SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Children, especially in western countries, who receive very little sunshine suffer from:

    A)  Rickets 

    B)         dermatitis

    C)  Scurvy

    D)  sterility

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Rickets is defective mineralisation or calcification of bones before epiphyseal closure in immature mammals due to deficiency or impaired metabolism of vitamin D, phosphorusor calcium, potentially leading to fractures and deformity. Rickets is among the most frequent childhood diseases in many countries.

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