Intro to Medical Science

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  1. Which of the following is a sign of gastritis?
    A. inflammation of stomach mucosa
    B. achiorhydria
    C. constipation
    D. diarrhea
    A. inflammation of stomach mucosa
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  2. Recurrent bloody diarrhea may be a symptom of ______________.
    A. hiatal hernia
    B. esophagitis
    C. ulcerative colitis
    D. gastric ulcer
    C. ulcerative colitis
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  3. Which disease is characterized by the destruction of intestinal villi, leading to inability to absorb fats and other nutrients?
    A. celiac disease/malabsorption syndrome
    B. ulcerative colitis
    C. peptic ulcer
    D. Crohn’s disease
    A. celiac disease/malabsorption syndrome
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  4. Small pouches of the large intestine become inflamed during which disease?
    A. Crohn’s disease
    B. diverticulitis
    C. gastritis
    D. hemorrhoids
    B. diverticulitis
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  5. Which statement about pancreatic cancer is FALSE?
    A. Most cancers are diagnosed after the cancer has metastasized
    B. It has a higher incidence with age
    C. The prognosis is good with an 85% cure rate
    D. It is characterized by abdominal pain, weakness, weight loss
    C. The prognosis is good with an 85% cure rate
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  6. Which statement about cirrhosis is FALSE?
    A. It is associated with esophageal varices
    B. The normal liver tissue is replaced with fibrous scar tissue
    C. It is most often caused by diabetes
    D. Irreversible degenerative changes occur in the liver
    C. It is most often caused by diabetes
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  7. Acute pancreatitis is most closely associated with _____________.
    A. comoplication of cirrhosis
    B. bile duct obstruction
    C. hepatitis C virus infection
    D. chronic alcoholism
    D. chronic alcoholism
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  8. Esophageal varices arise in which disease?
    A. cirrhosis
    B. cholecystitis
    C. pancreatic cancer
    D. cholelithiasis
    A. cirrhosis
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  9. Oral thrush is caused by _____________.
    A. Streptococcus pyogenes virus type 1
    B. Treponema pallidum
    C. herpes simplex virus type 1
    D. Candida albicans
    D. Candida albicans
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  10. Pain in the upper right quadrant, especially after eating, could be a sign of _____________.
    A. appendicitis
    B. colitis
    C. pancreatitis
    D. cholecystitis
    D. cholecystitis
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  11. Acromegaly results from hyperactivity of the _____________.
    A. thyroid
    B. posterior pituitary
    C. anterior pituitary
    D. parathyroid
    C. anterior pituitary
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  12. Which hormone increases the blood calcium level?
    A. insulin
    B. glucagon
    C. androgen
    D. parathormone
    D. parathormone
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  13. The trunk is obese in _________________.
    A. Grave’s disease
    B. Cushing’s disease
    C. Addison’s disease
    D. Conn’s disease
    B. Cushing’s disease
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  14. A deficiency of ADH is the cause of ___________.
    A. NIDDM
    B. diabetes insipidus
    C. IDDM
    D. ketoacidosis
    B. diabetes insipidus
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  15. Which of these is associated with hypersecretion of thyroxine?
    A. Grave’s disease
    B. gigantism
    C. myxedema
    D. cretinism
    A. Grave’s disease
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  16. Which gland secretes epinephrine and nonepinephrine?
    A. testes
    B. pancrease
    C. parathyroid
    D. adrenal
    D. adrenal
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  17. 8. A deficiency in corticosteroids is associated with ____________.
    A. diabetes insipidus
    B. Addison’s disease
    C. Conn’s disease
    D. pheochromocytoma
    B. Addison's disease
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  18. Iodine is required for the body to make _______________.
    A. glucose
    B. thyroxine
    C. boon
    D. insulin
    B. thyroxine
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  19. Reforms in the treatment of the mentally ill started after the French Revolution with an Austrian physician named ________.
    A. Sybil Dorsett
    B. Emil Kraepelin
    C. Sigmund Freud
    D. Franz Mesmer
    D. Franz Mesmer
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  20. Psychiatric diagnoses are categorized in a book named the ______________.
    A. Axis
    B. AMA
    C. DSM
    D. PDR
    C. DSM
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  21. Which of the following neurotransmitters is implicated is schizophrenia, depression, and ADHA?
    A. epinephrine
    B. dopamine
    C. serotonin
    D. gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA)
    B. dopamine
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  22. Which of the following regarding ADHD is FALSE?
    A. There are three subtypes of ADHD
    B. ADHD is limited to children
    C. ADHD is more common in males than in females
    D. ADHD is a neurobiological disorder
    B. ADHD is limited to children
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  23. Medications that replace ________________ are effective in improving memory in persons with Alzheimer’s disease.
    A. serotonin
    B. acetylcholine
    C. dopamine
    D. GABA
    B. acetylcholine
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  24. A false belief that one is being watched or punished is also known as a ____________ delusion.
    A. grandiose
    B. persecutory
    C. affective
    D. somatic
    B. persecutory
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  25. Binge eating followed by purging behavior such as self-induced vomiting most commonly occurs in _____________.
    A. bulimia nervosa
    B. anorexia nervosa
    C. binge eating disorder
    d. all of the above
    A. bulimia nervosa
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  26. Periods of intense mania and depression that last for several weeks is also known as _____________.
    A. cyclothymic disorder
    B. bipolar II
    C. bipolar I
    d. all of the above
    C. bipolar I
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  27. Adults with bipolar illness may be treated with all of the following types of medications except ____________.
    A. stimulant medications
    B. antidepressant medications
    C. sedatives
    D. antipsychotic medications
    A. stimulant medications
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  28. Anxious, irrational thoughts and images are also called _____________.
    A. obsessions
    B. delusions
    C. hallucinations
    D. compulsions
    A. obsessions
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Intro to Medical Science
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Multiple Choice for Chapters 9, 12 and 14
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