IHMA Kerala Model MD Homeopathy Entrance Exam 2008 Paper.II


Time Allowed: 120 minutes     150 Questions    Maximum Marks: 600

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1. ‘Chronic disease’ are

  • A) Incurable     B) Can be cured with diet   C) Curable with medicine   D)None

2. “ I consider thus used as an invaluable gift of god” Hahnemann

  • A) Antipsoric medicine    B) Sugar of milk    C) Homoeopathy     D) Potentisation

3. Cinchona is more suitable for

  • A) All intermittent fevers               B) Endemic intermittent fever
  • C) Epidemic  intermittent fever     D) None

4. Best stage for antipsoric treatment

  • A) Pregnancy        B) Just after menses    C) During declining of disease    D) Rest days

5. Dissatisfaction

  • A) Tubercular      B) Psora              C) Sycosis            D) Syphilis

6.Headache aggravation midnight

  • A) Psora               B) Sycosis                            C) Syphilis            D) Tubercular

7. Snuffles of infants

  • A) Sycotic            B) Psoric      C) Syphilitic   D)Tubercular

8.  Aversion to animal food

  • A) Psora     B) Sycosis      C) Syphilitic   D) None

9. Eruptions with lymph node enlargement

  • A) Psora      B) Sycosis     C) Syphilitic    D) Tubercular

10. Head ache Ameliorated  by  nose bleed

  • A) Psora                               B) Sycosis                            C) Syphilitic         D)Tubercular

11. Burnt taste

  • A) Psora                               B) Sycosis                            C) Syphilitic   D) None

12. Special senses affects in

  • A) Scrofula                          B) Syphilitic                         C) Both                 D) None

13. Psycho analysis is the concept of

  • A) Wilhem Wundt                 B) John Hunter                    C) Sigmund Freud     D) Galen

14. IQ test known as

  • A) Stanfod – Binet test                  B) Binet Terman scale
  • C)  Binet test                                      D) None

15. ‘Altruism’ is related with

  • A) Learning         B) Thinking          C) Behaviour                      D) Memory

16. Hahnmann started his practice at

  • A) Hettstedt                       B) Meissen         C) Paris    D) Gotha

17. Find the odd one out

  • A) Hand book for mothers           B) Medicine of experience
  • C) On treatment of burns             D) Exact mode of preparation of mercury

18.Agatha thanthra is the branch Ayurvedic medicine related with

  • A) Circulation     B) Aphrodisiac   C) Toxicology    D) Inflammation

19. Berlin Papyri is a

  • A) Medical Papyri                             B) Egyptisian medicine
  • C) Paediatric Papyri                         D) All the above

20. Ubi  means

  • A) Seat                 B) Personality       C) Causation                    D) Time.

21.Kummer treated the gangrenous wound of Herring with

  • A) Pulsatilla         B) Ars alb             C) Vert. alb                         D) Lachesis

22.  Father of Homoeopathy in India

  • A)  Rajendra lal Dutt              B) M. L. Sircar   C) P. C. Majumdar   D) J. M. Honingberger

23.Two leaders of science shown the path of discovery of Biochemic theraphy

  • A) Dr. Moleschott and Virchow                  B) Virchow and Rene Descartis
  • C) Demachy and Tafel                                    D) None

24.Doctorine of monands is related with

  • A) Hegel         B) Aristotle                         C) Leibniz                             D) Bacon

25. Chairman of 1st  Homoeopathic pharmacopoeia committee of India

  • A) Dr. Saxena          B) Dr. B. K. Sarkar                        C) Dr. Jugal kishore  D) Dr. P. C. Majumdar

26.Complete symptom

  • A) Kent                 B) Boger               C) Boenninghausen                        D) Dunhanm

27. Symptomatic treatment

  • A) Homoeopathy             B) Ayurveda                       C) Antipathy       D) None

28. Physiological System

  • A) Broussau        B) Schuzaller      C) Kent                 D) Hughes

29. Tuto means

  • A) Quickly                            B) Safely                              C) Partially                           D) Gently

