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1. A cell coded protein formed in response to infection with
most animal viruses is
(a) Antigen (b) Antibody
(c) Interferon (d) Histone
2. A sexually transmitted disease caused by bacteria is
(a) Leprosy (b) AIDS
(c) Syphilis (d) Pertussis
3. What is true about T-lymphocytes in mammals?
(a) These are produced in thyroid
(b) There are of three main types — cytotoxic
T-cells, helper T-cells and suppressor T-cells
(c) These originate in lymphoid tissues
(d) They scavenge damaged cells and cellular debris
4. Obstacle to large scale transplantation of organs is
(a) insufficiency of organ donors
(b) immunological rejection of foreign bodies
(c) religious or ethnic considerations
(d) lack of effective surgical techniques
5. The use of Cannabis products (bhang, ganja, charas,
marijuana or hashish) causes
(a) depression of brain activity and feeling of calmness
(b) alters thoughts, perceptions and feelings
(c) suppresses brain function and relieves pain
(d) stimulates the nervous system and increases alertness
and activity .
6. Which one of the following is an Indian medicinal plant ?
(a) Saccharum officinarum (b) Rauwolfia serpentina
(c) Oryza sativa (d) Solanum melongena
7. In which one of the following pairs of diseases both are
caused by viruses ?
(a) Tetanus and typhoid
(b) Whooping cough and sleeping sickness
(c) Syphilis and AIDS
(d) Measles and Rabies
8. Hypersensitivity to an allergen is associated with
(a) aberrant functioning of the immune mechanism
(b) increase in ambient temperature
(c) age of the individual
(d) food habits
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1. A cell coded protein formed in response to infection with
most animal viruses is
(a) Antigen (b) Antibody
(c) Interferon (d) Histone
2. A sexually transmitted disease caused by bacteria is
(a) Leprosy (b) AIDS
(c) Syphilis (d) Pertussis
3. What is true about T-lymphocytes in mammals?
(a) These are produced in thyroid
(b) There are of three main types — cytotoxic
T-cells, helper T-cells and suppressor T-cells
(c) These originate in lymphoid tissues
(d) They scavenge damaged cells and cellular debris
4. Obstacle to large scale transplantation of organs is
(a) insufficiency of organ donors
(b) immunological rejection of foreign bodies
(c) religious or ethnic considerations
(d) lack of effective surgical techniques
5. The use of Cannabis products (bhang, ganja, charas,
marijuana or hashish) causes
(a) depression of brain activity and feeling of calmness
(b) alters thoughts, perceptions and feelings
(c) suppresses brain function and relieves pain
(d) stimulates the nervous system and increases alertness
and activity .
6. Which one of the following is an Indian medicinal plant ?
(a) Saccharum officinarum (b) Rauwolfia serpentina
(c) Oryza sativa (d) Solanum melongena
7. In which one of the following pairs of diseases both are
caused by viruses ?
(a) Tetanus and typhoid
(b) Whooping cough and sleeping sickness
(c) Syphilis and AIDS
(d) Measles and Rabies
8. Hypersensitivity to an allergen is associated with
(a) aberrant functioning of the immune mechanism
(b) increase in ambient temperature
(c) age of the individual
(d) food habits
B-118
DPP/ CB30
9. Carcinoma refers to
(a) benign tumours of the connective tissue
(b) malignant tumours of  the connective tissue
(c) malignant tumours of the skin or mucous membrane
(d) malignant tumours of the colon
10. Human immuno deficiency virus (HIV) has a protein coat
and a genetic material which is
(a) single stranded DNA
(b) double stranded DNA
(c) single stranded RNA
(d) double stranded RNA
11. Short-lived immunity acquired from mother to foetus across
placenta or through mother’s milk to the infant is categorised
as
(a) innate non-specific immunity
(b) active immunity
(c) passive immunity
(d) cellular immunity
12. Which one is a correctly match sexually transmitted disease
with its pathogen?
(a) Syphilis – Leishmania donovani
(b) AIDS – Bacillus anthracis
(c) Urethritis – Entamoeba gingivalis
(d) Gonorrhoea  – Neisseria gonorrhoeae
13. To which type of barriers under innate immunity, do the
saliva in the mouth and the tears from the eyes, belong?
(a) Cytokine barriers
(b) Cellular barriers
(c) Physiological barriers
(d) Physical barriers
14. Widal test is used for the diagnosis of
(a) Malaria (b) Pneumonia
(c) Tuberculosis (d) Typhoid
15. Which one of the following depresses brain activity and
produced feelings of calmness, relaxation and drowsiness?
