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UPSC: 2008

T.B.C. : AT-0801-HH Test Booklet Series A
Serial No. 5029  

TEST BOOKLET

HOMEOPATHY

Time Allowed: Two Hours Maximum Marks: 200

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  1. External nose blood supply is done by

(a)  Opthalmic artery
(b)  Maxillary artery
(c)  Palatine artery
(d)  Opthalmic and external maxillary arteries

  1. C.S.F. is derived from

(a)  Choroid plexues
(b)  Brachial plexues
(c)  Sigmoid sinus
(d)  Circle of Willis

  1. Which one among the following is largest sesamoid bone?

(a)  Talus
(b)  Patella
(c)  Maxilla
(d)  Calcaneum

  1. What is the common name of Caladium?

(a)  Wild hops
(b)  American arum
(c)  Black spruce
(d)  Brim stone

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                   List I                      List II
          A. Lycopodium          1. White Cedar
          B. Cicuta virosa        2. Indian hemp
          C. Apocyanum          3. Water hemlock
          D. Thuja                   4. Wolf’s foot 
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      4        3        2        1
          (b)      4        2        3        1
          (c)      1        2        3        4
          (d)      1        3        2        4
 
      6. Consider the following diseases:
          1. Hodgkin’s disease
          2. Lymphatic leukemia
          3. Carcinoma of breast
          4. Filarial lymphadenitis

Generalized Involvement of the lymphatic system is suspected in which of the above?

(a)  1 and 3
(b)  2 and 4
(c)  1 and 2
(d)  3 and 4

     7.   Stepladder fashion of rise of temperature, malaise, mayalgia, rose- spots on trunk, spleenomegaly are the features of which one of the following?

(a)  Typhoid fever
(b)  Viral fever
(c)  Measles
(d)  Meningitis

  1. Consider the following:

1. Albuminuria
2. Hypoproteinaemia
3. Generalized oedema

Which of the above are characteristic features of nephritic syndrome?

(a)  1 and 2 only
(b)  2 and 3 only
(c)  1 and 3 only
(d)  1, 2 and 3

  1. Haematuria, Cardiac failure, spleenomegaly, petechial haemorrhages, Osler’s nodes, Roth’s spots in fundi are features of which one of the following diseases?

(a)  Rheumatoid arthritis
(b)  Nephritis
(c)  Purpura
(d)  Endocarditis

  1. The uterine cycle is synonym to

(a)  Menstrual cycle
(b)  Endometrial cycle
(c)  Ovarian cycle
(d)  Both menstrual and ovarian cycle

  1. Urine dark brown in colour with highly intensified ruinous odour is a characteristic symptoms of

(a)  Nitric acid
(b)  Benzoic acid
(c)  Oxalic acid
(d)  Sulphuric acid

  1. “Abdominal colic with mild fever, crampy pain, lightening like in coming and going, spasmodic, better by rubbing and hot applications” What is the remedy?

(a)  Bell
(b)  Colocynth
(c)  Cuprum
(d)  Mag phos

  1. Koplik’s spots are found in

(a)  Small pox
(b)  Measles
(c)  Chickenpox
(d)  Rubella

  1. Azygos vein ends in  

(a)  Right atrium of heart
(b)  Left brachiocephalic vein
(c)  Superior vena cava
(d)  Inferior vena cava

  1. Intrinsic and extrinsic muscles of tongue are supplied by which of the following nerves?

(a)  Hypoglossal nerve only
(b)  Hypoglossal and vagus nerves
(c)  Lingual nerve
(d)  Facial nerve

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                    List I                      List II
                 (Glands)                  (Hormones)
          A. Hypothalamus       1. Estrogen
          B. Pancreas               2. Prolactin
          C. Placenta                3. Prolactin inhibiting factor (PIF)
          D. Anterior pituitary   4. Glucagon
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)       2        1        4        3
          (b)       2        4        1        3
          (c)       3        1        4        2
          (d)      3        4        1        2

  1. A disorder is characterized by symmetric weakness of muscles, diminished reflexes, paresthesia, illness following a vira attack, CSF showing that protein is elevated, but cell number is normal. What is the disorder?

