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1.    Total iron requirement in pregnancy – 600mg

2.    Increased requirement of caloriesin lactating mother – 500 – 600 cal/day

3.    Most common cause of maternalmortality in India is – Haemorrhage

4.    Egg protein quality is – 100% /Highest quality of protein – Egg

5.    Highest quantity of protein – Soya bean 43%

6.    Dailyprotein requirement – 0.83gms/kg/day

7.    Most repeated value is known as – Mode

8.    Sum of all values divided by no. Of values – Mean

9.    Middlevalue or averageof the 2 most middle values – Median

10.  Age at which a person is considered as dependent is – Age below15 & above 65

11.  Humandevelopment index includes-Literacy/life expectancy at Birth/income index

12.  Incubation period of yellow fever is – 2-6 days

13.  Disease notifiable to WHO is – Cholera / Plague / Yellowfever

14.  Infective period of chicken pox is – 2 days prior & 5days after appearance of rash

15.  Smallpox was eradicated in – May 1980

 16.  Recently eliminated from India – Yaws 2007& leprosy 2005,guinea worm (Dracunculosis)2000.

17.  Indicator of socio economic development – Infant mortalityrate

 18.  Millenium development goals have to be achieved by – 2015

 19.  Sentinel surveilance is used to assess – Hidden/missing cases

 20.  Most Important functionof sentinel surveilance is-find total amount of disease in a population

21.  Chronic carrierstate is seen in – Typhoid/Hep.B/Dysentry/Meningitis/Malaria/Gonorhea

 22.  Sullivan index provides – Life expectancy minus probable duration of bed disability & inability to perform major activities

23.  Severity of the disease best assessed by – case fatalityrate

24.  Sullivan index is the measure of  – Disabilityrate

25.  Killing power of a disease is – case fatality rate

26.  Attackrate is – Incidense of the disease

27.  Surveillance is – continuousscrutiny of factors affecting a disease

28.  Physical quality of life index(PQLI)includes – IMR/literacy rate/life exp at age1 yr

29.  MC Neonatal disorder to be screened is – Neonatalhypothyroidism

30.  Personcannot perform daily life activities which is 2 b normal for his age- Disability

31.  Impairement – Anatomical structural or functional loss

32.  Handicap – Loss of social role suppose to play in society

33.  Disease – any abnormalcondition of an organism that impairs function

34.  Correct sequence-disease-impairement-disability-handicap

35.  Obesity is measured in terms of – BMI = weight in kg/height in metre2

36.  BMI<18 – under wgt/18-24normal/25-29 -pre obese/gr-1 -30-34/gr-2-35-39/gr-3>40

37.  Silentepidemic of century – Alzheimers disease

38.  Measels-Koplik spots-incubation period-10-14 days-RNAparamyxovirus.

39.  MC complication of measles – Otitis media/least Complication-SSPE

40.  Incubation period of measles – 10 days

41.  Respirable dust,responsible for pneumoconiosis,has a size limit of – <5 microns

42.  Pneumoconiosis – occupational lung dis -inhalation of dust particles<5 microns causing fibrosis of lung tissue


43.  MC pneumoconiosis in India – Silicosis

44.  MC lung Ca in pneumoconiosis – Asbestosis

45.  Mid day meals should provide – 1/3 calories & 1/2 proteins

46.  Which of d following doesn’t multiply but completes its developmental cycle in the host – Microfilaria

47.  Amplifier host of Japaneseencephalitis/KFD – Pigs

48.  Host for chicken guniya – Man

49.  Exclusive breast feeding recommended in India upto – 6 months

50.  Disinfecting action of chlorine on water in mainly due to – Hypochlorus acid

51.  Disease occuring before the age of 65 yrs – Pre senile.

52.  Sensitivity is measured by – True positive

 53.  Specificity is measured by – True negative

54.  Bestmethod for prevention of infection by medical professional in a hospitalsetup

-Hand washing.

55.  FAST questionare is used to diagnose – Alcoholic

56.  Programme designedfor the benefit for pregnant woman & infant – Janani suraksha yojna


57.  Bestindicator of socio economic development of a country is – IMR

58.  MCC of Infant mortality rate(IMR)in India – Low birth weight & prematurity

59.  Healthassistant should visit to subcentersonce in – every week

60.  Who will prepare malarial parasitesmear slide – Health assistant(male)

61.  Chandler’s index is used for – Hook worm – Ankylostoma duodenale – no.of hookworm eggs per gram of stool – 250 eggs is dangerous

62.  Socially attained behaviour is – Culture

63.  For determination of socio economic status of urban population

– modified kuppusamyscale

64.  Humandevelopement index(HDI) – life expectancy at birth/ Value ranges bet  0-1         Incomeper capita/ Literacyrate

65.  Prevention of risk factor development of CAD – primordial level of prevention


66.  Pt is made to walk early after surgery,this is an example of –rehablitation

67.  Endemic of a disease means – is constantlypresent in population

68.  Most important functionof sentinel surveilance – to find total amount of disease in a population

69.  Bhopalgas tragedy is – single exposure point source epidemic

70.  Modified kuppusamy scale

– educationstatus of head of family/occupation status of head of family/

incomeper capita per month.


