Psm Past All India Questions

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Psm  Past All India Questions

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  • 1. 
    All of the following is true about the Herd Immunity for infectious diseases EXCEPT: (AI 2005)
    • A. 

      It refers to group protection beyond what is afforded by protection of immunized individuals

    • B. 

      It is likely to be more for infectious diseases that do not have subclinical phase

    • C. 

      It is affected by the presence and distribution of alterative animal hosts

    • D. 

      In the case of tetanus it does not protect the individual.

  • 2. 
    Herd immunity is not important in: (JIPMER 1993, AI 1995)
    • A. 

      Tetanus

    • B. 

      Pertussis

    • C. 

      Diphtheria

    • D. 

      All

  • 3. 
    Maternal antibodies are not protective in: (SGPGI 2002)
    • A. 

      Tetanus

    • B. 

      Pertussis

    • C. 

      Diphtheria

    • D. 

      All

  • 4. 
    The usual incubation period of Pertussis is: (AIIMS 2005 Nov)
    • A. 

      7-14 days

    • B. 

      3-5 days

    • C. 

      21-25 days

    • D. 

      Less than 3 days

  • 5. 
    First in sequence is: (MH PGM CET 2002)
    • A. 

      Impairment

    • B. 

      Disease

    • C. 

      Disability

    • D. 

      Rehabilitation

  • 6. 
    Primary level of prevention includes all EXCEPT: (CMC 2001; AI2000)
    • A. 

      Health promotion

    • B. 

      Specific protection

    • C. 

      Early diagnosis and treatment

    • D. 

      Immunization

  • 7. 
    Supplementation of iron and folic acid to a pregnant woman is an example of: (ESIS 2005)
    • A. 

      Health promotion

    • B. 

      Specific protection

    • C. 

      Disability limitation

    • D. 

      Rehabilitation

  • 8. 
    Level of prevention that includes Specific protection: (MP 2004)
    • A. 

      Primordial

    • B. 

      Primary

    • C. 

      Secondary

    • D. 

      Tertiary

  • 9. 
    Primordial prevention is for: (AI 2000)
    • A. 

      Persons without risk factors

    • B. 

      Persons with risk factors

    • C. 

      Cure of disease

    • D. 

      Treatment of complications

  • 10. 
    Primordial prevention is the: (UPSC 1999)
    • A. 

      Prevention of diseases among the hill dwelling and tribal people

    • B. 

      Prolongation of human life span to the maximum extent

    • C. 

      Promotion of health, well-being and efficiency

    • D. 

      Prevention of disease through avoiding emergence of risk factors

  • 11. 
    Checking of sputum for AFB comes under: (AIIMS 1995)
    • A. 

      Primary prevention

    • B. 

      Secondary prevention

    • C. 

      Tertiary prevention

    • D. 

      Quaternary prevention

  • 12. 
    Prevention of coronary artery disease by changing life style by education is referred as: (SGPGI 2002)
    • A. 

      Primary prevention

    • B. 

      Secondary prevention

    • C. 

      Tertiary prevention

    • D. 

      Primordial prevention

  • 13. 
    Inculcating healthy life-style is a type of: (UP 1996)
    • A. 

      Primary preventionTertiary level of prevention

    • B. 

      Secondary prevention

    • C. 

      Tertiary prevention

    • D. 

      Quaternary prevention

  • 14. 
    Immunization is which level of prevention? (MP 2002)
    • A. 

      Primary level of prevention

    • B. 

      Secondary level of prevention

    • C. 

      Tertiary level of prevention

    • D. 

      Primordial level of prevention

  • 15. 
    The chronic diseases, which are seen in elderly, are all EXCEPT: (ESIS 2005)
    • A. 

      Degenerative disease if heart and blood vessels

    • B. 

      Cancer of prostate

    • C. 

      Accidents

    • D. 

      Acute diarrhea

  • 16. 
    INTERNATIONAL NOTIFICATION is a must in all the following EXCEPT: (TN 2003)
    • A. 

      Plague

    • B. 

      Cholera

    • C. 

      Yellow fever

    • D. 

      Paralytic polio

  • 17. 
    Selective screening refers to screening tests applied to a: (UPSC2005)
    • A. 

      Volunteer group

    • B. 

      Randomly selected group

    • C. 

      High risk group

    • D. 

      Non-randomized group

  • 18. 
    The continuous scrutiny of factors that determine the occurrence and distribution of disease” is known as: (JIPMER 2002)
    • A. 

      Maintenance

    • B. 

      Monitoring

    • C. 

      Surveillance

    • D. 

      Screening

  • 19. 
    True about Sentinel surveillance: (AIIMS 1999)
    • A. 

      It is a method of identifying the missing cases

    • B. 

      Supplementing the notified cases is difficult

    • C. 

      Total numbers of cases cannot be identified

    • D. 

      It is performance and analysis of routine measurement aimed at detecting changes in the environment or health status of population

  • 20. 
    . Following is/are the notifiable diseases as well as under surveillance: (DNB 1992)
    • A. 

      Epidemic typhus

    • B. 

      Relapsing fever

    • C. 

      Plague

    • D. 

      Cholera

  • 21. 
    All of the following is true about the Herd Immunity for infectious diseases EXCEPT: (AI 2005)
    • A. 

      It refers to group protection beyond what is afforded by protection of immunized individuals

    • B. 

      It is likely to be more for infectious diseases that do not have subclinical phase

    • C. 

      It is affected by the presence and distribution of alterative animal hosts

    • D. 

      In the case of tetanus it does not protect the individual.

  • 22. 
    Herd immunity is not important in: (JIPMER 1993, AI 1995)
    • A. 

      Tetanus

    • B. 

      Pertussis

    • C. 

      Diphtheria

    • D. 

      All

  • 23. 
    Maternal antibodies are not protective in: (SGPGI 2002)
    • A. 

      Tetanus

    • B. 

      Pertussis

    • C. 

      Diphtheria

    • D. 

      All

  • 24. 
    The usual incubation period of Pertussis is: (AIIMS 2005 Nov)
    • A. 

      7-14 days

    • B. 

      3-5 days

    • C. 

      21-25 days

    • D. 

      Less than 3 days

  • 25. 
    First in sequence is: (MH PGM CET 2002)
    • A. 

      Impairment

    • B. 

      Disease

    • C. 

      Disability

    • D. 

      Rehabilitation

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