Health Organisations ICSE Class-9 Concise Biology Selina Solutions

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Health Organisations ICSE Class-9 Concise Biology Selina Solutions Chapter-18. We Provide Step by Step Answer of Progress Check , MCQs, Very Short Answer Type, Short Answer Type and Long Answer Type Questions of Exercise-18 Health Organisations. Visit official Website  CISCE  for detail information about ICSE Board Class-9.

Health Organisations ICSE Class-9 Concise Biology Selina Solutions Chapter-18


–: Select Topics :–

Progress Check (page-178),

A.MULTIPLE CHOICE TYPE,

B.VERY SHORT ANSWER TYPE,

C.SHORT ANSWER TYPE,

D.LONG ANSWER TYPE

Note :-  Before Viewing Concise Selina Solutions of Health Organisations Chapter-18 . Read the whole chapter carefully with figure. Focus on Red cross , WHO , major activities of the Red Cross and WHO. 


Progress Check (page-178),Chapter-18 Health Organisations Selina Biology Solutions ICSE Class-9

Question 1

In which…..established.

Answer 1

The WHO which established in 1948

Question 2

Name ………following.

(i)…

(ii)….

Answer 2

(i)…WHO(world Health Organisations)

(ii)….Red Cross


Review Question 

A. MULTIPLE CHOICE TYPE , Solutions of Concise Selina Biology Chapter-18 – Health Organisations  ICSE Class-9

Question 1

Select the most appropriate option in each case.

Red Cross Day is celebrated on

(a) May 8

(b) June 23

(c) September 17

(d) November 21

Answer 1

(a) May 8

Question 2

WHO headquarters are located in

(a) Paris

(b) Berlin

(c) Geneva

(d) New York

Answer 2

(c) Geneva


B. VERY SHORT ANSWER TYPE  Chapter-18 Health Organisations  Selina Solutions for ICSE Class 9th Biology

 Question 1

Match the activities in Column I with the respective organisation in Column II (there can be one or more than one activity).

Column I

(Activity) 

Column II

(Organisation) 

(i) To extend relief to victims of earthquake.

(ii) To lay pharmaceutical standards for Important drugs.

(iii) Arranging ambulance in emergencies.

(iv) To suggest quarantine measures.

(v) Training of midwives.

(vi) Procuring and supplying blood for transfusion.

(A) Red Cross

(B) WHO

 

Answer 1

Column I

(Activity)

Column II

(Organisation)

(i) To extend relief to victims of earthquake. Red Cross

 

(ii) To lay pharmaceutical standards for important drugs. WHO

 

(iii) Arranging ambulance in emergencies. Red Cross

 

(iv) To suggest quarantine measures. WHO

 

(v) Training of midwives. Red Cross
(vi) Procuring and supplying blood for transfusion. Red Cross

 

Question 2

Where are the headquarters of WHO located?

Answer 2

The headquarters of WHO is located in Geneva.

Question 3

What do the following abbreviations stand for?

(a) WHO

(b) UNO

Answer 3

(a) WHO: World Health Organization

(b) UNO: United Nations Organization


C. SHORT ANSWER TYPE Selina Biology Solutions for Chapter-18 Health Organisations  ICSE Class-9

Question 1

List any three health problems in India.

Answer 1

Health problems in India:

Food- and water-borne diseases:

Contaminated food and water cause several diseases.

Water-borne diseases occur due to contaminated water from hand pumps or mixing of untreated sewage with river water. 

Insect- and air-borne diseases:

Shortage of cleanliness leads to breeding of houseflies and mosquitoes which are carriers of certain diseases. 

Lack of medical facilities:

In ruler area Lack of medical facilities leads to unavoidable deaths and damage to health. Lack of knowledge and superstitious beliefs also delay timely treatment which may result in serious consequences. 

Question 2

State two functions of WHO.

Answer 2

Functions of WHO:

To promote and support projects for research on diseases

To collect and supply information about the occurrence of diseases of an epidemic nature such as cholera, plague and yellow fever

Question 3

State the main functions of Red Cross.

Answer 3

Functions of Red Cross:

provide extend relief and help to the victims of any calamity – flood, fire, famine and earthquake

Maintain procure and supply blood for needy victims of war and other calamities

Giving all possible first-aid in an accident

To arrange for ambulance services in emergencies

Question 4

State the main functions of World Health Organisation.

Answer 4

Functions of World Health Organization (WHO):

a) promote and support projects for research on diseases

b) collect and supply information about the occurrence of diseases of epidemic nature such as cholera, plague and yellow fever

c)To lay pharmaceutical standards for important drugs, to ensure purity and size of the dose

d) organise campaigns for the control of epidemic (widespread) and endemic (local) diseases

Question 5

Distinguish between sewage and effluents.

Answer 5

Differences between sewage and effluents:

 

Sewage Effluents
Wastewater
produced
in homes
can be
termed as
sewage.
Wastewater discharged
from
wastewater
treatment
plants can
be termed
as effluent.

D. LONG ANSWER TYPE  Chapter-18 Health Organisations Selina ICSE Biology Solutions for Class 9th

Question 1

Describe the reasons for the formation of WHO.

Answer 1

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialised agency of the United Nations (UN) which is concerned with international public health.

It was established on 7 April 1948, with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and is a member of the United Nations Development Group.

Member countries of the UNO focused on the need for creating an international body to look after the health problems of the people of the world.

This need was particularly felt in the field of research on the causes and cures of diseases.

Combined efforts in this direction were to give better and faster results.

Poor and developing countries were to benefit quickly.

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