Delhi University MD Homeopathy Entrance Exam paper 2009

Date : 13th December 2009
Time : 2 hours
Maximum marks : 120
Please do not open this booklet until you are asked to do so by the invigilator


1. Total 120 questions in 28 pages. All questions carry equal marks. There is no negative marking.

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1.Purkinjee fibers from the cerebellum end in

  • (A) Extra pyramidal system
  • (B)Cranial nerve nuclei
  • (C) Cerebellar nuclei
  • (D) Cerebral cortex

2.Hypoglossal nerve does not supply

  • (A) Genioglossus
  • (B) Palatoglossus
  • (C) Styloglossus
  • (D)Hypoglossus

3.Trendenberg’s sign is positive with weakness/paralysis of

  • (A) Gluteus maximus
  • (B) Gluteus medius & minimus
  • (C) Adductor longus
  • (D) Hamstrings

4.The following provides maximum support to the uterus

  • (A) Broad ligament
  • (B) Meckenrodt’s ligaments
  • (C) Round ligament
  • (D) Vascicoureterine fold

5.Lacrimation occurs when facial nerve injury is at

  • (A) Geniculate ganglion
  • (B) In semicircular canal
  • (C) At sphenopalatine ganglia
  • (D) At foramen spinosum

6.Shortest part of the colon is

  • (A) Ascending colon
  • (B) Transverse colon
  • (C) Descending colon
  • (D) Sigmoid colon

7.Carpal tunnel syndrome is due to the compression of

  • (A)Ulnar nerve
  • (B) Radial nerve
  • (C) Median nerve
  • (D) Axillary nerve

8.Iron is stared in

  • (A) RBC
  • (B) Reticuloendothelial System
  • (C) Plasma
  • (D) All of the above

9.One of the following is true regarding vomiting

  • (A) Chest held in mid inspiration
  • (B) Glottis opened
  • (C) Intra-abdominal pressure decreased
  • (D) Abdominal muscles relaxed

10. Full form of LASER is –

  • (A) Light amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
  • (B) Low assimilation of Small Energy Reserves
  • (C) Light assimilation by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
  • (D) Light array Causing Electromagnetic Radiation

11. First change to occur after nerve cut is

  • (A) Schwan cell mitosis
  • (B) Axonal sprouting
  • (C) Myelin sheath degeneration
  • (D) Nuclear disintegration

12.In Addison’s disease there is rise in –

  • (A) Blood glucose
  • (B) Blood pressure
  • (C) Serum potassium
  • (D) Serum sodium

13.Function of leutenising hormone is

  • (A) Follicle maturation and ovulation
  • (B) Milk secretion
  • (c) Causes progesterone secretion during ovulation
  • (D) Maintains placenta

14.All the following can be measured by simple spirometry except

  • (A) Inspiratory reserve volume
  • (B) Expiratory reserve volume
  • (C) Residual volume
  • (D) Tidal volume

15. Cyanosis or bluish discoloration of the skin and mucus membrane depends upon

  • (A)A relative proportion of reduced & oxygenated haemoglobin
  • (B) Absolute amount of reduced haemoglobin
  • (C) Thickness of the skin
  • (D) Fragility of the capillaries

16. In Beri Beri which enzyme activity is measured

  • (A) Transketolase
  • (B) Transaminase
  • (C) Decarboxylase
  • (D) Deazrzinase

17. Ketone body which is maximum in diabetic ketoacidosis

  • (A) Acetone
  • (B) Pyruvate
  • (C) Acetoacetic acid
  • (D) B – oxaloacetate

18. Ketoacidosis without giycosuria is seen in

  • (A) Aspirin poisoning
  • (B) Renal tubular acidosis
  • (C) Prolonged starvation
  • (D)) Paracetamol poisoning

19. Cholesterol detection can be done with the following except

  • (A) Lieberman Burchard reaction
  • (B) Zimmerman reaction
  • (C) Winslow test
  • (D) Salkowski reaction