30. Clinical Symptoms are

  • A) Shown by all provers                                   B) Confirmed symptom
  • C) Clinically verified symptoms                   D) All the above

31. Diarrhoea in Boger’s repertory

  • A)Rectum      B) Stool    C) Eliminations    D) Sensation and complaints

32. Anthrax in Kent’s Repertory

  • A) Skin     B)Extremities    C) Generalities    D)Fever

33.Number of medicines in TPB

  • A) 543      B) 126            C)125     D)542

34. Abortion in TPB

  • A) Menstruation   B)]genitalia female      C)Sexual organs     D)Generalities

35. Cross references in Boericke’s repertory is given

  • A) At the end of chapter    B) At the end of repertory
  • C) After the rubrics        D) After the medicines

36.The only 3 mark remedy for Hyperkeratosis in eczema in Kent’s Repertory

  • A)Sulphur              B)Rhustox    C)Hydrocotyle     D)Sepia

37.The rubric Uric acid diathesis  in Boger’s Repertory

  • A) Agg   & amel        B) Sens & Compl         C)Urine    D)Urinary organs

38.Primary Tuberculosis is represented in Kent’s repertory as

  • A) Phthiis pulmonalis    B)Phthisis Incipient   C)Phthisis Pituitious    D)Phthisis florida

39.Denotation of rubric Festering

  • A)Lightning pain             B)Stitching pain     C)Sore pain    D)Drawing pain

40. Denotation of Rubric Formication

  • A) Crawling sensation      B)Brooding       C)Melancholy      D)Sadness

41. Suppression of urine in Kent’s Repertory

  • A)Bladder            B)Ureter     C) Kidney         D)Urethra

42. Denotation of Morbus coxarius

  • A)Infantile paralysis     B) Fear of disease      C)Frightful dreams     D)Phthisis

43. Dropsy after scarlet fever in Kent’s Repertory

  • A)Urine        B)Generalities   C)fever    D)Kidney

44.The Remedy for injury to tendons in Kent’s repertory

  • A)Anacardium     B)Gelsemium    C)Sarsaparilla    D)Ruta

45.Denotation of Rubric Incubus

  • A)Nightmare             B)Frustration     C)Delirium     D)Buried in thoughts

46.The rubric red Hair is available in Synthesis Repertory in

  • A)Generalities    B) Head     C)Skin      D)Extremities

47.Rubric for Loathing of life in BBCR

  • A) Depression    B)Tedium     C)Listlessness    D) Aversion to life

48.Gradations in the Leaders in respiratory organs by E.B Nash

  • A) 2     B) 3      C) 1        D) 4

49.The Rubric Pseudopsia in BBCR

  • A) Mind       B) Sensorium      C) Sens & Compl     D) Agg & Amel

50.The rubric Child grasps the nurse when carried in Kent’s repertory

  • A) Vertigo      B) Mind       C) Generalities     D) Abdomen

51.The abbreviation Ammc in Kent,s repertory denotes

  • A) Ammonium carb               B) Ammonium causticum
  • C) Ammoniacum gummi      D) Ammonium picricum

52.The chapter Relationship of remedies was worked out by

  • A)Boninghausen            B) Gibson Miller     C)Hahnemann    D)Elizabeth Tyler

53.Only medicine represented in Kent’s Repertory for Cracks in soles

  • A) Lycopodium     B)Silicea      C)Graphitis      D)Ars alb

54.The abbreviation Hydr in Kent’s Repertory

  • A)Hydrastis           B)Hydrangia     C)Hydrocotyle     D)Hedra helix

55.Rubric slow learning to talk is found in which chapter of Kent’s Repertory

  • A)Mouth             B)Face      C)Mind        D)Generalities.

