NDM Midsemester Exam 2004

1

Which one of the following statements relating to studies of Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) in humans is CORRECT?


2

Choose the most CORRECT completion. A scientifically justifiable level of protein intake, appropriate to the adult Australian diet, to avoid complications of under and over consumption is:


3

Which one of the following statements describing reactions of glycolysis is CORRECT?


4

Which one of the following statements describing events in oxidative phosphorylation is CORRECT?


5

Which one of the following alternative products from the transamination (amino transferase) reaction involving pyruvate as a substrate is CORRECT?


6

Which one of the following statements about waste nitrogen in animals is CORRECT?


7

Select the one CORRECT completion to the following statement. The conversion of glucose-6- phosphate to ribose-5-phosphate in the pentose phosphate pathway is:


8

Which one of the following statements with respect to ketone bodies is NOT CORRECT?


9

Which one of the following statements, with respect to the properties and actions of the F1Fo complex of mitochondrial membranes, is NOT CORRECT?


10

Which of the following statements, regarding the role of skeletal muscle protein in metabolism in non-fed states, is NOT CORRECT?


11

Regarding changes in metabolism as a result of starvation, which one of the following statements is CORRECT?


12

Which of the following statements, regarding metabolic changes accompanying stresses such as injury, burns, surgery and infections, is NOT CORRECT?


13

Which of the following statements about glucose transporters (GLUTs) is NOT CORRECT?


14

Which of the following statements, regarding the properties of plasma lipoproteins, is CORRECT?


15

Which of the following does NOT stimulate feeding behaviour?


16

Which of the following is NOT a feature of the metabolic syndrome?


17

Which of the following statements, regarding arachidonic acid metabolites, is NOT CORRECT?


18

Which of the following, with regard to the evidence for type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) as an autoimmune disease, is NOT CORRECT?


19

In radiological imaging of the abdomen which of the following is CORRECT?


20

Which one of the following statements, regarding a penetrating injury through the midline at the umbilicus, is NOT CORRECT?


21

Which one of the following statements, regarding the portal vein, is NOT CORRECT?


22

Which of the following statements relating to acid secretion by the gastric gland is (are) CORRECT? A) Acid is secreted by the peptic cell. B) Acid secretion is increased by protein digestion products in the duodenum. C) The effect on acid secretion of histamine and gastrin is additive. D) Acid secretion is increased by protein digestion products in the antrum.


23

Which of the following statements relating to peptic ulceration is (are) CORRECT? A) Histamine increases acid secretion by a direct effect on the peptic cell. B) Aspiration of gastric juice will lead to a metabolic acidosis. C) Most peptic ulcers can be cured by antacid therapy. D) Aspiration of gastric juice will lead to hypokalaemia.