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Health Education Questions and Answers - Grade 7 Opener Exams Term 2 2023 Set 4

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  1. What do you understand by the terms? (2 marks)
    1. Health
    2. Health Education
  2. Name the three components of health. (3 marks)
  3. Identify the component of health related to each of the description below. (3 marks)
    1. Juma is able to face life's problems and deal with the challenges well.
    2. Fanaka can work well with others in a group.
    3. Zawadi keeps his body fit by doing physical exercises.
  4. Identify the careers described below. (3 marks)
    1. He/she performs physical examination on patients, collect patient information and care for the patient.
    2. They monitor community health to identify any health threat. They also enforce health guidelines to aid in prevention of diseases.
    3. They advise people on nutritional issues and healthy eating habits to promote health and manage diseases.
  5. What is the difference between macronutrients and micronutrients? (2 marks)
  6. Write 2 examples of macronutrients. (2 marks)
  7. Write 2 examples of micronutrients. (2 marks)
  8. What is the function of vitamin A in the body? (1 mark)
  9. Name 2 types of food that are rich in phosphorous. (2 marks)
  10. Write three ways of promoting wellness.. (3 marks)
  11. The following are signs and symptoms of a certain deficiency disease.
    1. The stomach, face, hands and feet become swollen.
    2. The hair becomes thin, straight and brownish.
    3. Then skin colour becomes pale.
    4. The child becomes less active and fails to grow normally.
    5. The child may lack enough blood.
      1. Identify the deficiency disease described above. (1 mark)
      2. How can the described disease be prevented? (1 mark)
  12. State the cause of the following deficiency diseases. (3 marks)
    1. scurvy
    2. night blindness
    3. anaemia
  13. Kamwana had a deficiency disease that caused him to have bones that are poorly formed and poorly developed teeth. The deficiency disease is likely to be (1 mark)
  14. How can goitre be prevented? (1 mark)
  15. What is digestion? (1 mark)
  16. What is the meaning of the alimentary canal? (1 mark)
  17. the longest part of the digestive system. (1 mark)

    Use the diagram below to answer the questions that follow.
    18 sadsfs
    1. Write two functions of the part labeled X. (2 marks)
    2. At what point does absorption of digested food take place? (1 mark)
    3. At what point does digestion of food start? (1 mark)
  19. What is the function of the liver and pancreas in digestion? (1 mark)
  20. Write the meaning of the following terms as used in digestion. (2 marks)
    1. bolus
    2. peristalsis
  21. What is the other name of 'heartburn'? (1 mark)
  22. What is the cause of the following conditions and diseases related to the digestive system? (3 marks)
    1. heartburn
    2. ulcers
    3. constipation
  23. What is the function of calcium in the body? (1 mark)
  24. Name two sources of calcium. (2 marks)
  25. Write 3 practices that we should carry out to prevent conditions and diseases of digestive system. (3 marks)


    1. The general condition of one's body mind and spirit
    2. Involved learning about habits interaction and behaviour related in a health living
    1. Emotional
    2. Physical 
    3. Mental
    1. Mental health
    2. Social
    3. Physical health
    1. Nurse
    2. community health workers 
    3. Nutritionist
    1. Micro-nutrients are needed in the body in large amounts whole micro- nutrients are needed in less amounts 
    1. Carbohydrates
    2. Proteins
    1. Vitamins
    2. Minerals
  8. Helps in vision In dim light
    1. Dairy foods
    2. Seafood
    1. observing proper hyigiene pracies
    2. Maintaining a healthy weight.
    3. Getting regular physical exercises
    1. Marasmus
    2. Getting enough of a balanced died
    1. Lack of vitamin C
    2. Vitamin A deficiency
    3. Iron deficiency
  13. Osteoporosis
  14. Consuming foods with minerals such as fish, dairy products and healthy amount of lodized salts.
  15. Breakdown of food into small absorb- able particles.
  16. The system or passage along during digestion which food passes from mouth to the small intestines
  17. Small intestine.
      1. Absorbs nutrients
      2. Moves food along the gastrointestinal tract
    2. Small intestine
    3. Small intestine
  19. Produce enzymes that helps in breakdown of food
    1. a small rounded mass of chewed food
    2. Contraction and relaxation of muscles along digestive tract
  21. Acid reflux
    1. Intake of too much of acidic food.
    2. Increased production of acid In the stomach
    3. Eating too much or intake of food that lacks fibre
  23. Ensure growth and development of strong tones and teeth
    1. Eggs
    2. Milk
    1. Practices healthy eating
    2. Regular physical exercises
    3. Avold trigger for example stress which can lead to the occurence of ulcers


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