West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY Question Paper of WBUT 2012 B.Sc (H) Sem-6 model question papers

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2012 West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences B.Sc. Microbiology, Genetics, Chemistry MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY Question Paper of WBUT 2012 B.Sc (H) Sem-6 Question paper

Course: B.Sc. Microbiology, Genetics, Chemistry   University/board: West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences

If you are looking for WBUT old questions. Then here this is WBUT 2012 question paper for MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY of sem-6. For 3rd year B.Sc (H) students. According to new syllabus. Paper Code- [CS/B.Sc.(H)/MICRO-BIO/SEM-6/MDM-602/2012]. Just get it from here and prepare for your future exams.




Time Allotted : 3 Hours Full Marks : 70

The figures in the margin indicate full marks.

Candidates are required to give their answers in their own words

as far as practicable.


( Multiple Choice Type Questions )

1. Choose the correct alternatives for any ten of the following :

10 × 1 = 10

i) Diseases acquired in hospitals or from health care

workers are termed as

a) Nosocomial diseases

b) Infectious diseases

c) Airborne diseases

d) Respiratory infection.

ii) Non-venereal infection of gonococci is

a) Salpingitis

b) Urethritis

c) Respiratory infection

d) Ophthalmia.

iii) Toxin involved in Staphylococcal food poisoning is

a) Enterotoxin b) Cytotoxin

c) Endotoxin d) Neurotoxin.

iv) Tetracycline is the usual antibiotic of choice for

a) Cholera b) TB

c) AIDS d) Amoebiasis.v) Toxin which acts on the extracellular matrix of

connective tissue is

a) collagenase b) tetanolysin

c) choleragen d) M protein.

vi) Hepatitis virus is

a) Picornavirus b) non-enveloped

c) Retrovirus d) all of these.

vii) The spirochete which grows in dental plaque is

a) Fusobacterium sp b) Borrelia sp

c) Streptococcus mutans d) Streptococcus mitis.

viii) A period of time elapses between infection and the

appearance of disease symptom is called

a) Infection period b) Latent period

c) Incubation period d) Acute period.

ix) The AB toxin which blocks the release of glycin from

inhibitory interneuron is

a) Diphtheria toxin b) Tetanus toxin

c) Cholera toxin d) Botulinum toxin.

x) Which of the following is not a zoonotic disease ?

a) Hantavirus syndrome b) Rabies

c) Birds flu d) Cholera.

xi) A drug which inhibits lipid biosynthesis is

a) Daptomycin b) Gatifloxacin

c) Platensimycin d) None of these.

xii) Enfuvirtide, an antiretroviral drug is a/an

a) Protease inhibitor b) Fusion inhibitor

c) Nucleoside inhibitor d) Integrase inhibitor.GROUP – B

( Short Answer Type Questions )

Answer any three of the following. 3 × 5 = 15

2. Define epidemiology and environmental epidemiology. 3 + 2

3. Explain attack rate and incident rate.

4. Write down the mode of actions of sulphonamides.

5. 'Normal microbiota is both a friend and a foe.' Explain. 2.5 +2.5

6. Differentiate cyst from trophozoites. What is the diagnostic

procedure to determine chronic amoebiasis ? Write in brief

the symptoms and treatment of Giardiasis. 1 + 2 + 2


( Long Answer Type Questions )

Answer any three of the following. 3 × 15 = 45

7. Name the normal microflora on the skin. Give an account on

epidemiology and mode of infection of Rhabdovirus. 4 + 3 + 8

8. A patient suspected for peptic ulcers and duodenal ulcers,

was recommended for urea breath test.

a) Explain why he or she was recommended for this test

with brief explanation of the test conclusion.

b) Why does Mycobacterium sp. are called acid fast

bacteria ?

c) What is Mantoux test and its purpose ?

d) Write a short note on hepatitis virus. 5 + 3 + 3 + 4

9. Describe the mode of action that characterizes -lactam

antibiotic. Why are these antibiotics more effective against

gram-positive bacteria than gram-negative bacteria ? How

drug resistance is acquired in bacteria ? Why drug resistance

is a threat to society ? 3 + 2 + 5 + 2 + 310. Write in short the mode of transmission,


symptoms and treatment for any three of the following

disease : 5 + 5 + 5

a) Pertusis

b) Diphtheria

c) Peptic ulcer

d) Syphilis


11. Why is typhoid called an enteric fever ? What is Hantavirus

pulmonary syndrome and how can it be prevented ? Identify

the three major categories of organisms that cause

Rickettsial diseases. What are the guidelines for treating

possible human exposure to rabies virus ? Differentiate

Amoebiasis from Giardiasis. 2 + 3 + 2 + 3 + 5


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