20. Collagen is a major component of

  • (A) Synovial fluid
  • (B) Wharton’s Jelly
  • (C) Bone
  • (D) Hair

21.Whole wheat is an excellent source of

  • (A) Vitamin D
  • (B) Vitamin
  • (C) Thiamine
  • (D) Vitatmin A

22.All are transmitted by Feco oral route except

  • (A) Ascariasis
  • (B) Enterobius
  • (C) Giadiasis
  • (D) Strongyloides

23.Which of the following is most resistant to gonococcal infection

  • (A) Prostrate
  • (B) Epididymis
  • (C)Testes
  • (D) Urethra

24.Which of the following Hepatitis virus have significant perinatal transmission

  • (A) Hepatitis B virus
  • (B) Hepatitis C virus
  • (C) Hepatitis B virus
  • (D) Hepatitis A virus

25. Commonest Ca lung in non-smoker

  • (A) Squemons Cell Ca
  • (B) Adeno-Carcinoma
  • (C) Small Cell Ca
  • (D) Large Cell Ca

26. Honeycomb liver is produced by

  • (A) Histoplasmosis
  • (B)Hydatidosis
  • (C) Amoebic liver
  • (D) Actinomycosis

27. Characteristic feature of the kidney in Diabetes Mellitus is

  • (A) Nodular Kidney
  • (B) Fibrin cap
  • (C) Pappilary necrosis
  • (D) Diffuse Glomeroclosclerosis

28. O group blood will have –

  • (A) Both A & B agglutinogens
  • (B) Both A & B agglutinins
  • (C) Neither agglutinogens nor agglutinins
  • (D) Universal recipients

29. A person is declared dead if he is not found for

  • (A) 2 Years
  • (B) 7 Years
  • (C) 15 Years
  • (D) 20 Years

30. Crocodile skin appearance is seen in

  • (A) High voltage burn
  • (B) Electric shock
  • (C) Drowning
  • (D) Mummification

31. A 25 year old female present with Pyraxia for the last 10 days develops acute pain in periumblical region spreading all over the abdomen what would be the most likely cause –

  • (A) Perforation peritonitis due to intestinal tuberculosis
  • (B) Generalised peritonitis due to Appendicular perforation
  • (C) Typhoid enteric perforation and peritonitis
  • (D) Acute Salpingo-oophoritis with peritonitis

32. The following are the characteristic features of Motor Neuron disease except –

  • (A) Dysphagia
  • (B) Fasciculations
  • (C) Extensor planter response
  • (D) Nystagmus

33. In a patient lobar pneumonia due to pneumococcus, identify the correct order to which the following pathological stages appear­

  • (A) Red hepatisation – Grey hepatisation – Congestion – Resolution
  • (B) Congestion – Red hepatisation – Grey hepatisatian – Resolution
  • (C) Congestion – Grey hepatisation – Red hepatisation – Resolution
  • (D) Grey hepatisation – Red hepatisation Congestion – Resolution

34. A 30 year old housewife reports with six months amenorrhoea. Her serum LH and FSH are high with low estradial levels, what is the most likely cause of amenorrhoea

  • (A) Pituitary tumour
  • (B) Polycystic ovarian disease
  • (C) Exercise induced
  • (D) Premature menopause

35. A pregnant woman in third trimester has normal blood pressure when standing and sitting. When supine the B.P. drops to 90150 mm Hg, what is the diagnosis –

  • (A) Compression of uterine artery
  • (B) Compression of Aorta
  • (C) Compression of inferior vena cava
  • (D) Compression of internal iliac artery

36. Which one of the following causes the greatest risk of ectopic pregnancy –

  • (A) Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • (B) Intrauterine contraceptive devices used
  • (C) Previous ectopic pregnancy
  • (D) Previous medical termination of pregnancy

37. Amongst the following which one is the absolute contraindication of combined oral-contraceptive pills –

  • (A) Diabetes mellitus
  • (B) Migraine
  • (C) Previous history of Thrombo-embolism
  • (D) Heart disease

38. The diagnosis of rheumatic fever is best confirmed by –

  • (A) Throat-swab culture
  • (B) Raised ESR
  • (C) ASLO titre
  • (D) ECG changes