71.  Case fatality rate = total no.of deaths due to a disease   x  100 tot.no.of cases due to a disease

72.  Epidemiological triad are – Host/environmental factors/agent

73.  Whena child lost in hands & unable to do routine works called as – Impairment

74.  Natural history of disease is studied by – Longitudinal study

75.  Disease elimination means – preventingthe transmission chain

76.  Leprosy is considered a public health problem if the prevalence of leprosy

77.  In India which disease is near to eradication – Poli

78.  Whichis primary prevention – Support

79.  Iodinesalt supplementation is – Specificprotection

80.  Water borne disease – Amoebiasis

81.  Chemoprophylaxis is preventionof – Primary

82.  Surveilance is – Scrutiny of factors

83.  Morbidity is measured by – Active surveilance

84.  PTB-drug-rifampicin225mg-pyranzinamide750mg-isoniazid150mg-ethambutol 400mg

85.  Serialinterval is – Time gap between primary & secondary case

86.  Hypothesis is a – variable to be tested

87.  Case fatality rate is  a method measuring – Virulence

88.  A graph shows uniform curve i no secondary curves – pointed epidemic

89.  Rapidrise & fall in epidemiccurve without any secondary waves is seen in

– point source epidemic

90.  Case control study is a type of – Analytical study

91.  Recallbias is most commonly associated i which study -case control study

92.  Incidence rate is measured by – cohort study

93.  Incidence rate is calculatedby – prospective study

94.  Incidence rate is defined as – No.of new cases of a disease in a community

95.  Relative risk is –

incidense of disease among exposed/incidence of disease among non-exposed

96.  Relative risk is calculatedby – cohort studies

97.  Prevalence is a – Proportion& calculated by -cross sectional study

98.  Odd’sratio is calculated by – case control study

99.  Odd’sratio is derived from /estimate of – relative risk

100.Study of alcohol intake for 10 yrs & occuring of hepatic disease type of study – cohort

101.Double blind study means

– both observer & person or group being observedis blind about the study

102.Hospital acquired infectionof surgical wound is mostly by – Instruments

103.Serial intervalmeans – difference betweenprimary case & secondary cases

104.Hospital based study is – Cross over study

105.Herd immunity is seen in – polio/measles/diptheria/pertusis/mumps/rubella/smallpox.

106.Herd immunity is not seen in – Tetanus

107.Vaccinemost commonly associated with allergic reaction & shock – DPT

108.All Live vaccines & meningococcal r contraindicated in pregnanc

109.BCG sholud be given – immediately after birth

110.Hepatitis B vaccine should be given as – 0,1,6 months

111.Total dose of vit A given under national immun. Shcedule – 9 lacIU

112.Post exposure Rabies vac  schedule – 0-3-7-14-28-90

113.BCG/H.influenza/yellow fever is diluted i – NS

114.Measles/MMR vaccine is diluted with – Distilled water/sterile water

115.VitaminA should be given at the age of – 6-9 months

116.Rabies vaccineis prepared from – Fixed virus

117.Antisera is obtained from – Horse

118.First immunization of the Baby – Colostrum

119.Administration of which vaccine can result in paralysis in children – Sabin polio vaccine

120.9 month old un-immunized child was brought to dispensary,vaccineshould be given to this baby first – OPV+BCG+DPT+Measles

121.Leprosy commonly spreads by – Milk


122.Yellowfever vaccination startsprotection after how many days of injection – 10 days

123.Ring vaccination is – given around 100 yards of a case detected

124.A full course of immunization againsttetanus with 3 doses of TT confers immunity for how many years – 5 yrs

125.Vaccineadministered as Nose drops – Influenza

126.Gap between two live vaccines – 4 weeks

127.BCG is given – Intra dermal

128.Best way to steriliseglass syringes is – Hot air

129.Cold sterilization is done by – Ionizingradiation

130.Surgical blades are best sterilised by – Autoclave

131.Fibre optic scopes are sterilised by – Glutaraldehyde

132.True positive rate of a screening test is – 1- false negative.

