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Gastrointestinal System Quiz -III

This page was last updated on April 7, 2011

1. ______________ is a lymph vessel present in an intestinal villus that is specialised to transport absorbed fat.

A. Peyer's patches

B. Lacteal

C. Waldeyer's ring

D. Ampulla of Vater

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2. The functions of retinol (vitamin A) include:

A. development of connective tissue

B. helps in aminoacid metabolism

C. helps in development of vision, epithelia of skin

D. metabolism of carbohydrates

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3. The function of bile salts is to:

A. help in emulsification of fats

B. transport of fat in the blood

C. break a peptide in to oligopeptide and aminoacids

D. help in the formation of lipoprotiens

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4. ____________ are fat globules consisting of triglycerides, cholesterol and phospholipids surrounded by a coat.

A. Apolipoproteins

B. Low-density lipoproteins (LDLs)

C. Very low density lipoproteins (VLDLs)

D. Chylomicrons

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5. _______________ are glandular areas present in the depressions at the bases of villi in small intestine.

A. Crypts of Lieberkuhn

B. Omental bursa

C. Plicae semilunares

D. Greater omentum

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6. Mmicoscopic examination of stool in dysentery or inflammatory diarrhea shows::

A. no fecal leukocytes

B. mild or no increase in fecal lactoferrin

C. fecal polymorphonuclear leukocytes

D. presence of enterotoxin

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7. Loperamide is indicated in:

A. watery diarrhea

B. patients with fever and loose stools

C. dysentery

D. Typhoid fever

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8. Profuse "rice-water" stools suggest :

A. dysentery

B. cholera

C. typhoid

D. irritable bowel syndrome

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9. More than 80% of patients with _____________ have the HLA-B27 phenotype.

A. Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

B. Reiter's syndrome

C. Appendicitis

D. Peptic ulcer disease

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10. ___________________ is recommended as first-line treatment of shigellosis.

A. Cefotaxime

B. Erythromycin

C. Loperamide

D. Ciprofloxacin

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Ref: WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data: Guidelines for the control of shigellosis, including epidemics due to Shigella dysenteriae type 1


11. Peptic ulcer of the esophagus is also called as:

A. Barrett's ulcer

B. Reiter's syndrome

C. Reflux esophagitis

D. Achalasia

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12. Painful swallowing is termed as:

A. Dysphagia

B. Odynophagia

C. Dyspepsia

D. Ataxia

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13. Zenker's diverticulum appears in the natural zone of weakness in the:

A. lower esophageal mucosal ring (Schatzki ring)

B. Small intestine

C. Ileo-ceacal junction

D. posterior hypopharyngeal wall (Killian's triangle)

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14. Mucosal tear is usually caused by vomiting, retching, or vigorous coughing is termed as:

A. Behçet's syndrome

B. Plummer-Vinson syndrome

C. Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

D. Achalasia cardia

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15. Which of the following drugs is a proton pump inhibitor/

A. Ranitidine

B. Sucralfate

C. Misoprostol

D. Omeprazole

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1. B 2. C 3. A 4. D 5. A.
6. C 7. A 8. B 9.B 10.D
11. A 12. B 13. D 14. C 15. D
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