39. Commenst cause of death in sarcoidosis is –

  • (A) Pneumonia
  • (B) Corpulmonale
  • (C) Myocardial infarction
  • (D) Liver failure

40. IUGR (Intra Uterine Growth Retardation) is caused by all except

  • (A)Diabetes
  • (B) Alcohol
  • (C) Smoking
  • (D) Chronic renal failure

41. Koebner’s phenomenon is seen in

  • (A) Lupus Vulgaris
  • (L) Lupus Erythematosis
  • (C) Psoriasis
  • (D) Eczematons dermatitis

42. In leprosy nerve abscess most commonly affects­

  • (A) Ulnar nerve
  • (B) Radial nerve
  • (C) Great Auricular nerve
  • (D) Posterior tibial nerve

43. Which one is a wrong statement regarding Lichen Planus

  • (A) Biopsy of the skin show subepidermal IgA deposits
  • (B) Hepatitis C virus is one of the cause
  • (C) Self limited condition
  • (D) It is a autoimmune disorder

44. Pterygium of nail is characteristically seen in

  • (A) Lichen Planus
  • (B) Psoriasis
  • (C) Tinea unguium
  • (D) Alopecia areata

45. Genital warts are caused by­

  • (A) Human Papilloma virus
  • (B) Herpes Simplex virus
  • (C) Epstein Barr virus
  • (D) Lymphogranuloma Venereum

46. Ribnotching is produced by

  • (A) Coarctation or Aorta
  • (B) Neurofibrometosis
  • (C) Superior Vena Cavai Obstruction
  • (D) All of the above

47. IVP is done using –

  • (A) Conray 240
  • (B) Conray 380
  • (C) Conray 480
  • (D) Conray 540

48. C.T. Scan was invented by

  • (A) Geofiery Hounsfield
  • (B) Eric Storz
  • (C) John Snow
  • (D) Takashita Koba

49. Negri Bodies are seen in –

  • (A) Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
  • (B) Rabies
  • (C) Subacute Sclerosing Pan Encephalitis
  • (D) HIV Encephalitis

50. Which of the following is not a vector borne disease

  • (A) Japanese Encephalitis
  • (B) Dengue Fever
  • (C) Kala Azar
  • (D) Meningococcal Meningitis

51. Most common presenting finding of Multiple Sclerosis is –

  • (A) Intra nuclear opthalmoplagia
  • (B) Optic Neuritis
  • (C)Transverse myelitis
  • (D) Cerebeller atexia

52. Anxiety Neurosis is characterised by all except

  • (A) Suicidal intent
  • (B) Panic attacks
  • (C) Multiple somatic complaints
  • (D) Over concern

53. Early feature of Diabetic Retinopathy is –

  • (A) Hard Exudate
  • (B) Flame haemorrhage
  • (C) Capillary leakage
  • (D) Microaneurysm

54. Most common cause of retinal detachment is –

  • (A) Myopia
  • (B) Emmetropia
  • (C) Astigmatism
  • (D) Hypeimetropia

55. Elderly male with heart disease has sudden loss of vision in one eye, examination reveals a cherry red spot, diagnosis is­

  • (A) Central retinal vein occlusion
  • (B) Central retinal artery occlusion
  • (C) Amaurosis fugax
  • (D) Acute ischemic optic neuritis

56. Quinsy is characterised by all except –

  • (A) Peritonsillar Abscess
  • (B) Indication for tonsillectomy
  • (C) Should be drained
  • (D) Affects nasal mucosa

57. The main blood supply of the tonsil is –

  • (A) Lingual Artery
  • (B) Facial Artery
  • (C) Ascending pharengeal Artery
  • (D) Occipital Artery

58. Tuberculosis of the spine starts in

  • (A) Nucleus pulposus
  • (B) Vertebral body
  • (C) Annulus fibrosus
  • (D) Paravertibral fascia

59. All the following statements about spina bifida occulta are true except –

  • (A) it may be incidental finding
  • (B) The overlying skin may show a hairy patch
  • (C) The membrane reunieus increases in size without the growth of the child
  • (D) Paralytic deformity of the lower limb may occur around the age of 10 years