133.Test used for screening cases of tuberculosisin India – sputum smear examination

134.Sensitivity of a screening test is – true positive

135.Screening test preferred for T2DM in India – Fasting blood sugar

136.Confirmatory test for Tuberculosisin India – AFB in sputum

137.True negatives are detectedby – specificity

138.High false positive cases signify that disease has – high incidence & low prevalence

139.False negative means – person has disease but shows negative test result

140.High false positive in a test is due to – high sensitivit

141.Positive predict value of a test dependsupon – prevalence of disease

142.In GTT-glucose tolerancetest DM is diagnosed if vein plasma glucose level is-200mg

143.Acc. To WHO blindness is inability to count fingersat a distance – 3 metres

144.Chinese letter arrangement of bacilli under microscope- cornybacterium diptheriae

145.Best specimenfor diagnosis of rabies in living person-biopsy of skin follicleson neck

146.Koplik spots r seen in – Measles

147.Negri bodies/Hydrophobia is seen in – Rabies

148.Bull neck appearance is seen in – Diptheria

149.Subacutesclerosing pan encephalitis is a complication of – Measles

150.Kala azar is transmitted by – sand fly

151.Perinatal transmission of Hepatitis B is max in – 3rd trimester

152.For dengue diagnosis,no.of petechialspots per squarer inch in cubital fossa is – >20

153.MC oppurtunistic infection in AIDS is – pneumocystis carnii pneumonia

154.DOC for a pregnant lady with cerebral malaria – Quinine

155.Reservoir for chickun guinya – Primate

156.MC site for Hydatid cyst in human body is – right postero superior lobe of liver

157.DOC of LGV – Doxycycline

158.Best indicatorof HIV progression in body is – CD4:CD8 ratio

159.Dose of rabies immunoglobulin is – 20 IU/kg body weight

160.Cyclops are found in the life cycle of – Dracunculiasis

161.Chandler’s index is used for – Hook worm

162.Vectorfor dengue fever is – Aedes

163.Major side effect of streptomycin- Oto-toxicity

164.Major side effect of rifampicin – Hepatitis

165.Major side effect of ethambutol – colour blindness/optic neuritis

166.VitaminA defeciency – Night blindness

167.Enteric fever is caused by – Salmonella typhi

168.MC cause of blindnessin India – Cataract

169.DOC for cholera in Adults- Doxycycline

170.Typhoidulcer perforates in – 3rd week

171.Virus causing rabies in man – street virus

172.Q-fever is caused by – coxiellaburnetti

173.Tick transmits – Rocky mountain spotted fever

174.Poliomyelitis is transmitted by – Faecal oral rout

175.MC cancer world wide is – Lung cancer

176.Certificate of yellow fever is valid for duration of – 10 yr

177.SAFE – Surgery/Antibiotics/Face washing/Environmental improvment

178.Which of the followinghepatitis is associatedwith higher mortalityin pregnancy

– Hepatitis E

179.Reservoir for measles – Man / Incubation period – 10 days

180.Koplik spots appear in – Prodromal stage in measles

181.MC complication of Mumps in children  – Aseptic meningitis

182.Diptheria carrierr diagnosed by – throat culture

183.Schick test indicates – carrier for – diptheria

184.Treatmentfor pertussis children – prophylactic antibiotic for 10 days

185.Child with pertussis should be isolatedfor 3-4 weeks

186.Chemoprophylaxisfor meningococcal meningitis – Rifampicin

187.In TB a case is – sputum positive

188.Polio is due to – Virus

189.WHO -ORS – Na+-90mleq/lit/Glucose-111,kcl-1.5g,Nacl-3.5g,pot.cit-2.9g, pot bicarb-2.5g,K+-20meq,Tot millimoles – 311

190.Typhoidoral vaccine is given – 1,3,5 days

191.DOC for cholera chemoprophylaxis – Tetracyclines

192.Guinea worm infestation is common in workers of – step wells

193.Highest level of Health care is – Tertiarycare

194.Infective period of dengue fever – 10-20 days

195.Malaria s transmitted by – Female Anopheles stephensi(urban malaria),anopheles dirus

196.Malarial parasitein India are – vivax/falciparum/malariae

197.Anti malaria month – June

198.Causative organism of Malaria – Plasmodium

199.Vectorfor transmission of Bancroftian filaria – Culex fatigans

200.Clinical incubation period of Filariasisis – 8 – 16 months

201.In case of dog bite the biting animal should be observed for atleast – 10 days

