Kerala Public Service Commission has published the answer key for the Assistant Professor Nephrology post. Against the 2020 recruitment notification for the Assistant Professor in Nephrology post in the Medical Education Department, PSC had conducted the written test on March 04, 2021. Candidates can now check the final answer key for the Kerala PSC Assistant Professor Nephrology, category no: 012/2020.
Kerala PSC Assistant Professor Nephrology Answer Key 2021
Some of the questions asked in March 04, 2021, written test is:
- Which of the following statement about transplant immunosuppressive drugs is NOT TRUE?
A:-Cyclosporin binds to FK 506 binding protein in the cytoplasm and inhibits calcineurin
B:-Tacrolimus is a macrolide antibiotic
C:-Mycophenolate mofetil acts by inhibiting Inosine Monophosphate dehydrogenase
D:-Sirolimus shares its cytoplasmic binding protein with Tacrolimus (FBP12)
Answer:- Cyclosporin binds to FK 506 binding protein in the cytoplasm and inhibits calcineurin
- Which one of the following is an inhibitor of vascular calcification in CKD?
- Erythrocytosis in patients with CKD is seen in all of the following conditions EXCEPT:
A:-Polycystic kidney disease
B:-Chronic allograft Nephropathy
C:-Renal artery stenosis
Answer:-Chronic allograft Nephropathy
- Which of the following statement IS TRUE regarding FGF 23 a key regulator in bone and mineral metabolism in CKD?
A:-Its chief action is to reduce phosphate reabsorption in the proximal tubule
B:-FGF 23 retards the progression of CKD in diabetics and non-diabetics
C:-Increased phosphate excretion is the stimuli for increase FGF 23 production
D:-FGF 23 protects against the development of hyperparathyroidism
Answer:- Its chief action is to reduce phosphate reabsorption in the proximal tubule
- All of the following are side effects of Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor (acetazolamide) use, EXCEPT
A:-Increase the risk of nephrolithiasis
B:-Precipitate encephalopathy in patients with liver failure
C:-Symptomatic metabolic alkalosis
Answer:- Symptomatic metabolic alkalosis
- Which of the following drug combinations is considered unacceptable or ineffective in treating Hypertension?
A:-Beta-blockers and central adrenergic agents (eg. clonidine)
B:-Calcium channel blockers and thiazide diuretics
C:-Calcium channel blockers and Beta-blockers
D:-RAAS blockers and Calcium channel blockers
Answer:-Beta-blockers and central adrenergic agents (eg. clonidine)
- Identify the INCORRECT statement about the biomarkers in pre-eclampsia.
A:-Placental Protein 13 (PP13) is involved in normal placentation
B:- sFlt1 level is increased in severe pre-eclampsia
C:-sFlt1 to PIGF (Placental Growth Factor) ratio can be used in risk stratification in women with suspected pre-eclampsia
D:-Urinary levels of PIGF are significantly higher in women who develop pre-eclampsia
Answer:- Urinary levels of PIGF are significantly higher in women who develop pre-eclampsia
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