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Which of the following diseases is caused by a virus?
1. Cholera
2. Typhoid
3. Chicken Pox
4. Tuberculosis

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Chicken Pox

The correct answer is Chicken Pox.

  • Chicken Pox is a virus causing disease.
  • Chicken Pox is caused by the varicella-zoster virus.
  • Varicella vaccine is a vaccine that protects against chickenpox.

  • A virus is an infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of an organism.
    • Viruses consist of genetic material, DNA or RNA, with a coat of protein around them.
    • The virus was discovered by Dmitri Ivanovsky.
    • The study of viruses is known as virology.
  • Important disease caused by the virus are:
    • Smallpox.
    • Chickenpox.
    • COVID-19.
    • Influenza.
    • SARS.
    • Human papillomavirus.
    • Polio.
    • Rabies.
    • Mumps.
    • Dengue fever.
    • Measles.
    • Common cold.

  • Important disease caused by bacteria are:
    • Cholera.
    • Leprosy.
    • Tuberculosis.
    • Typhoid
    • Plague.
    • Syphilis.
    • Anthrax.
    • Diphtheria.
    • Pneumonia.
    • Pertussis.

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