Aiims Nov 2006 - Pediatrics - 11 Questions

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Best indicator for nutritional status for a child is
    • A. 

      Chest circumference

    • B. 

      Rate of increase of height and weight

    • C. 

      Mid arm circumference

    • D. 

      Head circumference

  • 2. 
    In SCHWARTZ formula for calculation of creatinine clearance in a child, the constant depends on the following except...
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Method of estimation of creatinine

    • C. 

      Severity of renal failure

    • D. 

      Age

  • 3. 
    Which important fatty acid present in breast milk is important for brain growth?
    • A. 

      Docosahexaenoeic acid (DHA)

    • B. 

      Linolenic acid

    • C. 

      Linoleic acid

    • D. 

      Palmitic acid

  • 4. 
    A baby presenting with multiple deformities, cleft lip, cleft palate, microcephaly, small eyes, scalp defect and polydactyly, seen in which syndrome ?
    • A. 

      Trisomy 13

    • B. 

      Trisomy 18

    • C. 

      Monosomy 2

    • D. 

      Monosomy 1

  • 5. 
    6 yr old child has the IQ of only 50. Which of the following can the child do?
    • A. 

      Read a sentence

    • B. 

      Ride a bicycle

    • C. 

      Copy a triangle

    • D. 

      Identify colours

  • 6. 
    A newborn baby had profuse bleeding from umbilical stump after birth. Probable diagnosis is....
    • A. 

      Factor XIII deficiency

    • B. 

      Glanzmann thrombosthenia

    • C. 

      Factor XII deficiency

    • D. 

      VWF deficiency

  • 7. 
    3 yr old boy with normal developmental milestones with delayed speech and difficulty in communication and concentration. He is not making friends. Most probable diagnosis is...
    • A. 

      ADHD

    • B. 

      Mental retardation

    • C. 

      Autism

    • D. 

      Specific learning disability

  • 8. 
    All the following can occur in a neonate for heat production except
    • A. 

      Shivering

    • B. 

      Breakdown of brownfat with adrenaline secretion

    • C. 

      Universal flexion like a fetus

    • D. 

      Cutaneous vasoconstriction

  • 9. 
    A newborn  with congestive heart failure, on examination has bulging anterior fontanellae with a bruit on ausculation.Transfontanella usg shows a hypoechoic midline mass with dilated lateral ventricles. Most likely diagnosis is...
    • A. 

      Medulloblastoma

    • B. 

      Encephalocele

    • C. 

      Vein of Galen malformation

    • D. 

      Arachnoid cyst

  • 10. 
    Single gene defect causing multiple unrelated problems is known as
    • A. 

      Anticipation

    • B. 

      Pleiotropism

    • C. 

      Penetrance

    • D. 

      Pseudodominance

  • 11. 
    Common to both acute and chronic malnutrition is ....
    • A. 

      Weight for age

    • B. 

      Height for age

    • C. 

      Weight for height

    • D. 

      None of the above

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