Health, Doctors and Medical General Knowledge Questions Answers
Ques. “Pruritus” is a medical word for what?
Ques. Jonas E. Salk developed the which Vaccine
Ques. The injection of anti-toxin is given to prevent
Ques. Who is considered the father of Surgery?
(a) Yatindra Mohan Sengupta
(b) Chitta Ranjan Das
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Ques. Who invented chloroform as anaesthetic?
(a) Edward Jenner
(b) James Simpson
(c) Alexander Fleming
(d) Christian Barnard
Ques. Which of the following pairs is incorrectly matched?
(a) Encephalitis – Brain
(b) Colitis – Colon
(c) Hepatitis – Liver
(d) Jaundice – Throat
Ques. Tamiflu is front line drug against
(b) Bird Flu
(c) Swine Flu
Ques. Which mirror is used by doctors for examining eyes, ears, nose and throat?
(a) Concave mirror
(b) Convex mirror
(c) Normal mirror
(d) Plane mirror
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Ques. Which of the following is used as vaccine for Tetanus ?
Ques. Who is the father of Homeopathy?
(a) Elvis Presley
(b) Marco Polo
(c) Ferdinand Magellan
(d) Samuel Haniman
Ques. Piles is a familiar word for what medical condition?
Ques. Who invented Penicillin?
(a) Madam Curie
(b) Ian Fleming
(c) A.J. Cronin
(d) Alexander Fleming
Ques. In medicine, which suffix denotes ”inflammation of”?
(a) –it is
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Ques. When are CPM (Continuous passive motion) machines used?
(a) During rehabilitation following a soft tissue surgical procedure or trauma
(b) In tennis training to fire balls for practice shots
(c) Bottling beer in a factory
(d) Kneading bread
Ques. Which of the following is used for washing wounds?
(a) Tartaric Acid
(b) Salicyclic Acid
(c) Oxalic Acid
(d) Boric Acid
Ques. A tophus, or tophi, can occur as a result of what?
(b) Over-exposure to sun
(c) Inflammation in the body’s joints
(d) An excess of uric acid in the body
Ques. Who is the father of medicine?
(b) The Beatles
(c) Queen Isabella I
Ques. The process that may cause physical weathering or mechanical rupture are
(a) abrasion, crystallization, pressure release
(b) abrasion, oxidation, hydrolysis
(c) crystallization, carbonation, thermal insolation
(d) None of the above
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Ques. What is cholesterol?
(a) An amino acid derivative
(b) Signalling molecule, known as an eicosanoid
(c) A naturally occurring steroid
(d) A protein hormone
Ques. A dehydrated person should not drink
Ques. Which one of the following types of medicines is used for treating indigestion?
Ques. Penicillin is commercially obtained from
(a) Penicillium expansum
(b) Penicillium chryosogenum
(c) Penicillium notatum
(d) Pennicillium claviforme
Ques. Development of the iron lung with which Drinker and Shaw’s names are associated, and which was used to aid polio victims, was first funded by which body?
(a) Medical Research Council, UK
(b) Boston Children’s Hospital
(c) South Australia Health Department
(d) Consolidated Gas Company of New York
Ques. Consider the following Statements about Symptoms of Dengue:
(I) Sudden high fever
(II) rashes on 3rd on 4th day of fever
(III) Severe pain behind eyes
(IV) Severe bodyache
(V) Unusual bleeding tendency or shock
Which of these Statements are true ?
(a) Only (I) and (II)
(b) Only (III) and (IV)
(c) Only (IV) and (V)
(d) All the above
Ques. Who is known as the father of toxicology?
(a) James Joyce
(b) Rachel Carson
(d) J. Robert Oppenheimer
Ques. ‘Salk’ vaccine against.
(a) Small Pox
Ques. Which of the following is used in ‘bloodless’ surgery ?
(a) U. V. light
Ques. Biopsy is done on.
(a) Tissues taken from a dead body
(b) Tissues taken from a living body
(c) Blood from veins
(d) Blood from arteries
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Ques. The sharp pain caused by the sting of an ant is due to
(a) Nitric acid
(b) Hydrochloric acid
(c) Formic acid
(d) Acetic acid
Ques. Who discovered vaccine of small pox?
(a) Louis Pasteur
(b) Edward Jenner
(c) Alexander Flemming
(d) Anton Van Leeuwenhoek