56.A 5 year old child presented with asthma since 3 years.   Child had desire for salt, sweets & ice.    Parents say the child is anxious and starts at the least sound.   They were also worried about the child’s habit of nail biting.   The remedy is

  • A) Argentum nit                    B) Phosphorus                C) Carcinosin      D) Medorrhinum

57.A 50 year old patient with aortic stenosis complained of severe chest pain in lower left chest making him breathless.   Most of the time the pain is confined to a small spot.   Recently he has noticed that his voice becomes hoarse when chest pain is worse.   He cannot tolerate sugar, as it causes stomach pain.   The most suitable remedy  is

  • A) Causticum                     B) Phosphorus  C) Oxalic acid                     D) Coffea

58.Remedy with elective affinity on the spleen.

  • A) Ceanothus only                                                    B) Ceanothus and Thlaspi Bursa
  • C) Ceanothus & Fraxinus americana                 D) None

59.Mercuric sulphide is better known as

  • A) Cinnabaris                     B) Merc sol         C) Merc dulcis    D) Calomel

60. Iodum has a complementary relation with

  • A) Lycopodium only            B) Lycopodium & Spongia
  • C) Lycopodium & Badiaga  D) Lycopodium & Hepar sulph

61. Flouric acid is followed by this remedy in diabetes

  • A) Acetic acid                    B) Lactic acid       C) Silicea    D)Phosphoric acid

62. Dr. Kent has said “In valvular diseases of young people, always prescribe this drug unless guided away by some specific symptom” Which is the drug ?

  • A) Naja                 B) Spigelia           C) Lachesis          D)Digitalis

63.Match symptoms in List-I with Remedies in List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists

     List-I                                               List II
(Symptoms)                                  (Medicines)

  • A. Aversion to children               1. Coffea
  • B. Loves power                             2. Platina.
  • C. Benevolence                            3. Helleborus.
  • D. Everything seems new         4. Lycopodium

 (a) A B C D
2  4 1  3

(b) A B C D
4  2  3 1

(c) A B C D
3  4 1  2

(d) A B C D
4  2  1 3

64.According to Boericke, the word “fag” covers a large part of this remedies action

  • A) Zincum met B) Picric acid       C) Kali phos        D) Phosphoric acid

65.Remedy to be used when “patient improves for a time, then comes to a standstill”

  • A) Causticum     B) Carbo veg      C) Cinchona        D) Coffea

66.This remedy has a marked deterrent action on the formation of polypi

  • A) Teucrium       B) Formica rufa    C) Ferrum picricum       D) Thiosinaminum.

67. A person feels that he is Jesus Christ.   He may require

  • A) Cannabis Indica           B) Anacardium                  C) Lac caninum    D) Lachesis

68.According to HC Allen, this remedy has cured when Colocynth and Nux vom fails in colic

  • A) Collinsonia     B) Colchicum      C) Plumbum met              D) Dioscorea

69. “Involuntary stool while urinating” is found in

  • A) Muriatic acid, Alumina & Aloe                       B) Muriatic acid, Causticum & Aloe
  • C) Muriatic acid, Gelsimium & Causticum       D) Muriatic acid only

70.Which of the following are characteristic of Sabadilla

  • i)Fear insanity
  • ii)Fear of being poisoned
  • iii)Delusion that he has some horrible throat disease
  • iv)Fear of being murdered

A) 1, 2, 3               B) 2, 3, 4               C) 3 only               D) 1, 2, 3, 4

71.Book not authored by TF Allen

  • A) Encyclopedia of pure materia medica  B) A Primer on Materia Medica
  • C) Hand book of Materia Medica                  D) Lectures on Materia Medica

72. Remedy not proved by Hering

  • A) Lachesis          B) Crotalus horridus           C)Naja               D) Theridion

73.Remedy prepared from vegetable matter from a marsh by allowing it to decompose in glass jars

  • A) Pyrogen         B) Sepsin          C)Malaria officinalis            D) Pestinum

74. Eserine is the active principle of

  • A) Physostigma                   B) Apocynum             C)Phytolacca            D) Secale cor

