An NBE Medical Exams Practice Test

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  • 1. 
    Antiphospholipid syndrome is associated with all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Pancytopenia

    • B. 

      Recurrent abortions

    • C. 

      Venous thrombosis

    • D. 

      Pulmonary hypertension

  • 2. 
    A 20 year young man presents with exert ironal dyspnoea, headache and giddiness. On examination, there is hypertension and LVH. X-ray picture shows notching of the anterior ends of ribs. The most likely diagnosis is:
    • A. 

      Pheochromocytoma

    • B. 

      Carcinoid syndrome

    • C. 

      Coarctation of aorta

    • D. 

      Superior mediastinal syndrome

  • 3. 
    A patient with fracture pelvis is admitted in ICU after surgery. Postoperatively, he develops sudden dyspnoea and chest pain. The likely cause is:
    • A. 

      Pulmonary thromboembolism

    • B. 

      Shock

    • C. 

      Respiratory infection

    • D. 

      ARDS

  • 4. 
    The most common cause of renal scarring in a 3-year-old child:
    • A. 

      Trauma

    • B. 

      Tuberculosis

    • C. 

      Vesicourethral reflex induced pyelonephritis

    • D. 

      Interstitial nephritis

  • 5. 
    A 50-year-old male has 4 dependent family members. He has been diagnosed with early stage squamous cell cancer of anal canal. He has more than 60% chances of cure. The best treatment option is:
    • A. 

      Abdomino-perineal resection

    • B. 

      Combined surgery and chemotherapy

    • C. 

      Combined chemotherapy and radiotherapy

    • D. 

      Chemotherapy alone

  • 6. 
    Which is not true about alcoholic hepatitis?
    • A. 

      Gamma glutamyl transferase is raised

    • B. 

      SGPT is raised>SGOT

    • C. 

      SGOT is raised>SGPT

    • D. 

      Alkaline phosphatase is raised

  • 7. 
    A 35-years-old male develops involvements of PIP, DIP, and metacarpophalangeal joints with sparing of wrist and carpometacarpal joints.The probable diagnosis is:
    • A. 

      Psoriatic arthropathy

    • B. 

      Osteo arthritis

    • C. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

    • D. 

      Pseudo gout

  • 8. 
    The drug of choice for absence seizures:
    • A. 

      Valproate

    • B. 

      Gabapentin

    • C. 

      Carbamezepine

    • D. 

      Phenytoin

  • 9. 
    A 45-years-old woman, presenting with history of diplopia and dysphagia worsening as day progresses, can be diagnosed as:
    • A. 

      Thyrotoxicosis

    • B. 

      Myesthenia gravis

    • C. 

      Muscular dystrophy

    • D. 

      Brain tumour

  • 10. 
    All are the features of anorexia nervosa except:
    • A. 

      Predominently seen in females

    • B. 

      Loss of weight at the time of presentation

    • C. 

      Amenorrhea is rare

    • D. 

      Avoidance of high caloric foods

  • 11. 
    True about tumour lysis syndrome, are all except:
    • A. 

      Hyperuriceamia

    • B. 

      Hypercalcemia

    • C. 

      Hyperkalemia

    • D. 

      Hyperphosphatemia

  • 12. 
    All are true regarding gynecomastia except:
    • A. 

      Seen in addisons disease

    • B. 

      Unilateral in young males

    • C. 

      Acini are not involved

    • D. 

      Bilaterality is due to endocrinopathy

  • 13. 
    In the Postoperative room, after thyroid surgery, a patient developed sudden respiratory distress, dressing was removed and it was found to be blood stained and wound was bulging. What will be the first thing to be done?
    • A. 

      Tracheostomy

    • B. 

      Cricothyroidotomy

    • C. 

      Laryngoscopy and intubation

    • D. 

      Remove the stitch and take patient to O.T

  • 14. 
    When a spontaneous perforation of the esophagus occurs as a result of severe barotrauma while a person vomits against a closed glottis, what is the condition known as?
    • A. 

      Mallory weiss syndrome

    • B. 

      Plummer vinson syndrome

    • C. 

      Kartagener syndrome

    • D. 

      Boerhaave syndrome

  • 15. 
    A 43-years-old male presents with painless cystic liver enlargement of 4 years duration without fever or jaundice. The most likely diagnosis is:
    • A. 

      Amoebic liver abscess

    • B. 

      Hepatoma

    • C. 

      Hydatid cyst of liver

    • D. 

      Choledochal cyst

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not an indication for cholecystectomy?
    • A. 

      70-years-old male with symptomatic gallstones

    • B. 

      20-years-old male with sickle cell anemia with symptomatic gallstones

    • C. 

      65-years-old female with large gallbladder polyp

    • D. 

      55-years-old with a symptomatic gallstone

  • 17. 
    A 45-years-old gentle man has undergone truncal vagotomy and pyloroplasty for bleeding duodenal ulcer seven years ago. Now he has intractable recurrent symptoms of peptic ulcer. All of the following suggest the diagnosis of Zollinger Ellison syndrome except:
    • A. 

      Basal acid output of 15meq/hr

    • B. 

      Serum gastrin value of 500 pg/ml

    • C. 

      Ulcers in proximal jejunum and lower end of oesophaguss

    • D. 

      Seum gastrin value of 220pg/ml with secretion stimulation

  • 18. 
    Most common cause of lower GI bleed in INDIA is:
    • A. 

      Benign tumour

    • B. 

      Non specific ulcer

    • C. 

      Cancer rectosigmoid

    • D. 

      Hemorrhoids

  • 19. 
    Coffee bean sign is usually seen in:
    • A. 

      Volvolus

    • B. 

      Pyloric obstruction

    • C. 

      Intessuception

    • D. 

      Intestinal obstruction

  • 20. 
    Golf hole ureter is seen in:
    • A. 

      Ureteric calculus

    • B. 

      Ureteral polyp

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis of ureter

    • D. 

      Retroperitoneal fibrosis

  • 21. 
    During urethral catheterisation in male patients,resistance is encountered at the following sites except:
    • A. 

      Base of navicular fossa

    • B. 

      Mid-penile urethra

    • C. 

      Urogenital diaphragm

    • D. 

      Bulbo membranous junction

  • 22. 
    All of the following conditions are known to cause diabetes except:
    • A. 

      Multiple sclerosis

    • B. 

      Head injury

    • C. 

      Histiocytosis

    • D. 

      Viral encephalitis

  • 23. 
    FNAC needle size is?
    • A. 

      18-22

    • B. 

      22-26

    • C. 

      27-19

    • D. 

      16-18

  • 24. 
    Arthroscopy is contraindicated in:
    • A. 

      Chronic joint disease

    • B. 

      Loose bodies

    • C. 

      Hemophilia

    • D. 

      Meniscal tear

  • 25. 
    Madelung's deformity involves the following:
    • A. 

      Knee

    • B. 

      Wrist

    • C. 

      Hip

    • D. 

      Elbow