60. Meniers disease is associated with

  • (A) Cochlear deafness
  • (B) Conductive deafness
  • (C) Retrocochlear deafness
  • (D) Mixed

61. The urine has an odor of Violets, Hamaturia blood thoroughly mixed with urine, sediments like coffee grounds, cloudy, smoky. albuminous, profuse dark or black painless –

  • (A)Terebinth
  • (B) Cantharis
  • (C) Nit. Acid
  • (D) Hamamellis

62. Restlessness, could not keep quiet in any position, must keep in motion, though walking aggravates all symptoms –

  • (A) Rhus Tox
  • (B) Ruta
  • (C) Arsenic Alb.
  • (D) Tarentula

63. Mumps metastasis to mammae or testicles is one of the peculiar symptom o f -­

  • (A) Pulsatilla
  • (B) Belladonna
  • (C) Merc. Sol
  • (D) Rhus ‘Fox

64. School girls headache, worse by study or even slight mental exertion when using eye in close work and glasses fail to relieve with a tubercular history -­

  • (A) Nat. Mur.
  • (B) Tubereulinium
  • (C) Physiostigma
  • (D) Euphrasia

65. Sweat only on uncovered parts or all over except the head when he sleeps, stops when he wakes, profuse sour smelling fetid at night

  • (A) Silicea
  • (B) Sambucus
  • (C) Thuja
  • (D) Calc. Carb.

66. Nitric Acid covers misaim

  • (A) Psora
  • (B) Syphilis & Psora
  • (C) Sycosis
  • (D) Psora, Sycosis & Syphilis

67. Desires light and company, cannot bear to be alone, worse in dark and solitude, cannot walk in a dark room and no pain with most of the complaints –

  • (A) Apis Mel.
  • (B) Lachesis
  • (C) Stramonium
  • (D) Nat. Mur.

68.Sensation of lump of ice on vertex with chilliness, as of heat and cold at the same time on the scalp as if brain was torn to pieces –

  • (A) Glonoine
  • (B) Belladonna
  • (C) Gelsimium
  • (D) Varatrum Alb.

69. Mapped tongue covered with white film with sensation of rawness. This film comes off in patches leaving dark red tender very sensitive spats

  • (A) Merc. Sol
  • (B) Taraxacum
  • (C) Rhus Tax
  • (D) Lachesis

70. Mechanical injuries from sharp cutting instruments, post surgical operations, stinging smarting pains like cutting of a knife

  • (A) Apis Mel.
  • (B) Staphysagria
  • (C) Bellis Per.
  • (D) Arnica

71. Thuja belongs to which of the following constitution –

  • (A) Oxygenoid
  • (B) Carbonitrogenoid
  • (C) Hydrogenoid
  • (D) Strumous

72. Discharge of blood from the vagina every time the child takes the breast –­

  • (A) Pulsatilla
  • (B) Silicea
  • (C) Medorrhinum
  • (D) Bryonia

73. The “Balm of Gilead” for the diseases of the old maid and women during and after climacteric –

  • (A) Sepia
  • (B) Conium Macuiaturn
  • (C) Lachesis
  • (D) Causticum

74. Vertigo on seeing flowing water when walking over water as when crossing a bridge –

  • (A) Theradion
  • (B) Conium Maculatum
  • (C) Ferrum Met.
  • (D) Phosphorus

75. Ledum Pal belongs to the family of

  • (A) Leguminosae
  • (B) Ericaceae
  • (C) Papaveraceae
  • (D) Polygonaceae

76. Commmon name of Rumex Crispus –

  • (A) Rue
  • (B)Yellow Dock
  • (C) Blue Cohosh
  • (D) Stone Root

77. With every explosive cough there escapes a volume of pungent foetid air –

  • (A) Kali Iodite
  • (B) Pulsatilla
  • (C) Capsicum
  • (D) Nitric Acid

78. Indifferent to one’s family, to those whom she loves best is one of the characteristic mental symptom of­

  • (A) Argentum Nit.
  • (B) Nat. Mur.
  • (C) Phosphorus
  • (D) Sepia

79. Toothache from tobacco smoking is one of the characteristic symptom of –

  • (A) Merc. Sol
  • (B) Pulsatilla
  • (C) Spigilia
  • (D) All of the above

80. Pains are drawing, tearing, pressing, light or superficial during warm weather. affect the bones & deeper tissues when air is cold. pain goes from left to right –