75. Fraxinus Americana is an organ remedy for

  • A) Adrenals        B) Kidney     C)Prostate  D) Uterus

76. Remedy with disease affecting upper part of left lung

  • A) Sulphur and Myrtus communis                           B) Sulphur & Calcarea carb
  • C) Sulphur, Calcarea carb & Myrtus communis    D) None of the above

77. Remedy with pains radiating from base of heart to apex ?

  • A) Syphilinum    B) Medorrhinum              C) Lilium tig         D) Lobelia inflata

78. Indian drug commonly used in heart disease

  • A) Terminalia arjuna       B)Abroma augusta          C) Azadirachta indica      D) Blumea odorata

79. According to Kent, this remedy should be called vegetable mercury

  • A)Phytolacca       B) Podophylum     C) Mezereum     D)None of the above

80.Hahnemann says this remedy acts most beneficially in patients with chronic loose stool or diarrhoea

  • A)Nitric acid        B) Chamomilla   C) Phosphorus                  D) Aloes

81. According to Boericke, disintegration and imperfect oxidation is the keynote of this remedy

  • A) Antim tart      B)Ammonium carb          C) Carbo veg                      D) Antim ars

82. Steptococcal meningitis is usually a complication of

  • A) Pharyngitis      B)Otitis media   C) Cellulites   D)Subacute bacterial endocarditis

83. Tuberculosis characteristically involves which of the following groups of lymph nodes?

  • A) Supra clavicular       B) Deep cervical    C) Upper jugular   D) Mediasitinal

84.Frothy copious blood tinged sputum is characteristically seen in

  • A) Acute bronchitis    B) Mitral stenosis
  • C) Tuberculosis
  • D) Acute pulmonary oedema

85. The following mucosal sites are commonly involved in Lichen Planus except

  • A) Nasal mucosa     B) Buccal mucosa    C) Tongue    D) Glans penis

86.The least likely area to become involved in Atopic dermatitis is

  • A) Eyelids    B)Antecubital fossa   C) Popliteal fossa    D)Chest

87.Pemphigus is caused by

  • A)Auto antibodies     B)  Genetic predisposition    C)Metabolic    D)Viral infection

88. Vesicles on palms & soles is characteristic of

  • A) Discoid eczema   B) Pompholyx      C)Seborrhoeic eczema      D)Atopic eczema

89. Psoriatic arthropathy resembles

  • A) Osteoarthritis  B)Rheumatoid arthritis   C) Pyogenic arthritis  D)TB arthritis

90. Which of the following psychiatric disorder is commonest after head injury?

  • A) Schizophrenia   B)Schizo affective      C)             Mania      D)Neurotic depression

91. Parkinsonism most commonly presents with

  • A) Mania     B)Depression   C) Phobia     D)Schizophrenia

92. Schizophrenia is primarily a disorder of

  • A) Conduct       B)Perception    C)Thought    D)Mood

93. Schizophrenia with poorest prognosis is

  • A) Simple        B) Hebephrenic    C) Catatonic     D)Paranoid

94. In depression, the characteristic delusions are

  • A) Grandiosity   B)Nihilistic    C)Bizarre   D)Frightening

95. In mania not seen is

  • A) Flight of ideas   B)Pressure of ideas   C)Elated mood    D)Loosening of association

96. Increase in length in the 1st year of life is

  • A) 12 cm      B)15 cm    C)25 cm    D)35 cm

97. The 1st permanent teeth to erupt are

  • A) Lateral incisors    B) Central incisors   C)2nd molars   D) 1st molars

98. A child is able to ride a tricycle, build tower of 9 cubes & can copy a circle by the age of

  • A) 1 year    B)2 years  C) 3 years  D)4 years

99. A full term infant will double its birth weight by

  • A) 3 months    B) 5 months  C) 7 months      D)9 months

100. First fibers to be blocked in spinal anesthesia is

  • A) Sympathetic     B) Afferent motor nerve      C)Sensory fibers   D)Efferent motor nerve

101. Ectopic pregnancy is most commonly associated with

  • A) Diaphragm       B)Copper-T     C)Condoms       D)OCP

102. Commonest cause of early 1st trimester abortion

  • A) Cervical incompetence  B) Uterine malformations   C) Syphilis   D)Foetal abnormalities

