases and First Aid

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Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 8 ICSE chapter 8 - Diseases and First Aid

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 8 ICSE chapter 8 (Diseases and First Aid) include all questions with solution and detail explanation. This will clear students doubts about any question and improve application skills while preparing for board exams. The detailed, step-by-step solutions will help you understand the concepts better and clear your confusions, if any. Shaalaa.com has the CISCE Concise Biology Class 8 ICSE solutions in a manner that help students grasp basic concepts better and faster.

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Concepts covered in Concise Biology Class 8 ICSE chapter 8 Diseases and First Aid are Concept of Diseases, Concept of Communicable Or Infectious Diseases, Diseases - Meaning of Vector, Method of Preventing Diseases in Genera, Vaccination and Immunization, Harmful Effects of Consuming Tobacco, Drinking Alcohol, Taking Drugs., Concept of First Aid Meaning, First Aid - Cases: Burns, Bleeding, Fracture, Object in the Eye, Unconsciousness, Swallowing Poison, Snake Bite, Stings, Concept of Health and Hygiene.

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