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Typhoid is caused by _______.
1. Fungi
2. Virus
3. Bacteria
4. Protozoans

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Bacteria

The correct answer is Bacteria.

  • Bacteria are single-cell organisms that are neither plants nor animals. They usually measure a few micrometers in length and exist together in communities of millions.
  • Typhoid is a bacterial infection that can lead to high fever, diarrhea, and vomiting. It is caused by the bacteria Salmonella typhi.
  • The infection is often passed on through contaminated food and drinking water, and it is more prevalent in places where handwashing is less frequent.

  • Diseases caused by Bacteria include - Cholera, Leprosy, TB, Plague, Anthrax, dysentery, diphtheria, etc.
  • Diseases caused by Viruses include - HIV, Hepatitis, Polio, Influenza, Dengue, Corona, Ebola, etc.
  • Diseases caused by Fungi include - Valley fever, Histoplasmosis, Ringworm, Athlete's foot, etc.
  • Diseases caused by Protozoa include - Malaria, Giardia, ToxoPlasmosis, etc.

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