Animal Physiology MCQs Part 15

1) A slight opacity of the cornea is
a) mastitis
b) cataract
c) nebula
d) catarrh

2) Malignant tertian malaria is caused by
a) P. vivax
b) P. falciparum
c) P. ovale
d) P. malariae

3) Which of the following disease is not caused
by synthesising RNA over RNA?

a) TMV
b) HIV
d) none of the above

4) The number of eggs which a housefly lays is
a) 8-16
b) 25-50
c) 50-100
d) 500-600

5) Which of the following disease is hereditary
in nature?

a) Thalassemia
b) Galactosemia
c) Megaloblastic anaemia
d) both a and b

6) Tick the disease which is spread through blood

a) hepatitis
b) cancer
c) trachoma
d) tuberculosis

7) Which one of these is not a viral disease?
a) Tetanus
b) Chicken pox
c) Trachoma
d) Polio

8) The disease in which high levels of uric acid
in blood are characteristic is

a) typhoid
b) gout
c) rheumatism
d) rheumatic heart disease

9) The disease caused by viral infection is
a) typhoid
b) cholera
c) cold
d) tetanus

10) In haemophilia
a) Haemoglobin changes
b) White blood corpuscles are absent
c) RBC is increased
d) Blood clotting is very low or absent

11) Each cycle of erythrocytic schizogony in Plasmodium
malarias is completed in

a) 48 to 72 hours
b) 48 hours
c) 72 hours
d) none

12) Bacterial infection of the kidney causes
a) Oedema
b) Pleurisy
c) Bright’s disease
d) All the above

13) Which of the following is a heritable disease?
a) Cholera
b) Alkaptonuria
c) Small pox
d) Amoebic dysentery

14) The secondary host for parasite Plasmodium of
malaria was discovered by

a) Russenvon Rossenkoff
b) Charles Javeron
c) Darwin
d) Roland Ross

15) Yellow fever is a
a) viral disease
b) bacterial disease
c) protozoal disease
d) none

16) In atherosclerosis
a) the arterial walls become very thin and weak so that the blood oozes out of the walls
b) sex linked heredity is involved
c) blood coagulates even in the arteries
d) the arterial walls become inelastic and thickened

17) The organism that causes elephantiasis belongs

a) insecta
b) protozoa
c) nematoda
d) coelenterata

18) Which of the following is a disease of the CNS?
a) Anthrax
b) Meningitis
c) Scarlet fever
d) Gonorrhoea

19) A common disease of domesticated animals is:
a) Diphtheria
b) Anthrax
c) Syphilis
d) Cholera

20) Anthrax spores are extremely resistant to environmental
changes and therefore may be used in:

a) viral research
b) biochemical mutations
c) industrial processes
d) biological warfare

21) Which of the following disease is contracted
through wounds?

a) Tetanus
b) Cholera
c) Plague
d) Tuberculosis

22) ATS inoculation protects the body from
a) Typhoid
b) Tetanus
c) Cholera
d) Leprosy

23) All the following human diseases are due to members
of the genus Clostridum except

a) Tuberculosis
b) Botulism
c) Gangrene
d) Tetanus

24) All the following are transmissible diseases
of humans except

a) Meningitis
b) Polio
c) Leprosy
d) Gout

25) Botulism is caused by
a) Clostridium botulinum
b) Vibrio cholerae
c) Mycobacterium tuberculosis
d) Clostridium tetani

26) The treatment available for patients of botulism
consists of

a) Penicillin
b) Toxoids
c) Antitoxin
d) Tetracycline antibodies

27) Typhoid fever is caused by
a) Yersinisa
b) Salmonella
c) Treponema
d) Streptococcus

28) The Widal test is employed for detecting
a) Cholera
b) Yellow fever
c) Typhoid
d) Malaria

29) Good sanitation can prevent outbreaks of
a) Cholera
b) Malaria
c) Beri-beri
d) Scurvy

30) Cholera is caused by a
a) Virus
b) Fungus
c) Bacterium
d) Protozoan

31) Which is not a water borne disease?
a) Cholera
b) Asthma
c) Amoebiasis
d) Typhoid

32) The bacterial disease cholera is accompanied

a) rose spots
b) rapid loss of fluid from the body
c) infection of heart muscles
d) peptic ulcers

33) Bubonic plague is transmitted by the
a) Rat flea
b) Cockroach
c) Aedes
d) Anopheles

34) The Black Death
is another name for the

a) Kala-azar
b) Plague
c) Botulism
d) Tetanus

35) The organism that causes pertussis is a
a) fungus
b) Gram-positive rod
c) small gram-negative rod
d) virus

