Sunday, June 21, 2009

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 .

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