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Health and Diseases: MCQs Quiz - 1

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Question 1
A certain patient is suspected to be suffering from Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Which diagnostic technique will you recommend for its detection?
A
WIDAL
B
ELISA
C
MRI
D
Ultra sound
Question 2
A metastatic cancerous tissue is termed ‘sarcoma’ if the disorder is in
A
Fibroblasts
B
Epithelial cells
C
Immune system
D
Circulatory system
Question 3
A health disorder that results from the deficiency of thyroxine in a adults and characterized by (i) a low metabolic rate, (ii) increase in body weight and (iii) tendency to retain water in tissues is
A
Cretinism
B
Hypothyroidism
C
Simple goitre
D
Myxoedema
Question 4
Carcinoma refers to
A
Malignant tumours of the skin or mucous membrane
B
Benign tumours of the connective tissue
C
Malignant tumours of the colon
D
Malignant tumours of the connective tissue
Question 5
Common cold is not cured by antibiotics because it is
A
Caused by a Gram-negative bacterium
B
Not an infectious disease
C
Caused by a virus
D
Caused by a Gram-positive bacterium
Question 6
At which stage of HIV infection does one usually show symptoms of AIDS?
A
Within 15 days of sexual contact with an infected person
B
When the infecting retrovirus enters host cells
C
When viral DNA is produced by reverse transcriptase
D
When HIV replicates rapidly in helper T-lymphocytes and damages large number of these
Question 7
Cancer cells are damaged by radiations while others are not because cancer cells are
A
Undergoing rapid divisions
B
Different in nature
C
Starved
D
None of the above
Question 8
Alzheimer disease in humans is associated with the deficiency of
A
Gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA)
B
Dopamine
C
Glutamic acid
D
Acetylcholine
Question 9
Suspension of attenuated pathogen that stimulates antibody formation is
A
Antitoxin
B
Vaccine
C
Antibiotic
D
Serum
Question 10
Which of the following disease is caused by virus and transmitted by mosquito
A
Plague
B
Typhus
C
Yellow fever
D
Filariasis
Question 11
Use of anti-histamines and steroids give a quick relief from
A
Headache
B
Allergy
C
Nausea
D
Cough
Question 12
Which of the following diseases is due to an allergic reaction?
A
Enteric fever
B
Hay fever
C
Skin cancer
D
Goitre
Question 13
Consider the following four measures (a - d) that could be taken to successfully grow chickpea in an area where bacterial blight disease is common:

(a) Spray with Bordeaux mixture

(b) Control of the insect vector of the disease pathogen

(c) Use of only disease-free seeds

(d) Use of varieties resistant to the disease

Which two of the above measures can control the disease?
A
A and D
B
B and C
C
A and B
D
C and D
Question 14
A tumor enclosed within a capsule is termed
A
Benign
B
Metastasis
C
Malignant
D
Basophils
Question 15
Which of the following is a pair of viral diseases?
A
Typhoid, Tuberculosis
B
Ringworm, AIDS
C
Common Cold, AIDS
D
Dysentery, Common Cold
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  • Ramesh Gupta

    Regarding que. 14, a tumour enclosed within a capsule is not necessarily benign. Early stage malignant tumours may also be confined within a capsule e.g. intracapsular prostatic or ovarian cancers.

  • Ramesh Gupta

    Regarding que.4, what would you call a malignant tumour of colon? Colon also has got mucous membrane.