202.In India Rabies free zone is – Lakshadweep

203.Vaccineof Yellow fever is – 17D

204.Yellowfever vaccination startsprotection after how many days of injection – 10 days

205.Yellowfever vaccination is valid till – 10 years

206.Japanese encephalitis – Culex – Rice field – horse shoe symptom

207.KFD is transmitted by – Ticks


208.Max explosiveness of plague is determined by – Cheopsisindex – is ave no of cheopsis per rat


209.Highly infectious clinical form of plague is – Pneumonicplague

210.Dose of Equine anti-rabies immunoglobin – 40IU per kg of body weight

211.Plague is caused by – Rat flea

212.Scrub typhus is transmitted by – Mite

213.Endemic typhus is transmitted by – Louse

214.Mode of transmission of Q fever – Aerosols

215.R.prowazekkiis transmitted by – Louse

216.Rash startingperipherally is a feature of – Q-fever

217.Kala-azar – sandfly – man is the reservoir – aldehyde test is positive

218.Leprosy commonly spreads by – Droplet

219.MC nerve involved in leprosy – Ulnar nerve

220.In lepromatous leprosy the single drug Dapsone is continue for – 180 days

221.Lepromin test is valuable for – Prognosis of disease

222.Live attenuatedyellow fever vaccine is – 17-D

223.Durationof MDT to resolve paucibacillary leprosy – 6 months

224.Durationof MDT to resolve Multi paucibacillary leprosy- 12 months

225.MTP in India can be carried out till – 20 weeks period of gestation

226.World AIDS day is on – 1st december

227.MC mode of HIV transmission in INdia is – Sexual transmission – Age group -30-44yrs

228.In HIV infected child which vaccine should not be given – OPV

229.First case of AIDS was reported in – 1984

230.MC mode of transmission from mother to child – Perinatal

231.Scabies is caused by – Sarcoptes Scabei

232.Incubation period of Chancroid – less than 7 days

233.Incubation period of Syphillis- 9-90 days

234.Window period for HIV infectionis – 3-12w

235.Clustertesting used in the detectionof – STD

236.Incubation period less than few hours – Food poisoning

237.Arboviruse disease – yellow fever,japanese encephalitis,dengue,chickungunya

238.SSPE subacutesclerosing pan-encephalitis is associated with – Measles

239.Keratomalacia is associated with – Measles & Diarhe

240.Animal to man transmission is seen in – Rabies,japanese encephalitis


241.Vectorborne disease – epidemic typhus,KFD,japanese encephalitis

242.Virusesdocumented to cause fetal damage – parvovirus,varicella

243.Incubation period less than one week – cholera

244.Shortest incubation period is associatedwith – Influenza than cholera

245.Agent can be used in bioterrorism – Plague

246.Clinical features of Botulism – constipation,ocular nerve paralysis,blurring of vision

247.Pleomorphism is seen in  – Chicken pox

248.Disease transmitted by water – Polio

249.Leptospira ictero haemorhagic infectionis transmitted by – Rats

250.Cyclops is an intermediate host for Guinea worm

251.Isolation is not useful in – Polio

252.Tick-bornedisease is – Tularemia

253.Incubation period in staphylococcal food poisoning – 1-6 hrs

254.Man is dead end for – Rabies , Tetanus,japanese encephalitis

255.Antigenic shift & drift occurs in – measles

256.Yaws caused by – treponesoma pertenue

257.Iceberg phenonmenon is  seenin – HTN,Leprosy,Tuberculosis

258.Plague is – Meta-zoonosis

259.MC cancer among females – Cervical

260.MC cancer worldwide – Lung

261.Field carcinogenesis is seen in – Head & neck carcinoma

262.MC cancer affecting indian urban women – Breast ca

263.Which Ca can be prevented by screening – cervix/breast/prostate/colon

264.Obesity indices- Broca’s/ponderal/quetelet/corpulence/lorentz

265.BMI is also known as – Quetelet index

266.Abdominal fat accumilation is assessed by waist to hip ratio

267.Commonest cause of blindnessin India – cataract

268.WHO definesblindness if the visual acquity is less than – 3/60

269.MC cause of ocular morbidity in India – Refraction error

270.Least common cause of heart disease in India – Congenital

271.IHD is associated with – LDL

272.Glycosalated haemoglobin reflects the mean blood glucose level of previous – 3 months

273.ASHA – 1 per 1000 population-female aged 25-45yrs-min educatedtill 8th class-NRHM 

provides primary medicalcare for minor ailment


274.Single dose of Nevirapinetherapy is used for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV – should be administered within – 72 hrs to child/onset of labour pain to mother


