Sunday, January 31, 2010

340 - Comedk 2010 Mcqs with answers - part 1

1q: The disease for which vaccination certificate is required for international travel is :
a. Cholera
b. Hepatitis
c. Yellow fever
d. Tetanus

2q: The most common site of hypertensive intracranial haemorrhage is
a. putamen
b. midbrain
c. medulla
d. cerebrum

3q: The most common organ involved in MEN I is
a. Parathyroid
b. Thyroid
c. Adrenal
d. Testis

4q: En-coup-de sabre is a form of
a. scleroderma
b. syphilis
c. lupus erythematosis
d. alopecia

5q: The most common cause of short stature is
a. constitutional
b. systemic diseases
c. hypothyroidism
d. growth hormone deficiency

6q: Burning foot syndrome was described by
a. Dr.Gopalan
b. Dr. Ramalingaswamy
c. Dr. Pauling
d. Dr. Limann

*Burning feet syndrome, also known as Grierson-Gopalan syndrome, is a medical condition that causes severe burning and aching of the feet, hyperesthesia, and vasomotor changes of the feet that leads to excessive sweating. It can even affect the eyes, causing scotoma and amblyopia. The condition occurs more frequently in women, and usually manifests itself when a person is between 20 and 40 years old.
It is named for Coluther Gopalan and J. Grierson.

7q: Identify the cytoprotective agent that is used for reduction of renal toxicity associated with repeated administration of cisplatin
a. Amifostine
b. Estramustine
c. Carboplatin
d. Mesna

8q: Method of identifying missing case of disease in a population is
a. Epidemiological surveillance
b. Contact tracing
c. Sentinel surveillance
d. contact survey

9q: Antibodies acting predominantly on the mucosal cells belong to
a. IgG class
b. IgM class
c. IgE class
d. IgA class

10q: Nonimmune hydrops fetalis is caused by all except
a. Parvo B19 virus
b. Chromosomal abnormalities
c. alpha thalassemia
d. ABO incompatibility


nishchil said...

4q: En-coup-de sabre is a form of
a. scleroderma
b. syphilis
c. lupus erythematosis
d. alopecia

Ans. a. Scleroderma. Not option b. syphillis as stated in the answer above.

Anonymous said...

Frontal linear scleroderma (also known as en coup de sabre or morphea en coup de sabre) is a type of linear scleroderma  characterized by a linear band of atrophy and a furrow in the skin that occurs in the frontal or frontoparietal scalp .Multiple lesions of en coup de sabre may coexist in a single patient.
It gets its name from the perceived similarity to a sabre wound.

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