(a)  Popliomyelitis
(b)  Polymyositis
(c)  Guillain Barre syndrome
(d)  Cerebellar ataxia

  1. To cure burning pain and intolerable urging to urinate, what is the drug?

(a)  Merc cor
(b)  Apis mel
(c)  Cantharis
(d)  Colchicum

  1. “Violent congestive or nervous headache which is better by bleeding from nose”. What is the drug of this case?

(a)  Melliolotus
(b)  Belladona
(c)  Glonoine
(d)  Natrum-carb

  1. Which one of the following glands produces T-lymphocytes?

(a)  Thyroid
(b)  Liver
(c)  Spleen
(d)  Thymus

  1. With reference to the complementary relationships of drugs, which one of the following pairs is not correctly put together?

(a)  Acid flouricum and Silicea
(b)  Aloes and Sulphur
(c)  Ledum pal and China
(d)  Apis and Natrum muriaticum

  1. The following symptom ‘Always feel better in open air and slowly walking’ is about which on of the following?

(a)  Dulcamara
(b)  Rhus Toxidenderon
(c)  Ferrum met
(d)  China off.

  1. “Extraordinary craving for alcohol” is not found in

(a)  Calc. ars
(b)  Sulphuric acid
(c)  Asarum
(d)  Hyocymus

  1. The most appropriate medicine/ medicines for unbearable pain towards the end of micturation is /are

(a)  Medorrhinum only
(b)  Thuja and sarasparilla only
(c)  Medorrhinum and Sarasparilla only
(d)  Medorrhinum, Thuja and Sarasparilla

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                                    List I                                                                      List II
                               (Symptoms)                                                              (Medicines)
          A. Lumbago with relief from slow walking                                      1. Agaricus M.
          B. Lumbago with aggravation on exertion,                                    2. Aloes S.
               during day and while sitting
          C. Lumbago alternates with piles and Headache                           3. Nux V.
          D. Lumbago with habit of masturbation & sexual weakness          4. Ferrum met.
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      3        2        1        4
          (b)      3        1        2        4
          (c)       4        2        1        3
          (d)      4        1        2        3

  1. Consider the following symptoms:

1. Feels badly, weak before menstruation.
2. Extremes of heat and cold causes great debility.
3. Sensation as if a ball rolling in the bladder.
4. Heart is suspended by a threat

Which of the above of “Lachesis”?

(a)  1, 2 and 3
(b)  2 and 3 only
(c)  3 and 4
(d)  2 and 4

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

               List I                                                   List II
            (Medicine)                                   (Character of Tongue)
          A. Podophyllum                                     1. Clean
          B. Antim Crud                                        2. Coated White
          C. Ipecac                                               3. Indented.
          D. Phosphorus                                      4. Black in centre  
          Code:
                    A        B        C        D
          (a)      3        2        1        4
          (b)      3        1        2        4
          (c)      4        2        1        3
          (d)      4        1        2        3

  1. “Headache ceases during menses but returns when flow disappears” is the keynote symptom of

(a)  Allium cepa and Zincum met only
(b)  Lachsis and Zincum met only
(c)  Allium cepa and Lachesis only
(d)  Allium cepa, Lachsis and Zincum met

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

               List I                                             List II
        (Personality trait)                              (Medicine)
          A. Fastedious                              1. Nux vom
          B. Obsessive                               2. Nux moschata
          C. Hysterical                                3. Carcinosin.
          D. Hypochondriac                        4. Nat. mur.    
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      1        2        4        3
          (b)      3        4        2        1
          (c)      1        4        2        3
          (d)      3        2        4        1

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                   List I                      List II
                (Medicine)              (Symptoms)
          A. Zincum met          1. Can only pass urine when alone
          B. Natrum mur          2. Can only pass urine when sitting
          C. Sarsaparilla          3. Can only pass urine while on the knees and pressing head against the floor
          D. Pareira brava       4. Pain at the conclusion of urination  
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      3        2        1        4
          (b)      3        1        2        4
          (c)      4        2        1        3
          (d)     4        1        2        3 

  1. What is the medicine for the symptom “He thinks rags are beautiful” ?

(a)  Anacardium
(b)  Pyrogen
(c)  Sulphur
(d)  Thuja occ.

