Health is the state of physical, mental and social well-being. It is not just being free from disease. Communicable diseases can be transferred from one person to another, whilst non-communicable diseases cannot.
Which of these diseases is caused by a bacterium?
Which of these diseases is often transmitted in dirty water?
Which disease can cause a green or yellow discharge from the penis or vagina?
Malaria is caused by what type of pathogen?
Which of the following is a possible effect of a mother's smoking on an unborn baby?
Increased risk of birth defects
Increased mass at birth
Protection against asthma after birth
How is measles often transmitted?
Through uncooked food
Through dirty water
Through the air
In which food or drink is salmonella least likely to be found?
Meat and poultry
Which of these does not prevent the spread of diseases?
Barrier method contraception
Which of the following is the best definition of a non-communicable disease?
A disease that is spread by the transfer of pathogens
A genetic disease
A disease that cannot be transferred from person to person
Which of the following is a major cause of type 2 diabetes?
Too little sugar in the diet, lowering blood sugar
Too vigorous exercise, causing a reduction in carbohydrate in the body