Competitive Exams: Medical Science MCQs (Practice-Test 93 of 135)

  1. Which one of the following is the drug of choice for the control of seizures in eclampsia?

    1. Clonazepam

    2. Sodium valproate

    3. Phenytoin sodium

    4. Magnesium sulphate

  2. Theophylline clearance is decreased in the following except

    1. Concurrent use of erythromycin

    2. Febrile illness

    3. Acute and chronic liver disease

    4. Smoking

  3. Consider the following:

    1. Intravenous Lorazepam

    2. intravenous Phenytoin

    3. Intravenous Mannitol

    4. Intravenous phenobarbital

    Which of the above is/are used to control the status epilepticus?

    1. 1, 2 and 3 only

    2. 3 and 4 only

    3. 2 only

    4. 1, 2 and 4 only

  4. Which one of the following antibodies is pathognomonic of SLE?

    1. Antibody to double-stranded DNA

    2. Antibody to single-stranded DNA

    3. Antibody to nucleolar antigen and haematoxylin bodies

    4. Antibody to histones and LE cell

  5. With reference to meningococcal meningitis, consider the following statements:

    1. It is often preceded by diarrhea.

    2. some patients with fulminant type develop purpura fulminans

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  6. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

    List-I (Organism) List-II (Incubation period)
    1. Vibrio cholerae

    2. Salmonella typhi

    3. Hepatitis C virus

    4. Hepatitis B virus

    1. One and a half to two months

    2. Two to six months

    3. One to five days

    4. Ten to fourteen days

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
  7. Consider the following statements:

    1. Excess fluoride in drinking water is removed by treatment with magnesium sulphate.

    2. As per the guidelines given by WHO, the recommended maximum limit of concentration of fluoride in drinking water is 25 mg/litre.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  8. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Carcinogen) List-II (Tumour)
    1. Asbestos

    2. Benzidine

    3. Aflatoxin B1

    1. Hepatocellular carcinoma

    2. Mesothelioma

    3. Carcinoma bladder

    • A
    • B
    • C
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  9. Consider the following statements:

    1. In India, nutritional marasmus occurs more frequently than Kwashiorkar.

    2. Xerophthalmia is often associated with

    Protein Energy Malnutrition (PEM).

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  10. A highly sensitive Screening Test will give a high proportion of

    1. False positives

    2. True positives

    3. False negatives

    4. True negatives

  11. With reference to malignancy, consider the following statements:

    1. Cancers grow by progressive infiltration and destruction of the surrounding tissue.

    2. a malignant tumour is always aneuploid.

    3. Lack of differentiation or anaplasia is considered a hallmark of malignancy.

    Which of the statemtns given above are correct?

    1. 1 and 2 only

    2. 1 and 3 only

    3. 2 and 3 only

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  12. The deficiency of which one of the following elements is associated with growth depression, sexual immaturity, skin lesions, change of taste acuity and decreased immuno-competence?

    1. Cobalt

    2. Copper

    3. Selenium

    4. Zinc

  13. The concept of Comprehensive Health Care in India was first enunciated by

    1. Bhore committee

    2. Kartar Singh committee

    3. Mudaliar committee

    4. Srivastava committee

  14. Which one among the following diseases has the shortest incubation period?

    1. Diphtheria

    2. Measles

    3. Tetanus

    4. Pertussis

  15. In ICD-10, which one of the following codes has been kept reserved for use in research?

    1. U 00 − U 49

    2. U 50 − U 99

    3. R 00 − r 49

    4. R 50 − r 99