CHAPTER- HEALTH AND HYGINE 

VERY SHORT ANSWER TYPE QUESTION

1. Define health.

2 What is meant by disease?

3 Give two examples of non infectious diseases.

4 Name two diseases  caused by virus.

5 Why should dry leaves not be burnt?

Asked by 24avip02 | 18th Oct, 2018, 09:09: PM

Expert Answer:

1. Health is defined as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely an absence of any disease.
2. Disease is an abnormal condition which impairs the normal functioning of the body.
3. Diabetes and heart failure are two non-communicable diseases.
4. Rabies and chickenpox are the diseases caused by a virus.
5. The burning of dry leaves lead to air pollution and also destroy the valuable nutrients that should go back to the soil. It releases CO2, there will be a lot of asthma- and cancer-causing particulate matter, and it will also send allergens such as moulds into the air. 

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 19th Oct, 2018, 09:19: AM