Self Evaluation Test - Human Health and Disease MCQs

Human health involves absolute well being in all aspects, physical, mental and social not necessarily an illness or disorder. Well-being of humans is a crucial aspect which can be influenced by many factors both externally as well as internally.

1. RBC count is low in anaemia and

(a) Myxoedema

(b) Influenza

(c) Typhoid

(d) Leukemia

Answer: (d)

2. A child is suffering from Kwashiorkor and if this child is compared with other marasmus children then what additional symptoms are present in Kwashiorkor child?

(a) wasted muscles

(b) decrease in body weight

(c) impaired physical growth

(d) oedema

Answer: (b)

3. Chronic anaemia and multiple sclerosis are

(a) hereditary diseases

(b) allergic diseases

(c) autoimmune diseases

(d) hormonal diseases

Answer: (c)

4. Which one of the following statements is correct about T-lymphocytes in mammals?

(a) these are originated in lymphoid tissues

(b) these are produced in thyroid

(c) they scavenge damaged cells and cellular debris

(d) there are three main types – cytotoxic T-cells, helper T-cells and suppressor T-cells

Answer: (a)

5. The antibody dependent cytotoxicity is seen in

(a) Non-compatible-blood transfusion

(b) generalise anaphylaxis

(c) local anaphylaxis

(d) immune complex reaction

Answer: (a)

6. Mast cells secrete a protein which causes the dilation of blood vessels. The protein is

(a) Histamine

(b) Pyrogens

(c) Interferon

(d) None of these

Answer: (a)

7. Parkinson’s disease is caused due to deficiency of

(a) Dopamine

(b) GABA

(c) Acetylcholine

(d) Endorphins

Answer: (a)

8. Gaucher’s disease is linked with

(a) malnutrition

(b) abnormal fat metabolism

(c) abnormal protein metabolism

(d) abnormal carbohydrate metabolism

Answer: (b)

9. LSD is obtained from

(a) Papaver somniferum

(b) Claviceps purpurea

(c) Cannabis sativa

(d) Erythroxylon coca

Answer: (b)

10. Infectious proteins are present in

(a) Prions

(b) Gemini viruses

(c) satellite viruses

(d) viroids

Answer: (a)

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