(a) Morphine (b) V alium
(c) Amphetamines (d) Hashish
16. Antibodies in our body are complex
(a) steroids (b) prostaglandins
(c) glycoproteins (d) lipoproteins
17. Select the correct statement with respect to diseases and
immunisation?
(a) If due to some reason B-and T-lymphocytes are
damaged, the body will not produce antibodies against
a pathogen
(b) Injection of dead / inactivated pathogens causes
passive immunity
(c) Certain protozoans have been used to mass produce
hepatitis B vaccine.
(d) Injection of snake antivenom against snake bite is an
example of active immunisation
18. Increased asthmatic attacks in certain seasons are related
to
(a) eating fruits preserved in tin containers
(b) inhalation of seasonal pollen
(c) low temperature
(d) hot and humid environment.
19. A person likely to develop tetanus is immunised by
administering
(a) preformed antibodies
(b) wide spectrum antibiotics
(c) weakened germs
(d) dead germs
20. Which one of the following statements is correct with
respect to AIDS?
(a) The HIV can be transmitted through eating food
together with an infected person
(b) Drug addicts are least susceptible to HIV infection .
(c) AIDS patients are being fully cured with proper care
and nutrition
(d) The causative HIV retrovirus enters helper T-
lymphocytes thus reducing their numbers
21. Damage to thymus in a child may lead to –
(a) a reduction in haemoglobin content of blood
(b) a reduction in stem cell production
(c) loss of antibody mediated immunity
(d) loss of cell mediated immunity
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1. A cell coded protein formed in response to infection with
most animal viruses is
(a) Antigen (b) Antibody
(c) Interferon (d) Histone
2. A sexually transmitted disease caused by bacteria is
(a) Leprosy (b) AIDS
(c) Syphilis (d) Pertussis
3. What is true about T-lymphocytes in mammals?
(a) These are produced in thyroid
(b) There are of three main types — cytotoxic
T-cells, helper T-cells and suppressor T-cells
(c) These originate in lymphoid tissues
(d) They scavenge damaged cells and cellular debris
4. Obstacle to large scale transplantation of organs is
(a) insufficiency of organ donors
(b) immunological rejection of foreign bodies
(c) religious or ethnic considerations
(d) lack of effective surgical techniques
5. The use of Cannabis products (bhang, ganja, charas,
marijuana or hashish) causes
(a) depression of brain activity and feeling of calmness
(b) alters thoughts, perceptions and feelings
(c) suppresses brain function and relieves pain
(d) stimulates the nervous system and increases alertness
and activity .
6. Which one of the following is an Indian medicinal plant ?
(a) Saccharum officinarum (b) Rauwolfia serpentina
(c) Oryza sativa (d) Solanum melongena
7. In which one of the following pairs of diseases both are
caused by viruses ?
(a) Tetanus and typhoid
(b) Whooping cough and sleeping sickness
(c) Syphilis and AIDS
(d) Measles and Rabies
8. Hypersensitivity to an allergen is associated with
(a) aberrant functioning of the immune mechanism
(b) increase in ambient temperature
(c) age of the individual
(d) food habits
B-118
DPP/ CB30
9. Carcinoma refers to
(a) benign tumours of the connective tissue
(b) malignant tumours of  the connective tissue
(c) malignant tumours of the skin or mucous membrane
(d) malignant tumours of the colon
10. Human immuno deficiency virus (HIV) has a protein coat
and a genetic material which is
(a) single stranded DNA
(b) double stranded DNA
(c) single stranded RNA
(d) double stranded RNA
11. Short-lived immunity acquired from mother to foetus across
placenta or through mother’s milk to the infant is categorised
as
(a) innate non-specific immunity
(b) active immunity
(c) passive immunity
(d) cellular immunity
12. Which one is a correctly match sexually transmitted disease
with its pathogen?
(a) Syphilis – Leishmania donovani
(b) AIDS – Bacillus anthracis
(c) Urethritis – Entamoeba gingivalis
(d) Gonorrhoea  – Neisseria gonorrhoeae
13. To which type of barriers under innate immunity, do the
saliva in the mouth and the tears from the eyes, belong?
(a) Cytokine barriers
(b) Cellular barriers
(c) Physiological barriers
(d) Physical barriers
14. Widal test is used for the diagnosis of
(a) Malaria (b) Pneumonia
(c) Tuberculosis (d) Typhoid
15. Which one of the following depresses brain activity and
produced feelings of calmness, relaxation and drowsiness?
(a) Morphine (b) V alium
(c) Amphetamines (d) Hashish
16. Antibodies in our body are complex
(a) steroids (b) prostaglandins
(c) glycoproteins (d) lipoproteins
17. Select the correct statement with respect to diseases and
immunisation?