103. The earliest & most reliable sign of pre eclampsia is

  • A) Sudden onset of albuminuria    B)Sudden increase of diastolic BP
  • C) Sudden increase of systolic BP    D)Headache

104.The diameter of cervical canal after complete dilatation is

  • A) 6 cm          B) 8 cm          C)10 cm        D)12 cm

105. A fatal complication of heart disease in pregnancy is

  • A)Pulmonary odema   B)Heart failure  C)Oedema   D)Fainting

106. The engaging diameter in Brow presentation is

  • A) Mento vertical     B)Occipito frontal   C)Sub occipito bregmatic  D) Sub occipito frontal

107. Spasmodic dysmenorrhoea is seen in

  • A)Endometriosis     B)DUB     C)Sub mucous fibroid       D)Proliferative endometrium

108.The commonest site of pelvic endometriosis is

  • A)Ovary      B)Fallopian tube   C) Douglas   D)Pouch

109.Amenorrhoea due to high LH & FSH is due to

  • A) Asherman syndrome   B) Pituitary adenoma   C)Ovarian failure  D)Kallman syndrome

110.The commonest symptom of cervicitis is

  • A) Bleeding    B) Pain    C)Leucorrhoea   D)Dyspareumia

111. Trans line calcification is seen in

  • A) Thrombosed cerebral vein    B)Meningioma   C) Ependymoma    D)Struge-weber syndrome

112. X-ray changes in acromegaly are following except

  • A) Lengthened terminal phalanx  B)Widened joint spaces
  • C) Obtuse angle of mandible         D)Premature OA

113. For a chest X-ray, a person is exposed to a radiation of

  • A) 1 rad      B)3 rads   C)   5 rads    D)7 rads

114.Cerebral calcification is a feature of

  • A) Congenital syphilis     B) Alzhimer’s syndrome
  • C) Fanconi’s syndrome  D) Toxoplasmosis

115.Most common site of perforation of oesophagus is

  • A) Retrocricoid region                B) Behind arch of aorta
  • C) At the level of diaphragm    D) At the level of bifurcation of trachea

116. Burns on face, neck, head in a child is

  • A) 1 %       B) 9 %   C) 13 %   D) 19 %

117. Bloody CSF is seen in

  • A) Sub-arachnoid haemorrhage  B) Sub dural haemorrhage
  • C) Extradural haematoma             D) Cavernous sinu thrombosis

118.Most Common site for cancer stomach is

  • A) Fundus   B) Pylorus   C)Antrum   D)Cardia

119.Sago spleen is seen in

  • A) Amyloidosis    B) Cirrhosis  C) Sickle cell anaemia   D)   Haemochromatosis

120.Meckel’s diverticulum is congential anomaly of

  • A) Oesophagus     B) Stomach    C) Ileum   D) Colon

121.Which hernia is least likely to strangulate

  • A) Direct inguinal hernia    B) Indirect inguinal hernia    C) Femoral hernia   D) Umbilical hernia

122. Earliest symptom of wilm’s tumour is

  • A) Haematuria     B) Pyrexia    C) Abdominal tumour    D) Metastasis

123. Earliest symptom of Volkman’s ischemia is

  • A) Pain in flexor muscles   B)Absence of pulse  C)Pain on passive extension   D)Cyanosis of limb

124. Fall on outstretched hand may lead to fracture of

  • A) Scaphoid     B) Coronoid process         C) Shoulder     D) Clavicle

125. Most common bone fracture in the body is

  • A) Radius    B) Clavicle    C) Femur   D) Vertebra

126. Most elastic & regenerable part of cornea is

  • A) Epithelium   B)Endothelium    C)Descemet’s membrane    D)Bowman’s membrane

127. Blue sclera is seen in

  • A) Alkaptonuria       B) Kawasaki syndrome    C) Osteogenesis imperfect    D) Ehler danlos syndrome

