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Physiotherapy quiz question and answer pdf | physiotherapy MCQs with answers

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1. Sharp pain is elicited beneath the gastrocnemius when the foot is dorsiflexed. This finding is positive:

A) Tinel's sign

B) Allen's test

C) Homen's sign

D) Schober's test


2) Absolute contraindication to exercise testing is:

A) Resting systolic BP>200 mmHg

B) Resting diastolic BP>120 mmHg

C) Moderately severe valvular heart disease

D) Recent complicated myocardial infarction


3) Diabetic neuropathy can be most appropriately described as:

A) Motor polyneuropathy

B) Distal sensory polyneuropathy

C) Sensory motor neuropathy

D) Distal motor neuropathy


4) Aphasia where speech flows smoothly with a variety of grammatical constructions and preserved melody of speech are known as:

A) Wernicke's aphasia

B) Broca's aphasia

C) Global aphasia

D) Dysarthria


5) Which muscle is the principal extensor of the thigh in an upright position?

A) Hamstrings

B) Gluteus minimus

C) Gluteus medius

D) Gluteus maximus


6) The structure which gives restraint in the maximum directions is :




7) As an ultrasonic beam travels through tissues the energy contained within it decreases with the distance traversed. This phenomenon is known as:

A) Absorption B) Attenuation

C) Conduction D) Reflection


8) Electrical silence(ie., no EMG activity) at rest is:

A) Normal

B) Abnormal

C) Denervation

D) Occurs in polymyositis


9) Medium frequency currents are those whose frequency ranges from:

A) 1-100 Hz

B) 1 Hz-1 MHz

C) >1 MHz

D) 4000-5000 Hz


10) Descriptive term for an inflammatory condition of one or more musculotendinous units of the leg are called:

A) Stress fracture

B) Medial tibial stress syndrome

C) Referred discogenic leg pain

D) Shin splints


11) Hemibalismus is due to a lesion in the:

A) Subthalamic nucleus

B) Red nucleus

C) Putamen

D) None of the above


12) The frequency of manual vibration is:

A) 5-12 Hz

B) 12-20 Hz

C) 20-25 Hz

D) None of the above


13) Cause of Bell's palsy is

A) Idiopathic

B) Vascular

C) Trauma

D) Cold exposure emy


14) For the activation and training of the Multifidus muscle the position is:

A) Prone with your palpating digits immediately lateral to the spinous processes of the lumbar spine

B) Side lying with your palpating digits immediately lateral to the spinous processes of the lumbar spine

C) Both (A) and (B)

D) None of the above


15) Conventional TENS is:

A) High-intensity, low-frequency stimulation

B) Low-intensity, low-frequency stimulation

C) High-intensity, high-frequency stimulation

D) High-frequency, low-intensity stimulation


16) Which one of these is a characteristic of the ATP-PC system?

A) Glycogen is the fuel source.

B) Major source of energy during first 30 seconds of intense exercise.

C) Major source of energy during from 30 to 90th seconds of exercise.

D) Major source of energy after the second minute of exercise.


17) Which one of the following is NOT due to the pelvic floor musculature?

A) It helps in the generation of intra-abdominal pressure.

B) It assists in unloading the spine.

C) It has an excitatory effect on bladder activity.

D) It maintains the anorectal angle.


18) Spirometry does not determine the:

A) Tidal volume

B) Inspiratory reserve volume

C) Vital capacity

D) Residual volume


19) Ataxia of the trunk is seen in lesions of:

A) Cerebellar vermis

B) Neo cerebellum

C) Archi cerebellum

D) Paleo cerebellum


20) 10 RM load refers to:

A) A weight that can be lifted less than 10 times as it is too heavy.

B) A maximum weight that can be lifted for minimum 10 times

C) A minimum weight that can be lifted for maximum 10 times

D) A weight that can be lifted only 10 times and is too heavy to be lifted more

than 10 times



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