(a) If due to some reason B-and T-lymphocytes are
damaged, the body will not produce antibodies against
a pathogen
(b) Injection of dead / inactivated pathogens causes
passive immunity
(c) Certain protozoans have been used to mass produce
hepatitis B vaccine.
(d) Injection of snake antivenom against snake bite is an
example of active immunisation
18. Increased asthmatic attacks in certain seasons are related
to
(a) eating fruits preserved in tin containers
(b) inhalation of seasonal pollen
(c) low temperature
(d) hot and humid environment.
19. A person likely to develop tetanus is immunised by
administering
(a) preformed antibodies
(b) wide spectrum antibiotics
(c) weakened germs
(d) dead germs
20. Which one of the following statements is correct with
respect to AIDS?
(a) The HIV can be transmitted through eating food
together with an infected person
(b) Drug addicts are least susceptible to HIV infection .
(c) AIDS patients are being fully cured with proper care
and nutrition
(d) The causative HIV retrovirus enters helper T-
lymphocytes thus reducing their numbers
21. Damage to thymus in a child may lead to –
(a) a reduction in haemoglobin content of blood
(b) a reduction in stem cell production
(c) loss of antibody mediated immunity
(d) loss of cell mediated immunity
DPP/ CB30
B-119
22. Thromboplastin is secreted by
(a) platelets (b) lymphocytes
(c) helper T -cells (d) mast cells
23. Which one of the following techniques is safest for the
detection of cancers?
(a) Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
(b) Radiography (X-ray)
(c) Computed tomography (CT)
(d) Histopathological studies
24. Common cold differs from pneumonia in, that
(a) Pneumonia is caused by a virus while the common cold
is caused by the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae
(b) Pneumonia pathogen infects alveoli whereas the
common cold affects nose and respiratory passage but
not the lungs
(c) Pneumonia is a communicable disease whereas the
common cold is a nutritional deficiency disease
(d) Pneumonia can be prevented by a live attenuated
bacterial vaccine whereas the common cold has no
effective vaccine
25. Which one of the following statements is correct with
respect to immunity?
(a) Preformed antibodies need to be injected to treat the
bite by a viper snake.
(b) The antibodies against small pox pathogen are
produced by T – lymphocytes.
(c) Antibodies are protein molecules, each of which has
four light chains.
(d) Rejection of a kidney graft is the function of
B-lymphocytes.
26. Which of the following pairs contains an infections and a
non-infectious disease respectively?
(a) Typhoid and AIDS
(b) AIDS and Cancer
(c) Pneumonia and malaria
(d) Cancer and malaria
27. The comon cold is caused by
(a) Rhino viruses
(b) Streptococcus pneumoniae
(c) Salmonella typhimurium
(d) Plasmodium vivax
28. Elephantiasis, a chronic inflammation that results in gross
deformities is caused by
(a) Ascaris (b) E.coli
(c) Wuchereria (d) Trichophyton
29. Match Column-I with Column-II and select the correct
answer from codes given below.
Column-I Column-II
A. Sporozoites (I) Infectious form
B . Filariasis (II) Aedes mosquitoes
C. Typhoid (III) Wuchereria
D. Chikungunya (IV) Widal test
(a) A-(IV), B -(II), C-(I), D-(III)
(b) A-(III), B-(IV), C-(II), D-(I)
(c) A-(II), B-(III), C-(I), D-(IV)
(d) A-(I), B-(III), C-(IV), D-(II)
30. Hepatitis B is transmitted through
(a) sneezing (b) female Anopheles
(c) coughing (d) blood transfusions
31. Which of the following is the bacterial disease in hu-
mans?
(a) Dysentery (b) Malaria
(c) Plague (d) Both (a) and (c)
32. The first line of defence in the immune system is provi-
dent by
(a) skin and mucous membrane
(b) inflammatory response
(c) the complement system
(d) none of these
33. The most abundant antiody produced against allergens
(a) lgE (b) lgA
(c) lgG (d) lgM
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1. A cell coded protein formed in response to infection with
most animal viruses is
(a) Antigen (b) Antibody
(c) Interferon (d) Histone
2. A sexually transmitted disease caused by bacteria is
(a) Leprosy (b) AIDS
(c) Syphilis (d) Pertussis
3. What is true about T-lymphocytes in mammals?
(a) These are produced in thyroid
(b) There are of three main types — cytotoxic
T-cells, helper T-cells and suppressor T-cells
(c) These originate in lymphoid tissues
(d) They scavenge damaged cells and cellular debris
4. Obstacle to large scale transplantation of organs is
(a) insufficiency of organ donors
(b) immunological rejection of foreign bodies
(c) religious or ethnic considerations
(d) lack of effective surgical techniques
5. The use of Cannabis products (bhang, ganja, charas,
marijuana or hashish) causes
(a) depression of brain activity and feeling of calmness
(b) alters thoughts, perceptions and feelings
(c) suppresses brain function and relieves pain
(d) stimulates the nervous system and increases alertness
and activity .
