SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

  • question_answer
    Following replacement of breast feeding by less nutritive food low in proteins and calories, infants below the age of one year suffer from:

    A)  Pellagra           

    B)  marasmus

    C)  Kwashiorkor

    D)  rickets

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Marasmus is a form of severe malnutrition characterized by energy deficiency. A child with marasmus looks emaciated. Body weight is reduced to less than 60% of the normal (expected) body weight for the age.

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