CBSE Class 9 Science Chapter 13 Why do we fall ill MCQ Question Answers


NCERT Class 9 Science Chapter 13 “Why do we fall ill” Multiple Choice Questions with Answers


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Q.1. Which of the following diseases is caused by a protozoan?

(a) Typhoid

(b) Common Cold

(c) AIDS

(d) Malaria 


Q.2. Diseases caused by fungi: 

(a) Skin infection

(b) Cold and cough

(c) AIDS

(d) Malaria


Q.3. Headache is an example of ______disease.

(a) air-borne

(b) acute 

(c) infectious

(d) chronic 


Q.4. Diseases where microbes are the immediate cause are called ____________ Disease.

(a) non-infectious

(b) acute

(c) chronic

(d) infectious


Q.5. Identify the disease which is caused by bacteria. 

(a) Influenza

(b) Common cold

(c) Anthrax

(d) AIDS



Q.6. Which among the following diseases is not infectious?

(a) Cancer

(b) Typhoid

(c) Malaria

(d) Cholera


Q.7. Antibiotics work against ______.

(a) elephantiasis

(b) virus

(c) bacteria

(d) parasites


Q.8. The disease that an infected mother can transmit to her baby through breast feeding is 

(a) AIDS 

(b) Malaria

(c) Kala-azar

(d) Elephantiasis


Q.9. The method of immunisation was first tried by ________.

(a) Edward Jenner

(b) Robert Hooke

(c) Louis Hook

(d) Louis Pasteur 



Q.10. The protozoa that causes kala-azar is _________.

(a) Leishmania

(b) Ascaris

(c) Trypanosoma

(d) Plasmodium


Q.11. Identify the odd one from the following.

(a) Diphtheria

(b) Cancer 

(c) Tetanus

(d) Whooping cough


Q.12. Listed below are a few diseases.

(i) Tuberculosis

(ii) Cancer

(iii) Common cold

(iv) Viral fever


From the above-mentioned diseases, which are classified as acute diseases?

(a) (i) and (ii)

(b) (ii) and (iii)

(c) (iii) and (iv)

(d) (i) and (iv)  


Q.13. The disease which is transmitted by sexual contact is _____.

(a) malaria

(b) syphilis 

(c) kala-azar

(d) elephantiasis


Q.14. The AIDS virus cannot be transmitted by

(a) sexual contact

(b) blood transfusion 

(c) breast feeding

(d) hugs and hand shake


Q.15. The disease that affects the human brain is 

(a) Malaria

(b) Dengue fever

(c) Jaundice

(d) Japanese encephalitis


Answer Key for Class 9 Science Chapter 13 Why do we fall ill MCQs





Class 9 Science Chapter-wise MCQs 

Chapter 1 Matter in Our Surroundings MCQsChapter 2 Is Matter around us Pure MCQsChapter 3 Atoms and Molecules MCQs
Chapter 4 The Structure of an Atom MCQsChapter 5 The Fundamental Unit of Life MCQsChapter 6 Tissues MCQs
Chapter 7 Diversity in Living Organisms MCQsChapter 8 Motion MCQsChapter 9 Force and Laws of Motion MCQs
Chapter 10 Gravitation MCQsChapter 11 Work and Energy MCQsChapter 12 Sound MCQs
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