CHILD HEALTH AND NUTRITION QUESTION PAPERS

PRE PRIMARY EXAMINATION QUESTION PAPERS
CHILD HEALTH AND NUTRITION

I. Answer the following four questions. Each answer should not exceed
three pages. All questions carry equal marks.
1. a) What is meant by first-aid ? Why is it important for a
pre-primary school teacher to have the knowledge of 'first-aid' ?
b) Mention the 'first-aid' be given in the following cases :
i) When foreign particles enter into the eyes of a child.
ii) Nose bleed in a child.
iii) A child stung by bee. 2 × 5 = 10
2. a) Draw a neat labelled diagram of a human eye.
b) Mention the defects of a human eye. Explain. 2 × 5 = 10
3. a) What are vitamins ? How are vitamins classified on the basis of
their solubility ? Mention the types of vitamins.

b) What are Rickets and Night blindness ? Explain. 2 × 5 = 10
4. a) What is meant by health ? Mention the factors that help us to
maintain good health.
b) Mention the characteristic features of a healthy child.
2 × 5 = 10
II Write short notes on any three of the following : 3 × 5 = 15
1. Medical examination
2. Vaccination
3. Care of teeth
4. Importance of 'Breast feeding
5. Common disorders of respiratory system in children.
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III. Give reasons for the following : 5 × 2 = 10
1. Washing hands before eating should be practised by children.
2. Children should be vaccinated at their early age of childhood.
3. Doctors advise the women to have extra phosphorus and calcium in
their diet during pregnancy.
4. Premature termination of breast feeding in children results in
deficiency disease like kwashiorkor.
5. Proper furniture should be provided to the children in the classroom
to avoid postural problem.
IV. Answer the following in a word each : 5 × 1 = 5
1. A kind of tiredness which describes the physical and mental state of
being tired and weak.
2. A kind of postural defect where the spine takes the shape of letter
'S' or 'C' .
3. A congenital defect where baby shows the symptom of bluish
complexion.
4. Automatic response to stimuli.
5. A kind of solution given to children to prevent dehydration.
V. Fill in the blanks : 5 × 1 = 5
1. A person having 'O' type blood group is known as ………........………
donor.
2. The ………........……… arises from the left ventricle and carries
oxygenated blood to supply to the parts of the body.
3. The inner part of kidney has cortex and ………........……… .
4. The ………........……… layer of eye has blood vessels which gives
nourishment to the organ.
5. The middle ear contains three tiny ………........……… .
VI. Where are the following found in a human body ? What are their
functions ? 5 × 2 = 10
1. Trachea
2. Optic nerve
3. Cochlea
4. Taste bud
5. Cerebrum.

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