Medical Science GK Mock Test General Knowledge – 2

25 MCQs on Medical Science GK Mock Test General Knowledge series which is important for all types of government exams and/or competitive exams like UPSC<,state PSC, bank PO, RBI etc.

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Que (26): Chocolates can be bad for health because of a high content of which element?
A. Helium
B. Chlorine
C. Argon
D. Nickel

Answer: Nickel

Further information:

  • Reason: Because of high content of nickel, cadmium, lead etc. especially those that are of raw cocoa.

Que (27): Which hormone is injected into cow and buffalo during milking?
A. Steroid
B. Aceprom
C. Atravet
D. Oxytocin

Answer: Oxytocin

Further information:

Que (28): Maximum nutritive element absorbed by blood from which part of alimentary canal?
A. Large intestine
B. Small intestine
C. Spleen
D. Bladder

Answer: Small intestine

Further information:

  • Different parts in which absorption happens: mouth, stomach, small intestine and large intestine.
  • Maximum food absorption although happens in small intestine.
  • Why: Because of millions of tiny finger like projections called villi.

Que (29): Which genetic disease is sex -linked ?
A. Arthiritus
B. Bird flu
C. Royal Haemophilla
D. none of these

Answer: Royal haemophilia

Further information:

  • Has impacted the royal family England and that is why it is called as the royal disease as well.
  • It’s sort of bleeding disorder.

Que (30): Who proved that DNA is the basic genetic material?
A. Gregor Mendel
B. Charles Darwin
C. Thomas Hunt
D. Hershey and Chase

Answer: Hershey and Chase

Further information:

  • When: 1952,
  • Full name: Alfred Hershey and Martha Chase,
  • How: By conducting an experiment on bacteriophage they proved that DNA is the basic genetic material.

Que (31): By which Transfer of genetic information from one generation to the other is accomplished?
B. By messenger DNA and transfer RNA
C. By messenger RNA and transfer DNA

Answer: DNA

Further information:

Que (32): Where do Sweat glands occur in greatest number?
A. In our palms
B. Under our eye
C. Palms and sole of feet
D. In the skin of our armpits

Answer: Palms and sole of feet

Further information:

  • Function of sweat glands: Keep the body temperature at around 37 °C by releasing sweat,
  • How many: Around 600-700 sweat glands/cm2.

Que (33): What is the total number of bones in human skull?
A. 30
B. 40
C. 50
D. 60

Answer: 30

Further information:

  • Cranial bones: 8,
  • Facial skeleton bones: 14,
  • Occipital bone: 1,
  • Two temporal bones: 2,
  • Two parietal bones: 2,
  • Sphenoid: 1,
  • Ethmoid and frontal bones etc.

Que (34): AIDS is caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), What is this?
A. Boot sector virus
B. Resident Virus
C. Retro Virus
D. Polumorphic virus

Answer: Retro virus

Further information:

  • What is retro virus: virus that inserts a DNA copy of its RNA genome into the DNA of a host cell,
  • Impact: Changes the genome of host cell.

Que (35): Medicine for high blood pressure is obtained from which species?
A. Aloe vera
B. Rosevary
C. Garlic
D. Rauwolffia species

Answer: Rauwolffia species

Further information:

  • Safe when used in appropriate low doses.

Que (36): Pneumoconiosis affects the workers who work mainly in which industry?
A. Ancient site
B. Archeological sites
C. Iron mining industry
D. Coal mining industry

Answer: Coal mining industry

Further information:

  • Type: Respiratory disease,
  • Caused by: Inhaling of dust such as coal dust, silica dust, asbestos dust etc.
  • Common in: Coal mining and related industries.

Que (37): Lathyrism is caused by excessive consumption of which thing?
A. Green Moong
B. Urad dal
C. Matar dal
D. Kesari Dal

Answer: Kesari Dal

Further information:

  • What is lathyrism: A form of lower limb paralysis,
  • Kesari Dal: Is grown in arid regions by poor and marginal farmers.

Que (38):: Which organ destroys worn out RBCs in the body of a vertebrate?
A. Kidney
B. Lungs
C. Spleen
D. Heart

Answer: Spleen

Further information:

  • Size: Fist sized organ,
  • Where: Upper left side of the abdomen,
  • Functions:
    • Fights any invading germs in the blood,
    • Contains infection fighting WBCs,
    • Get rid of older damaged RBCs etc.

Que (39): Which unicellular non-pathogenic parasite is found in the human intestine?
A. Protozoa
B. Fungi
C. Algae
D. E. Coli

Answer: E. coli

Further information:

  • Do not harm the body,
  • Found in lower intestine of warm blooded organisms,

Que (40): In which organ of the human body are the lymphocyte cells formed?
A. Liver
B. Lungs
C. Intestine
D. Lymphoid organs

Answer: Lymphoid organs

Further information:

  • Forms in thymus and bone marrow which are also called as central lymphoid organs,
  • These are infection fighting cells.

Que (41): What is Hepatitis-B, which affects liver?
A. Bacteria
B. Virus
C. Fungii
D. Worms

Answer: Virus

Further information:

  • Life threatening liver disease,
  • Threats: Puts people at high risk of death from cirrhosis and liver cancer.

Que (42): The saliva helps in the digestion of which thing?
A. Protein
B. Carbs
C. Fats
D. Starch

Answer: Starch

Further information:

  • Enzyme in saliva: Amylase,
  • Function: Breaks some starches into maltose and dextrin,
  • Helps in swallowing food easily.

Que (43): Which Bacteria is found in the intestine of human?
A. Streptococcus
B. Vibrio
C. Clostridium
D. Escherichia coli

Answer: Escherichia coli

Further information:

Que (44): After respiration the conversion of energy is mainly in which form of?
A. Thermal energy
B. Nerve impulse
C. Signals

Answer: ATP

Further information:

  • Synthesised by: Oxidation of respiratory substrates such as carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, etc.
  • Synthesised during cellular respiratory process.

Que (45): Which vitamin is transformed in golden rice ?
A. Vitamin C
B. Vitamin B
C. Vitamin D
D. Vitamin A

Answer: Vitamin A

Further information:

Que (46): What is the largest gland in the human body?
A. Spleen
B. Kidney
C. Lungs
D. Liver

Answer: Liver

Further information:

  • Largest internal organ in human body and can weigh upto 1.5 kg.

Que (47): What is the most important function of perspiration?
A. To regulate body temperature
B. To maintain the outer temperature
C. To maintain Humidity
D. To make the temperature cool

Answer: To regulate body temperature

Further information:

  • To thermoregulate the body i.e. in simple terms maintaining an organism’s body temperature for e.g. around 37 deg C in came of humans.

Que (48): In human body which organ metabolises drugs into usable forms??
A. Spleen
B. Kidney
C. Heart
D. Liver

Answer: Liver

Further information:

  • For consumption by rest of the body.

Que (49): Which part of brain is centre of thirst hunger and sleep?
A. Optical lobe
B. Cerebellum
C. Thalamus
D. Hypothalamus

Answer Hypothalmus

Further information:

  • Also called as body’s smart coordinating centre,
  • Releases hormones for maintaining daily physiological cycles like temperature, thirst, appetitie, digestion etc.
  • Located at the base of the brain.

Que (50): Which blood group is universal donor?
A. A+
B. A
C. O
D. B

Answer: O

Further information:

  • O positive blood can’t be used universally because it has the Rh factor,
  • O negative donors are often called ‘universal donors’ because anyone can receive the red blood cells from their donations.


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