Kerala University MD Homeopathy Repertory Question Papers

Part 11.Paper I Case Taking (New Scheme)
Time Three Hours                       Maximum 100 Marks
Answer all questions.
Kerala University MD Homeopathy Repertory Question Papers of various years

1.What are the objectives of case taking? Write the instructions given by Roberts for taking a case. (5+15=20)

2. Explain the concept of totality of Boger. How does it differ from the concept of Kent. 10+10=20)

3 How do you grade the symptoms while recording a case ? Explain the grade of symptoms suggested by Boenninghausen and Kent.(6+14=20)

4. Give a brief account of:  (10+10=20)

  • a) Case taking in a mental patient.
  • b) Unprejudiced observer.

5. Write short notes on:     (5×420 Marks)

  • a) Approach to older patients.
  • b) Laboratory investigations.
  • c) The patient victim of adverse environment.
  • d) Potential differential field.
  • e) Analysis and totality.

 Part 11. Paper — II: Repertories and Repertorisation and Practice of Homoeopathy in Medicine, Psychiatry, Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics

I. What do you mean by ‘cross repertorization’ ? What are methods followed in cross repertorization. How  do you analyse the repertorial result. (3+5+7=15)

2. Discuss the origin of the concept of repertories. Mention the early repertories in chronological order. (7+8=15)

3. Write short notes on :    (4×5=20 Marks)

  • a) Card repertories.
  • b) Gentry’s concordance repertory.
  • c) Repertorium universalae.
  • d) Mac Repertory.

1. Discuss the presentation of a case of schizophrenia. What are the types of schizophrenia mentioned in synthetic repertory ? Mention some important remedies mentioned in the repertory. (5+5±5=15)

II. What are the subrubrics given under Bronchitis in Boericke’ s repertory. Mention 3    to 5 remedies for the subrubrics.  (8+7=15)

III. Write the location of the following rubrics in synthetic and synthesis.   (4×520 Marks)

  • a) Agranulocytosis
  • b) Catalepsy
  • c) Lymphogranulomatosis
  • d Placenta previa
  • e) Catatonia


1. Briefly describe

  • a) Ranking of concomitant symptoms
  • b) Enigma
  • c) Sources & fundamentals of first English repertory
  • d) Totality according to Elizabeth wright
  • e) Doctrines of Synthetic Repertory    (25)

2. Comment on

  • a) Comparatively reduced number of medicines in the concordance chapter of  Boger Boenninghausen
  • b) Prophylaxis & Repertory
  • c) Kent’ s view on dreams
  • d) Symptomatology according to Stuart Close
  • e) Use of strange peculiar symptom  as eliminating symptom  (25)

3. Short notes on

  • a) HA Roberts contribution to Repertory
  • b) Evolution of Jahr’s Repertory
  • c) TF Allen’s modifications of Therapeutic pocket book
  • d) Accidental symptoms
  • e) Root of  Repertory  ideas      (25)

4. Note briefly on

  • a) Second prescription with Repertory
  • b) Sources of complete Repertory
  • c) Generic symptoms
  • d) Interrelation between auxiliary & general symptoms
  • e) Clinical application of puritan Repetory   (25)


1. Explain the salient features of the following

  • a. 2nd volume of concordance Repertory
  • b. Allen’s fever
  • c. Chapter Toxicity in Murphy’s Repertory
  • d. Chapter Fever of Boger Boenninghausen
  • e.  Chapter Children of Murphy’s Repertory   25

2. Write in brief

  • a. Advantages of Final general Repertory over Kent’s Repertory
  • b. Constitution of Repertory
  • c. Classification of card Repertory
  • d. Limitations of Murphy’s Repertory
  • e. Importance of mental symptoms in acute & chronic case   (25)

3. Give chapter , rubric, subrubric in

 a. Kent

  •    1. Child grasps nurse wn carried
  •    2. Aflame of fire seem to pass through him
  •    3. Sensation as if thread were stretched from nape to eyes
  •    4. Sensation as if diarrhoea would come
  •    5. Involuntary urination & stool when not straining. Voluntary    defecation impossible

b. Boger

  • 1. Better  by boring ears & eyes with fingers
  • 2. Must wait for urine to start
  • 3. Sensitive to cold
  • 4. Day dreaming
  • 5. Rubella


1. Write the salient features of Hompath & Homoeonet. Compare it with similia HRS & medical expert system.25

2. Make a brief note on

  • a. Precautions to be taken for using eliminative method for repertorisation
  • b. Usage of Kishore card Rpertory
  • c. Advantages & disadvantages of soft ware repertorisation
  • d. Additional features of latest version of Radar
  • e. Directions given by Margaret Tyler in Repertorisation   25