275.Vitamin-Aprophylaxis is given to infants every – 6 months

276.Single massivedose of vit.A for preventing defeciency in preschool children aged 1-6yrs for every 6 months – 200000 IU

277.Amount of glucose recomended by WHO standard oral glucose tolerancetest – 75 grams

278.Glucose in ORS to increase – Na+ absorption

279.Acc to Indian blindnessdefinition finger countingis done at distance of – 6 meters

280.Total carbohydrate amount provided in Mid day meal scheme is – 300grams

281.Pt on DOTS category 1 should visit for follow up at – 2,4,6 months

282.Trachomasingle drug treatment – Azithromycin

283.According to registration of Births & Deaths act 1969, the birth & death are to be registered,respectively in – 21days & 21 days

284.Anti-tubercular drug contraindicated  during pregnancy – Streptomycin

285.Ethambutol is associated with – red,green colour blindness-not given to children<6yrs

286.Radio opaque material in copper-T – Barium sulphate

287.Pulse polio immunization covers – 0-5 yrs children

 288.Daily dose of Folic acid for pregnant women – 400mg

289.Helpline for AIDS can be reached by dialling – 1097

290.P.vivaxin pregnancy should be treated by – chloroquine

 291.Malarial control programme single dose chloquine 600mg is given after taking blood smear

292.Minimum level of Iodine in iodized salt – 15ppm

293.National health policy is based on – Primary health care

294.Licence to Blood banks is given by – Drugs controller general of India

295.Hundred day cough is – whooping cough – in Pertussis

296.Low birth weight is – <2.5kg

297.Progestacert release – 65mcg/day progesterone

298.MC complaintof IUD insertion is – Bleeding.

299.MC disorder to be screened in neonates – Neonatal Hypothyroidism

300.Juvenile age – <16yrsfor male & <18yrs for femal

301.Protein requirement 1gm/kg/day

302.Most importantessential fatty acid – linoleic acid

303.Richest source of Vit .A/D – Halibut liver oil

304.Richest source of vit.c – Amla

305.Adult pregnant female are anemic if – Hb is less than 11gm%

306.Optimum level of fluorineintake is – 0.5-0.8ppm

307.IQ = mental age/chronological age x 100

308.Residual level of chlorine in water – 0.5mg

309.Water seal in sanitary latrineis – 2 cms

310.MC occupational cancer – Skin cancer

311.Census takes place every – 10 yrs

312.1 PHC is for a population of 30,000

313.8th day disease – Tetanus neonaturum

314.Milk is poor in – Vitamin C & iron

315.Pellagra – niacin defeciency

316.Anophles larva rest parallel to under surface of water

317.Aedes larvae breed in artificialcollection of water

318.Multi purpose workerswhere introduced by – kartar singh commitee

319.Bhore commitee – 1946

320.Failure rate of condom – 2-14 per HWY

321.Sex ratio is calculated as – no.of females/no.of males x 1000

322.Crude death rate is – no.of deaths / total mid year population x 1000

323.Sex ratio of india is – 933

324.Growth rate of India (annual) is – 1.93%

325.Total fertilityrate is – completed family size

326.Eligiblecouple is – married couple with wife in reproductive age group

327.WHO defines adolescenes as between – 10-19 yrs age

328.A diseaseoccuring before the age 65 yrs is – Pre-senile

329.In which stage of the demographic cycle is India currently – Late expanding

330.Denominator in crude death & crude birth rate – Mid year population

331.Measured in pearl index is – No.of accidental gestations

332.Oligospermia,according to WHO is – < 20 million sperms per HPF

333.Example for conventional contraception – Condoms

334.Natural method of contraception include – rhythm method/coitus interuptus/ breas

feeding/calendar method/billing method/symptothermic method/basal body temperature

335.Absence of sperm is – Azoospermia

336.MC side effect of IUD insertion- Bleeding

337.Temporary contraceptive method of choice in 37yr well-educated woman – Diaphragm

338.Conventional contraceptives are those which – require action at time of intercourse

339.OCP protect against – Fibroadenoma breast,iron deficiency anemia,ovarian ca.

340.Side effects of OCP – liver disease,breast cancer,thromboemboli

341.Pearl index  is normally used for studying – effectiveness of contraceptive

342.Pearl index is used to evaluate- contraceptive methods

343.Natural method of contraception is most effective- Symptothermic method

344.Barrier methods – Diaphragm/Foam tablets/ vaginal sponge.

