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2006 FRACP Written Examination Paediatrics & Child

2006 FRACP Written Examination Paediatrics & Child

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2006 FRACP Written ExaminationPaediatrics & Child HealthPaper 1 – Medical Sciences
Introduction
Format
Paper 1 – Medical Sciences: 70 questions; time allowed: 2 hoursPaper 2 – Clinical Applications: 100 questions; time allowed: 3 hoursAll questions are in the A-type multiple-choice format, that is, the single best answer of the five optionsgiven.In the questions, values appearing within [ ] refer to normal ranges.When visual material has been turned on its side, an arrow on the page indicates the orientation of thevisual material.Questions do not necessarily appear in the order in which they were first printed.
Answers
A table of answers is located at the end of each paper.
Scoring
A correct answer will score one mark and an incorrect answer zero. There is no negative marking inthe FRACP Written Examination.
Queries
Contact the Examinations Section, Education Department via e-mail: exams@racp.edu.au.
Please note that with changes in medical knowledge, some of the information may no longer be current.
Copyright © 2007 by The Royal Australasian College of Physicians
All Written Examination papers are copyright. They may not be reproduced in whole or part withoutwritten permission from The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 145 Macquarie Street, Sydney,Australia.
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QUESTION 1
There is considerable variation in the age at which teeth erupt. Which of the following are usually thefirst teeth to erupt?A. Lower central incisors.B. Lower first molars.C. Lower lateral incisors.D. Upper central incisors.E. Upper lateral incisors.
QUESTION 2
The epithelial sodium channel located in the collecting duct is regulated by which of the following?A. Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH).B. Aldosterone.C. Amiloride.D. Cyclic AMP.E. Renin.
QUESTION 3
Telomeres are best defined as:A. cis-acting DNA elements responsible for segregation of chromosomes at mitosis and meiosis.B. proteins which bind to promotor elements to initiate transcription of a gene.C. specialised structures which "cap" the ends of chromosomes.D. the major non-DNA component of chromatin.E. the sites at which crossovers occur during pachytene.
QUESTION 4
The embryonic gonad is bipotential. Which of the following hormones determine early differentiationtowards the male phenotype?A. Activin.B. Antimüllerian hormone.C. Dihydrotestosterone.D. Human chorionic gonadotropin.E. Inhibin.
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QUESTION 5
Pyloric stenosis is a disorder with polygenic inheritance. The male to female ratio is about 4:1. Who ofthe following is most likely to develop pyloric stenosis?A. The brother of an affected boy.B. The daughter of an affected woman.C. The daughter of an affected man.D. The son of an affected man.E. The son of an affected woman.
QUESTION 6
Which of the following blood group combinations is most frequently associated with isoimmunehaemolytic disease of the newborn?
Mother Neonate
A. A Rhesus-negative O Rhesus-negativeB. A Rhesus-negative O Rhesus-positiveC. AB Rhesus-negative A Rhesus-positiveD. O Rhesus-negative B Rhesus-positiveE. O Rhesus-negative A Rhesus-positive
QUESTION 7
The major objective of a phase III clinical trial is to determine which one of the following?A. Cost effectiveness.B. Efficacy of an experimental therapy.C. Efficacy of a standard therapy.D. Maximum tolerated dose.E. Toxicity profile.
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