[Public Health] Current Affairs 2012-13: Mock Questions (Part 3 of 3)

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This is the third and last article, on Current affairs related to Public Healthcare.

  1. Part 1: Polity, laws, policies, bills, yearbook (schemes)+ any current affairs related to that. click me
  2. Part 2: Current affairs related to major diseases (AIDS, TB, Cancer, Heart), and other misc. science tech stuff from Hindu related to Healthcare. click me
  3. Part 3: Mock questions based on part 1+2: given in this article.

Question

Q1. Incorrect Match
a. Opium cultivation and manufacture: State
b. Duties on opium, hemp and other narcotic drugs: Union
c. Food Adulteration: State
d. All of Above
Q2. Concurrent list contains
a. Drug and Poisons
b. Population control and Family planning
c. Medical education
d. All of above.
Q3. Both Union and State can legislate on
a. infectious and contagious diseases
b. Medical Education
c. Both A and B
d. None

  1. Which of the following is a statutory body?
    1. Dental Council of India,
    2. Pharmacists’ Council of India
    3. Nursing Council of India
    4. All of Above
  2. DNA profiling Bill, 2012 aims to
    1. create national database of DNA profiles
    2. Use that database as evidence in judicial proceedings
    3. Both A and B
    4. None.
  3. As per national population policy, we aim to achieve stable population by
    1. 2050
    2. 2020
    3. 2045
    4. none of above
  4. Incorrect Match
    1. Mashelkar: Spurious drugs
    2. Pranab Sen: Drug pricing
    3. Both A and B
    4. None
  5. Which of the following is not a department under Health Ministry?
    1. AYSH
    2. Health Research
    3. Pharmaceuticals
    4. AIDS control
  6. Correct statements about NRHM
    1. It was started in 2010
    2. It aims for a centralized health delivery system.
    3. Both
    4. None
  7. Among the Union Territories, which one has lowest population?
    1. Lakshdweep
    2. Andaman Nicobar
    3. Diu-Daman
    4. None of Above
  8. Correct Statements about Vasectomy
    1. It requires 3-5 days of hospitalization.
    2. Man will not be able to do strenuous work or lift heavy objects afterwards.
    3. Requires an instrument known as Laproscope
    4. None of above
  9. which of the following is not a female contraceptive
    1. RISYUG
    2. Implanton
    3. IUCD
    4. None of above.
  10. For India, which of the following is correct? (lower to bigger number)
    1. IMR>MMR>Life Expectancy
    2. MMR>IMR>Life Expectancy
    3. MMR>Life Expectancy>IMR
    4. None of above
  11. MMR is measured per ______ live births
    1. 1000
    2. 10,000
    3. 1,00,000
    4. None of above.
  12. If India’s TFR rises any further, it will
    1. increase population
    2. decrease population
    3. stabilize our population
    4. decrease the MMR
  13. Correct Statements about MDG
    1. 8 goals setup by UNESCO
    2. it is applicable to only those member nations who ratified MDG treaty
    3. They’re to be achieved by 2020
    4. None of above
  14. which of the following is not a direct goal of MDG
    1. Improving maternal health
    2. reducing child mortality
    3. protection of genetic and biological diversity
    4. global partnership for Development
  15. 11th Five year plan failed in achieving its targets for
    1. IMR
    2. MMR
    3. TFR
    4. All of above
  16. Correct health targets under 12th FYP
    1. IMR: 25
    2. MMR: 100
    3. TFR: 2.1
    4. All of above.
  17. Under Janani Shishu Suraksha Yojana, a pregenant woman can gets support for
    1. normal delivery
    2. caesarean section
    3. transport from home to hospital
    4. All of above
  18. Mother and Child tracking system aims to
    1. track down criminal gangs that steal newborn babies from hospital
    2. track down illegal surrogates clinics
    3. create contact database of mothers for providing medical checkup and vacinnations.
    4. None of above
  19. Weekly iron folic acid supplement program is meant to
    1. Decrease Anaemia in infants
    2. Decrease malnutrition in adolescent girls in rural areas
    3. Both
    4. None
  20. Incorrect statement about Sowa Rigpa
    1. A traditional medicinal system with links to Buddhism
    2. Combination of Ayurveda with some principles of Traditional Unani System
    3. Latest addition in the AYUSH system
    4. None of above
  21. Correct statement about Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)
    1. 100% centrally sponsored scheme
    2. conditional cash transfer scheme
    3. doesn’t cover pre-existing diseases
    4. None of above.
  22. Universal immunization program contains doesn’t provide vaccination for
    1. Polio
    2. Hepatitis
    3. Pertussis
    4. Filariasis
  23. Apart from India, which of the following country was declared Polio free recently?
    1. Pakistan
    2. Nigeria
    3. Afghanistan
    4. None of above
  24. Hilary Koprowski was associated with
    1. Polio
    2. Cancer
    3. HIV
    4. None of above
  25. Correct statement about Penta-Valent vaccine
    1. it provides protection against Polio and 4 other diseases
    2. It is an oral vaccine
    3. It has not been tested on humans yet
    4. None of above.
  26. Japanese Encephalitis (JE) correct statements
    1. JEEV is Vaccine to combat it.
    2. those working with Pigs and rice farms are more likely to be infected with JE.
    3. Culex mosquitos are vectors for JE
    4. All of above
  27. which of the following is not covered under National Vector borne diseases control program?
    1. Malaria
    2. Kala Azar
    3. Filariasis
    4. TB
  28. Government plans to eliminate which of the following diseases by 2015
    1. Filariasis and Chikungunya
