Competitive Exams: Medical Science MCQs (Practice-Test 13 of 135)

  1. Which of the following is not a specific element of duodenal ulcers?

    1. Primarily affects males

    2. Occasional malignancy

    3. Can lead to weight gain

    4. Affects people over 65

    Answer: d

  2. Which of the following is not a specific element of Hepatitis C?

    1. Vaccine available

    2. May be transmitted with sexual contact

    3. Inflammation of the liver

    4. Lifetime carrier

    Answer: a

  3. Which of the following Vitamins is not stored in the Liver?

    1. Vitamin A

    2. Vitamin B

    3. Vitamin C

    4. Vitamin D

    Answer: c

  4. Which of the following is not a contributor to a condition of ascites?

    1. Elevated levels of aldosterone

    2. Hypertension

    3. Low levels of albumin

    4. Elevated levels of angiotension I

    Answer: d

  5. Which of the following drugs is a histamine blocker and reduces levels of gastric acid?

    1. Omeprazole (Prilosec)

    2. Metoclopramide (Reglan)

    3. Cimetidine (Tagamet)

    4. Magnesium Hydroxide (Maalox)

    Answer: c

  6. Which of the following drugs is an antacid?

    1. Omeprazole (Prilosec)

    2. Metoclopramide (Reglan)

    3. Cimetidine (Tagamet)

    4. Magnesium Hydroxide (Maalox)

    Answer: d

  7. Which of the following drugs is a dopamine antagonist?

    1. Omeprazole (Prilosec)

    2. Metoclopramide (Reglan)

    3. Cimetidine (Tagamet)

    4. Magnesium Hydroxide (Maalox)

    Answer: b

  8. Another name for the Whipple procedure is a ________.

    1. Cholangiopancreatography

    2. Pancreatoduodenectomy

    3. Cholangiogram

    4. Cholecystogram

    Answer: b

  9. Which of the following microorganisms has been linked to Parotitis?

    1. Staphylococcus aureus

    2. Schistosoma

    3. Wucheria bancrofti

    4. Trypanosoma cruzi

    Answer: a

  10. What type of cell releases somatostatin?

    1. b cells

    2. a cells

    3. plasma cells

    4. D cells

    Answer: d