Human Health and Disease MCQs Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

1. Which of the following is not a contagious disease?
a. Rickets
b. Cholera
c. Typhus fever
d. Trachoma
Answer: a. Rickets

2. Which of the following glands is often referred in relation to AIDS?
a. Thyroid
b. Adrenal
c. Thymus
d. Pancreas
Answer: c. Thymus

3. AIDS does not spread through:
a. Blood transfusion
b. Infected needles syringes
c. Homosexuality
d. Sharing meal
Answer: d. Sharing meal

4. Yersinia pestis causes…?
a. Plague
b. Whooping cough
c. Leprosy
d. Syphilis
Answer: a. Plague

5. Widal test has been widely used in the serologic diagnosis of…?
a. Malaria
c. Typhoid
d. TB
Answer: c. Typhoid

6. Street Virus affects…?
a. Kidney
b. CNS
c. Lungs
d. Eyes
Answer: b. CNS

7. Irrational fear of disease is known as…?
a. Myophobia
b. Pathophobia
c. Algophobia
d. Haematophobia
Answer: b. Pathophobia

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8. When the body cannot differentiate between its own and foreign matter; this disorder is known as…?
a. Passive immunity
b. Active immunity
c. Autoimmunity
d. Immunodeficiency
Answer: c. Autoimmunity

9. Hormone produced against allergic reaction is:
a. Epinephrine
b. Norepinephrine
c. Glucocorticoids
d. Mineralocorticoid
Answer: c. Glucocorticoids

10. Which of the following is a sex-related disease?
a. Klinefelter’s syndrome
b. Phenylketonuria
c. Christmas disease
d. Albinism
Answer: c. Christmas disease

11. Antigen binding site in an antibody is found between…?
a. Light chain
b. Heavy chain
c. Variable regions of light and heavy chain
d. None of these
Answer: c. Variable regions of light and heavy chain

12. Hashish, Marijuana and LSD are:
a. Toxin
b. Stimulant
c. Hallucinogens
d. None of these
Answer: c. Hallucinogens

13. Rejection of transplanted organ is prevented by regular use of…?
a. Thrombin
b. Cyclosporine
c. Aspirin
d. Pyroxene
Answer: c. Aspirin

14. Both B-cells and T-cells of the immune system are produced in…?
a. Spleen
b. Bone marrow
c. Lymph nodes
d. Thymus
Answer: b. Bone marrow

15. Name the gland which is largest in children, once you reach puberty, it starts to slowly shrink and become replaced by fat.
a. Thymus
b. Hypothalamus
c. Parathyroid gland
d. None of these
Answer: a. Thymus

16. Which of the following disease has been eradicated to date according to World Health Organization (WHO)?
a. Smallpox
b. Hepatitis
c. Polio
d. Plague
Answer: a. Smallpox

17. A kind of injury that results in the premature death of all the nearby cells in a tissue or an organ through autolysis is known as…?
a. Neurosis
b. Necrosis
c. Apoptosis
d. Cellular senescence
Answer: b. Necrosis

18. Humoral immune system comprises of…?
a. Blood
b. Lymph
c. Monocytes
d. B lymphocytes
Answer: d. B lymphocytes

19. Which of the following is a viral disease??
a. Diphtheria
b. Filariasis
c. Leprosy
d. Influenza
Answer: d. Influenza

20. HIV infects and destroys certain white blood cells known as…?
a. CD4 cells
b. CD5 cells
c. CD1 cells
d. All of these
Answer: a. CD4 cells

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