6. Which one of the following is an Indian medicinal plant ?
(a) Saccharum officinarum (b) Rauwolfia serpentina
(c) Oryza sativa (d) Solanum melongena
7. In which one of the following pairs of diseases both are
caused by viruses ?
(a) Tetanus and typhoid
(b) Whooping cough and sleeping sickness
(c) Syphilis and AIDS
(d) Measles and Rabies
8. Hypersensitivity to an allergen is associated with
(a) aberrant functioning of the immune mechanism
(b) increase in ambient temperature
(c) age of the individual
(d) food habits
B-118
DPP/ CB30
9. Carcinoma refers to
(a) benign tumours of the connective tissue
(b) malignant tumours of  the connective tissue
(c) malignant tumours of the skin or mucous membrane
(d) malignant tumours of the colon
10. Human immuno deficiency virus (HIV) has a protein coat
and a genetic material which is
(a) single stranded DNA
(b) double stranded DNA
(c) single stranded RNA
(d) double stranded RNA
11. Short-lived immunity acquired from mother to foetus across
placenta or through mother’s milk to the infant is categorised
as
(a) innate non-specific immunity
(b) active immunity
(c) passive immunity
(d) cellular immunity
12. Which one is a correctly match sexually transmitted disease
with its pathogen?
(a) Syphilis – Leishmania donovani
(b) AIDS – Bacillus anthracis
(c) Urethritis – Entamoeba gingivalis
(d) Gonorrhoea  – Neisseria gonorrhoeae
13. To which type of barriers under innate immunity, do the
saliva in the mouth and the tears from the eyes, belong?
(a) Cytokine barriers
(b) Cellular barriers
(c) Physiological barriers
(d) Physical barriers
14. Widal test is used for the diagnosis of
(a) Malaria (b) Pneumonia
(c) Tuberculosis (d) Typhoid
15. Which one of the following depresses brain activity and
produced feelings of calmness, relaxation and drowsiness?
(a) Morphine (b) V alium
(c) Amphetamines (d) Hashish
16. Antibodies in our body are complex
(a) steroids (b) prostaglandins
(c) glycoproteins (d) lipoproteins
17. Select the correct statement with respect to diseases and
immunisation?
(a) If due to some reason B-and T-lymphocytes are
damaged, the body will not produce antibodies against
a pathogen
(b) Injection of dead / inactivated pathogens causes
passive immunity
(c) Certain protozoans have been used to mass produce
hepatitis B vaccine.
(d) Injection of snake antivenom against snake bite is an
example of active immunisation
18. Increased asthmatic attacks in certain seasons are related
to
(a) eating fruits preserved in tin containers
(b) inhalation of seasonal pollen
(c) low temperature
(d) hot and humid environment.
19. A person likely to develop tetanus is immunised by
administering
(a) preformed antibodies
(b) wide spectrum antibiotics
(c) weakened germs
(d) dead germs
20. Which one of the following statements is correct with
respect to AIDS?
(a) The HIV can be transmitted through eating food
together with an infected person
(b) Drug addicts are least susceptible to HIV infection .
(c) AIDS patients are being fully cured with proper care
and nutrition
(d) The causative HIV retrovirus enters helper T-
lymphocytes thus reducing their numbers
21. Damage to thymus in a child may lead to –
(a) a reduction in haemoglobin content of blood
(b) a reduction in stem cell production
(c) loss of antibody mediated immunity
(d) loss of cell mediated immunity
DPP/ CB30
B-119
22. Thromboplastin is secreted by
(a) platelets (b) lymphocytes
(c) helper T -cells (d) mast cells
23. Which one of the following techniques is safest for the
detection of cancers?
(a) Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
(b) Radiography (X-ray)
(c) Computed tomography (CT)
(d) Histopathological studies
24. Common cold differs from pneumonia in, that
(a) Pneumonia is caused by a virus while the common cold
is caused by the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae
(b) Pneumonia pathogen infects alveoli whereas the
common cold affects nose and respiratory passage but
not the lungs
(c) Pneumonia is a communicable disease whereas the
common cold is a nutritional deficiency disease
(d) Pneumonia can be prevented by a live attenuated
bacterial vaccine whereas the common cold has no
effective vaccine
25. Which one of the following statements is correct with
respect to immunity?