  1. “Sensation as if a heavy, black cloud had settled all over her and enveloped her head so all is in dark and confusion” is a characteristic symptom of

(a)  Agaricus m.
(b)  Actea racemosa
(c)  Aethusa cynapium
(d)  Ambra Gresia

  1. In delirium Hyocyamus occupies a place midway between

(a)  Belladona and Stramonium
(b)  Helleborus and Stramonium
(c)  Belladona and Veratrum album
(d)  Veratrum album and Helleborus

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

               List I                            List II
            (Remedy)                (Complementary)
          A. Bryonia                     1. Kali carb
          B. Carbo veg                2. Psorinum
          C. Acid fluor                  3. Alumina
          D. Sulphur                    4. Silicia
          Code:
                    A        B        C        D
          (a)      2        1        4        3
          (b)      3        4        1        2
          (c)      3        1        4        2
          (d)      2        4        1        3

  1. A patient is suffering from intermittent fever; paroxysms appear at about 10.00 or 11.00 A.M. with headache which gets relieved by sweating; with involuntary stool, knows not whether flatus or faces escape; has aversion to bread. He may need

(a)  Nat mur
(b)  Aloe S.
(c)  Nat. sulph
(d)  Rhus tox

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                List I                                         List II
       (food intolerance)                            (Medicines)
          A. Milk                                         1. Nux vom
          B. Sweet                                     2. Antim crud
          C. Tea                                         3. Nat.carb
          D. Pastry                                     4. Argentum nit
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      2        1        4        3
          (b)      2        4        1        3
          (c)      3        1        4        2
          (d)      3        4        1        2

  1. Apatient suffers from asthma; can inspire but cannot expire; has severe suffocation relieved by lying on face and with protruding tongue. However, the frequency and the severity of suffocative attacks are remarkably less during his visit and stay with his son at a costal city. Which one of the following is the likely remedy ?

(a)  Bromium
(b)  Medorrhinum
(c)  Corallium rubrum
(d)  Arsenic alb

  1. Consider the following:

1. Lycopodium
2. Belladona
3. Lachesis
4. Agaricus

Which of the above are right sided remedies?

(a)  1, 2 and 4 only
(b)  1 and 2 only
(c)  3 and 4 only
(d)  1, 2, 3 and 4

  1. Consider the following medicines:

1. Sepia
2. Murex
3. Theridion
4. Asterias rubens

Which of these are made from fishes?

(a)  1, 2 and 3
(b)  1, 3 and 4
(c)  1, 2 and 4
(d)  2, 3,and 4

  1. Which one among the folloing medicines is most suitable to chilly patients ?

(a)  Medorrhinum
(b)  Alumina
(c)  Merc sol
(d)  Lachesis

  1. What is the abscess situated in the Retro- peritoneal ?

(a)  Sub-phrenic abscess
(b)  Pancreatic abscess
(c)  Pelvic abscess
(d)  Perineal abscess

  1. Regarding dry gangrene, consider the following statements:

1. It is caused when arterial obstruction is gradual.
2. Affected area is swollen, discoloured and foul smelling.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a)  1 only
(b)  2 only
(c)  Both 1 and 2
(d)  Neither 1 nor 2

  1. which one of the following nerves is usually affected by the lesion of parotid gland ?

(a)  Olfactory nerve
(b)  Accessory nerve
(c)  Facial nerve
(d)  Lingual nerve

  1. Internal piles are usually situated at which of the following positions?

(a)  6, 10 and 12’O clock
(b)  3, 6 and 7’O clock
(c)  3, 7 and 11’O clock
(d)  2, 6 and 11’O clock

  1. What is the ideal site for biopsy from an ulcer?

(a)  Floor of the ulcer
(b)  Centre of the ulcer
(c)  Surrounding tissue
(d)  Periphery of ulcer with adjacent healthy tissue 

  1. “For women; with prolapsus from atony, enervated by indolence and luxury; worn out with hard work mental or physical; overtaxed muscles burn and ache; so tired cannot sleep”. What is the remedy?