3. Shortnotes on

  • a. Drawback of total addition method of Repertorisation
  • b. Clinical application of fever of Boger Boenninghausen
  • c. Cross Repertorisation – Different ways
  • d. Repertorisation of cases with few particular symptoms
  • e. Ingredients of Totality of Boger        25

2. Denotations of

  • a. Bright’s disease, Dyccrasia, Fever postponing, Languor, Prurigo
  • b. Besnur Boeck Schumann, Trichinosis, Rotheln, Milkcake, Dacosta’s syndrome
  • c. Salt rheum, Bulimia, Pernio, Astringent. Bituminous
  • d. Sudoral Fever, Prairne itch, Stenocardia, Esophoria, Finery
  • e. Ichor, Insolatio, Noma, Pabulum, Festering   25

Paper – II : Repertories and Repertorisation and Practice of Homoeopathy in Medicine, Psychiatry, Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics

1. Write the philosophy of Kent’s Repertory. Discuss how the various repertories have been evolved by different authors on the basis of Kent’s repertories. 7+8=15

2. Discuss the comparative construction and utility of Boricke’s and Clark’s Repertories.   15

3. Write short notes on :(4×5=20 Marks)

  •  a) Boenninghusen’s view on finding simillimum. b) Utility of Knerr’s repertory.
  • c) Merits and demerits of card repertory d) RADAR computer program.

I. What is Hemangioma ? Write what are types of Hemangioma mentioned in synthetic repertory. Mention 2 – 3 remedies for each sub-rubrics.   15

II. What is Paralysis agitans ? Mention where do you locate it in different repertories. Mention 5 high grade remedies for it.     5+5+5=15

III. What do you mean by the following terms ? Mention where do you find them in Repertories.   (4×5=20 Marks)

  • a) Leukemia
  • b) Hodgkin’s disease c) Onychia
  • d) Endometritis
  • e) Infantilismus genitalis

Branch : Repertory Paper I-REPERTORY-Paper I (New Scheme)

I.  Short note on:

  • (a) Source of Kent’s Repertory. Its subsequent development upto present edition.
  • (b) Modifications made by T.F. Allen and Therapeutic pocket book.
  • (c) Critical study on the doctrine of analogy.
  • (d) Evaluation of Menstrual complaints.
  • (e) Corroboratory symptoms.  (25 marks)

II. Differentiate the following with examples :

  • (a) Synthetic general and over generalisation.
  • (b) Symptom in general and general symptom.
  • (c) Synonyms and cross reference.
  • (d) Anamneris and synthesis.
  • (e) Pathological symptoms and pathological generals.  (25 marks)

III. Describe the following:

  • (a) Gurnsey’s card repertory.
  • (b) Computer repertories-Advantages of each one.
  • (c) Life and work of C.M. Boger.
  • (d) Totality of symptoms by H.A. Robert.
  • (e) Evolution of card repertory.        (25 marks)

IV. Note down:

(a) Year of publishing the following:

  •      (i) Holcomb’s sensation as if.
  •      (ii) Hering’s Analytical repertory.
  •     (iii) Repertory of neuralgias by Lutze.
  •      (iv) Gurnsey’s desines and aversion.
  •      (v) Mure’s, repertory.

(b) Old and new method of ranking of remedies of therapeutic pocket book.

(c) Repertories on female complaints.

(d) Meaning of the following symbols in repertory : Il,: ,t,TE,e

(e) Denotation of:

  • 1 Procrastinate. 2 Lectrophobia. 3   Besnier’s disease. 4 Effeminate. 5 Improvident.    (25 marks)

Branch : Repertory Paper II-REPERTORY-Paper I

l.  Differentiate the following. Mention medicines for each:

  • (a) Disposition to contradict and obstinate.
  • (b) Ecstasy and Exhilaration.
  • (c) Lewdness and shameless.
  • (d) Childish and Foolish behaviour.
  • (e) Absorbed in thought and abstraction of mind.   (25 marks)

2. Make a brief note on :

  • (a) Deduction of case for repertorisat:on.
  • (b) Management of intermittent fever.
  • (c) Disadvantages of Murphy’s Repertory.
  • (d) Evaluation of Kneer’s Repertory and its relation with kent. (e)  Minton’s uterine disease.  (25 marks)

3. Compare and contrast the following:

  • (a) Berridge eye is Eye chapter of synthesis.
  • (b) Douglas skin and skin chapter of synthesis.
  • (c) Arrangement of rubric of Kneer’s Repertory and Gentry’s concordance.
  • (d) Applicability of Murphy’s Repertory and synthesis.
  • (e)  Kunzli’s Repertory and Kent’s Repertory.    (25 marks)

4. Note down the chapter, rubric and subrubric in :
(a) Synthesis :

  • (i)  Quartan fever with white discolouration of tongue.
  • (ii)  Dacosta’s syndrome.
  • (iii) Euthanaria.
  • (iv) Low fever state.
  • (v) Fatty degeneration of muscles.