345.Spermicide used in the contraceptive – 9- nonoxynol

346.Copper – T is preferablyinserted postnatal,after – 8 weeks

347.CU T 380 A IUCD should be replaced every 10 yrs

348.Nova T has – Silver core

349.Absolute contraindication of IUCD is – PID

350.Serious complication of oral contraceptives – Leg vein thrombosis

351.Mala – N – norethisterone – 1mg/ethinyl estradiol-30mcg

352.Side effect of Mini pill – irregular bleeding, depression

353.Mini pill contains – only progesterone in small quantity

354.Post coital contraceptives – OCP,RU-486,copper-T

355.Most cost effective contraceptive is – Vasectomy

356.Breast feeding must be initiatedwithin after normal delivery – 1 hour,LSCS -4 hrs

357.Current recomendation for initiating breast feed – as early as possible

358.School health examination must be done every – 6 months

359.Recommended door&windows area in a class must be – 25%

360.According to protocol for uncomplicated pregnancy no.of minimum visits must be – 3

361.” ”    ”      ”       ”           ”   ”      idealvisits must be – 13-14

362.Content of pediatric iron folic acid – iron-20mg,folic acid-100mcg

363.MCC of neonatal meningitisin India – Group B streptococcus

364.Low birth weight in India defined as – birth weight less than 2500 grams

365.Weightof new born triples at the age of – 1 yr

366.Assessment of malnutrition is done by – mid arm circumference,BMI,wgt for age

367.Nutritional status of a child is assessed by – Mid arm circumferenc

368.Post term pregnancy- >42 weeks period of gestation

369.Breast feeding is contraindicated in – Open TB

370.Height of newborn doubles at – 4 yrs

371.Which immunoglobulin is present in Breast milk – Ig A

372.MCC of neonatalmortality in India – Low birth weight & prematurity

373.MC Maternal mortalityin India – Haemorhage

374.Normalrequirement of Iron during pregnancyis – 38 mg/day

375.Guthrietest is done in neonatesfor mass screening of – Phenylketonuria

376.Amountof caloreis & proteins received by a preg woman frm anganwadiworker

– 500cals,25gm protein

377.Afterbirth,care of eye of newborn is by – AgNo3 eye drop

378.Additional daily energy requirement during 1st 6 mon for a lactating woman is-550Kcal

379.Preterm babies – born before 37 weeks

380.Folic acid supplementation during lactation period – 150mcg

381.Elemental iron supplementation in Iron defeciency anemia – 100-150mg

382.Osteomalacia in pregnancy&lactation is best treated by – Vit D & calcium

383.Daily need of calories in pregnancyis – 2500 Kcal

384.Postnatal period extends for – 6 weeks

385.Perinatalmortality rate includes  deathin 28 weeks to 1st week after birth

386.Still birth – 1000grams baby weight

387.Denominator of maternal mortalityrate – 1000 live birth

388.Commonest cause of perinatalmortality in iIndia – Prematurity

389.WHO referancegrowth chart lower curve – 3rd percentile

390.Upperline in growth chart is – 50th percentile

391.Best parameter for assessment for chronic malnutrition – Height for age

392.Mid arm circumference is constant during – 1-5 yrs

393.Population to anganwadi centre – 1000MTP is allowed upto 20 weeks

394.Pasteurization of milk is determined by – phosphatase test

395.Pellagra & casal’s necklaceis seen in – defeciencyof Vit B3 niacin

396.Iron tablets should never be given along with – Milk

397.Dose of vitamin A prophylaxis required by a 9 month old child – 1,00,000 IU

398.Daily total requirement of iodine by an adult – 150 mcg

399.Anti oxidant vitamins include – vit A,C,E

 400.Calories in 100 ml breast milk – 75 Kcal

401.HighestPUFA content is found in – Soyabean oil


402.Vitamin K is given to every child – At birth


403.IOC for iron deficiencyanemia – serrum ferritin


404.Most essential fatty acid – linoleic acid


405.Fatty acid found exclusively in breast  milk- Docosa hexanoic acid


406.Protein content of breast milk  in 100ml – 1.1 gm


407.Vit D defeciency in children – rickets/in adults – osteomalacia


408.Recommended daily energy intake of an adult woman with heavy work is – 2900 Kcal


409.Burningsole syndrome is seen in defeciency of – pantothenic acid


410.Twin fortifiedsalt contains – Iodine + iron


411.Shakir’s tape is a useful method employed in  the field  to measure– mid arm circumference

 412.Nalgonda technique is used for – defluoridation of water


413.How much amount of energy is yielded by 1 ml of alcohol in the body – 7 cal


414.For adult indian male daily requirement of protein is expressed as – 1gm/kg body wgt.

