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 kind of an injury or damage, which results in the premature death of all the nearby cells in a tissue or an 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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