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Date posted: November 3, 2011

West Bengal Public Service Commission Homoeopathic Medical Officer Services Examination 1993
Time : 1 hour
Marks : 100
Attempt all the questions
All questions carry equal marks
All questions are compulsory

1.Mention which one is published by authority of Government of India

  • (A) Pharmacy         (B) Pharmacopoca
  • (C) Pharmacology (D) Pharmacodynamics

2.Mention the vehicle by which we can prepare mother tincture :

  • (A) Dilute Alcohol      (B) Rectified   Spirit
  • (C)Absolute alcohol   (D) Strong Alcohol

3. Which one of the following mother tincture can be identified by smell only

  • (A) Kreosote  (B) Nux. Vom (C) Aconite (D) Camphor

4. Mention the name of drug which is to be triturated from liquid  substance

  • (A) Petroleum  (B)Acid Benzoic
  • (C) Guaiacum  (D) Iodine

5. Largest source of drug substance in Homoeopathy is from

  • (A) Animal Kingdom    (B) Plant Kingdom
  • (C) Mineral Kingdom    (D) Synthetic Chemicals

6. Hahnnemann used the word miasm in the sense of

  • (A) Infection (B) Influence
  • (C) Pollution (D) Chronic Syndrome

7.Idiosyncrasy is helpful in

  • (A) Drug proving      (B) Management of cases
  • (C) Case taking        (D) Assessment of prognosis

8. Totality of symptoms comprises

  • (A) Sum total all symptoms                         (B)Symptoms which help in individualization
  • (C) Sum total of subjective symptoms    (D)Sum total of objective symptoms

9. Curative action means :

  • (A) Primary action in Homoeopathy  (B)  Secondary action
  • (C) Secondary counter action               (D) Alternating action

10. Surrogate means :

  • (A) Symptoms (B) Remedy
  • (C) Drug             (D) Substitute

11. Homoeopathic drugs cure because of :

  • (A) Similarity of symptoms  (B) Minuteness of dose
  • (C) Potentisation of drugs    (D) Infrequent repetition of drug

12. Drug proving on healthy persons was thought of for the first time by

  • (A) Hippocrates      (B) Paracelsus
  • (C) Hahnemann      (D) Von Heller

13.Repetition of 1st prescription is required :

  • (A) When symptoms have aggravated             (B) When symptoms have ameliorated
  • (C) When order of symptoms have changed (D)When original symptoms have returned

14. Accessory symptoms of drug :

  • (A) Are not the symptoms of that drug
  • (B) Are the symptoms  of a partial Homeopathic  drug
  • (C) Are the symptoms which appear after antipathic drug
  • (D) Arc the symptoms which appear after allopathic drug

15. A quick, short & strong aggravation after the application of remedy indicates

  • (A) Amelioration will be quick & lasting
  • (B)  Amelioration will be slow & lasting
  • (C) Amelioration will be followed by aggravation
  • (D) Amelioration will not ensure

16. Menstruation is :

  • (A) A common particular symptom
  • (B) A common general symptom
  • (C) A Peculiar particular symptom
  • (D)A peculiar general symptom

17. To select a Homeopathic remedy one should depend  on :

  • (A) Diagnosis           (B) Prognosis
  • (C) Pathogenesis   (D) Anamnesis

18. The words ‘lucid interval’ is used in organon of medicine while dealing with the

  • (A) Syphilitic diseases (B) Sycotic diseases
  • (C) Mental diseases      (D) Intermittent disease

19. The most incurable disease among all disease is

  • (A) Acute disease of violent nature  (B) Chronic miasmatic disease
  • (C) Pseudo chronic diseases                (D) Artificial chronic diseases

20. Medicine  in intermittent fever is to be administered best

  • (A) During the chill stage   (B) During fastigium stage
  • (C) During heat stage           (D) During apyrexial stage

21. The quardiceps femoris muscle

  • (A) Extends the hip joint      (B)Extends the knee joint
  • (C) Rotates the knee joint    (D)Flexes the knee joint

22. The most common position of the vermiform appendix is

  • (A) Pelvic             (B)Retrocolic
  • (C) Retroceacal  (D) Retrilcal (splenic)

23. The most superficial structure in the superior mediastinum :

  • (A) Arch of aorta                       (B) Thymus
  • (C) Left brachycephalic vain (D) Vagus Nerve

24. Permissible movement in true hinge joint :

  • (A) Flexion and extension     (B) Adduction and abduction
  • (C) Rotation                                 (D) Circumduction

