Human Health and Disease MCQs

Human Health and Diseases has quite a few essential concepts from an examination perspective. Moreover, past trends have shown that it carries 7.50% of weightage, with roughly 12-13 questions arising from this concept.

Hence, we have provided a plethora of multiple-choice questions covering various subtopics. Our rendition of human health and disease MCQs helps you to prepare much more effectively. Furthermore, we ensure that new content is added, based on importance and relevancy.

Human Health And Disease MCQ

    1. Immunosuppressants such as _________ prevent transplanted organs from being rejected in recipients.

    1. Thrombin
    2. Cyclosporine
    3. Aspirin
    4. None of the above

    2. Both B & T lymphocytes are produced in the bone marrow; however, only the T lymphocytes travel to the ______ and mature there.

    1. Spleen
    2. Thymus
    3. Pituitary gland
    4. Adrenal gland

    3. The _________ is at its largest in children, but with the onset of puberty, it eventually shrinks and gets replaced by fat.

    1. Thymus
    2. Hypothalamus
    3. Parathyroid gland
    4. None of the above

    4. Ascaris lumbricoides is a species of parasitic roundworm that lives in _________

    1. Humans
    2. Grasshoppers
    3. Pigs
    4. None of the above

    5. Which of the following diseases has been eradicated?

    1. Smallpox
    2. Rinderpest
    3. Polio
    4. All of the above

    6. A form of injury that causes the premature death of nearly all cells in a tissue or organ through autolysis is called _______

    1. Neurosis
    2. Necrosis
    3. Apoptosis
    4. Cellular senescence

    7. Hypochondria is also termed as:

    1. Health anxiety
    2. Sleep apnea
    3. Hypnagogia
    4. Narcolepsy

    8. The immune system comprises:

    1. Humoral and fibrous systems
    2. Humoral and Cell-mediated systems
    3. Antigens
    4. Lymphocytes

    9. Which of the following is a viral disease?

    1. Diphtheria
    2. Filariasis
    3. Leprosy
    4. Influenza

    10. Carcinoma arises from the ________

    1. Epithelial cells
    2. Bone Marrow
    3. Pigment containing Cells
    4. None of the above

    11. Melanoma is a type of cancer that develops from ___________

    1. Granulocytes
    2. Melanocytes
    3. Adipocyte
    4. None of the above

    12. Human Immunodeficiency Virus causes aids by attacking a type of white blood cell called ________

    1. CD4
    2. CD3
    3. CD8
    4. None of the above

    13. Plague is caused by the bacterium __________

    1. Yersinia pseudotuberculosis
    2. Yersinia pestis
    3. Yersinia enterocolitica
    4. None of the above

    14. Elephantiasis is caused by ___________

    1. Filarial worms
    2. Flatworms
    3. Tapeworms
    4. None of the above

    15. ___________ is an example of a stimulant.

    1. Lorazepam
    2. Amphetamine
    3. Oxazepam
    4. Phencyclidine

     

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