Which of the following statement is correct?

(a) A person with myopia can see distant objects clearly

(b) A person with hypermetropia can see nearby objects clearly

(c) A person with myopia can see nearby objects clearly

(d) A person with hypermetropia cannot see distant objects clearly

 

Answer

Myopia and hypermetropia are defects of vision.

  • Myopia is also called nearsightedness. 
  • A person with myopia can clearly see nearby objects but has trouble seeing distant objects
  • Hypermetropia is also called longsightedness
  • A person with hypermetropia cannot see nearby objects clearly.

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So, the correct answer is (c)

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 11 Class 10 - Human Eye and Colourful World (Term 1)

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