Tuesday, March 24, 2009

147 - AIIMS community medicine mcqs or social and preventive medicine mcqs ( spm or psm ) from all previous years AIIMS papers with answers - part 40

201q: in RNTCP the method used to confirm cases is ?

a. sputum rapid culture
b. sputum microscopy
c. chest radiograph
d. PCR antibody detection

202q: assessment of impact of iodine supplement therapy in a community is best done by ?

a. goiter in pregnant women
b. goiter in children of age 12-18
c. neonatal thyroxine levels
d. urinary iodine levels in pregnant women

203q: you have diagnosed a patient clinically as having SLE and ordered 6 tests . out of which 4 tests have come positive and 2 are negative . to determine the probability of SLE at this point , you need to know ?

a. prior probability of SLE ; sensitivity and specificity of each test
b. incidence of SLE and predictive value of each test
c. incidence and prevalence of SLE
d. relative risk of SLE in this patient

204q: all of the following are indicators included in the Physical Quality Of Life Index ( PQLI ) except ?

a. infant mortality rate
b. life expectancy at age one
c. literacy rate
d. per capital income

205q: direct standardization is used to compare the mortality rates between two countries . this is done because of the difference in ?

a. causes of death
b. numerators
c. age distributions
d. denominators

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