CBSE NET Social-Medicine September-2013 Solved Paper II

  1. The following vaccine is a live attenuated bacterial vaccine: (A) Measles (B) BCG (C) Salk Vaccine (D) Hepatitis B Vaccine

    Answer: b

  2. Which of the following is an internationally notifiable disease?

    1. Diphtheria

    2. Tuberculosis

    3. Yellow Fever

    4. Malaria

    Answer: c

  3. Nested case – control study is a type of

    1. Retrospective study

    2. Prospective study

    3. Descriptive study

    4. Cross-sectional study

    Answer: b

  4. Bhopal Gas Tragedy is an example of

    1. Point source epidemic

    2. Propagated epidemic

    3. Continuous epidemic

    4. Modern epidemic

    Answer: a

  5. Point prevalence overestimates the disease with

    1. High incidence

    2. Low incidence

    3. Low mortality

    4. High mortality

    Answer: c

  6. While studying health and illness, who propounded the notion of ‘Sick Role’ from among the following?

    1. Talcott Parsons

    2. Karl Marx

    3. Weber

    4. Francis Bacon

    Answer: a

  7. ‘Nirmal Gram Abhiyan’ deals wth which of the following?

    1. Soft loan for the villages

    2. Education of the villagers

    3. Sanitation incentives for the villages

    4. State award for sanitation

    Answer: c

  8. The drug given prophylactically to prevent parent-to-child transmission of HIV infection under NACO is

    1. Zidovudine

    2. Nevirapine

    3. Ritonavir

    4. Saguinavir

    Answer: b

  9. The type of Pneumoconiosis that cotton dust causes is known as

    1. Bagassosis

    2. Byssinosis

    3. Anthrocosis

    4. Silicosis

    Answer: b

  10. Where is the WHO established international laboratory for monitoring and studying air pollution, located in India?

    1. Delhi

    2. Pune

    3. Nagpur

    4. Mumbai

    Answer: c

  11. Against which of the viral hepatitis, vaccine is currently available in India?

    1. Hepatitis A

    2. Hepatitis B

    3. Hepatitis C

    4. Hepatitis D

    Codes:

    1. 1 and 2 are correct.

    2. 1 and 3 are correct.

    3. 1 and 4 are correct.

    4. 2 and 4 are correct.

    Answer: a

  12. Correctly identify ICMR recommended dietary intakes for a normal adult male doing sedentary work.

    1. Cereals – 460 gms

    2. Milk – 250 gms

    3. Green leafy vegetables – 100 gms

    4. Pulses – 40 gms

    Codes:

    1. 1 and 2 are correct

    2. 2 and 3 are correct

    3. 1 and 4 are correct

    4. 2 and 4 are correct

    Answer: c

  13. Which of the following are measures of dispersion?

    1. Mean Deviation

    2. Mode

    3. Standard Deviation

    4. Inter-quartile range

    Codes:

    1. 1 and 2 are correct

    2. 1, 3 and 4 are correct

    3. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    4. 1 and 3 are correct

    Answer: b

  14. Which of the following are parametric test of significance?

    1. Analysis of variance

    2. χ2 test

    3. ‘t’ test

    4. ‘Z’ test

    Codes:

    1. 1 and 2 are correct

    2. 2 and 4 are correct

    3. 1 and 3 are correct

    4. 1, 3 and 4 are correct

    Answer: d

  15. Which of the following are probability sampling methods?

    1. Simple Random Samplng

    2. Cluster Sampling

    3. Stratified Sampling

    4. Quota Sampling

    Codes:

    1. 2 and 4 are correct

    2. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    3. 1, 2 and 4 are correct

    4. 2 and 3 are correct

    Answer: b

  16. Grassroots level health workers who are salaried include:

    1. Village Health Worker

    2. Anganwadi Worker

    3. Auxiliary Nurse Midwife

    4. Accredited Social Health Activist

    Codes:

    1. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    2. 1 and 4 are correct

    3. 2 and 3 are correct

    4. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

  17. Medical tourism is fast becoming a growing industry in India. Name the States which are major contributors to medical tourism.

    1. Kerala

    2. Himachal Pradesh

    3. Andhra Pradesh

    4. Rajasthan

    Codes:

    1. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    2. 1, 3 and 4 are correct

    3. 1, 2 and 4 are correct

    4. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    Answer: d

  18. The earlier centres for Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) through surrogacy in India were in which of the following States?

