NEET PG Pathology MCQs 172 – Liver, Gall bladder, Pancreas Disorders – 5

1. In Chronic Hepatitis B (HBV) infection presence of HBeAg (Hepatitis B e antigen) suggests which of the following?

  1. Ongoing viral replication
  2. Resolving infection
  3. Development of cirrhosis
  4. Development of Hepatoma

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2. Most common route hepatitis E transmission is?

  1. Sexual
  2. Faceo-oral
  3. Horizontal
  4. Vertical

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3. Is Gene responsible for the mutation of HBV is?

  1. X geneS
  2. gene
  3. P gene
  4. C gene

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4. A nurse got a needle prick injury. Which of the following suggests an active phase of hepatitis?

  1. IgM Ab of HBc
  2. IgG Ab of HBc
  3. IgG of HBs
  4. Anti HbeAb

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5. The most common subtype of Hepatitis B in North India is?

    1. adr
    2. adw
    3. ayw
    4. ayr

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6. acute hepatitis B can be diagnosed by

    1. HBsAg
    2. IgM anti0HBcAb
    3. HBeAg
    4. IgG anti-HBcAb
    5. Core antigen

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7. Hepatitis virus that causes chronic liver disease is?

    1. Hepatitis A
    2. Hepatitis B
    3. Hepatitis C
    4. Hepatitis D

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8. Not a complication of acute viral Hepatitis?

    1. Aplastic anemia
    2. Acute pancreatitis
    3. Autoimmune hepatitis
    4. Hepatocellular carcinoma

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9. A 25-year person presents with mild icterus. His HBsAg +ve, HBeAg -ve with SGOT and SGPT raised 5-6 times the original value. HBV DNA levels were >1,00,000/ml. what is your diagnosis?

    1. Wild type HBV
    2. Surface mutant HBV
    3. Precure mutant HBV
    4. Active HBV carrier

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10.Which of the following is true regarding viral hepatitis

    1. Raised transaminase level correlates well with hepatic injury
    2. Variable elevation of transaminase in the prodromal phase
    3. HAV infection is diagnosed by IgG estimation
    4. Elevation of alkaline phosphatase specific for liver injury

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11. Hallmark of chronic hepatitis

    1. Interface hepatitis
    2. Ballooning degeneration of hepatocytes
    3. Cholestasis
    4. Periportal fibrosis and bridging fibrosis

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12. Ground glass hepatocyte is seen in which hepatitis?

    1. Hepatitis A
    2. Hepatitis B
    3. Hepatitis D
    4. Hepatitis E

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13. Councilman bodies are seen in

    1. Alcoholic cirrhosis
    2. Wilson’s disease
    3. Acute viral hepatitis
    4. Autoimmune hepatitis

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14. Microvesicular fatty change in hepatocytes is seen due to infection with

    1. Hepatitis A
    2. Hepatitis B
    3. Hepatitis C
    4. Hepatitis D

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15. Histopathology of chronic hepatitis shows

    1. Ballooning of hepatocytes
    2. Councilman bodies
    3. Bridging fibrosis
    4. All of the above

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16. Chronic persistent hepatitis and chronic active hepatitis are differentiated by

    1. Anti-Smith Ab
    2. C-Reactive Protein
    3. Arthritis
    4. Liver biopsy

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17. Which of the following is the single most important indicator of the likelihood of progression of hepatitis to liver cirrhosis

    1. Etiology
    2. Associated serological findings
    3. Presence of bridging necrosis
    4. Presence of Mallory hyaline bodies

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18. Micronodular cirrhosis is seen in all except

    1. Chronic hepatitis B
    2. Alcoholic cirrhosis
    3. Hemochromatosis
    4. Chronic cirrhosis secondary to biliary stasis

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19. Histological features of chronic hepatitis include

    1. Fibrosis of portahepatis
    2. Architectural changes
    3. Bridging necrosis
    4. Ballooning degeneration
    5. Mononuclear portal infiltration

Ans (1,3,5)

20. Acute viral hepatitis shows

    1. Ballooning degeneration
    2. Acidophilic inclusion
    3. Interface hepatitis
    4. Lobular disarray
    5. Fibrosis

Ans (1,2,4)

21. The liver biopsy n acute hepatitis due to hepatitis B virus is likely to show all of the following, except

    1. Ballooning change of hepatocytes
    2. Ground glass hepatocytes
    3. Focal or spotty necrosis
    4. Acidophil bodies

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22. In Chronic Viral Hepatitis

    1. Hepatitis A virus infection is a common cause of chronic hepatitis in children
    2. Morphological classification into Chronic Active Hepatitis and Chronic Persistent Hepatitis are important
    3. Fatty change is pathognomonic of Hepatitis C virus infection
    4. Grading refers to the extent of necrosis and inflammation

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23. Acute viral hepatitis is characterized by

    1. Piecemeal necrosis
    2. Zonal necrosis
    3. The liver is enlarged and bile stained
    4. Bridging necrosis
    5. Spotty necrosis

Ans (2,3,4,5)

24. Chronic Active Hepatitis is most reliably distinguished from chronic Persistent hepatitis by the presence of

    1. Extrahepatic manifestations
    2. The significant titer of anti-smooth muscle antibody
    3. Characteristic liver histology
    4. Hepatitis B surface antigen

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25. Pathological change of liver cells in acute viral hepatitis are all except?

    1. Ballooning degeneration
    2. Ground glass hepatocytes
    3. Piecemeal necrosis
    4. Fatty change

Ans (2)


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