MAHE PG Solved Paper 2003 (Part 10 of 19)

  1. All of the following are true about achondroplasia except

    1. Large skull

    2. Dwarfism

    3. Mental retardation

    4. Short trunk

    Answer: c

  2. Digoxin is used in

    1. HOCM

    2. Atrial fluttet

    3. Ventricular arrhythmia's

    4. Ectopics

    Answer: b

  3. The antibioitic which can be safely used in pregnancy is

    1. Tetracycline

    2. Ampicillin

    3. Streptomycin

    4. Sulphonomides

    Answer: b

  4. Ototoxicity is seen in all of the following except

    1. Ampicillin

    2. Streptomycin

    3. Kanamycin

    4. Gentamycin

    Answer: a

  5. To differentiate between supraventricular tachycardia and ventricular tachycardia of aberrant conduction all the following points support the latter except

    1. Wide QRS >0.16 secs

    2. Carotid massage causes a 2: 1 block

    3. Oesophageal leads show A-V dissociation

    Answer: b

  6. Carotid sinus massage produces

    1. Reflex bradypnea

    2. Reflex bradycardia

    3. Reflex tachycardia

    4. Hyperpnea

    Answer: b

  7. Cardiospasm is

    1. Coronary artery stenosis

    2. Presbyoesophagus

    3. Esophageal webs

    4. Cricoid narrowing

    Answer: b

  8. Hirudin is

    1. Blood coagulant

    2. Found in human saliva

    3. Inhibits thrombin

    4. Is an antidote for heparin

    Answer: c

  9. The treatment of choice for resistant gonococcal infection is

    1. Erythromycin

    2. Benzathine pencillin

    3. Benzylpencillin

    4. Ceftriaxone

    Answer: d

  10. Theophylline levels are increased by

    1. Ciprofloxacin

    2. Cotrimoxazole

    3. Erythromycin

    4. All of the above

    Answer: d