    1. Karnataka

    2. Gujarat

    3. Delhi

    4. Maharashtra

    Codes:

    1. 1 and 2 are correct

    2. 2 and 4 are correct

    3. 1 and 3 are correct

    4. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    Answer: b

  19. Correctly identify the inherent properties of a screening test:

    1. Yield

    2. Sensitivity

    3. Specificity

    4. Predictive Accuracy

    Codes:

    1. 2 and 4 are correct

    2. 1 and 3 are correct

    3. 1, 2 and 4 are correct

    4. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    Answer: d

  20. Which of the following are the asymmetrical frequency distributions?

    1. Normal Distribution

    2. Bimodal Distribution

    3. ‘J’ shaped Distribution

    4. ‘V’ shaped Distribution

    Codes:

    1. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    2. 1 and 4 are correct

    3. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    4. 1 and 2 are correct

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): Geometric mean is a commonly used measure in demography.
    • Reason (R): Population growth is exponential.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is true and R is false.

    4. A is false and R is true.

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): When two live vaccines are to be administered simultaneously, it is recommended that they be given at different sites.
    • Reason (R): Live vaccines have all major and minor antigenic components.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is true and R is false.

    4. A is false and R is true.

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): A selection bias can be controlled at the time of analysis by stratification.
    • Reason (R): Berksonian bias is an example of selection bias.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is true and R is false.

    4. A is false and R is true.

    Answer: d

    • Assertion (A): Height for age is a stable measure of growth as opposed to weight for age.
    • Reason (R): Weight for age reflects only the present height status of the child, height indicates the events in the past also.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is true and R is false.

    4. A is false and R is true.

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): The prevalence of chronic non-communicable diseases is rising in the developing world.
    • Reason (R): There is a dual burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases in the developing world.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is true and R is false.

    4. A is false and R is true.

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): It is postulated that 80% of the cancers are due to environmental factors.
    • Reason (R): The sites of the body most commonly affected in occupational cancers are skin, lungs, bladder and blood forming organs.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is true and R is false.

    4. A is false and R is true.

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): More than 90% of HIV infections in India are transmitted through sexual mode of transmission.
    • Reason (R): Sexual mode of transmission is the most efficient mode of transmission.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is true and R is false.

    4. A is false and R is true.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): Workers in unorganised sector have poor access to services from Public Health Institutions.
    • Reason (R): People comprising the unorganised sector do not have documents to establish their identity and proof of residence.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is true and R is false.

    4. A is false and R is true.

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): Bio social model of health allows for understanding the social determinants of health.
    • Reason (R): Social determinants play an important role in addressing the health problems.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is true and R is false.

    4. A is false and R is true.

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): In some diseases the disease agent is not completely eliminated leading to carrier state.
    • Reason (R): Shedding of the disease agent in the discharges or excretions acts as a source of infection for other persons.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is true and R is false.