36) DPT vaccine is used for immunisation

a) Bubonic plague
b) Cholera
c) Typhoid fever
d) Whooping cough

37) Which of the following is a set of bacterial

a) Cholera, typhoid and mumps
b) Malaria, mumps and poliomyelitis
c) Tetanus, tuberculosis and measles
d) Diphtheria, leprosy and plague

38) The most serious symptom of diphtheria is
a) Gum bleeding
b) Fear of water
c) Suffocation
d) Stomach ache

39) Immunity against diphtheria is determined by the
a) Schick test
b) Wassermann test
c) Mantoux test
d) Rose-Waaler test

40) Mantoux test is for
a) Scarlet fever
b) Diphtheria
c) Rheumatoid fever
d) Tuberculosis

41) Which of the following pairs is not correctly

a) Dengue fever – Arbovirus
b) Plague – Yersinia pestis
c) Syphilis – Trichuris trichura
d) Sleeping sickness – Trypanosoma

42) The Wasserman test is used to detect
a) Typhoid
b) Syphilis
c) Tuberculosis
d) Scarlet fever

43) The pathogen for French pox is
a) Rubeola
b) Varicella
c) Variola
d) Treponema

44) Which of the following diseases is not
transmitted by houseflies?

a) Typhoid
b) Yellow fever
c) Dysentery
d) Cholera

45) The polio immunising vaccine was developed

a) Edward Jenner
b) Jonas Salk
c) Landsteiner
d) St. Hale

46) Polio is caused by a
a) Virus with double stranded DNA
b) Virus with double stranded RNA
c) Virus with single stranded DBA
d) Virus with single stranded RNA

47) The polio virus enters through
a) the urogenital tract
b) inoculation by mosquito
c) food and water
d) the respiratory tract

48) Salk vaccine is used to protect against
a) Tuberculosis
b) Mumps
c) Typhoid
d) polio

49) A disease caused by one of the smallest
viruses is

a) Trachoma
b) Poliomyelitis
c) Mumps
d) Measles

50) Mumps is a viral disease caused due
to inflammation of the

a) Submaxillary gland
b) Parotid gland
c) Sublingual gland
d) Infraorbital gland

51) Select a common childhood viral disease:
a) whooping cough
b) Diphtheria
c) Measles
d) Dengue fever

52) What genetic material is in the influenza

a) Double stranded DNA
b) Single stranded DNA
c) RNA
d) None

53) Which one is a viral disease?
a) Influenza
b) Diphtheria
c) Cholera
d) Typhoid

54) A disease caused by a nematode parasite:
a) Filariasis
b) Leprosy
c) Amoebiasis
d) Poliomyelitis

55) Gas gangrene is caused by
a) Clostridium perfringens
b) Clostridium botulinum
c) Streptococcus pyogenes
d) Clostridium difficile

56) Hydatid cysts are caused by
a) Taenia solium
b) Taenia saginata
c) Trichinella
d) Echinococcus

57) Which of the following is not a worm?
a) Echinococcus
b) Ancylostoma
c) Ascaris
d) E. coli

58) Which of the glands is often referred
in relation with AIDS?

a) Thyroid
b) Adrenal
c) Thymus
d) Pancreas

59) AIDS is due to
a) Severe reduction in the number of helper T-cells
b) Lack of interferon
c) Reduction in number of killer T-cells
d) Autoimmunity

60) Which of the following is a viral disease?
a) Anthrax
b) Leprosy
c) Syphilis

61) Still’s disease affects the
a) Joints
b) Brain
c) Spinal cord
d) Spleen

62) Which of the following leads to
the risk of permanent heart damage?

a) Typhoid fever
b) Malarial fever
c) Rheumatic fever
d) Scarlet fever

63) Pain in the chest due to insufficient
oxygen being carried to the heart
muscle is called

a) Angina pectoris
b) Rheumatic heart disease
c) Hypertensive heart disease
d) None of these

64) What is the medical term for “heart attack”?
a) Myopia
b) Myocarditis
c) Angina pectoris
d) Myocardial infarction

65) The features of schizophrenia are
a) thought insertion and broadcasting
b) paranoid delusions
c) passivity
d) all of the above

66) A feature of general insanity includes
a) mental deterioration
b) confabulations
c) both the above
d) none of the above

67) The depression of nervous activity is caused by which of the following drugs?
a) LSD
b) Narcotic
c) Stimulant
d) Sedative

68) ECT is
a) An apparatus for epilepsy
b) A drug which acts as a sedative
c) Shock treatment
d) An artificial human organ

69) LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) is prepared from
a) sclerotia of ergot
b) beetles
c) bark of cinchona
d) insects

70) Withdrawal symptoms of drug addiction are
a) shown during epilepsy
b) unpleasant symptoms developing due to the nonavailablity of the addictive drug being used
c) unpleasant symptoms showed due to alcoholism
d) unpleasant symptoms showed due to the use of narcotic drugs

71) Caffeine, amphetamines and cocaine are
a) nerve depressants
b) nerve initiators
c) nerve stimulants
d) nerve impulse initiators

72) The use of which was thought to cause destruction of chromosomes?
a) Morphine
b) Alcohol
c) LSD
d) Nicotine

73) Dilation of blood vessels, increase in fat synthesis, low blood sugar and inflammation of the stomach are due to the consumption of
a) tobacco
b) drug addiction
c) alcohol
d) tobacco and drugs

74) Alcohol consumption affects the
a) judgement only
b) coordination and alertness only
c) vision and behaviour only
d) all of the above

75) The king of narcotics is
a) opium
b) LSD
c) Alcohol
d) Cocaine

76) The liver stores fats instead of carbohydrates and proteins in the
a) drug addiction syndrome
b) fatty liver syndrome
c) epilepsy syndrome
d) tobacco inhibition syndrome

77) Nerve depressants
a) increase the nerve impulses
b) are sedatives only and decrease BP
c) are sedative and cause the low blood pressure
d) are sedatives and tranquillisers

78) Opium, morphine, heroin, pethidine and methodone are collectively called
a) tranquillisers
b) stimulants
c) hallucinogens
d) opiate narcotics

79) Leaves of the coca bush give
a) LSD
b) Cocaine
c) Heroin
d) All the above

80) the “hot spot” relates
to the …. of abusive drugs:

a) injection
b) inhalation
c) drinking
d) shooting

81) The Golden Triangle and Golden Crescent are famous for
a) gold
b) poppy cultivation
c) ships
d) cocaine

82) The name “schizophrenia” was given by
a) Sander
b) Bleuler
c) Mayer
d) S. Freud

83) Tunnel vision is caused by
a) drug addiction
b) use of tobacco
c) the use of alcohol
d) use of LSD

84) Fatty liver syndrome appears due to
a) excessive synthesis of fat from fatty acids
b) synthesis of fat from amino acids
c) synthesis of fat, fatty acids and glycerols
d) synthesis of fat from alcohol

85) Narcotic drugs
a) Increase the nerve impulses
b) Are pain reliever
c) Alter thoughts, feelings etc.
d) None of the above

86) Hallucinogens
a) are nerve depressants
b) are nerve stimulants
c) alter thoughts, feeling and perception
d) are pain reliever

87) Marijuana is extracted from
a) dried leaves and flowers of hemp plants
b) ergot fungus
c) roots of hemp plants
d) Cocoa plant

88) Opium is an extract of the
a) Cannabis sativa plant
b) Cocoa plant
c) Unripe fruit of the poppy plant
d) None of the above

89) “Bhang” and “charas”

a) the extract of the hemp plant-Cannabis sativa
b) Ripe poppy fruits and leaves
c) Dried leaves, flowers or buds of the Cannabis indica plants
d) None of the above

90) From the unripe opium fruit the opium is extracted. The
following set of drug are derived from it:

a) codeine, morphine, heroin
b) hashish, codeine, pethidine and morphine
c) codeine, pethidine, methadone, morphine and heroin
d) codeine, pethidine, methadone and cocaine

is a product of

d) None of the above

92) Which is not an opiate?
a) Morphine
b) Amphetamine
c) Pethidine
d) Heroin

93) Amnesia is the term for
a) Loss of memory
b) Loss of appetite
c) Loss of addiction
d) None of the above

94) The initial stage of drug addiction is
a) tolerance
b) habituation
c) sleep
d) dependence

95) Overindulgence in food followed by vomiting is the nervous
disorder called

a) schizophrenia
b) amnesia
c) anorexia nervosa
d) bulimia

96) Laennec’s
cirrhosis occurs due to

a) opiate drugs
b) morphine drugs
c) amphetamine drugs
d) alcohol consumption

97) Barbiturate is a/an
a) opiate
b) stimulant
c) sedative
d) hallucinogenic

98) Cocaine is the crystalloid alkaloid extracted from leaves
of …. plant


99) Psilocybin, mescalin, LSD etc, can be classified as
a) Hallucinogenic drugs
b) Opiate drugs
c) Stimulants
d) All the above

100) The average cup of tea contains ….. mg of caffeine:
a) 20-40
b) 100
c) 10-30
d) 40-60


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