QUIZ 73: HEALTH QUIZ-2

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Welcome to your QUIZ 73: HEALTH QUIZ-2

1. 
What is the common name for a disease Visceral leishmaniasis, whose cure was discovered by an Indian Physician, U N Brahmachari, by synthesizing a drug, Urea Stibamine, in 1922?

2. 
Which instrument is used in the detection of heart abnormalities which generates a record of the electrical currents with heart muscle activity?

3. 
Excess of which substance, a white sterol present in the tissues of the human body in which it performs a number of important functions, can result in coronary thrombosis?

4. 
Which Belgian astronomer, mathematician, statistician and sociologist is famous for his ' Body Mass Index', which is the individuals' body weight divided by the square of his or her height which remains the official measurement for obesity to this day?

5. 
Which American biochemist discovered vitamins A, B and D and also originated the letter system of naming vitamins?

6. 
Which vitamin, found in a number of foods, including leafy greens, cauliflower and liver, is essential for the functioning of several proteins that are involved in blood clotting?

7. 
Which Afro-American physician, a pioneer of blood plasma preservation, was the first director of the Red Cross?

8. 
Edward Jenner, an English Physician, pioneer in vaccination, made a discovery in 1796, that inoculation with cowpox gave immunity to which of the following diseases?

9. 
Which contagious disease usually involves the nose, throat, and air passages, but may also infect the skin?

10. 
Which British physiologist and epidemologist was the first researchers to link cigarette smoking to lung cancer?

Quiz Contributor:
Smt Geetha Pradana, M.Sc., M.L.I.Sc.

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