Competitive Exams: Medical Science MCQs (Practice-Test 113 of 135)

  1. Consider the following statements: Ascariasis can manifest as

    1. intestinal obstruction.

    2. Malnutrition due to spoliative action

    3. vesicle over the foot at the side of entry.

    Of these statements

    1. 1 and 4 are correct

    2. 1 and 2 are correct

    3. l, 2 and 3 are correct

    4. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

  2. Consider the following stages:

    1. Heart lung migration.

    2. Rhabditiform larva.

    3. Embryonated eggs.

    4. Entry into stomach and small intestine.

    The correct sequence of these stages in the life cycle of Ascaris lumbricoides is:

    1. 3, 4, 1, 2

    2. 3, 4, 2, 1

    3. 3, 1, 2, 4

    4. 3, 2, 4, 1

  3. Consider the following statements about kwashiorkor:

    1. It often occures in the second year of life.

    2. It is caused by a diet low in proteins and calories.

    3. Liver enlargement is characteristic.

    Of these statements:

    1. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    2. 1 and 3 are correct

    3. 2 and 3 are correct

    4. 1 and 2 are correct

  4. Consider the following conditions:

    1. Diabetic ketoacidosis.

    2. Prolonged fasting.

    3. Alocohol intoxication.

    4. Hyperosmolar coma.

    Ketonuria is a feature of

    1. 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  5. Consider the following electrocardiographic manifestation:

    1. Tall and slightly widened R waves leads V1, V2, V3

    2. Tall, wide and symmetrical T waves in leads V1, V2, V3

    These are suggestive of

    1. true posterior wall infarction

    2. anterior wall infarction

    3. inferior wall myocardial infarction

    4. right ventricular infarction

  6. Consider the following statements regarding ruptured chordae tendinae:

    1. Most cases occur with previously abnormal valves.

    2. A musical murmur at the apex is heard.

    3. Marked left atrial enlargement is usual.

    4. There is sudden onset of dyspnoea.

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    2. 1 and 3 are correct

    3. 2 and 4 are correct

    4. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

  7. The left ventricular end diastolic pressure is elevated in all of the following except:

    1. Hypertrophic subeortic stenosis

    2. Mitral stenosis

    3. Aortic incompetence

    4. Constrictive pericarditis

  8. All of following are features of Klebsiella peneumonia except:

    1. The elederly and the alcoholics are at a greater risk of infection

    2. Upper lobes are often involved

    3. Loss of volume of the affected lobe is characteristic

    4. Breakdown leading to abscess formation is often present

  9. Consider the following statements about Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia:

    1. It has an acute onset with a fulminant course.

    2. There is predilection for upper zone involvement in patients receiving pentamidine prophylaxis.

    3. Cavitatory lesions develop if appropriate treatment is delayed.

    4. Arterial desaturation on exercise is characteristically present.

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 2 and 4 are correct

    2. 1 and 4 are correct

    3. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    4. 2 and 4 are correct

  10. Consider the following statements: In a patient with liver cirrhosis, haematcmesis and melaena occur due to

    1. bleeding oesophageal varices.

    2. abnormal clotting mechanism.

    3. duodenal ulceration.

    4. hepatic vein thrombosis.

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    2. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    3. 1, 3 and 4 are correct

    4. 1, 2 and 4 are correct

  11. In order to deduce transmission of transfusion associated hepatitis, it would be most useful to screen the donors for all of the following except:

    1. Alanine aminotransferase

    2. Anti HAV IgM

    3. Anti HCV

    4. Anti HBC

  12. Which of the following are true regarding interstitial nephritis?

    1. Isosthenuria is a characteristic feature.

    2. Nephrotic range proteinuria is rare.

    3. Vesicoureteric reflux may result in this disorder.

    4. Hypertension is usually present

    Select the correct answer

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  13. Consider the following statements: Tuberculoid leprosy is likely to show

    1. positive lepromin test

    2. type I lepra reaction.

    3. hi ghbacterial index.

    4. evidence of nerve damage

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    2. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    3. 1, 3 and 4 are correct

    4. 1, 2 and 4 are correct

  14. Consider the following statements about rheumatoid factor:

    1. It is uniformly present in patients with rheumatioid vasculitis.

    2. It is a good screening test for the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis.

    3. High liters predict a progressive course of the desease in rheumatoid arthritis with severe extra-articular manifestations.

    4. The presence of rheumatoid factor is not specific for rheumatoid arthritis

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 2 and 4 are correct

    2. 2 and 3 are correct

    3. 3 and 4 are correct

    4. 1, 3 and 4 are correct

  15. Which one of the following is NOT a common finding in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis?

    1. Subcutaneous nodules

    2. Fever

    3. Symmetrical involvement of joints

    4. Splenomegaly