Osteoporosis Quiz (Practice Mode)

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Osteoporosis is a medical condition where by a person has a fragile bone with an increased susceptibility to fracture. Are you an expert or aspiring expert in this field? If so, this is the quiz for you. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Estrogen replacement therapy is contraindicated for use in which type of women?  
    • A. 

      Women who are prone to osteoporosis

    • B. 

      Women who have high risk of developing breast cancer

    • C. 

      Women who are prone to heart disease

    • D. 

      Women who have high cholesterol levels

  • 2. 
    Which tool is known as 'Gold Standard' for diagnosing osteoporosis?
    • A. 

      Biochemical markers of bone

    • B. 

      X-ray

    • C. 

      Ultra sound of heel

    • D. 

      Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry

  • 3. 
    Intervention to prevent osteoporosis in women should start at which age?  
    • A. 

      Below 10 years

    • B. 

      20-35 years

    • C. 

      35-45 years

    • D. 

      Above 45 years

  • 4. 
    Osteoporosis is a disorder of?  
    • A. 

      Decreased bone mass

    • B. 

      Decreased estrogen level

    • C. 

      Autoimmune disorder

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which amongst them is not a risk factor for osteoporosis?  
    • A. 

      Post menopausal women

    • B. 

      Asian male

    • C. 

      Smoking

    • D. 

      Asian females

  • 6. 
    Postmenopausal women are more prone to suffer from osteoporosis due to?
    • A. 

      Decreased progesterone level

    • B. 

      Increased Progesterone level

    • C. 

      Decreased oestrogen level

    • D. 

      Increased oestrogen level

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the trial that showed that alendronate reduces the risk of hip and spinal fractures?
    • A. 

      MORE trial

    • B. 

      FIT trial

    • C. 

      EPIC trial

    • D. 

      PROOF trial

  • 8. 
    What is the average calcium intake recommended for post menopausal women unable to take estrogen replacement therapy?
    • A. 

      400 mg/day

    • B. 

      200 mg/day

    • C. 

      1500 mg/day

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which is not an antiresorptive drug? 
    • A. 

      HRT

    • B. 

      Vit D

    • C. 

      Alendronate

    • D. 

      Calcitonin

  • 10. 
    What is the longest duration for which alendronate has been studied in postmenopausal women?   
    • A. 

      3 years

    • B. 

      5 years

    • C. 

      7 years

    • D. 

      10 years

  • 11. 
    Alendronate is used in treatment of osteoporosis because it?
    • A. 

      Inhibits osteoclastic activity

    • B. 

      Inhibits osteoblastic activity

    • C. 

      Increases calcium absorption

    • D. 

      Activities PTH

  • 12. 
    Alendronate can be used on which type of osteoporosis?
    • A. 

      Post menopausal osteoporosis

    • B. 

      Male osteoporosis

    • C. 

      Steroid induced osteoporosis

    • D. 

      All of the above

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