(a)  Belladona
(b)  Sepia
(c)  Helonias dionica
(d)  Alumina

  1. Episiotomy is indicated in which one of the following?

(a)  Rupture of perinium
(b)  Premature delivery
(c)  Breech presentation
(d)  All of the above

  1. Oral contraceptive pills are not contra indicated in

(a)  D.U.B.
(b)  Migrain
(c)  Epilepsy
(d)  All the above

  1. Post-patum collapse could be due to

(a)  Rupture of uterus
(b)  Amniotic fluid embolism
(c)  Inversion of uterus
(d)  All of the above

  1. Submucous fibroids of the uterus protrude through?

(a)  Fallopian tube
(b)  Cervix
(c)  Fundus of uterus
(d)  All of the above

  1. Menorrhagia is caused due to

(a)  D.U.B.
(b)  Coagulation disorder
(c)  Pelvic pathology
(d)  All of the above

  1. The ovum when discharged rom the Graffian follicle carries with it a few granulose cells and is called

(a)  Carpus leuteum
(b)  Premordial follicle
(c)  Corona radiata
(d)  Primary follicle

  1. A hormone which is very essential for ovulation and is required from 12th to 14th day is

(a)  Leutinizing hormone
(b)  Ovarian hormone
(c)  Progesterone
(d)  FSH

  1. Prolonged clotting time is a diagnostic feature of

(a)  Thrombocytopenic purpura
(b)  Haemophilia
(c)  Thrombosphenia
(d)  All of the above

  1. Which one of the following plasma proteins is not synthesized in the liver?

(a)  D.U.B.
(b)  Coagulation disorder
(c)  Pelvic pathology
(d)  All of the above

  1. In jaundice, when the secretion of bile is defective, hemorrhages may occur which may be due to failure of absorption of

(a)  Vitamin K
(b)  Vitamin E
(c)  Vitamin A
(d)  Vitamin B complex

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                List I                                           List II
   (Blood Clotting Factors)                  (Their Synonyms)
          A. Factor II                                 1. Stuart factor
          B. Factor IV                                2. Prothrombin
          C. Factor VIII                             3. Calcium
          D. Factor X                                4. Anti-hemophilic factor
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      1        4        3        2
          (b)      2        4        3        1
          (c)      2        3        4        1
          (d)      1        3        4        2

  1. In renal glycosuria, the renal threshold for glucose is

(a)  Low
(b)  High
(c)  Same
(d)  Greatly increased

  1. Intrinsic muscles of larynx are supplied by which nerve?

(a)  Recurrent laryngeal nerve
(b)  Vagus nerve
(c)  Superior laryngeal nerve
(d)  Hypoglossal nerve

  1. Depression of tempo mandibular joint is produced by which one of the following muscle?

(a)  Lateral pterygoid muscle
(b)  Temporalis muscle
(c)  Medial pterygoid muscle
(d)  Masseter muscle

  1. First change in acclimation at high altitude is increase in 2-3 DPG (2-3 diphosphoglycerate) which occurs within

(a)  6-12 hours
(b)  8-12 hours
(c)  24-48 hours
(d)  48-72 hours

  1. Which one of the following diseases can increase serum amylase in the blood?

(a)  Acute appendicitis
(b)  Acute pancreatitis
(c)  Carcinoma of prostate
(d)  Myocardial infarction

  1. A dark complexioned, lean and tall female is suffering from: chronic vaginitis for two years; leucorrheal discharge acrid, offensive with the odour of green corn which is worse between periods; violent itching of vulva and vagina while urinating; discharge stains the linen yellow and becomes stiff like starch; menstrual flow ceases on sitting or walking and reappears on lying down; incontinence of urine and only urinate when lying. What is the most suitable remedy?

