Using the Scientific Method important questions F.A. part II

 In this article, I have given the important questions of the lesson Using the Scientific method for F.A students. These questions are very important from the examination point of view. I have used simple and easy language so that students can understand them.

Chapter No. 2

Using the Scientific Method

Important Questions

1. What problems have been solved by using the scientific method?

 The scientific method has helped us deal with the maintenance of health, the production and preservation of food, the construction of homes, and improvement in communication and transportation.

2. What change has the Scientific Method brought in our life?

The Scientific method has changed our lifestyle and even changed ourselves because it directly affects our way of thinking.

3. How are we different from our forefathers?

We are different from our forefathers in the sense that we are less fearful than our forefathers.

4. How many children died before reaching their first birthday 200 years ago?

Two hundred years ago, seven out of eight babies died before reaching their first birthday because of different diseases.

5. What diseases did a child suffer before he was six years old?

Before a child was six years old, he could suffer from a dangerous disease like smallpox.

6. What diseases did a child have before he was 12 years old?

Before reaching the age of 12 years, a child would have suffered from measles, whooping cough, scarlet fever, and diphtheria.

7. How did diseases spread in those days?

In those days, diseases like influenza, yellow fever, malaria, etc. spread like epidemics which made human life an uncertain phenomenon.

8. Who was considered lucky?

A person who lived more than thirty years was considered lucky because it was considered a rare phenomenon.

9. How are people treated today?

Today, children are born in hospitals where there is little likelihood of their getting disease. Moreover, young people are treated to protect themselves against fatal diseases.

10. How many years have been added to human life?

More than thirty years have been added to human life with the help of scientific Method and man can expect to live more than seventy years today.

11. What were the sanitary conditions a hundred years ago?

One hundred years ago, the city streets were narrow, unpaved, and poorly drained. Household garbage was thrown outside whereas animals wandered through the streets feeding upon the garbage.

12. What was common in the past?

Outdoor toilets were common in the past. Mostly they were situated at such places where human waste usually drained to the wells from where people obtained drinking water.

13. What is the condition of city streets now?

 Today our city streets are paved and well-drained and they are cleaned regularly. Throwing garbage in the streets is considered unlawful.

14. How is sewage carried?

Sewage is carried through sealed pipes to the disposal plants and there is no chance of spreading disease through it.

15. What diseases do unsanitary conditions spread?

Unsanitary conditions cause the spread of typhoid fever, cholera, and dysentery which make human existence miserable.

16. How was water obtained a century ago for household use?

A century ago, water for domestic use was obtained by the bucketful, Sometimes, it had to be carried a considerable distance from the well to home. Often, it came from sources that contained germs.

17. How is water provided today for household use?

Today, cities have organized water systems and governments have to provide enough water for household use.

18. How has Los Angeles solved the problem of water supply?

Los Angeles has solved the problem of water supply by bringing water to the city from the Colorado River, 544 kilometers away in pipes.

19. What changes have the scientific Method brought out in our eating habits?

Scientific Method has taught us that it is healthful to eat many kinds of food and provides us with a variety of food throughout the year.

20. What did the people of a hundred years ago not have?

The people of a hundred years ago did not have as many different kinds of food, moreover, they had to depend on seasonal and homegrown goods.

21. Where were fresh vegetables available?

Fresh vegetables were available only in growing seasons and they could not be preserved for a long time.

22. How do thrifty housewives preserve vegetables and fruit?

thrifty housewives preserved the vegetables and fruit by pickling, canning, and drying them.

23. How was meat preserved?

those days, people preserved meat by salting and drying or by freezing it.

24. Where were sea-foods available?

Seafood was available only along the coast. they were eaten soon after they were caught areas.
 fear of going bad. Therefore, they could not be sent to far areas.

25. What type of eatable do people get today?

Today, people get all types of eatables throughout the year. quick freeze method has ensured the preservation of food.

26. What help does the scientific method give in building houses?

The scientific method helps us improve our building house, our communication transportation, and even our leisure.

27. What effects has it made on human attitude?

With the help of the scientific method, modern man has become liberal and practical. He is less superstitious than his forefathers.

28. Is modern man afraid of bad omens?

No, modern man is not afraid of bad omens like black cats, broken mirrors, and number 13 as he had been in the past.

29. Which beliefs and beliefs are acceptable for man?

Only such views and beliefs are acceptable for man as are reasonable and can be justified on logical ground

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