Biomedical Engineering MCQs [Set 2]

11.The following is a chromosomal disorder in humans:
a) Diabetes mellitus
b) Empty-nest syndrome
c) Sickle cell anemia
d) Down’s syndrome

12.This technique is used to determine the sex of a fetus:
a) DNA fingerprinting
b) Autoradiography
c) Biopsy
d) Amniocentesis

13.A hypersensitivity disorder of the immune system to a particular irritant (food or pollen) causing symptoms like red eyes, itchiness, runny nose, eczema, or an 
asthma attack is called:
a) Cheating disorder
b) Allergy
c) Hyperactivity disorder
d) Histamine intolerance

14.The disease caused by deposits of plaque in the arteries is known as:
a) Atherosclerosis 
b) Fluorosis
c) Otosclerosis
d) Sclerosis

15.AIDS is caused by the following:
a) Bacteria
b) Virus 
c) Fungus
d) Protozoa

16.Which of the following is a group of waterborne diseases?
a) Typhoid, Cholera, Amebiasis 
b) Polio, Diphtheria, Filaria
c) Malaria, Measles, Smallpox
d) Tuberculosis, Influenza, Chickenpox

17.Which part of the body is affected by meningitis?
a) Lungs and intestine
b) Joints
c) Spinal cord and brain 
d) Throat

18.Which of the following is a group of diseases caused by a virus?
a) Smallpox, Chickenpox, Poliomyelitis 
b) Pneumonia, Mumps, Goiter
c) Cholera, Typhoid, Diphtheria
d) Plague, Tetanus, Hepatitis

19.The average number of heart beats per minute in a normal adult is in the range:
a) 100-120
b) 60-100 
c) 40-60
d) 52-65

20.The following represent a set of vector-borne diseases:
a) Plague, Dengue fever, Malaria
b) Hepatitis, Cholera, Gastroenteritis
c) Influenza, Tuberculosis, Measles
d) Anthrax, Rabies, Swine flu

Updated: 28th June 2019 — 10:03 PM

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