(a)  Hydrastis
(b)  Sepia
(c)  Pulsatilla
(d)  Kreosotum

  1. Fibro-fatty lesion is found in

(a)  Infarction of the brain
(b)  Meningitis
(c)  Infective endocarditis
(d)  Atherosclerosis

  1. Kernig’s sign and neck stiffness are positive in

(a)  Apoplexy
(b)  Meningitis
(c)  Hypertension
(d)  Eruptive fevers

  1. which one of the following is not a feature in haemophilia?

(a)  Increased prothrombing time
(b)  Decreased prothrombing time
(c)  Bleeding in to tissues and joints
(d)  Decreased factor VIII levels

  1. Consider the following conditions:

1. Splenomegaly.
2. Haemolysis
3. Peripheral neuritis
4. Subacute combined degeneration of cord

Which of the above conditions are the clinical features of pernicious anemia?

(a)  1, 2 and 3
(b)  2 and 4 only
(c)  1, 3 and 4
(d)  2, 3 and 4

  1. Which of the following diseases or states does not give protection against malaria?

(a)  Sickle cell disease
(b)  Glucose 6 phosphate deficiency
(c)  Haemoglobin F
(d)  Syphilis

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                 List I                                                                      List II
         (Positive findings)                                                       (Diagnosis)
          A. Pre systolic accentinuated rumbling murmur       1. Collapse of lungs
          B. Whispering pectorilique                                      2. Mitral stenosis
          C. Bell’s test                                                            3. Peptic perforation
          D. Grave silence                                                      4. Pneumonia
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      2        4        1        3
          (b)      2        1        4        3
          (c)      3        4        1        2
          (d)      3        1        4        2

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                               List I                                         List II
              (Positive Lab Investigation)                      (Disease)
            A. Decreased glucose in C.S.F.           1. Cirrhosis of liver
            B. Alfa-1 antitrypsin deficiency           2. Bacterial meningitis
            C. Ghon complex                                3. Dengue
            D. Platelet deficiency                          4. Tuberculosis
          Code:
                       A        B        C        D
            (a)      2        4        1        3
            (b)      2        1        4        3
            (c)      3        4        1        2
            (d)      3        1        4        2

  1. The latent infection is not seen in

(a)  Brill Zinser disease
(b)  Chikenpox
(c)  Ancylostomiasis
(d)  Herpes simplex

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                 List I                                         List II
            (Deficiency)                                  (Disease)
          A. Factor VIII                              1. Xeropthalmia
          B. Thiamine                                 2. Emphysema
          C. Anti trypsine                           3. Haemophilia
          D. Retinol                                    4. Wernick Kosakoff’s syndrome
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      3        2        4        1
          (b)      3        4        2        1
          (c)      1        2        4        3
          (d)      1        4        2        3

  1. Consider the following laboratory investigations that are frequently done in a patient with hepatic disease ?

1. Serum bilirubin
2. SGPT
3. Prothrombin time
4. Total protein including A:G ratio

Which of the above determine the prognosis of disease?

(a)  1 and 2
(b)  3 and 4
(c)  1 and 4
(d)  2 and 4

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                   List I                                         List II
             (Clinical signs)                              (Disease)
          A. Buffalo obesity                            1. Rickets
          B. Brittle hair                                   2. SLE
          C. Butterfly rash                              3. Myxoedema
          D. Boxy head                                   4. Cushing’s syndrome
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      4        3        2        1
          (b)      4        2        3        1
          (c)      1        2        3        4
          (d)      1        3        2        4

  1. Which of the following is not involved in polymyositis?

(a)  Occular muscles
(b)  Diaphragm
(c)  Intercostal muscles
(d)  Shoulder girdle muscles

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                   List I                                         List II
               (Age group)                             (Disease of hip)
          A. Below 5 years                         1. Osteoarthritis
          B. Five to ten years                     2. Perthes disease
          C. Ten to twenty years               3. Congenital dislocation
          D. Above forty years                   4. Coxa vera
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      3        4        2        1
          (b)      3        2        4        1
          (c)      1        2        4        3
          (d)      1        4        2        3

  1. Which one of the following remedies for eczema does not have glutinous discharge?

(a)  Calc. carb
(b)  Graphites
(c)  Nat-mur
(d)  Sil.