(b) Murphy’s Repertory:

  • (i)Full moon <.
  • (ii) Child put fingers in mouth.
  • (iii) Reiter’s syndrome.
  • (iv) Mononucleoris.
  • (v) Dyslexia.

(c) Kneer’s Repertory:

  • (i) Face bloated in sunstroke.
  • (ii) Liquids comes through the nose while drinking.
  • (iii) Heartburn during pregnancy.
  • ((iv) Parkinsonism.
  • (v) Emaciation in children.

(d) Gentry’s Concordance :

  • (i)  Glands of neck swollen.
  • (ii) Brittle finger nails.
  • (iii) Severe backache relieved after passing urine.
  • (iv)Dreams of great thirst.
  • (v) Voice not clear and cracked when singing breaks when attempting to sing.

(e) Kent’s Repertory:

  • (i) Bleeding per vagina while nursing the child.
  • (ii) Pain on opening mouth.
  • (iii) Convulsion after vertigo on rising from chair.
  • (iv) Careless about her personal appearance.
  •  (v) Pressure of bat <.     25 marks

Branch : Repertory Paper III-REPERTORY-Paper I (New Scheme)

1. Differentiate the following

  • a) Total  addition and eliminative method of repertorisation
  • b) MAC & CARA
  • c) Hahnemann’s and Boenninghausen’s method of repertorisation
  • d) Card and autovisual method
  • e) Repertorisation of fever cases with TPB & Boger repertory

2. Short notes on

  • a) HRS
  • b) Use of concordance chapter
  • c) Drawbacks of plain paper method
  • d) Working on a case with no general symptom
  • e) Latest version of RADAR

3. Describe the following

  • a) Use of cross repertorisation
  • b) Eliciting totality for card repertorisation
  • c) Precautions to be taken for computer repertorisation
  • d) Directions given by ML Tyler in repertorisation
  • e) Basics of computer

4. Denotations of the following

  • a) Basedow’s disease ,  Maledictions, Chordae, Synalgia,  Puns
  • b) Aerophagia, Psychotropic, Sjogern’s syndrome, Chryptoccosis, Caprophagic
  • c) Pyrosis, Reiter’s syndrome, Duchenne Friedrich syndrome, Chemoris, Transpined
  • d) St. Anthony’s fire, Stomacace, Struma, Prarie Itch, Hebdomidal
  • e) Empyreumatic, Discotdant, Asthenic, Sphacelus, Limpid

Kerala University  M.D. Homoeopathy Degree Examination, October 2011
Time: 3 Hours Max. Marks: 100

Paper . 1 – Case taking & Repertory

1. Discuss the case taking, treatment and management in intermittent  diseases. Describe  the case taking and management in sporadic and epidemic diseases. 20

2. What is the procedure in finding out the similimum and making the follow up in a case of advanced  pathological changes and few symptoms   20

3. Case taking is an art. Explain the statement.  20

4.a) importance of anamnesis  and catamnesis

b) Synthesis of a case

c) Concept of totality according to Boenninghausen

d) Pseudochronic  diseases.           (4×5 =20 Marks)

5. a) Discuss eliminating symptoms and its utility in repertorisation.

b) Essential evolutionary totality.

c) Basic difference between aphorism 83 with aphorism 98 in case taking.

d) Accidental symptoms.     4×5 =2o Marks

Kerala University  M.D. Homoeopathy Degree Examination, October 2011
Time: 3 Hours Max. Marks: 100
Paper . 11 –  Repertory and Repertorisation 

 1. Discuss the salient features of RADAR. Describe the chapter ‘Generals’ of A synthesis. s 20

2. Describe the construction of Knerr’s repertory with comparison to the other repertory of Puritan group. Make suggestions to make it more useful.   20.

 3. Discuss the following chapters of Murphy’s repertory.  20

  • a) Children
  • b) Constitution
  • c) Emergency
  • c) Pregnancy
  • e) Environment.

4. Explain

  • a) Complete repertory
  • b) Kent’s Repertorium Generate
  • c) Prophylaxis and Repertory

5. Give the denotations of the following  rubrics

  •  a) Perfidious
  • b) Dacosta’s  syndrome
  • c) Basedow’s disease
  • d) Taedium vitae
  • e) Lentigo
  • f) Moruans disease
  • g) Incubus
  • h) Charlatan
  • j) Coquetish                 10 x 2 = 20

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