CBSE Class 12 Chemistry - Chemistry in everyday life VBQs Based on CBSE and NCERT guidelines. Value based questions are now being given in exams to promote morals and values in students, Students should read and understand the following VBQs to get better understanding and score good marks in exams
Chemistry in everyday life
1)There is a poster with the slogan” Hum do hamare do” pasted on a wall Answer the following questions based on above slogan:
i)What message does above slogan convey?
ii)Use of condoms and anti-fertility drugs help in avoiding pregnancy Name one anti-fertility drug and one polymer used in the manufacture of condoms iii)Which value is promoted through the poster What are the disadvantages and advantages related to violation of this value?
Ans: i) Family planning
ii)Norethindrone or novestrol
iii) Values: population control,T he increase population has caused many social problems such as shortage of food, environmental issues, unemployment etc.
2)You have gone to a chemist shop to get medicines. A person is pleading with the shopkeeper to get sleeping pills without doctor’s prescription .The Chemist is reluctant to give him sleeping pills without doctor’s prescription stating that the pills can be misused and have adverse effects.
Answer the following questions based on the above information
i)Should the shopkeeper give sleeping pills to the customer even when he does not have doctor’s prescription “. Justify your answer
ii)Is there any alternative approach / action the shopkeeper can take to help the customer without giving him the pills? Which values are reflected in this alternative approach?
Ans: a)i) No . Such medicines should not be given without proper prescription Or verification because these medicines can be used in many ways. An overdose of these pills can even result in death of a person
ii) alternatives: a) Directly taking to doctor and seeking his/her advice Value: Professional ethnics
b) Seeking more information about patient’s past history to know the reasons for sleeplessness and advising the customer to consult another doctor before taking sleeping pills.
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