415.Lysine is defecient in – Wheat

416.Limiting amino acid in wheat – Lysine

417.Maizeis defecient in – Methionene

418.Earliest feature of vitamin A defeciency – dryness of conjunctiva

419.To prevent congenitalneural tube defect – Folic acid

420.Daily requirement of vit D in children – 200IU

421.Vitamindefeciency diseaseoccurs in maize eating population- Pellagra -niacin-vitB3

422.Daily requirement of Iodine for adults is placed – 150 microgram

423.Level of fluoridein drinking water – 0.5-0.8 mg / litre

424.Level of fluorinein drinking water associated with dental fluorosis – 2.0 mg/l

425.Micronutrient associated with rash & diarhea – Zinc

426.In Egg white contributes – 58%

427.Egg are reference protein because – increased biologicalvalue & NPU

428.Egg is defecientin – Carbohydrate

429.One egg yield about Kcal of energy- 70

430.Child is exclusively fed on cow’s milk defeciency seen is – Iron

431.Compared with cow’s milk,mothers milk has more – lactose

432.Tomatoes are rich in – Oxalic aci

433.Maximumcalcium is seen in – Ragi

434.Para boiling of rice reduces – Beri-beri

435.Datesare rich source of – Iron

436.Highestcalorie content is found in – Banana

437.Maximumcalories per 100gm are in – Jaggery

438.Epidemic dropsy is caused by – Sanguinarine

439.Richestsource of cholesterol is – Egg

440.Indianreferance man is – 60 kg

441.Dentalcarries is due to defeciencyof – Fluorine

442.Microcytic anemia – B12 defeciency

443.Socially attained behaviour is – Culture

444.Povertyline can be defined in terms of – daily calorie intak

445.Acculturation means – culture contact

446.Societyis a – system of relationbetween individuals

447.Severe mental retardation children has IQ – 20-34

448.IQ=35-47 – profound mental retardation

449.IQ of 42 falls in – moderate mental retard

450.IQ with 62 will come under – Mild MR

451.Moderate mental retardation – IQ35-49

452.Tiger mosquito- aedes

453.Amountof bleaching powder required for disinfection of 1000 litre of water – 2.5 grams

454.Target for daily use of water in rural areas in India is – 40 litres per capita

455.Propogative type of biological transmission – plague

456.Cyclopropagative type of transmission – malaria

457.Cyclo developmental biological transmission – filariasis

458.Minimumrecomended residual chlorine level in drinking water – 0.5 ppm – 1 hour

459.Chlorinerequired for Swimmingpool sanitation – 1.0 mg/litre

460.Chlorinerequired for Drinking water to kill cyclops – 2.0 md per litre

461.Anti – adult mosquito insecticide – DDT

462.Rest parallel to under surface of water – Anopheles

463.Rest perpendicular to under surface of water – Culex

464.Rest in dark bottom corners- Aedes

465.Rest attached to rootlets of plants – Mansonia

466.Kata thermometer is used to assess – air cooling powe

467.Nitrates in drinking water indicates – remote pollution

468.Maximumpermissible dose of radiation exposure for human beings– 5 rad per person per year

469.Temporary hardness of water is due to presence of  – Ca+ & Mg Bicarbonates

470.Most reliable evidenceof fecal contamination of water is provided by – Coliform bacteria

471.Most undesirable metal in drinkingwater is – Lead

472.DOC for scabies – 5% permethrin

473.Normallife span of mosquito is – 8-34 days

474.Solid waste from kitchen is called – Garbage

475.Purest water in nature is – Rain water

476.Ortho-toludine test is done to detect – free & combined chlorine in water

477.In fresh bleaching powder available chlorineis – 33%

478.One tablet of chlorine is effective to disinfect how much quantityof water – 20L

479.Criteria for safe drinking water – pH  6.5-8.5

480.Criteriafor problem village – no water source in a distance of 1.6km from community/water is more than depth of 15 metre/there is no excess of Na+,K+,F+.

481.Chlorine demand is measured by – Horrock’s apparatus

482.Recommended hardness of water – 50-150

483.Number of air changes in one hour in a drawing room should be atleast – 2

484.Best parameter to measure air pollution- SO2

485.Indoorair pollution carbon monoxide is produced by -stove/gas heater/combustion equipment

486.The decibels above which auditoryfatigue occurs – 85db

487.Exposure to noise above which decibelscause permanent loss of hearing- 160 db

488.Acceptable noise level is – 85 dB

489.Pain in the ear occurs at – 140dB

490.Repeatedexposure to which decibels cause permanent deafness- 100dB

491.Upperlimit of exposure to noise upto which there is no damage to hearing – 100dB

