Competitive Exams: Medical Science MCQs (Practice-Test 63 of 135)

  1. In a patient with acute myocardial infarction, which one of the following drugs should be avoided during the first 24 hours?

    1. Streptokinase

    2. Aspirin

    3. Metoprolol

    4. Digoxin

  2. Poor prognostic indicator in acute severe asthma include all the following except

    1. Pulsus paradoxus

    2. Hypocarbia

    3. Use of accessory muscles of respiration

    4. PEFR less than 20% of previous value

  3. Hepatorenal syndrome is characterized by all of the following except

    1. Serum creatinine more than 1.5 gm/dl

    2. An intrinsically normal kidney

    3. Low or absent proteinuria

    4. Presence of a precipitating cause

  4. Which one of the following abnormalities is associated with central Pontine myelinosis?

    1. Hypernatraemia

    2. Hyponatraemia

    3. Hypercalcaemia

    4. Hypocalcaemia

  5. Significant bacteriuria is when the number of organisms per milliliter of urine are

    1. 1, 00, 000 or more

    2. 50, 000 to 60, 000

    3. 20, 000 to 30, 000

    4. 1, 000 to 10, 000

  6. Which one of the following is the most common opportunistic infection in patients with AIDS?

    1. Mycoplasma pneumoniae

    2. Pneumocystis carinii

    3. Rickettsiae

    4. Gram negative bacteria

  7. With reference to Tuberculoid Leprosy, which one of the following is not correct?

    1. Thickening of the peripheral nerves

    2. Skin lesions contain very few leprosy bacilli

    3. Cell mediated immunity is profoundly depressed

    4. Erythema nodosum leprosum is very uncommon

  8. Which one of the following features is not correct about schizophrenia?

    1. Peak incidence is in 15 to 30 years age group

    2. People with low intelligence are more predisposed

    3. Insight into the illness is lost

    4. Behaviour therapy is very helpful

  9. Which one of the following feature is not correct about Felty's syndrome?

    1. Splenomegaly

    2. Rheumatoid arthritis

    3. Lymphadenopathy

    4. Anaemia

  10. Which one of the following signs are not indicative of meningeal irritation?

    1. Kernig's sign

    2. Brudzinski's sign

    3. Neck rigidity

    4. Hoover's sign

  11. With reference to ozone, as a disinfecting agent of drinking water, consider the following characteristics:

    1. Powerful oxidizing property

    2. strong viricidal effect

    3. Strong residual germicidal effect

    4. Ability to remove undesirable odour and taste

    Which of these are the characteristics of ozone?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  12. Among the following vaccines, which one is the most heat labile?

    1. OPV

    2. Measles

    3. DPT

    4. BCG

  13. When the vasectomised person's wife gives birth to a healthy child after vasectomy, which one of the following periods after such vasectomy is considered for declaring it as ‘vasectomy failure’

    1. Less than 3 months

    2. 3 months to 9 months

    3. 9 months to 12 months

    4. More than 12 months

  14. Consider the following diseases:

    1. Acute glomerulonephritis

    2. rheumatoid arthritis

    3. Rheumatic fever

    4. Typhus fever

    Which of these diseases could be the result of Streptococcal Group-A infection?

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 3

  15. In the coverage evaluation of immunization programme, the sampling method used is

    1. Cluser sampling

    2. Random sampling

    3. Stratified sampling

    4. Systematic sampling