  1. Susceptibility to cold is a marked feature of which one of the following miasm?

(a)  Psora
(b)  Sycosis
(c)  Syphilis
(d)  Tubercular

  1. A female at the time of delivery of her child suddenly develops dyspnoea, cyanosis and this is followed by shock and death. What is the probable cause of death?

(a)  Obstucted labour
(b)  Amniotic fluid embolism
(c)  Severe haemorrhage
(d)  Rupture of placenta

  1. Who gave the concept of Pseudo-psora?

(a)  Hahnemann
(b)  J.H.Allen
(c)  T.F.Allen
(d)  H.C.Allen

  1. Which of the following is not a characteristic feature of Ars. Alb.?

(a)  Gastric derangements from eating ice-cream
(b)  Diarrhoea after eating or drinking
(c)  Headache, relieved by warm application
(d)  Complaints return annually

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                              List I                                                   List II
                         (Symptoms)                                          (Medicine)
          A. Tongue thickly coated milky white                  1. Veratrum vir.
          B. Tongue coated yellow or white with               2. Antim crud.
              red streak down the middle
          C. Mapped tongue                                               3. Rhus. tox
          D. Triangular red tipped tongue                          4. Taraxcum
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      2        4        1        3
          (b)      2        1        4        3
          (c)      3        4        1        2
          (d)      3        1        4        2

  1. A businessman of 40 years of age complained of headache brought on by mental work and even slightest excitement ever since he had depression due to an emotional set back a few months ago. He also complained of progressive general weakness and burning pain along the spine which was better by cold air and water. Later it was diagnosed to be “pernicious anaemia with softening of cord”. What is the likely remedy?

(a)  Phosphorus
(b)  Ignatia
(c)  Picric acid
(d)  Cal. Phos

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                 List I                                                   List II
              (Remedy)                                        (Type of remedy)
          A. Carcinosin                                         1. Nosode
          B. Thyrodinum                                       2. Sarcode  
          C. Electricity                                          3. Imponderablia
          D. Mag phos                                         4. Schussler’s tissue remedy     
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      4        3        2        1
          (b)      4        2        3        1
          (c)      1        2        3        4
          (d)      1        3        2        4

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                 List I                                                   List II
      (Medicinal substance)                              (Name of remedy)
          A. Red onion                                          1. Allium cepa
          B. Garlic                                                 2. Capsicum  
          C. Red pepper                                       3. Nat mur
          D. Common salt                                     4. Allium sativa  
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      1        2        4        3
          (b)      3        4        2        1
          (c)      1        4        2        3
          (d)      3        2        4        1

  1. A male aged 40 presents with features of acromegaly; for the last three months he noticed vision field defect. What would be the defect you encounter on clinical examination?

(a) Scotoma
(b) Bi-nasal hemianopia
(c) Quadrantic visual defect
(d) Bi-temporal hemianopia

  1. Addison’s disease occurs due to the deficient hormonal production of

(a) Hypothalamus
(b) Parathyroid
(c) Pituitary
(d) Adrenal

  1.  Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                   List I                                                   List II
            (Investigations)                                       (Disease)
          A. Serum Uric acid                                1. Rheumatoid arthritis
          B. HLA B 27                                          2. Rheumatic Fever  
          C. ASO Titre                                         3. Reiter’s syndrome
          D. Rheumatoid factor                           4. Gout
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      4        3        2        1
          (b)      1        2        3        4
          (c)      4        2        3        1
          (d)      1        3        2        4

  1. The symptoms are “Especially adapted to diseases of women; spasmodic and hysterical complaints with uterine diseases; who have suffered for years from attacks of indigestion. Leucorrhoea after exercise and with every stool. What is the remedy?

(a)  Belladona
(b)  Graphitis
(c)  Ignatia
(d)  Magnesia mur

  1.  “Suited to women, inclined to obesity, who suffer from habitual constipation, with a history of delayed menstruation, sexual debility from sexual abuse” are the symptoms. What is the remedy?

