GPAT Mock Test -08 Click To Start The Test -developed By Dr. Anwar R. Shaikh (Copy Rights Reserved): 04th Jan. 2015

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Total Question: 50Marks for each correct answer: +5Marks for each correct answer: -1Total Marks: 200Passing Criteria: 50 %


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Regarding the regulation of body temperature:
    • A. 

      In a temperate climate under normal conditions, the greatest loss of body heat occurs through radiation.

    • B. 

      During water immersion, heat is mainly lost via radiation

    • C. 

      The thalamus is the centre for integrating thermal information.

    • D. 

      As the skin possesses thermoreceptors, its temperature is regulated more closely than the core temperature.

  • 2. 
    Regarding sweating and heat loss:
    • A. 

      Heat loss through sweating is controlled by the parasympathetic nervous system.

    • B. 

      The efficacy of sweating as a mechanism of heat loss is increased in a tropical rain forest.

    • C. 

      Profuse sweating can lead to heat exhaustion.

    • D. 

      Sweat is secreted by the apocrine

  • 3. 
    A drug which prevents uric acid synthesis by inhibiting the enzyme xanthine oxidase is
    • A. 

      Aspirin

    • B. 

      Allopurinol

    • C. 

      Colchincine

    • D. 

      Probenecid

  • 4. 
    Which of the following apply to a man who moves from a temperate to a tropical area to live?a) During the first few weeks in the tropical area his sweat rate will rise.b) The salt content of his sweat will fall.c) His rate of urine production will fall.d) The rate at which aldosterone is secreted from his adrenal cortex will fall. 
    • A. 

      A and b

    • B. 

      B and c

    • C. 

      C and d

    • D. 

      A and c

  • 5. 
    A drug which prevents uric acid sythesis by inhibiting the enzyme xanthine oxidase is
    • A. 

      Aspirin

    • B. 

      Allopurinol

    • C. 

      Colchicine

    • D. 

      Probenecid

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is required for crystalization and storage of the hormone insulin?
    • A. 

      Mn++

    • B. 

      Mg++

    • C. 

      Ca++

    • D. 

      Zn++

  • 7. 
    Oxidation of which substance in the body yields the most calories
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Glycogen

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Lipids

  • 8. 
    Milk is deficient is which vitamins
    • A. 

      Vitamin C

    • B. 

      Vitamin A

    • C. 

      Vitamin B2

    • D. 

      Vitamin K

  • 9. 
    Synthesis of prostaglandin is inhibited by
    • A. 

      Aspirin

    • B. 

      Arsenic

    • C. 

      Fluoride

    • D. 

      Cyanide

  • 10. 
    HDL is synthesized and secreted from
    • A. 

      Pancrease

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Muscle

  • 11. 
    Which are the cholesterol esters that enter cells through the receptor-mediated endocytosis of lipoproteins hydrolyzed
    • A. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • B. 

      Lysosomes

    • C. 

      Plasma membrane receptor

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 12. 
    Which of the following phospholipids is localized to a greater extent in the outer leaflet of the membrane lipid bilayer.
    • A. 

      Choline phosphoglycerides

    • B. 

      Ethanolamine phosphoglycerides

    • C. 

      Inositol phosphoglycerides

    • D. 

      Serine phosphoglycerides

  • 13. 
    All the following processess occur rapidly in the membrane lipid bilayer except
    • A. 

      Flexing of fatty acyl chains

    • B. 

      Lateral diffusion of phospholipids

    • C. 

      Transbilayer diffusion of phospholipids

    • D. 

      Rotation of phospholipids around their long axes

  • 14. 
    Which of the following statement is correct about membrane cholesterol
    • A. 

      The hyroxy group is located near the centre of the lipid layer

    • B. 

      Most of the cholesterol is in the form of a cholesterol ester

    • C. 

      The steroid nucleus from forms a rigid,planar structure

    • D. 

      The hydrocarbon chain of cholesterol projects into the extracellular fluid

  • 15. 
    Which one is the heaviest particulate component of the cell.
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm

    • D. 

      Golgi apparatus

  • 16. 
    ____is not used as CNS depressant
    • A. 

      Hyoscyamine

    • B. 

      Belladonna

    • C. 

      Coffee

    • D. 

      Opium

  • 17. 
    Drug do not used as anticancer : 
    • A. 

      Podophyllum

    • B. 

      Curare

    • C. 

      Camptotheca

    • D. 

      Taxus

  • 18. 
    Drug is not used as antirheumatic : 
    • A. 

      Quassia

    • B. 

      Aconite

    • C. 

      Colchicum

    • D. 

      Guggul

  • 19. 
    Drug is used as emetic : 
    • A. 

      Agar

    • B. 

      Isapghul

    • C. 

      Ipecas

    • D. 

      Banana

  • 20. 
    Drug is used as bronchodilator :
    • A. 

      Tea

    • B. 

      Liquorice

    • C. 

      Ipecacuanha

    • D. 

      Vasaka

  • 21. 
    Drug is used as antimalerial :
    • A. 

      Ashwagandha

    • B. 

      Tulsi

    • C. 

      Ginseng

    • D. 

      Artemesia

  • 22. 
    Is not the function of cell wall of the plant? 
    • A. 

      Protect the protoplast

    • B. 

      Provide mechanical support to the organ

    • C. 

      Check the rate of transpiration

    • D. 

      Give green colour to leaf

  • 23. 
    Alkaloids are ________ type of substances. 
    • A. 

      Acid

    • B. 

      Neutral

    • C. 

      Chemical

    • D. 

      Basic nitrogenous

  • 24. 
    Glycosides are condensation products of : 
    • A. 

      Sugar + aglycone

    • B. 

      Sugar + Protein

    • C. 

      Protein + aglycone

    • D. 

      Fats + aglycone

  • 25. 
    Tannins give colour with iron compound : 
    • A. 

      Pale yellow

    • B. 

      Blue black

    • C. 

      Light pink

    • D. 

      Orange

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