Solved Question Paper of Recruitment Test (Computer Based Recruitment Test) conducted by UPSC for the Posts of Medical Officer (General Duty Medical Officer), Department of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of NCT of Delhi held on 20.10.2019.

1. A 28 year old lady develops atypical chest pain and she is advised exercise stress test to assess for coronary artery disease. In such a case, the test will have:

(a) High positive predictive value

(b) Low negative predictive value

(c) High false positive results

(d) High false negative results

Answer: (c)

2. Abnormality of which one of the following waves/segments of the ECG suggests an atrial enlargement?

(a) P-wave

(b) Q-wave

(c) T-wave

(d) ST segment

Answer: (a)

3. Which one of the following does NOT cause ST segment elevation?

(a) Hypokalemia

(b) Pericarditis

(c) Left ventricular aneurysm

(d) Pulmonary embolism

Answer: (a)

4. An elderly patient presents with exertional dyspnea. On examination, the patient has a slowrising carotid pulse, heaving apex beat and an ejection systolic murmur. The most likely 
diagnosis is:

(a) Senile degenerative aortic stenosis

(b) Rheumatic heart disease with mitral stenosis

(c) Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy

(d) Myocardial infarction

Answer: (a)

5. A plateau of inspiratory limb of flow-volume curve during spirometry is suggestive of:

(a) Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

(b) Extrathoracic large-airway obstruction

(c) Pulmonary fibrosis

(d) Interstitial lung disease

Answer: (b)

6. Which one of the following is NOT used/advised in the stepwise management of bronchial asthma?

(a) Inhaled short-acting beta 2 agonist (SABA)

(b) Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS)

(c) Oral theophyllines

(d) Oral leukotriene receptor agonists

Answer: (d)

7. A patient presents with fever, cough and expectoration of 4 days duration. On examination the respiratory rate is 30/min and auscultation reveals bronchial breathing. Which one of the following may help in deciding regarding hospitalization of the patient?

(a) APACHE-II score

(b) CURB-65

(c) GINA guidelines

(d) BODE index

Answer: (b)

8. Consider the following statements with regard to acute rheumatic fever:

1. It is an infectious illness characterized by fever, anorexia and joint pain.

2. It is an autoimmune condition.

3. Revised Duke’s criteria are used for the diagnosis.

4. A patient presenting with chorea may be the only feature of this condition.

Which of the above statements are correct?

(a) 1 and 3

(b) 2 and 4

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 3 and 4

Answer: (b)

9. Ulcerative colitis is characterized by all EXCEPT:

(a) Recurrence after surgery

(b) Mucus in stools

(c) Gross blood in stools

(d) Continuous disease spread

Answer: (a)

10. The urinary D-xylose test is useful in assessment of disease of:

(a) Stomach

(b) Kidney

(c) Small intestine

(d) Large intestine

Answer: (c)

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