(a)  Pulsatilla
(b)  Graphitis
(c)  Sepia
(d)  Nat mur

  1. Consider the following conditions ?

1. Thyrotoxicosis
2. Chronic alcoholism
3. Senility
4. Parkinsonism

Which of the above determine the prognosis of disease?

(a)  1, 2 and 3
(b)  4 only
(c)  2,3 and 4
(d)  1 only

  1.  Phagocytosis is decreased in diabetes mellitus due to

(a) Less ATP formation
(b) Increased sugar level in phagocytic cells
(c) Increased sugar level in blood
(d) Damaged cytoskeleton in phagocytic cells

  1.  Staphylococcus aureus frequently causes the following except

(a) Urinary tract infection
(b) Cellulitis
(c) Boils
(d) Osteomyelitis

  1.  Consider the following features ?

1. Nephritis
2. Meningoencephalitis
3. Appendicitis
4. Osteomyelitis

Which of the above are complications of mumps ?

(a)  1, 2 and 3
(b)  1, 2 and 4
(c)  2, 3 and 4
(d)  1, 3 and 4

  1.  Pulsus paradoxus is found in

(a) Aortic stenosis
(b) Asthma
(c) Bronchitis
(d) Mitral stenosis

  1. Flapping tremors are seen in the following except

(a) Thyrotoxicosis
(b) CO2 narcosis
(c) Uraemia
(d) Hepatic failure

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                   List I                                                   List II
          (Positive Findings)                                      (Diseases)
          A. Copious expectoration                     1. Rheumatic Fever
          B. Cullen’s sign                                     2. Pituitary tumour  
          C. Bitemporal hemianopia                     3. Pancreatitis
          D. Aschoff nodule                                  4. Bronchiectasis
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      1        3        2        4
          (b)      4        2        3        1
          (c)      1        2        3        4
          (d)      4        3        2        1

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                   List I                                                   List II
         (Positive Findings)                                      (Diagnosis)
          A. Kernig’s sign                                     1. Cysticercosis
          B. Austin Flint murmur                           2. Apoplexy  
          C. Taenia solium                                   3. Meningitis
          D. Stertorus breathing                         4. Aortic regurgitation
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      3        4        1        2
          (b)      2        1        4        3
          (c)      3        1        4        2
          (d)      2        4        1        3

  1.  An involuntary movement limited to one side of the body, or to one limb is a characteristic of

(a) Hysteria
(b) Chorea
(c) Focal epilepsy
(d) Parkinsonism

  1. Consider the following:

1. Coarctation of Aorta
2. Atrio-ventricular fistula
3. Peripheral pulmonary stenosis

The continous murmur is produced in which of the above ?

(a)  1 and 2 only
(b)  1 and 3 only
(c)  2 and 3 only
(d)  1, 2 and 3

  1. A person who is mentally alert and quick, active in his motions but easily fatigued both mentally and physically indicates the presence of

  (a) Psora
  (b) Latent psora
  (c) Sycosis
  (d) Mental disease

  1. The instruction (s) of Hahnemann regarding the repetition of doses as per the 5th edition of Organon is/are

(a) Progress of the patient, nature of disease, nature of remedy
(b) Nature of disease only
(c) Nature of remedy only
(d) Progress of the patient only

  1. Which one of the following is not a type of Second Prescription

(a) Repetition of the first prescription
(b) Antidote of the first prescription
(c) Change of the plan of treatment
(d) Giving of an acute remedy

  1. In the classification of characteristic symptoms into seven categories by Boenninghausen, Quamado stands for

(a) Modalities of time
(b) Causations
(c) Personalities of patient
(d) Modalities of circumstances

  1. The word Materia peccans is a Latin derivation which means

(a) Obnoxious matter, injurious or harmful material
(b) Materia Medica Pura
(c) Materia Medica
(d) Surgical diseases

  1. Who are the best provers for homeopathic medicine?

(a) Physicians
(b) Recovering patients
(c) Recovered patients
(d) Sick people

  1. Which of the following actions does the medicine produce during drug proving ?

(a) Secondary action
(b) Counteraction
(c) Curative action
(d) Primary action

  1. In case of homoeopathic aggravation, what should be done ?

(a) Antidote the medicine
(b) Wait and watch
(c) Prescribe a complementary medicine
(d) Repeat the medicine in lower potency

