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Class 5 Science Question Answers - Food, Nutrition, Health and Diseases

Q1: What is the meaning of the word "Disease"?
Ans: Dis-ease


Q2: What does "disease" mean?
Ans: "Not at ease" or "uncomfortable"


Q3: How can we describe a disease?
Ans: A condition that doesn't let the body work properly.


Q4: What are the two types of diseases mentioned?
Ans: Non-communicable and communicable diseases.


Q5: What causes deficiency diseases?
Ans: Lack of specific vitamins or minerals in the body.


Q6: What are communicable diseases also known as?
Ans: Infectious diseases.


Q7: What are the disease-causing germs called?
Ans: Pathogens.


Q8: Name three examples of pathogens.
Ans: Viruses, bacteria, fungi.


Q9: How do communicable diseases spread through direct contact?
Ans: Person-to-person or through shared items like towels.


Q10: Name a disease that spreads through direct contact.
Ans: Chickenpox.


Q11: How can germs enter the body through cuts and wounds?
Ans: Through cuts and wounds on the skin.


Q12: What disease can spread from mother to child during childbirth?
Ans: Tetanus.


Q13: How do germs spread through the air?
Ans: When a sick person coughs or sneezes.


Q14: What is the discharge from the nose and mouth of a sick person carrying?
Ans: Disease-causing germs.


Q15: What can help prevent communicable diseases?
Ans: Good hygiene and vaccination.

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