Competitive Exams: Medical Science MCQs (Practice-Test 46 of 135)

  1. A retrospective study usually proceed from

    1. Exposure to outcome

    2. Outcome to exposure

    3. Exposed to unexposed disease to control

    4. Disease to control

  2. Consider the following events:

    1. Setting priorities

    2. Setting objective

    3. Assessing resources

    4. Health situational analysis

    The correct sequence of these events in the

    Planning Cycle is

    1. 1, 4, 2, 3

    2. 4, 1, 2, 3

    3. 4, 2, 3, 1

    4. 1, 3, 4, 2

  3. Consider the following steps:

    1. confirmation of epidemic outbreak

    2. data analysis

    3. formulation of hypothesis

    4. defining population at risk

    The correct sequence of these steps in investigating an epidemic is

    1. 1, 4, 2, 3

    2. 4, 1, 3, 2

    3. 1, 4, 3, 2

    4. 4, 1, 2, 3

  4. A normally distributed data set has a mean of 78 and SD of 6, the range in which 95% of observations would fall will be

    1. 66 − 90

    2. 60 − 80

    3. 72 − 84

    4. 74 − 90

  5. Match List I (Intervention) with List II (Level of prevention) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Sim vastatin following acute MI

    2. Aspirin in healthy elderly

    3. Ban on tobacco in a country

    4. Anticoagulants following value replacement

    1. primary

    2. Tertiary

    3. Primodial

    4. Secondary

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
  6. A Primary Health centre area has a midyear estimated population of 30, 000. During the year 1998, 3000 blood smears were collected and examined. Out of these 120 were found to be positive for malarial parasites. The annual Incidence of this P. H. C. Is

    1. 2

    2. 4

    3. 6

    4. 8

  7. The main purpose of giving primaquin tablets to Plasmodium falciparum cases is to prevent

    1. relapse

    2. resistance

    3. recrudescence

    4. transmission to others

  8. Elisa test for AIDS is

    1. more sensitive but less specific

    2. more specific but less sensitive

    3. highly sensitive and specific

    4. neither specific nor sensitive

  9. A 25-year old healthy woman has delivered recently. Her baby is 2 months old and is healthy. How much of extra allowance does she require pre day, in terms of cereals, pulses, milk and fat, so that her diet gets balanced during lactation? Cereals Pulses Milk Fat (in gm.)

    1. in gms 20 10 50 5

    2. in gms 40 20 75 5

    3. in gms 60 30 100 10

    4. in gms 80 40 125 10

    Directions: The next two items are based on the following data. In a typical Primary health centre with a population of 30, 00, 600 births and 36 infant deaths occurred during a year.

  10. The Infant Mortality Rate of this P. H. C. Is

    1. 360

    2. 260

    3. 160

    4. 60

  11. The Birth Rate of this P. H. C. Is

    1. 60

    2. 40

    3. 20

    4. 10