(a) Preformed antibodies need to be injected to treat the
bite by a viper snake.
(b) The antibodies against small pox pathogen are
produced by T – lymphocytes.
(c) Antibodies are protein molecules, each of which has
four light chains.
(d) Rejection of a kidney graft is the function of
B-lymphocytes.
26. Which of the following pairs contains an infections and a
non-infectious disease respectively?
(a) Typhoid and AIDS
(b) AIDS and Cancer
(c) Pneumonia and malaria
(d) Cancer and malaria
27. The comon cold is caused by
(a) Rhino viruses
(b) Streptococcus pneumoniae
(c) Salmonella typhimurium
(d) Plasmodium vivax
28. Elephantiasis, a chronic inflammation that results in gross
deformities is caused by
(a) Ascaris (b) E.coli
(c) Wuchereria (d) Trichophyton
29. Match Column-I with Column-II and select the correct
answer from codes given below.
Column-I Column-II
A. Sporozoites (I) Infectious form
B . Filariasis (II) Aedes mosquitoes
C. Typhoid (III) Wuchereria
D. Chikungunya (IV) Widal test
(a) A-(IV), B -(II), C-(I), D-(III)
(b) A-(III), B-(IV), C-(II), D-(I)
(c) A-(II), B-(III), C-(I), D-(IV)
(d) A-(I), B-(III), C-(IV), D-(II)
30. Hepatitis B is transmitted through
(a) sneezing (b) female Anopheles
(c) coughing (d) blood transfusions
31. Which of the following is the bacterial disease in hu-
mans?
(a) Dysentery (b) Malaria
(c) Plague (d) Both (a) and (c)
32. The first line of defence in the immune system is provi-
dent by
(a) skin and mucous membrane
(b) inflammatory response
(c) the complement system
(d) none of these
33. The most abundant antiody produced against allergens
(a) lgE (b) lgA
(c) lgG (d) lgM
Space for Rough Work
B-120
DPP/ CB30
34. An auto-immune disease is
(a) SC ID
(b) rheumatoid arthritis
(c) myasthenia gravis
(d) both (b) and (c)
35. The primary lymphoid organs are
(a) spleen and thymus
(b) bone marrow and thymus
(c) bone marrow and lymph node
(d) thymus and MALT
36. V accine against polio viruses is an example of
(a) auto-immunization
(b) passive immunization
(c) active immunization
(d) simple immunization
37. Which of the following is celebrated as 'World AIDS
Day'?
(a) 31st March (b) 1st March
(c) 1st December (d) 31st December
38. Which of the following approaches are used for the
treatment of cancer?
(a) Gene therapy and immunotherapy
(b) Surgery
(c) Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy
(d) All of these
39. Which of these is a member of the group of chemicals
whose chemical structure is given below?
OH
O
H
.
(a) Marijuana (b) Hashish
(c) Ganja (d) All of these
40. Which drug is being excessively taken by some sports
persons nowadays?
(a) Opioids
(b) Barbiturates
(c) Cannabinoids
(d) Lysergic acid diethyl amides (LSD)
41. Take the odd one out
(a) Rabies, Influenza, AIDS
(b) Amoebiasis, Giardiasis, Trypanosomiasis
(c) Taeniasis, Ascariasis, Elephantiasis
(d) Cancer, Tuberculosis, Tetanus
42. Small proteins produced by vertebrate cells in response to
viral infections inhibiting viral multiplication are known as
(a) Lipoproteins (b) Immuglobulins
(c) Interferons (d) Antitoxins
43. Which one of the following acts as a physiological barrier
to the entry of micro-organisms in human body ?
(a) Epithelium of urogenital tract
(b) Tears
(c) Monocytes
(d) Skin
44. The treatment of snake-bite by antivenine is an example of
(a) Artificially acquired active immunity
(b) Artificially acquired passive immunity
(c) Naturally acquired passive immunity
(d) Specific natural immunity
45. The drug useful to increase cardiovascular effects in human
beings is
(a) Cocaine (b) Barbiturate
(c) Benzodiazepine (d) Insulin
RESPONSE
GRID
34. 35. 36. 37. 38.
39. 40. 41. 42. 43.
44. 45. 
Total Questions 45 Total Marks 180
Attempted Correct
Incorrect Net Score
Cut-off Score 48 Qualifying Score 55
Success Gap = Net Score – Qualifying Score
Net Score = (Correct × 4) – (Incorrect × 1)
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