Pg Blazer - Online Test Series 18 - Paediatrics

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the following are true of Beta thalassemia major, except:
    • A. 

      Splenomegaly

    • B. 

      Target cells on peripheral smear

    • C. 

      Microcytic hypochromic anemia

    • D. 

      Increased osmotic fragility

  • 2. 
    Which of the following does not establish a diagnosis of congenital CMV infection in a neonate?
    • A. 

      Urine culture of CMV

    • B. 

      IgG CMV antibodies in blood

    • C. 

      Lntra nuclear inclusion bodies in hepatocytes

    • D. 

      CMV viral DNA in blood by polymerase chain reaction

  • 3. 
    Which of the following haemoglobin (Hb) estimation will be diagnostically helpful in a case of beta thalassemia trait?
    • A. 

      HbF

    • B. 

      HbA1c

    • C. 

      HbA2

    • D. 

      HbH

  • 4. 
    Which one of the following in the characteristic feature of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy?
    • A. 

      Myoclonic seizures frequently occur in the morning

    • B. 

      Complete remission is common

    • C. 

      Response to anticonvulsants is poor

    • D. 

      Associated absence seizures are present in majority of patients

  • 5. 
    A child is below the third percentile for height. His growth velocity is normal. But chronological age is more than skeletal age. The most likely diagnosis is:
    • A. 

      Constitutional delay in growth

    • B. 

      Genetic short stature

    • C. 

      Primordial dwarfism

    • D. 

      Hypopituitarism

  • 6. 
    A 15-year old female presented to the emergency department with history of recurrent epistaxis, hematuria and hematochezia. There was a history of profuse bleeding from the umbilicus stump at birth. Previous investigations revealed normal prothrombin time, activated partial thromboplastin time, thrombin time and fibrinogen levels. Her platelet counts as well as platelet function tests were normal but urea clot lysis test was positive. Which one of the following clotting factor is most likely to be deficient?
    • A. 

      Factor X

    • B. 

      Factor XI

    • C. 

      Factor XII

    • D. 

      Factor XIII

  • 7. 
    All of the following are features of prematurity in a neonate, except:
    • A. 

      No creases on sole

    • B. 

      Abundant lanugo

    • C. 

      Thick ear cartilage

    • D. 

      Empty scrotum

  • 8. 
    A normally developing 10 month old child should be able to do all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Stand alone

    • B. 

      Play peek a boo

    • C. 

      Pick up a pellet with thumb and index finger

    • D. 

      Build a tower of 3-4 cubes

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the principal mode of heat exchange in an infant incubator?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Evaporation

    • C. 

      Convection

    • D. 

      Conduction

  • 10. 
    The following are characteristic of autism except:
    • A. 

      Onset after 6 years of age

    • B. 

      Repetitive behavior

    • C. 

      Delayed language development

    • D. 

      Severe deficit in social interaction

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