Mathew works in a multinational company where the (4 marks)
working conditions are tough. He started taking sleeping
pills without consulting a doctor. When his friend Amit came
to know about it he was disturbed and advised Mathew not to
do so. He suggested that Mathew should instead practice yoga
to be stress free. Mathew is now relaxed and happy after practicing yoga.
After reading the above passage, answer the following questions :
(a) Name the class of chemical compounds used in
(b) Why is it advisable not to take the dose of sleeping
pill without consulting a doctor ?
(c) Pick out the odd chemical compound on the basis of
its different medicinal property : Luminal, Seconal, Phenacetin
(d) List at least two qualities of Amit that helped Mathew to be happy.
(a) Tranquilizers (1 mark)
(b) It may cause harmful effects and may acts (1 mark)
as poison in case of overdose. Therefore, a
doctor should be always consulted.
(c) Phenacetin (1 mark)
(d) Empathetic , Caring , sensitive (or any other (1 mark)
two relevant values)