Tuesday, June 23, 2009

266 - PGI chandigarh june 2009 mcqs with answers part 5

21q: which of the following are true regarding munro micro abscesses ?

a. seen in stratum corneum
b. eosinophils only
c. debris consists of neutrophils and eosinophils
d. associated pustule may be present
e. seen in psoriasis

22q: which of the following do not cause emergence delirium ?

a. midazolam
b. ketamine
c. thiopentone
d. propofol
e. opioids

23q: all are components of GCS except ?

a. eye opening
b. respiration
c. conversation
d. motor response
e. heart rate

24q: which of the following is/are arboviral diseases ?

a. japanese encephalitis
b. dengue
c. yellow fever
d. hand-foot-mouth disease
e. epidemic keratoconjunctivitis

25q: species of corynebacterium which cause diptheria or diptheria like illness is/are ?

a. C. diptheriae
b. C. minitissimum
c. C. pseudotuberculosis
d. C. pseudodipthericum
e. C. ulcerans

265 - PGI chandigarh june 2009 mcqs with answers part 4

16q: which of the following is not a feature of the turner's syndrome ?

a. short stature
b. lymphoedema
c. bicuspid aortic valve
d. cryptorchidism
e. gonadal dysfunction

17q: which of the following findings are not expected in a case of microcytic hypochromic anemia ?

a. raised HbA2
b. reduced total RBC distribution width
c. normal ferritin levels
d. increased TIBC
e. elevated serum transferrin saturation levels

18q: tentative cuts are seen in ?

a. homicide
b. suicide
c. murder
d. none

19q: " egg shell calcification " is seen in ?

a. silicosis
b. sarcoidosis
c. treated lymphoma
d. asbestosis
e. bronchogenic carcinoma

20q: Features of mitral stenosis on X-ray ?

a. double contour of right border
b. lifting of left main bronchus
c. splaying of carinal angle
d. lower lobe prominence of veins
e. prominent aortic knuckle

Sunday, June 21, 2009

264 - PGI chandigarh june 2009 mcqs with answers part 3

11q: which of the following is the earliest feature of diabetic retinopathy ?

a. microaneurysms
b. cotton wool spots
c. dot and blot hemorrhages
d. hard exudates
e. flame shaped hemorrhages

12q: morbidities expected in the baby of a diabetic mother is/are ?

a. macrosomia with large shoulders
b. hyperglycemia
c. cardiac anamolies
d. unexplained intrauterine foetal death
e. caudal regression

13q: drugs which are not effective in multiple myeloma ?

a. bortezomib
b. hydroxyurea
c. melphalan
d. cyclophosphamide
e. ketoconazole

14q: a 65 year old lady with a single episode of postmenopausal bleeding . management options are ?

a. fractional currettage
b. pap smear
c. hysterectomy straight away
d. endometrial biopsy
e. treatment only if symptom recurs

15q: a male patient is suffering from headache, profuse sweating, palpitations with a BP of 160/110 . drugs which will not be useful is/are ?

a. IV nitroglycerine
b. labetalol
c. nifedipine
d. prazosin
e. phenoxybenzamine

263 - PGI chandigarh june 2009 mcqs with answers part 2

6q: which of the following conditions are associated with raised ANCA ?

a. wegeners granulomatosis
b. polyarteritis nodosa
c. microscopic polyangitis
d. henoch schonlein purpura
e. churg-strauss syndrome

7q: a clinical question was given with symptoms of Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy and asked which of the following drugs are not effective in HOCM ?

a. beta blockers
b. sublingual nitrates
c. verapamil
d. digoxin
e. hydrochlorothiazide

8q: a young male was admitted with pneumonia for 5 days . he develops gripping abdominal pain and loose stools . which of the following drugs might be beneficial ?

a. capsule imodium 4-8 g/day
b. tab ciprofloxacin 500 mg BD
c. oral metronidazole
d. capsule diphenoxylate
e. oral vancomycin

9q: true statements regarding acute attack of gouty arthritis ?

a. joint aspirates reveal positively birefringent crystals
b. allopurinol should be started immediately
c. colchicine may cause gastrointestinal disturbances
d. colchicine is known to provide relief
e. serum uric acid levels may be absolutely normal

10q: which of the following enzymes require NAD as a cofactor ?

a. citrate synthase
b. isocitrate dehydrogenase
c. alpha ketoglutarate dehydrogenase
d. malate dehydrogenase
e. succinate thiokinase

Click on the image of the citric acid cycle below to view a larger image .