  • (A) Rhus Tox
  • (B) Colchicum
  • (C) Bryonia
  • (D) Syphilinum

81. Object of Homoeopathic case taking is­

  • (A) To get an idea about common symptoms
  • (B) To get an idea about mental symptoms
  • (C) To get an idea about symptoms of the body
  • (D) To obtain an individual picture of the disease

82. In which aforism Dr. Samuel Hal3nemann has given idea about homoeopathic specific remedy –

  • (A) § No. 18
  • (B) § No. 70
  • (C) § No. 71
  • (D) § No. 147

83. Outwardly reflected picture of the internal essence of the diseases are –

  • (A) Objective Symptoms
  • (B) Subjective Symptoms
  • (C) Totality of the Symptoms
  • (D) None of the above

84. Psora is the cause of –

  • (A) Non-veneral chronic diseases
  • (B) Veneral chronic diseases
  • (C) Both Veneral & Non-veneral chronic diseases
  • (D) All acute & chronic diseases

85. Hahnemann wrote in­

  • (A) Only German language
  • (B) Both German & Latin
  • (C) German, English & Latin
  • (D) German, French & Latin

86. The phrase “Aude Sapere” was coined by –

  • (A) Hippocrates
  • (B) Horace
  • (C) Hahnemann
  • (D) Homer

87. Hahnemann died in the city of –

  • (A) Meissen
  • (B) Leipzig
  • (C) Paris
  • (D) Koethen

88. Of the below which require change in diet regulation –

  • (A) Indisposition
  • (B) Allopathic bungling
  • (C) Chronic disease
  • (D) Surgical disease

89. Medicine of experience was written by –

  • (A) Jahr
  • (B) Hahnemann
  • (C) Boenninghausen
  • (D) Kent

90. Of the below which is suitable medicine –

  • (A) The medicine which has previously cured the same type of disease.
  • (B) The medicine which has greatest similarity to the totality of symptoms.
  • (C)The medicine which has developed the same type of lesion in animal experimentation.
  • (D) The medicine belongs to the same family of plant kingdom or animal kingdom when the indicated drug is not available.

91. Of the below four persons by whom “cessat-effectus cessat causa” was declared –

  • (A) Galen
  • (B) Hippocrates
  • (C) Paracelsus
  • (D) Hahnemann

92. Last words uttered by Dr. Samuel Hahnemann were –

  • (A) Please publish the sixth edition of Organon
  • (B) Please spread Homoeopathy
  • (C) I have not lived in vain
  • (D) 0h God

93. Dr. Kent was born

  • (A) 2nd July 1843
  • (B) 31st ‘March 1849
  • (C) 1 st January 1800
  • (D) None of the above

94. 50 millisimal scale is described in which edition of Organon

  • (A) First Edition
  • (B) Second Edition
  • (C) Third Edition
  • (D) Sixth Edition

95. Who gave the idea of complete symptom –

  • (A) Dr. Hahnemann
  • (B) Dr. Boenninghausen
  • (C) Dr. J. T. Kent
  • (D) Dr. Stuart Close

96. A symptom is said to be complete if there is –

  • (A) Location, Sensation, Modality & Concomitant symptoms
  • (B) Subjective and Objective symptoms
  • (C) Keynote- and uncommon peculiar symptoms
  • (D) All of the above

97. The interpretation of Kent’s 12th observation states –

  • (A) Repetition of medicine in the same potency
  • (B) Repetition of medicine in the higher potency
  • (C) Medicine must be antidoted at once
  • (D) None of the above

98. In which edition of Organon of medicine Dr. Hahnemann included theory of drug dynamisation –

  • (A) Second Edition
  • (B) Fourth Edition
  • (C) Fifth Edition
  • (D) Sixth Edition