25. The third cranial nerve is called

  • (A) Olfactory    (B) Abducent
  • (C) Oculomotor (D) Facial

26. Christmas disease is due to absence  of

  • (A) Factor – II   (B) Factor VI
  • (C) Factor VII   (D) Factor IX

27. Force of cardiac contraction depend on

  • (A) Size of the heart                                (B) Volume of blood
  • (C) Length of cardiac muscle fiber   (D) Muscularity of the subject

28. Normal level of urea in blood

  • (A) 25-30 mg%      (B)30-120 mg %
  • (C) 150–250 mg% (D) 45 -50%

29. Destruction of uric acid  occurs in

  • (A) Liver   (B) Kidney
  • (C) Muscle (D) Spleen

30.Vit B12 deficiency produces

  • (A) Mlicrocytic anaemia   (B) Macrocytic anaemia
  • (C) Normocytic anaemia  (D) Dimphorphic anaemia

31. Toothache relieved by holding cold water in the mouth

  • (A) Thuja                  (B) Ignatia
  • (C) Natrum Sulph (D) Nux Vomica

32. Fever annually returning; paroxysm every spring

  • (A) Rhus tox   (B) Belldonna
  • (C) Lachesis    (D) Aconite

33. Hears better in a noise

  • (A) Aconite     (B) Thuja
  • (C) Graphites  (D) Belladonna

34. Menses only during the day, cease on lying down

  • (A) Causticum    (B) Pullsatilla
  • (C) Sepia           (D) Bovista

35.Cannot bear the smell or sight of food

  • (A) Arsenicum album (B)Amm.Carb
  • (C) Calc. Carb                 (D)Aethusa

36. Every stool is followed by thirst end every drink by shuddering

  • (A) Aloes         (B) Cantharis
  • (C)Capsicum (D) Nux. Vomica.

37.Source of  Sepia is

  • (A) Vegetable Kingdom   (B)Mineral kingdom
  • (C) Animal Kingdom       (D) Nosodes

38. Which of these is indicated for contradictory and alternating states of symptom

  • (A) Ignatia     (B) Sulphur
  • (C) Sepia       (D) Nat.Sulph

39. Which of these is indicated for change of stool?

  • (A) Pulsatilla   (B)Nux.Vom
  • (C) Merc. Sol  (D)Arg.nit

40. which of the following is indicated foe ‘excoriated lips from acrid saliva”

  • (A) Kreosotum         (B) Petroleum
  • (C) Acid nitric           (D) Silicia

41. Bitter taste , nausea,gall bladder swollen and tender,stool bright yellow, hard knotty sometimes alternate with diarrhea, stitching pain lower right ribs with jaundice, urine golden yellow color. Which medicine is indicated?

  • (A) Card, Mar.     (B)Ipecace
  • (C) Chelidonium  (D)Nux.vom

42. Fluent discharge acrid from nose  but bland from eye; better in open air and worse in warm room, neuralgia stump after amputation, which one of the following medicine is indicated ?

  • (A) Ars. Iod. (B) Staphysagria
  • (C) Euphrais  (D) Allium cepa

43. Indication of  China in intermittent fever is warranted where there is

  • (A) Thirst during chill    (B)Thirst at onset of chill and heat stage
  • (C) Thirst during heat   (D) Thirst before chill

44. All female symptoms are associated with restlessness, specially of the feet, coldness, depression and  spinal tenderness ameliorated during menstrual flow- which one of the following  is indicated in such a patient ?

  • (A) Sepia    (B) Zinc met
  • (C) Lachesis (D) Secale Cor

45. A child appears to be intelligent but delayed in learning to talk. Which one of the following medicines is applicable?

  • (A) Baryta  Carb      (B) Natrum Mur
  • (C) Cal. Carb .           (D) Sulphur

46. Intense sympathy for sufferings of others.

  • (A) Causticum     (B) Ignatia
  • (C) Pulsatilla       (D) Arnica

47.Which one is indicated for TOUGH & GREESY HARD STOOL?

  • (A) Ant. Tart    (B) Caust
  • (C) Ledum       (D) Hydrastis

48. A lady was very thirsty in her normal condition but developed complete aversion to drinking water even the sight of water induced vomiting. Which medicines may be applicable ?

  • (A) Apis mel        (B)Bryonia
  • (C)Natrum. Mur   (D) Phosphorus

49. Which one of the following medicines is indicated for eczema capitis in children with copious purulent discharge as if form a hat of pus?

  • (A) Graphites         (B)Mezerium
  • (C) Cicuta Virosa  (D)Merc.Sol.

50. Indurations of mammae with stony hardness painful before and during mensturation, vertigo on change of posture- even tuning in bed. Which of the following medicines is indicated ?