262 - PGI chandigarh JUNE 2009 mcqs with answers part 1

1q: Mortality can be reduced by screening in which of these cancers ?

a. cervix
b. lung
c. breast
d. prostate
e. colorectal

2q: which of the following are risk factors for endometrial carcinoma ?

a. diabetes mellitus
b. multiparity
c. obesity
d. unopposed estrogen
e. multiple sexual partners

Nulliparity results in more exposure of the endometrium to oestrogen where as multiparity results in lesser exposure of endometrium to oestrogen and hence has higher risk for endometrial cancer . go to this webpage to read all the risk factors for endometrial cancer with explanations.

3q: which of the following are not the methods of screening ?

a. mammography
b. PSA
c. self breast examination
d. bronchoscopy

4q: cholera is caused by ?

a. vibrio cholerae 01
b. vibrio cholerae 0139
c. vibrio parahaemolyticus
d. e.coli

5q: which of the following are alkylating agents ?

a. chlorambucil
b. paclitaxel
c. ifosfamide
d. nitrosourea
e. cladarabine

Here is a list of all the anticancer drugs which are classified under alkylating agents .

Thursday, June 18, 2009

261 - DNB december 2008 mcqs with answers part 3

11q: Maximum production of potassium is seen in which of the following organs ?

a. duodenum
b. stomach
c. ileum
d. colon

12q: all of the following cause reference pain to left shoulder except ?

a. pancreatitis
b. oesophagitis
c. cholecystitis
d. appendicitis

13q: which of the following day is considered as no smoking day ?

a. first wednesday of march
b. second wednesday of march
c. first wednesday of april
d. second wednesday of april

see this official website of no smoking day for more information .

14q: narrowest part of the upper airway in children ?

a. supraglottic
b. subglottic
c. glottis
d. none

15q: which of the following is the agent of choice for sclerotherapy ?

a. phenol
b. sodium tetradecyl sulfate
c. ethanolamine oleate
d. quinine

Saturday, June 13, 2009

260 - DNB december 2008 mcqs with answers part 2

6q: SSPE is a rare complication of ?

a. mumps
b. measles
c. diptheria
d. rubella

7q: Darrier's sign is seen in ?

a. scabies
b. psoriasis
c. urticaria pigmentosa
d. pemphigus

8q: which of the following is the strain used in the making of the BCG vaccine ?

a. live attenuated strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
b. live attenuated strain of Mycobacterium bovis
c. dead strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
d. dead strain of Mycobacterium bovis

9q: Tuberculin test belongs to which type of hypersensitivity ?

a. Type I
b. Type II
c. Type III
d. Type IV

10q: stylomastoid canal transmits which of the following ?

a. facial vein
b. facial nerve
c. posterior auricular nerve
d. opthalmic nerve

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

259 - DNB December 2008 mcqs with answers part 1

1q: which of the following immunoglobulins is secreted in body fluids ?

a. Ig A
b. Ig M
c. Ig D
d. Ig G

2q: lyme's disease is caused by ?

a. Borrelia vincenti
b. Borrelia burgdoferi
c. Borrelia hermsii
d. Borrelia recurrentis

3q: Acrodynia is caused due to which poisoning ?

a. Arsenic
b. mercury
c. iron
d. cadmium

4q: all tongue muscles are supplied by hypoglossal nerve except ?

a. myoglossus
b. palatoglossus
c. mylohyoid
d. superior constrictor

5q: most sensitive organ to radiotherapy ?

a. liver
b. brain
c. bone marrow
d. kidney

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