Test Your Knowledge - Free MCQ PRACTICE
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A fresh set of 20 random questions is generated every time you open this page and every time you refresh it.
For each of the following multiple choice questions, choose the most appropriate answer :

1. Helpful for elimination of Filariasis
A. Microfilarias do not multiply in vectors 
B. They multiply in humans 
C. A abd B 
D. None of these 

2. Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) in India is defined as
A. Visible severe wasting, or presence of nutritional edema 
B. Very low weight for age (below -3 Z scores of the mean WHO standards for growth) only 
C. Very low weight for age (below-3 Z scores of the mean WHO standards for growth), by visible severe wasting or presence of nutritional edema  
D. Very low weight for height (below -3 Z scores of the mean WHO standards for growth), by visible severe wasting, or presence of nutritional edema 

3. In WHO Road to Health chart, upper and lower limit of represents
A. 30 percentile for boys and 5 percentile for girls 
B. 50 percentile for boys and 5 percentile for girls 
C. 30 percentile for boys and 3 percentile for girls 
D. 50 percentile for boys and 3 percentile for girls 

4. True about Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna
A. Insurance company runs the scheme 
B. Government run insurance scheme for employees 
C. Government run insurance scheme for poor 
D. None of these 

5. Positive predictive value is a function of sensitivity, specificity and
A. Absolute risk  
B. Relative risk  
C. Incidence 
D. Prevalence 

6. Universal Health coverage in India was recommended by which of the following committees?
A. Multipurpose worker committee 
B. High level expert committee 
C. Health development and planning committee 
D. Medical education committee 

7. Common to both Acute and Chronic Malnutrition is
A. Weight for Age 
B. Height for Age 
C. Weight for Height 

8. Chemoprophylaxis is indicated for all of the following except
A. Cholera 
B. Measles 
C. Meningococcal meningitis 
D. Conjunctivitis 

9. Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a complication observed with which of the following vaccines?
A. HiB conjugate polysaccharide vaccine  
C. Influenza vaccine 
D. Typhoid Vi polysaccharide vaccine  

10. A study revealed lesser incidence of carcinoma colon in pure vegetarians than non-vegetarians; by which it was concluded that Beta-carotene is protective against cancer. This may not be true because the vegetarian subjects may be consuming high fiber diet which is protective against cancer. This is an example of
A. Causal Association 
B. Common association 
C. Confounding factor 
D. Multifactorial Causation 

11. In Acute Flaccid Paralysis Surveillance, Re-Evaluation of post-polio residual paralysis is done at
A. 60 days 
B. 90 days 
C. 6 weeks 
D. 6 months 

12. A boy complained of unprovoked bite by a local dog in the community. The dog was alter caught by the local animal authorities and appeared to be healthy. The most appropriate course of action would be
A. Withhold vaccination, keep the dog under observation for ten days for signs of rabies 
B. Test the dog for rabies antibodies  
C. Immediately carry out euthanasia of the dog 
D. Give post-exposure prophylaxis to the bitten person with cell-culture derived vaccine  

13. All can be used to reduce the risk of transmission of HIV to neonate in a pregnanct-woman except
A. Stopping Breast feeding 
B. Zidovudine to mother antenatal and newborn after delivery 
C. Vitamin A supplementation 
D. Vaginal Delivery 

14. According to The Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923, which of the following is considered an occupational disease?
A. Typhoid 
B. Anthrax 
C. Tetanus 
D. Dengue 

15. Vaccine for meningococcal meningitis should be routinely given to
A. 4-8 years old children 
B. Laboratory workers 
C. Young adolescents 
D. Elderly population 

16. In a population of 100 prevalence of candida glabrata was found to be 80%. If the investigator has to repeat the prevalence with 95% conidence what will the prevalence be?
A. 78-82% 
B. 76-84% 
C. 72-88% 
D. 74-86% 

17. Which is false regarding period of communicability?
A. German measles 7 days before and after rash 
B. Measles 1-2 days before to 3 days after rash 
C. Chickenpox 1-2 days before to 4-5 days after rash 
D. Mumps 4-6 days before to 1 week after rash 

18. Regarding education in HDI, true statement is
A. 2/3rd weightage is given to gross enrolment 
B. Country's achievement is computed on the basis of adult literacy 
C. 1/3rd weightage is given to adult literacy 
D. In gross enrolment, only secondary education is considered, not primary education 

19. Bias can be eliminated by all EXCEPT
A. Matching 
B. Blinding 
C. Randomization 
D. Multivariate Analysis 

20. True about Indian Reference Male is
A. Work is mainly sedentary 
B. Works for 10 hours 
C. Weight 65 kg 
D. Age 20-39 years 

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