    4. A is false and R is true.

    Answer: b

  21. Identify the correct sequence in which the agents of following viral diseases were identified:

    1. Hepatitis E, Hepatitis C, H1 N1, Rotavirus

    2. Rotavirus, Hepatitis E, Hepatitis C, H1 N1

    3. Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, Rotavirus, H1 N1

    4. Rotavirus, H1 N1, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C

  22. Identify the correct order from lower to hgher level of infrastructure under Vision 2020.

    1. Service centers, Training centers, Center of excellence, Vision centers

    2. Vision centers, Center of excellence, Service centers, Training centers

    3. Vision centers, Service centers, Training centers, Center of excellence

    4. Center of excellence, Vision centers, Service centers, training centers

    Answer: c

  23. Write the descending order of achievement of immunization coverage (2010)?

    1. BCG, Measles, OPV3, Hep B3

    2. BCG, OPV3, Measles, Hep B3

    3. OPV3, BCG, Measles, Hep B3

    4. Measles, BCG, Hep B3, OPV3

    Answer: b

  24. Arrange the following data sources in chronological order of their establishment in India:

    1. Census, Health Statistics of India, NFHS, DLHS

    2. Census, NFHS, DLHS, Health Statistics of India

    3. Health Statistics of India, NFHS, DLHS, Census

    4. Census, DLHS, NFHS, Health Statistics of India

    Answer: a

  25. Arrange the descending order of the following States according to their sex ratio at birth (2011):

    1. Kerala, Gujarat, Haryana, M. P.

    2. Kerala, M. P. Haryana, Gujarat

    3. Kerala, M. P. Gujarat, Haryana

    4. Haryana, M. P. Kerala, Gujarat

    Answer: c

  26. Identify the correct sequence of iron content of some Indian foodstuffs in descending order:

    1. Colocasia leaves, Rice flakes, Garden cress seeds, Mint leaves

    2. Garden cress seeds, Mint leaves, Rice flakes, Colocasia leaves

    3. Garden cress seeds, Rice flakes, Mint leaves, Colocasia leaves

    4. Mint leaves, Colocasia leaves, Rice flakes, Garden cress seeds

    Answer: b

  27. Identify correct sequence of invisible fat content of some foods in ascending order:

    1. Ragi, Fenugreek seeds, Soya bean, Almonds

    2. Fenugreek seeds, Soya bean, Almonds, Ragi

    3. Soya bean, Ragi, Almonds, Fenugreek seeds

    4. Almonds, Soya bean, Fenugreek seeds, Ragi

    Answer: a

  28. Identify correct sequence of proportion of phenotypes of ABO blood groups in descending order.

    1. O, A, B, AB

    2. A, O, B, AB

    3. O, B, A, AB

    4. AB, A, B, O

    Answer: c

  29. Identify the correct ascending order of the protein content per 100 gm of the following foodstuffs:

    1. Soya bean, Bengal gram, Egg, Rice

    2. Rice, Egg, Bengal gram, Soya bean

    3. Bengal gram, Egg, Soya bean, Rice

    4. Egg, Soya bean, Rice, Bengal gram

    Answer: b

  30. Identify the correct descending order of the incubation period of the following diseases/conditions.

    1. Salmonella food poisoning, Diphtheria, Chicken pox, Hepatitis B

    2. Diphtheria, Chicken pox, Salmonella food poisoning, Hepatitis B

    3. Hepatitis B, Diphtheria, Chicken pox, Salmonella food poisoning

    4. Hepatitis B, Chicken pox, Diphtheria, Salmonella food poisoning

    Answer: d

  31. Match the two lists List-I (Modes of Intervention) List-II (Examples)

    List-I List-II
    1. Health promotion

    2. Specific protection

    3. Early diagnosis and prompt treatment

    4. Disability limitation

    1. Amputation of gangrenous toe

    2. Sputum examination for AFB in suspected pulmonary tuberculosis cases

    3. Immunization against measles

    4. Family life education

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1

    Answer: c

  32. Match the two lists List-I (Diseases) List-II (Signs)

    List-I List-II
    1. Chicken pox

    2. Diphtheria

    3. Measles

    4. Malaria

    1. Koplik's spots

    2. Splenomegaly

    3. Pseudomembrane

    4. Pleomorphic rash

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2

    Answer: d

  33. Match the two lists List-I (Place of International Conference) List-II (Theme)

    List-I List-II
    1. Copenhagen

    2. Durban

    3. Cairo

    4. Beijing

    1. Gender

    2. Climate change

    3. Population

    4. Social Development

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1

    Answer: a

  34. Match the two listsList-I (Millennium Development Goals) List-II (Theme)

    List-I List-II
    1. 1

    2. 4

    3. 5

    4. 6

    1. Reduce child mortality

    2. Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases

    3. Eradicate extreme poverty

    4. Improve maternal health

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3

    Answer: c

  35. Match the two lists List-I (International Organization) List-II (Thrust Area)

    List-I List-II
    1. UNICEF

    2. UNDP

    3. UNEP

    4. UNFPA

    1. Development

    2. Children

    3. Population

    4. Environment

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1

    Answer: c

  36. Match the two lists List-I (Deficiency) List-II (Manfestation)

    List-I List-II
    1. Thiamine

    2. Folic acid

    3. Niacin

    4. Cyanocoba lamine

    1. Neural tube defect

    2. Pellagra

    3. Macrocytic Anemia

    4. Beri-Beri

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3

    Answer: d

  37. Match the two lists List-I (Type of Graph) List-II (Indication of)

    List-I List-II
    1. Ogive curve

    2. Bar chart

    3. Histogram

    4. Scatter diagram

    1. Correlation

    2. Area diagram

    3. Discrete data

    4. Cumulative frequency

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4

    Answer: a

  38. Match the two lists List-I (Vaccine) List-II (Route of Administration)

    List-I List-II
    1. Yellow Fever

    2. BCG

    3. Vitamin A

    4. DPT

    1. Intradermal

    2. Intramuscular

    3. Subcutaneous

    4. Oral

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3

    Answer: a

  39. Match the two lists List-I (Biomedical waste) List-II (Colour of the container)

    List-I List-II
    1. Human anatomical waste

    2. Catheters and I. V. Sets

    3. Scalpel and Sharps

    4. Discarded medicines

    1. Blue

    2. Yellow

    3. Black

    4. Red

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3

    Answer: d

  40. Match the two lists List-I (Occupational cancers) List-II (Risk factors)

    List-I List-II
    1. Skin

    2. Lung

    3. Bladder

    4. Leukaemia

    1. Aniline Dye

    2. Tar

    3. Benzol

    4. Asbestos

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1

    Answer: b