AIIMS PG Solved Paper 1999 (Part 16 of 20)

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  1. If the greater tuberosity of the humerus is lost which of the following movements will be affected

    1. adduction and flexion

    2. abduction and lateral rotation

    3. medial rotation and adduction

    4. flexion and medial rotation

    Answer: b

  2. The prognosis of soft tissue sarcoma depends on which of the following

    1. tumor grade

    2. tumor size

    3. histological type

    4. nodal metastasis

    Answer: a

  3. While calculating the incubation period for measles in a group of 25 children, the standard deviation is 2 and the mean incubation period is 8 days. Calculate the standard error

    1. 0.4

    2. 1

    3. 2

    4. 0.5

    Answer: a

  4. Chemoprophylaxis is not indicated in which of the following

    1. measles

    2. cholera

    3. meningococcemia

    4. plague

    Answer: a

  5. Which of the following is true regarding Nisseria meningitidis infection

    1. In India the sero type B is the most common cause

    2. all strains are uniformly sensitive to sulfonamides

    3. in children less than 2 years the vaccine is not effective

    4. it is the most common cause of meningitis in children

    Answer: c

  6. Extrapyramidal symptoms are not seen in

    1. paralysis agitans

    2. carbon monoxide poisoning

    3. cerebro vascular accident

    4. multiple sclerosis

    Answer: d

  7. According to the WHO, what is the minimum bacteriological standard for drinking water

    1. all the samples should not contain coliform organisms

    2. 3 consecutive samples of water should not contain any coliforms

    3. 3 coliforms in a 100ml

    4. none

    Answer: a

  8. Starvation and diabetes mellitus can lead on to ketoacidosis. Which of the following features is in favor of ketoacidosis due to diabetes mellitus

    1. increase in glucagon/insulin ratio, increased cAMP and increased blood glucose

    2. decreased insulin, increased free fatty acids which is equivalent to blood glucose

    3. decreased insulin, increased free fatty acids which is not equivalent to blood glucose

    4. none

    Answer: a

  9. If correlation between weight and heights are very strong what will be the correlation coefficient

    1. + 1

    2. >1

    3. 0

    4. -1

    Answer: a

  10. A lady presents with a history of fracture radius, which was put on plaster of paris cast for 4 weeks. After that she developed swelling of hands with shiny skin. What is the most likely diagnosis

    1. rupture of extensor policis longus tendon

    2. myositis ossificans

    3. none

    4. both

    Answer: c