Human Health And Diseases Trivia Quiz

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Health And Disease Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Lymphopenia occurs in
    • A. 

      Diabetes mellitus

    • B. 

      AIDS

    • C. 

      Leprosy

    • D. 

      TB

  • 2. 
    At which stage of HIV infection does one usually shows symptoms of AIDS?
    • A. 

      When viral DNA is produced by reverse transcriptase

    • B. 

      When HIV replicates rapidly in helper T-lymphocytes and damages large number of these

    • C. 

      With 15 days of sexual contact with an infected person

    • D. 

      When the infecting retrovirus enters host cells

  • 3. 
    With regard to the transmission of the Human immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which one of the following statements is not correct?
    • A. 

      The chances of transmission from female to male are twice as likely as from male to female

    • B. 

      The chances of transmission are more if a person suffers from other sexually transmitted infections

    • C. 

      An infected mother can transmit the infection to her baby during pregnancy at child birth and by breast feeding

    • D. 

      The risk of contracting infection from transfusion of infected blood is much higher than an exposure to contaminated needle

  • 4. 
    Vaccine for tuberculosis is known as
    • A. 

      PAS vaccine

    • B. 

      BCG vaccine

    • C. 

      OPV

    • D. 

      DPT

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is related to humoral immunity?
    • A. 

      T-Iymphocyte

    • B. 

      B-Iymphocyte

    • C. 

      I-lymphocyte

    • D. 

      P-Iymphocyte

  • 6. 
    Which one of the following statements is correct?
    • A. 

      Patients who had undergone surgery are given cannabinoids to relieve pain

    • B. 

      Benign tumours show the property of metastasis

    • C. 

      Heroin accelerates body functions

    • D. 

      Malignant tumours may exhibit metastasis

  • 7. 
    Consider the following four statements (I-IV) regarding kidney transplant and select the two correct ones out of these. I. Even if a kidney transplant is proper the recipient may need to take immuno-suppressants for a long time. II. The cell-mediated immune response is responsible for the graft rejection. III. The B-Iymphocytes are responsible for rejection of the graft. IV. The acceptance or rejection of a kidney transplant depends on specific interferons. The two correct statements are
    • A. 

      II and III

    • B. 

      III and IV

    • C. 

      I and III

    • D. 

      I and II

  • 8. 
    Antigen binding site in an antibody is found between
    • A. 

      Two light chains

    • B. 

      Two heavy chains

    • C. 

      One heavy chain and one light chain

    • D. 

      Either between two light chains or between one heavy and one light chain depending upon the nature of antigen

  • 9. 
    Which one of the following statements is correct with respect to AIDS?
    • A. 

      The HIV can be transmitted through eating food together with an infected person

    • B. 

      Drug addicts are least susceptible to HIV infection

    • C. 

      AIDS patients are being fully cured cent per cent with proper care and nutrition

    • D. 

      The causative HIV retrovirus enters helper T-Iymphocytes thus, reducing their numbers

  • 10. 
    The causative HIV retrovirus enters helper T-Iymphocytes thus, reducing their numbers
    • A. 

      Allergy

    • B. 

      Nausea

    • C. 

      Cough

    • D. 

      Headache

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a pair of viral diseases?
    • A. 

      Ringworm, AIDS

    • B. 

      Common cold, AIDS

    • C. 

      Dysentery, common cold

    • D. 

      Typhoid, tuberculosis

  • 12. 
     Hela cells used in cell biology are
    • A. 

      Cancerous cells grown in cancer research lab

    • B. 

      Cervical cancer cell derivatives.

    • C. 

      Both (1) and (2)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following provides immunity to digestive tract against antigen?
    • A. 

      IgA

    • B. 

      IgD

    • C. 

      IgG

    • D. 

      IgE

  • 14. 
    Which of the following helps in differentiation of cells of the immune system
    • A. 

      Thymosin

    • B. 

      Thyroxine

    • C. 

      Cortisol

    • D. 

      Steroid

  • 15. 
    Antibodies are formed in response to antigens to destroy the foreign substances by
    • A. 

      Neutralization

    • B. 

      Agglutination

    • C. 

      Opsonisation

    • D. 

      All

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