  • (A) Phytolacca  (B) Cal.Carb.
  • (C) Bryonia         (D) Conium maculatum

51. Blood agar media is

  • (A) Selective medium   (B)   Basic fluid medium
  • (C) Enriched medium    (D)  Basic solid medium

52. Langhan’s giant cell is commonly found in -.

  • (A) Xanthoma                 (B) Lymphoid tissue of appendix in measles
  • (C) Rheumatic carditis (D) Tuberculous lesion

53, Normal plasma colloidal osmotic pressure in a capillary is .

  • (A) 30 mm. of:Hg (B) 12 mm of Hg
  • (C) 25 mm of Hg  (D) 2-3 mm. of Hg

54. Staphylococci aureus produces

  • (A) White pigment                     (B) Golden yellow pigment
  • (C) Lemon Yellow pigment    (D) Drown red pigment

55. Maximum amount of Albumin in urine is present in o

  • (A) Pregnancy                        (B) Acute Nephritis
  • (C) Nephrotic Syndrome   (D) Chronic Nephritis

56. Sugar is usually present in urine despite normal blood sugar level in -

  • (A) Addison’s disease     (B) Diabetes mellitus
  • (C) Renal glicosuria       (D) Cushing’s syndrome

57. The most effective method of sterilization by moist heat is

  • (A) Boiling           (B)Tyndalisation
  • (C) Autoclaving (D) Inspissations

58. Which is true for the VDRL test

  • (A) It is an agglutination test    (B) it is a flocculation test
  • (C) It is a neutralization test     (D) It is a precipitation test

59. In which poisoning occurs impulsive homicidal tendency

  • (A)  Cocaine   (B) Heroin addiction
  • (C) Cannabis  (D)Methanol

60. Wen a corpse is thrown into a shallow grave comprising of moist clayey soil, this condition will ensue -

  • (A) Putrefaction        (B)Maceration
  • (C) Saponification     (D) Mummification

61. Viscera need be preserved after autopsy  in forensic work in :

  • (B) Formal saline    (B) Normal Saline
  • (C) Rectified   spirit (D) Distilled water

62, Dead bodies can be artificially preserved ordinarily by the process of

  • (A) Saponification    (B) Mummification
  • (C) Embalming        (D) Maceration

63. Which one of the following has highest iron content  per 100 gm- substance d

  • (A) Pulses        (B) Banana
  • (C) Cow’s milk  (D) Wheat

64. Pneumoconiosis is caused by

  • (A)Pnenumonia         (B) Occupational dust
  • (C) Street dust            (D) Contaminated food

66. Establishment of primary health centre in India was recommended by

  • (A) Kartar Singh Committee      (B) Bhore committee
  • (C) Hathi Committee                     (D) Mudaliar Committee

67. ORS contains the following amount of common salt per liter of watre

  • (A)2.5 gm     (B)3.5 gm
  • (C)4.5gm       (D) 5.5gm

68.The intermediate host in filarial is

  • (A) Man         (B) Mosquito
  • (C) Dog         (D) Sand Fly

69. Live attenuated Vaccine is a

  • (A) Anti gas gangrene vaccine (B) Diphtheria
  • (C) BCG                                              (D) Hepatitis B

70. Multibacillary  treatment is related to a

  • (A) Kala-azar (B) Leprosy
  • (C) Malaria     (D) Gonorrlnoea

71. The most frequent histological type of cancer of breast is o

  • (A) Colloid cancer       (B) Lobular cancer
  • (C) Medullary  cancer(D) Infiltrating duct carcinoma

72. The most common site of peptic ulceration is s

  • (A)Cardiac end of esophagus         (B) Lesser curvature of stomach
  • (C) Greater curvature of stomach (D) Deodenal bulb

73. Perforation of typhoid ulcer occurs usually during

  • (A) 1st  week (B) 2nd  week
  • (C) 3rd  week  (D) 4th  week

74. The most frequent variety  of thyroid cancer is

  • (A) Anaplastic   (B) Papillary
  • (C) Medullary   (D) Follicular

75. Pott’s disease is

  • (A) Fracture dislocation of the ankle       (B) A diseased joint
  • (C) Traumatic osteochondritis of spine   (D) Tuberculosis of spine

76. Average blood loss normal  menstruation

  • (A) 15 ml      (B)  35ml
  • (C) 60 ml       (D) 120ml

77. Following fertilization-fertilised ovum implants in the endometrium on

  • (A) 3 day s    (B) 4 days
  • (C) 6 days     (D)8 days

78. In normal pregnancy amniotic fluid shows maximum volume at:

  • (A) 30 weeks    (B)   34 weeks
  • (C) 39 weeks    (D)   40 weeks

79. Pregnancy test in urine become positive on

  • (A) 4th  week  from LMP      (B) 5th week  from LMP
  • (C) 6th week  from LMP       (D) 7th week  from LMP

