Which one of the following disease is caused by bacteria?
(a) Typhoid
(b) Anthrax
(c) Tuberculosis
(d) Malaria

AcademicBiologyNCERTClass 9

Correct Answer(a) Typhoid, (b) Anthrax, and (c) Tuberculosis


Typhoid fever is caused by Salmonella typhi.

Anthrax is caused by the bacteria Bacillus anthracis.

Tuberculosis is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Plasmodium, a microscopic-single celled protozoan organism, is responsible for causing malaria. The female Anopheles mosquito is the carrier of Plasmodium and spreads malaria from one person to another. Plasmodium reproduces by the asexual method of reproduction known as multiple fission.

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