    2. Kala Azar and Dengue
    3. Japanese Encephalitis and Chikungunya
    4. Kala Azar and Filariasis
  29. which of the following, is not a viral disease?
    1. Kala Azar
    2. Japanese Encephalitis
    3. Dengue
    4. Chikungunya
  30. Goal of Government’s blindness control program is to reduce blindness to 0.3% by
    1. 2015
    2. 2020
    3. 2045
    4. 2050
  31. Leoprosy is caused by
    1. Virus
    2. Parasite
    3. Bacteria
    4. Worm
  32. Correct statement about Bridge population
    1. It is a low-risk group for HIV
    2. housewives and children are examples of bridge population
    3. both A and B
    4. none
  33. For an HIV positive mother, which of the following increases the risk of baby getting infected with HIV?
    1. Caesarean delivery
    2. breast feeding
    3. both A and B
    4. None
  34. 12th Five year plan aims to reduce new HIV infections to
    1. 50%
    2. 25%
    3. 10%
    4. 0%
  35. Truvada
    1. is an injectable vaccine for HIV
    2. Makes a person fully immune to HIV infection
    3. Both A and B
    4. none
  36. Oraquick is
    1. an large instrument to do HIV test in hospitals
    2. a new drug to combat diarrhoea
    3. a new contraceptive pill
    4. None of above
  37. India is celebrating 2012 as
    1. Year of Intensification of Routine Immunization.
    2. Year of Mathematics
    3. Both A and B
    4. None
  38. DOTS stands for
    1. District organized TB survey
    2. Directly observed Tetanus Shot
    3. Directly organized treatment short course
    4. Directly observed treatment short course
  39. GeneXpert is a new diagnostic test for
    1. Dengue
    2. HIV
    3. MDR-TB
    4. Hepatitis-B
  40. Mr.Sputum is a mascot for Anti _____ campaign
    1. Tobacco spitting
    2. Swine Flu
    3. Bird Flue
    4. TB
  41. Tamiflu is an anti____ drug
    1. bacterial
    2. fungal
    3. viral
    4. protozoal
  42. Government launched NPCDCS program to target
    1. Cancer,
    2. Cardiac diseases,
    3. Diabetes
    4. all of above
  43. Hydrogel will be helpful to
    1. burn victims
    2. heart-patients
    3. automobiles
    4. aeroplanes
  44. correct statement
    1. HDL is bad for heart
    2. LDL is good for heart
    3. both
    4. none
  45. Klotbuster is a drug to dissolve blood clots in ____ patient
    1. haemophilia
    2. heart
    3. blood cancer
    4. meningitis
  46. Dermoscope is useful for patient of _____
    1. lung cancer
    2. ENT disease
    3. cardiac arrest
    4. skin cancer
  47. Novartis is a ______ company
    1. American
    2. British
    3. Swiss
    4. French
  48. Glivec is useful for _____ cancer
    1. skin
    2. blood
    3. breast
    4. prostate
  49. Evergreening is a concept associated with
    1. climate change
    2. sustainable Development
    3. economy
    4. Patents
  50. If Indian laws permitted for Evergreening, which of the following will gain the most?
    1. Consumers
    2. MNCs
    3. Government
    4. Environmental conservationists
  51. Supreme court rejected Novartis’s Patent claim on because Glivec was
    1. Very expensive for Indian consumers
    2. Not effective in treating cancer
    3. Not a completely new drug
    4. Banned in other countries
  52. Imatinib Mesylate is a associated with
    1. HIV
    2. cancer
    3. Cardiac Arrest
    4. Influenza
  53. Correct
    1. RISYUG: Arurvedic drug for TB
    2. RISORIN: Allopathic drug for Influenza
    3. Gardasil     HPV vaccine
    4. None of Above
  54. VitaVallis will be helpful to
    1. kidney patients
    2. partial burn victims
    3. men suffering from infertility
    4. None of above
  55. Neurostimulator will be helpful to patients suffering from ____
    1. parkinson’s disease
    2. Down’s syndrom
    3. Autism
    4. Migraine
  56. MALDI is a
    1. new spectroscopy technique
    2. new female contraceptive pill
    3. new anti-malarial drug
    4. none of above
  57. Emmident Toothbrush utilizes _____
    1. infrared
    2. ultrasound
    3. magnetism
    4. nanotechnology
  58. Virtopsy is useful for
    1. diagnosis of virual diseases
    2. autopsy of dead people
    3. biopsy of cancer patients
    4. none of above
  59. 2012 Nobel prize for medicine was given for
    1. G-protein coupled receptors
    2. reprogramming cells
    3. discovery of Tamiflu
    4. None of above
  60. 2012 Nobel prize for Chemistry was given for
    1. G-protein coupled receptors
    2. reprogramming cells
    3. discovery of Tamiflu
    4. None of above
  61. Gurdon and Yamanaka won Nobel prize for
    1. Economics
    2. Medicine
    3. Chemistry
    4. Physics
  62. CSIR is not involved in
    1. Memory Enhancer drug
    2. Synriam
    3. Risorin
    4. Kinesio Tape
  63. Bhabhatron is a
    1. robot to fix leakage of radioactive material nuclear plants
    2. a new nuclear reactor
    3. machine for cancer treatment
    4. none of above.
  64. PACT is an anti-cancer program launched by
    1. IAEA
    2. WHO
    3. UNESCO
    4. EU
  65. ISOMED is useful for
    1. chemotherapy for cancer patients
    2. treating victims of nuclear disaster
    3. sterilization of medical instruments by radiation
    4. none of above
  66. Linear No Threshold concept says that
    1. low dose radiation causes zero harm
    2. low dose radiation causes some harm
    3. low dose radiation is beneficial for health
    4. none of above
  67. drug from sea is a project to
    1. increase patrolling along Western coast to prevent narcotic drug smuggling
    2. Stop pharmaceutical companies from dumping waste in rivers/sea.
    3. harness bioactive compounds from marine organisms
    4. None of above

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