Pathology Multiple Choice Questions

general pathology mcq
general pathology mcqs with answers


MCQ # 01

Which disease is also known as 'the kissing disease? 

a- bacterial vaginosis

b- mononucleosis

c- actinomycosis

d- adenovirus infection

e- AIDS



MCQ # 02

The term etiology refers to;

a- forecast of the course of a disease

b- cause of the disease

c- the manner of development of a disease

d- predisposing factor of a disease

e- the clinical study of a disease



MCQ # 03

A surgical procedure in which a cut is made through the skin to remove a sample of abnormal tissue for the purpose of diagnosis;

a- autopsy

b- true-cut biopsy

c- excision biopsy

d- incision biopsy

e- fine needle aspiration



MCQ # 04

What is the most common form of skin cancer? 

a- Melanoma 

b- Basal cell carcinoma 

c- Squamous cell carcinoma 

d- Merkel cell carcinoma

d- Kaposi sarcoma



MCQ # 05

What is the most serious or deadliest form of skin cancer? 

a- Melanoma 

b- Basal cell carcinoma 

c- Squamous cell carcinoma 

d- Merkel cell carcinoma

d- Kaposi sarcoma



MCQ # 06

What is the term used in pathology for a cancerous tumor that arises from the bones? 

a. Adenoma 

b. Carcinoma 

c. Sarcoma 

d. Myxoma

e- Fibroma



MCQ # 07

What is the term for the process of programmed cell death? 

a. Necrosis 

b. Apoptosis 

c. Ischemia 

d. Hypoxia

e- Fibrosis



MCQ # 08

Which of the following is a common symptom of multiple sclerosis? 

a. Muscle weakness 

b. Spasticity

c. Blurred vision 

d. Bowel Problems

e. All of the above



MCQ # 09

Which of the following is NOT a symptom of diabetes mellitus? 

a. polyuria 

b. polydipsia 

c. polyphagia 

d. bradycardia

e- unintentional weight loss



MCQ # 10

In pathology literature, the exact term for painful or difficult swallowing is;

a- dysplasia

b- dysphagia

c- diaphoresis 

d- dyspnea 

e- dystonia


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Answer Keys

MCQ # - Correct option

01- b

02- b

03- d

04- b

05- a

06- c

07- b

08- e

09- d

10- b


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