492.Waste water without human excreta is called – sullage

493.The sewage ground water is disposed by – Activatedsludge process

494.If land is availablethe ideal method of disposal is – Controlled tipping

495.Tricklingfilter is used in – secondary treatment of sewage

496.Sullage in rural area is disposed by – Gobar gas plan

497.Water not containing faeces – Sullage

498.Disease transmitted by louse – epidemic typhus/trench fever

499.Aedes egypti transmits – dengue/filaria/yellow fever

500.Vectorborne disease – typhus/dengue/J.E

501.Viral infection transmitted by Tick – KFD/Babesiosis

502.Anopheles speciesfound in coastal region – Anophelesstephensi

503.Insecticide least toxic to man & most toxic to insects – Malathion

504.DDT is – contact poisons – organo chlorine compound

505.Black fly causes – onchocerciasis

506.Culex mosquitotransmits – japaneseencephalitis

507.Paris green is used to eliminate the larva of – Anophelin

508.Which natural insecticide is used for space spray – Pyrethrum

509.Soft Tick transmits- Q fever

510.which is nuisance mosquito- Culex

511.Arrange d following – disaster impact-response-rehabilitation-mitigation

512.Post disastercommonly reported disease – gastroenteritis

513.Chernobyl nuclearexplosion – 26th april 1986 – I131,CS134,CS137,Sr90

514.Nausea,vomit,bleu line in gums,wrist/foot drop,pallor poisondue to – Inorganic lead

515.MC occupation cancer in India – Skin

516.Burtonian’s line is seen in – Lead poisoning

517.Aniline dyes are associated with – Ca bladder

518.Bagassosis is caused by – sugarcane dust

519.Byssinosis is due to – cotton dust

520.White fingersmay result from which occupational hazards- vibration

521.Respirable dust,responsible for pnemoconioses has size limit of – < 5 microns

522.Pnemoconiosis more prone to develop tuberculosis – Silicosis

523.Under ESI act sicknessbenefit is given for a period of – 91 days

524.Immersion foot syndrome are seen  in – Trench foot

525.Safety officershas to be appointed in factories where no.of workers is more than – 1000

526.Extended sicknessbenefit is given for – 309 days

527.Useful screening test for lead is measurement of – coproprophyrinein Urine

528.Person workingin hot environment who consumes more H2o without salt is likely to develop- Heat cramp

529.Indian constitution has declared that children less than —-yrs should not be employedin factories or mines – 14yrs

530.The extendedsickness benefit is given for – 309 days

531.Employee’s contribution of ESI fund is – 4.75%

532.Wrist drop may be caused as industrial hazard in – Battery industry

533.Monday fever associated with – Byssinosis

534.Silicosis affects- Upper lobes of lungs

535.Dust particlein a industry is a  – chemical hazard

536.Amniocentesis to detect chromosomal abnormalities can be done as early as – 14th week of gestation

537.MC abused agent in India – Tobacco

538.Maximum loss of DALY occurs in which psychiatric disorder – Depression

539.Best method of teaching an urban slum about ORS – Demonstration

540.Ivory towers of disease – Large hospitals

541.3-Million plan was proposed by – Bhore committee

542.PHC was introduced as result of report – Bhore committee

543.3 months training in PSM during internship is recommended by – Bhore committee

544.Each subcenter1 male & 1 female health worker is recommended by-Kartarsingh com

545.Correct sequence – planning-objective-goal-evaluation

546.Planning cycle – analysisof existing health situation-assessment of resource programming& implementation-monitoring & evaluation

547.Correct sequence for communicating process – Sender-message-channel-receiver– feedback

548.Multipurpose worker scheme in India was introduced by – Kartar singh committee

549.PERT is a techniquefor – Network analysis

550.First referral unit is – CHC

551.One PHC is for population – 30,000

552.Sub – centre is fro population- 5000

553.CHC  is for population – 1,20,000

554.Anganwadi  is  for population- 1000

555.Health guide works at the level of – Village for populationof – 1000

556.Trainedbirth attendant is for a population of – 1000

557.No.of beds in a community health center is – 30

558.Preparingslides for Malaria is performedonly by – male MPW

559.Eligible coupleregiter is maintained at – Subcentre

560.Population covered by PHCs in hilly(tribal) area – 20,000561.Emporiatrics deals with the health of – Travellers

562.Rabies free country is – Australia

563.Which of the followingis used to present qualitative data – Pie chart

564.Which of the followingis used to present quantitative data – Histogram

 565.Best way to study relationship between two variables- Scatter diagramcentile divides data into – 100 equal parts

566.Mean,Median,mode are measures of central tendency


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