128. The most diagnostic sign of anterior uveitis is

  • A) Aqueous flare B) Keratitic precipitates   C)Construction of pupil    D)Raised intra-ocular tension

129.Lens dislocation is seen in which syndrome

  • A) Down’s      B) Edward’s     C)Marfan’s     D)Turner’s

130. Rinne’s test is negative in

  • A)Labrynthitis    B)CSOM     C)Presbyacusis      D) Minier’s disease

131. The commonest cause of unilateral acquired sensori neural deafness in children is

  • A) Measles    B) Mumps    C)Syphilis     D)Ototoxic poisoning

132. Rhinophyma is a complication of

  • A) Acne vulgaris     B) Acne rosacea    C)Pemphigus    D)Psoriasis

133. Nasal septum fracture is called

  • A) Shroveller’s  B) Catalget’s        C) Caldwell luc’s       D) Jones

134. Thyroid enlargements about time of puberty calls for

  • A) Calcarea carb                B) Calcarea phos               C) Calcarea iod  D) Calcarea flour

135. According to Dr. HC Allen, this remedy should not be given in syphilis

  • A) Syphilinum    B) Ferrum met     C) Carcinosin   D) Argentum met

136. Remedy corresponding to bowel nosode “Proteus”

  • A) Natrum mur                 B) Phosphorus  C) Sulphur          D) Lycopodium

137. Preventive remedy for boils according to Hahnemann

  • A) Arnica              B) Sulphur           C) Merc sol                         D) All of the above

138.This remedy is angry at trifles and perfectly harmless things, but is soon sorry for it

  • A) Mezerium only                                                               B) Mezerium & Crocus sativus
  • C) Mezerium, Crocus sativus & Nux moschata      D) Mezerium & Ignatia

139. Pains are terrible, come suddenly, last a short time, disappear suddenly

  • A) Belladonna & Mag phos only                                    B) Belladonna, Mag phos & Carbo animalis
  • C) Belladona, Carbo animalis & Carbolic acid         D) Belladona, Magphos & Carbolic acid

140. Which among the following symptoms are characteristic of Nitric acid ?

  • i. Desire fat
  • ii. Fear cancer
  • iii. Strong smelling urine
  • iv. Desire salt
    A) 1, 2, 3               B) 2 & 3                 C) 3 only               D) 1, 2, 3, 4

141. Remedies with carbo-nitrogenoid constitution

  • A) Sulphur & Lycopodium             B) Calcarea carb & Lycopodium
  • C) Graphites & Lycopodium         D) Cinchona & Lycopodium

142. Remedy prepared from the plant Saw palmetto

  • A) Abies canadensisa     B) Abies nigra       C) Teucrium          D) Sabal ser

 143. External ear is developed from:

  • A) 1st brachial arch     B) 2nd brachial cleft     C) 1st brachial cleft       D) 2nd brachial arch.

144. Joint at Knee is:

  • A) Synartnrosis         B) Symphysis         C) Amphiarthrosis.     D) Diarthrosi

145.Inguinal & femoral hernia are differentiated by the relation with

  • A) Femoral artey                               B) Pubic tubercle
  • C) Inferior epigastric artery         D) Pectineal line

146.Primary feature of small intestinal obstruction

  • A) Abdominal distention                          B) Fever
  • C) High peristalisis with colic                 D) Vomiting

147. Total number of medicines (excluding magnets) present in the original edition of Materia medica pura by Dr.S.Hahnemann

  • A) 61      B) 64    C) 66    D) 72

148. Total number of medicines in the present edition of Materia Medica Pura translated by Dudgeon

  • A) 66           B) 72             C) 76            D) 100

149-. The diagnosis of endometriosis is suspected on the basis of:

  • A) Culture and sensitivity.       B) Histology.
  • C) Typical history.                      D) Family history.

150. What type of abnormal  bleeding is associated with endometrioais :

  • A) Menorrhagia.       B) Anovulatory bleeding.
  • C) Amenorrhoea.     D) Hypermenrrhoea.

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