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

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    Bovine spongiform encephalopathy is a bovine disease. To which of the following human disease it is related?

    A)  Kala-azar

    B)  Encephalitis

    C)  Cerebral spondylitis

    D)  Creutzfeldt Jacob disease

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) is a fatal brain disease known to exists in beef and other dairy cattle in UK, also known as mad cow disease. It is believed to be caused by prions. Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease (CJD) is a slow degenerative disease among human affecting central nervous system with dis function and degeneration of the brain. Some scientists have suggested that a few people in Britain might have contracted CJD by eating BSE-infected beef.

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