80. Foetal heart beat can be detected earliest between

  • (A) 16–20 weeks by stethoscope       (B) 7th week by real time ultrasound
  • (C) 10th week by ultrasound Doppler (D) 12th week by CT Scan

81.Commonest clinical finding in hydatidiform mole is

  • (A) Vaginal Bleeding (B) Uterine Enlargement
  • (C) Hyperemesis       (D) Pre—Eclampsia

82. Secondary Amenorrhoea occurs in the following except

  • (A) Thyrotoxicosis     (B) Bicornuate Uterus
  • (C) Anorexia Nervosa (D) Polycystic  ovarian disease

83. Cause of delayed puberty is-

  • (A) Anorexia nervosa  (B) Gonadal Dygenesia
  • (C) Chronic Disease    (D) Syndrome  of Androgen Excess

84. A11 the following teats would be helpful in the diagnosis of Molar Pregnancy  Except

  • (A) Ultrasound                               (B) HCG titer
  • (C) X-ray of Lower Abdomen  (D) Culdocentesis

85.The average PH of vaginal fluid is

  • (A)4.5 to 5.0      (B) 5.0 to 6.0
  • (C) 6.0- 7.0        (D) 7.0 to 7. 5

86.Which is recognized  complication measles

  • (A) Myocarditis       (B) Arthritis
  • (C) Pancreatitis       (D) Bronchopneumonia

87. Which one of the following viscera can be invaded by Entamoeba Histolytica

  • (A) Lungs           (B) Gall bladder
  • (C) Kidneys        (D) Adrenal glands

88. Clubbing or finger is a recognized feature of

  • (A) Chronic Bronchopneumonia    (B) Meningitis
  • (C) Infective endocarditis                 (D) Ischaemic heart disease

89. Which one of the following systemic manifestations is least characteristic of early adult Rheumatoid arthritis

  • (A) High fever                  (B)Weight loss
  • (C) Lymphadinopathy (D) Muscle wasting

90. Which of the following statements is correct  -  Sterility may be an important sequel in males

  • (A)  Who suffer from mumps after puberty   (B) Who develop mumps in later life
  • (C) Who develop mumps- in childhood          (D) Who develop mumps during foetal life

91. Frequent motions with excess of mucus, mixed with blood with scanty or no foccal matter, associated with griping and tenesmus is found in s

  • (A) Amoebic dysentery      (B) Ulcerative colitis
  • (C) Acute gastrocenteritis  (D)Acute Bacillary Dysentery

93. The earliest clinical finding in a case of tetanus is -

  • (A) Risus sardonicus due to tonic spasm and rigidity of the face and neck
  • (B) Lock  jaw
  • (C) Painful exhausting convulsions
  • (D) Opisthotonus position of the body

93. A patient with regular heart rate of 176 per minute, abruptly changes to 76 regular per minute after carotid sinus massage. most likely  has

  • (A) Sinus Tachycardia         (B) Auricular flutter with block
  • (C)  Auricular fibrillation   (D) Paroxysmal atrial Tachycardia

94. Pulmonary  hypertension causes hypertrophy of the

  • (A) Left atrium         (B) Right  atrium
  • (C) Right ventricle    (D) Left ventricle

95. Clinical features of pyloric stenosis include each of the following except

  • (A) Previous history dyspepsia (B) Projectile vomiting
  • (C) Tetany                                          (D) Diarrhoea

96. Pulsatile live is present in

  • (A) Mitral Incompetence        (B) Tricuspid incompetence with failure
  • (C) Aortic Incompetence        (D) Aortic stenosis

97.Achliya gastric is present in

  • (A) Acute gastritis         (B) Gastric carcinoma
  • (C) Pernicious anemia (D) Alcoholic gastritis

98. Cirrhosis of the liver usually follows in

  • (A) Chronic hepatitis with inflammatory changes in portal tract
  • (B) Chronic hepatitis due to persistent ameobic hepatitis
  • (C) Chronic hepatitis where the mischief confined only in portal tract and adjacent to liver paranchyna
  • (D)Chronic Hepatitis where not only the portal tract and paranchymal tissues arc affected but also there is intra lobular fibrosis causing distortion of lobular architecture along with formation of regeneration nodules

99. Select the pulse pattern which is most likely to be associated with Aortic valvular incompetence.

  • (A) Pulsus Alterans      (B) Pulsus Bisferiens
  • (C) Pulsus Tardus        (D)Water hammer pulse

100. Once formed , Red cells normally have an average life span

  • (A) 30 days        (B) 60 days
  • (C) 120 days      (D) 160 days

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