99. In which edition of Organon of medicine Dr. Hahnemann has included the theory of chronic diseases –

  • (A) First Edition
  • (B) Second Edition
  • (C) Third Edition
  • (D) Fourth Edition

100. Pseudo Syphilis & Spurious Syphilis are.

  • (A) Synonymous
  • (B) 2 Stages of Syphilis
  • (C) Secondary and tertiary syphilis respectively
  • (D) None of the above

101. In Kent’ s Repertory “Bubo” is in the chapter of­

  • (A) Stomach
  • (B) Abdomen
  • (C) Skin
  • (D) Genitalia Male

102. In Kent’s Repertory “lousiness” belong to chapter –

  • (A) Head
  • (B) Skin
  • (C) Generalities
  • (D) None of the above

103. In Boenninghausen’s Repertory Rubric (Ecstasy) is under

  • (A) Abdomen
  • (B) Hunger & Thirst
  • (C) Intellect
  • (D) Sensorium

104. In Kent’s Repertory Rubric “Reeling” is placed under

  • (A) Head
  • (B) Mind
  • (C) Vertigo
  • (D) None  of the above

105.Prime importance to pathological generals by

  • (A) Dr. Boger
  • (B) Dr. Boenninghausen
  • (C) Dr. Kent
  • (D) Dr. Gross

106. Gentry’s concordance Repertory was published in the year –

  • (A) 1886
  • (B) 1890
  • (C) 1782
  • (D) 1990

107. Dr. Kent died on –

  • (A) 6th June 1916
  • (B) 6th June 1910
  • (C) 2nd July 1922
  • (D)1 st January 1920

108. In which year the Repertory of comparative Materia Medica was published by Lippe

  • (A) 1845
  • (B) 1849
  • (C) 1854
  • (D) 1859

109. Rubric Addison’s disease in Kent’s Repertory is placed under –

  • (A) Bladder
  • (B) Kidney
  • (C) Ureter
  • (D) Generalities

110. Rubric (Lochia) in Kent’s Repertory is in the chapter of –

  • (A) Uterus
  • (B) Genitalia Female
  • (C) Generalities
  • (D) Menstruation

111. Suppression of urine in Kent’s Repertory is placed under –

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

112. Which medicine is found under Rubric Benevotance in BBCR –

  • (A) Coffea
  • (B) Aconite
  • (C) Belladonna
  • (D) None of the above

13. Who has Published the repertory of Antipsorics –

  • (A) Dr. Samuel Hahnemann
  • (B) Dr. J.T. Kent
  • (C) Dr. Constantine Hering
  • (D) Dr. Boenninghausen

114. Total number of sections in Boenninghausen’s therapeutic pocket book –

  • (A) 37
  • (B) 7
  • (C) 38
  • (D) None of the above

115. Obesity you will find in Repertory chapter or subchapter of Kent’s

  • (A) Abdomen
  • (B) Extremities
  • (C) Face
  • (D) Generalities

116. Boenninghausen’s therapeutic pocket book consist of –

  • (A) Repertory of Antipsoric medicine
  • (B) Repertory of medicine which are not antipsoric
  • (C) An attempt of showing the relative kinship of Homoeopathic
  • (D) All of the above

117. What is the name of’ the repertory written by Dr. Halmeman –

  • (A) Repertory of Materia Medica
  • (B) Repertory of Antipsoric Medicine
  • (C) Fragmenta De Viribus medicamentorum
  • (D) None of the above

118. What was the full name of Boeninghausen –

  • (A) Von Boenninghausen
  • (B) Fra,az Vorz BoPnn’anghausen
  • (C) Clemens Boenninghausen
  • (D) Baron Clemens Maria Frauz Von Boenninghausen

119.Opisthotonos you will find in which chapter or subchapter of Kent’s Repertory –

  • (A) Extremities
  • (B) Chest
  • (C) Back
  • (D) Generalities

120. Sentimental mood in moonlight is rubric of which chapter or subchapter of Kent’s Repertory –

  • (A) Mind
  • (B) Generalities
  • (C) Vertigo
  • (D) Head

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