  1. Which of the following is/are alternating diseases ?

(a) Psora, Sycosis and Syphilis
(b) Syphilitic miasm
(c) Chronic diseases
(d) Sycotic miasm

  1. Which of the following is not written by Clarke ?

(a) Clinical Repertory
(b) Repertory of Causations
(c) Repertory of Constitution
(d) Repertory of Concordance

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

              List I                                                             List II
            (Rubric)                                                   (Kent’s Repertory)
          A. Abusive                                                    1. Vertigo
          B. Intoxicated                                               2. Genitalia  
          C. Stricture                                                   3. Mind
          D. Sterility                                                    4. Urethra
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      3        1        4        2
          (b)      3        4        1        2
          (c)      2        1        4        3
          (d)      2        4        1        3

  1. Painless haematuria occurs in the following diseases except

(a) Hypernephroma
(b) Tuberculosis of kidney
(c) Pyrexia
(d) Pyelonephritis

  1. Boenninghausen has given prime importance to

(a) Concomitants and complete symptoms
(b) Mental general symptoms
(c) Time factors
(d) General modalities and causative modalities

  1. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

                  List I                                                                     List II
              (Repertory)                                                               (Type)
          A. Knerr’s Repertory                                         1. Regional Repertory
          B. Guernsey Boenninghausen Slips                  2. Boenninghausen’s
              Therapeutic pocket book 
          C. Repertory of Neuralgia                                 3. Concordance Repertory
          D. General Repertory                                        4. First Card Repertory
          Code:
                     A        B        C        D
          (a)      2        4        1        3
          (b)      2        1        4        3
          (c)      3        4        1        2
          (d)      3        1        4        2

  1. Bitot’s spots are associated with

(a) Pterygium
(b) Vernal conjunctivitis
(c) Trachoma
(d) Vitamin A deficiency

  1. Scrub typhus is caused by

(a) Coxiella burnetti
(b) Salmonella typhi
(c) Rickettsia prowazeki
(d) Rickettsia tsutsugamushi

  1. Exposure treatment of burns is indicated in

(a) Burns of the face and neck
(b) Burns of the lower limb
(c) Burns of the hand
(d) Burns of the trunk

  1. Murphy’s sign is positive in

(a) Cholelithiasis
(b) Liver abscess
(c) Amoebic hepatits
(d) Infective hepatitis

  1. What is the treatment of breast abscess ?

(a) Aspiration
(b) Breast pump
(c) Incision and drainage
(d) All of the above

  1. Which one of the following is the most common benign soft tumor

(a) Lipoma
(b) Leiomyoma
(c) Hematoma
(d) Fibroma
 
ANSWER KEY:

1 d 21 c 41 b 61   81 c 101 a
2 a 22 c 42 a 62 b 82 b 102 a
3 b 23 d 43 c 63 d 83 c 103 d
4 b 24 d 44 c 64 d 84 c 104 d
5 a 25 d 45 d 65 b 85 c 105 a
6 c 26 b 46 c 66   86 d 106 a
7 a 27 a 47 d 67   87 d 107 d
8 d 28 d 48 d 68 d 88 a 108 b
9 d 29 b 49 d 69 a 89 d 109 c
10   30 b 50 b 70 b 90 b 110 d
11 b 31 c 51 d 71 c 91 b 111 a
12 d 32 b 52 c 72 b 92   112 c
13 b 33 a 53 a 73   93 a 113 a
14 c 34 c 54   74 a 94 b 114 c
15 a 35 a 55 c 75 a 95 b 115 d
16 d 36 d 56 a 76 b 96 a 116 d
17 c 37 b 57 c 77 d 97 d 117  
18 c 38 b 58 a 78 a 98 a 118 a
19 a 39 c 59 a 79 b 99   119 c
20 d 40 b 60 a 80 b 100 a 120 a

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