Competitive Exams: Medical Science MCQs (Practice-Test 102 of 135)

  1. The following table contains four possible values of each of the four indices, namely, CBR, CDR, IMR and MR for India for the year 1992: I II III IV

    1. CBR 32 29 29.5 30

    2. CDR 12 14 10 11.5

    3. IMR 96 104 81 79

    4. MR 4 3.5 5 4.5

    Identify the correct values for CBR, CDR.

    IMR and MR Select the correct answer

    1. I II III IV

    2. II III IV I

    3. III IV I II

    4. IV I III II

  2. Two groups of students, smokers and nonsmokers are given a series of physical fitness tests, and they are ranked according to how well they perform. Rank 1 means the best overall performance. Rank 2 means the second best etc. The type of data so collected

    1. is ordinal data

    2. is cardinal data

    3. is nominal data

    4. can be classified under any of the above heads

  3. In a two-stage screening programme on a population for detection of diabetes, if blood sugar and glucose tolerance tests are used in successive stages, then on using both these tests, there

    1. will be gain only in net sensitivity

    2. will be gain only in net specificity

    3. will be gain in both net sensitivity and specificity

    4. may not be a significant gain in either net sensitivity or specificity

  4. Consider the following vaccines:

    1. Cholera vaccine.

    2. Yellow fever vaccine.

    3. Measles vaccine.

    4. Tetanus toxoid.

    The correct sequence of the ascending order of the length of immunity conferred by these vaccines is

    1. 1, 4, 2, 3

    2. 1, 3, 2, 4

    3. 4, 1, 2, 3

    4. 4, 2, 1, 3

  5. In a small town with a population of 30, 000 the percentage of pregnant mothers is 32. The number of doses of Tetanus Toxoid required for 100% coverage of these mothers will be

    1. 1920

    2. 960

    3. 2000

    4. 1280

  6. Consider the following functions:

    1. Maternal and Child Health and Family Welfare.

    2. Basic laboratory services.

    3. Prevention and control of locally endemic diseases.

    The functions of a Primary Health Centre would include

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 3

  7. The unit most commonly used to assess the success of a health care programme in the context of National Health is

    1. disability adjusted life years gained

    2. cost effectiveness of the Health Care Programme

    3. cost benefit index of the programme

    4. cost minimisation index

  8. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer, given below the lists

    List-I (Action) List-II (Level of prevention)
    1. Splints in poliornyelitis

    2. Fortification of foods

    3. Blood culture in typhoid

    4. Balanced diet in childhood

    1. Early diagnosis and treatment

    2. Health promotion

    3. Specific protection

    4. Disability limitation

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  9. Annual Parasite Index (API) is the number of

    1. slides examined per 100 population

    2. slides positive per 100 population

    3. confirmed cases in one year per 1, 000 population

    4. slides positive per 1, 000 population

  10. Consider the following steps:

    1. Sputum examination.

    2. Identification of chest symptoms.

    3. Mass miniature radiography.

    4. Tuberculin testing.

    The correct sequence of these steps in the control of tuberculosis under the National

    Tuberculosis Control Programme is

    1. 1, 2, 3, 4

    2. 2, 1, 4, 3

    3. 1, 2, 4, 3

    4. 2, 1, 3, 4

  11. The age, body weight and the body surface area of an Indian Reference Man are respectively

    1. 20 to 39 years, 45 kg and 1.49 sq. m

    2. 20 to 39 years, 55 kg and 1 62 sq. m

    3. 15 to 44 years. 45 kg and 1.49 sq. m

    4. 15 to 44 years. 55 kg and 1.62 sq. m

  12. Match List I (Instrument) with List II (Function) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Assman's psychrometer

    2. Horrock's apparatus

    3. Chloroscope

    4. Kata thermometer

    1. Residual chlorine

    2. Humidity

    3. Air velocity

    4. Chlorine demand

    5. Radiant heat

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 5
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
  13. An average person can tolerate a daily exposure of noise level upto a limit of

    1. 50dB

    2. 60dB

    3. 70 dB

    4. 85 dB

  14. Clasp-knife effect is due to increased activity of

    1. Pacinian corpuscle

    2. Golgi tendon organ

    3. muscle spindle

    4. joint receptor

  15. In a male, the sources of inhibin is

    1. Leydig cells

    2. Spermatozoa

    3. Sertoli cells

    4. Prostate