GPSC Professor Paediatrics 08 March 2020 Question Paper with Answers Key


GPSC Professor Paediatrics 08 March 2020 Question paper with Answers Key- GPSC conducted Professor, Paediatrics, General State Service, Class-1 exam on 08 March 2020 FN from 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM. Here we are providing some of the questions asked in GPSC Professor Paediatrics Paper.

Microcephaly is defined as?

Head size below 10th centile

Failure to thrive is defined as all except?

Weight for height less than 3rd percentile

Oppenheim’s sign is eliciting extensor plantar by?

Stroking the tibia

In full term Newborn babies?

5 Ossification centers are present

Causes of delayed eruption of teeth is all except?

Histiocytosis X

Cause of short stature are all except?

Klinefelter syndrome

All are causes of macrocephaly except?


Features of hypervitaminosis D or Vitamin D intoxication are?

Hypertension, decreased Q-T interval, arrhythmia

Imerslund- Grasbeck disease is inborn error of metabolism of?

Vitamin B12

Content of Resomal (Rehydration Solution for Malnutrition) is all except?

Calcium, iron, selenium

GPSC Professor Paediatrics 08 March 2020 Paper

Examples of negative calorie food?


First indication of handedness can be known by?

Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex

Refractory Hypochromic Anemia with sub periosteal bleed occurs in?

Copper deficiency

False about Complicated Severe Acute Malnutrition is?

Bipedal edema

Blue eye Blondes are seen in?


Requirement of Iodine is?


Laron syndrome is?

Mutation of Growth hormone receptors

Delayed Puberty and Sexual Infantilism is seen all except?

McCune Albright Syndrome

False statement about Acquired juvenile hypothyroidism is?

Affected children always show low school Performance

MEN 2A (Multiple Endocrine Neoplastic Syndrome2A) constitutes all except?

Pituitary adenoma

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GPSC Professor Paediatrics 08 March 2020 Questions and answers

Refractory Hypocalcemia can be due to?


Mecasermin is?

Recombinant IGF-1

Chronic overdose of Fludrocortisone in aldosterone deficiency causes?


8 month old infant had deformities of limbs since birth due to fractures of multiple bones, blue sclera and deafness. True statement about the condition are all except?

Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

Arterial blood Gas analysis of a 4 year old child in PICU with feeble peripheral pulses shows: pH : 7.28, PaCO2 : 32 mmHg, PaO2 : 87 mmHg, HCO3 : 12 mMol/L, Base Excess : 8 mMol/L what is the ABG diagnosis?

Uncompensated Metabolic Acidosis

An 8 month old infant presents to the emergency department with paroxysms of coughing. She had an episode of cyanosis while feeding and coughing. She has not received her routine immunization due to unknown concerns. What is the diagnosis?


3 year old male child presented with pain in the Abdomen (colicky) for past 7 days, swelling over the dorsum of hands and feet, pain in both ankles, with swelling in the right knee. Now the child developed rashes in the lower limb. What is the diagnosis?

Henoch Schonlein Purpura

A 3 year old girl presents with h/o vaginal bleeding (2 episodes over past 4 months). There are no features of trauma or local inflammation. On physical examination, breast development is tanners stage I. There is café au lait spot measuring 8 cm x 3 cm over the abdomen. Similar spots are seen over the face chest and abdomen. What is the diagnosis?

McCune Albright Syndrome

10 year old girl is brought with h/o weakness of both the lower limbs since 3 days. Initially mild the weakness has progressed over the past three days and the child is unable to take even a few steps and is completely bed ridden. There is h/o diarrhea about a month ago. Clinically child has weakness of the lower limbs and trunk with areflexia. There is no sensory deficit but the calves and thighs are tender. Upper limbs and cranial nerves are normal. What is the diagnosis?

Guillain Barre Syndrome

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Pegvisomant is?

GH – receptor antagonist

Drug of choice for hyperprolactinemia?


Recommended initial dose of Levothyroxine (LT4) for term infants?

10 – 15 µg/kg/day

AHA (American Heart Association) guideline treatment for IVIg Resistant Kawasaki disease?


Calorie requirement for children 0 to 12 months?

120 kcal/kg/day

Shone Complex is?

Left sided obstructive lesion

Methylxanthines for the treatment of apnea of prematurity  have the following effects except?

Improve Pulmonary vascular resistance

In pulmonary haemorrhage bleeding is predominantly?


Therapeutic level of caffeine in newborn is?

8-20 mcg/ml

Contraindication of indomethacin are all except?

Platelet count 1lakh

GPSC Professor Paediatrics Answers Key 08 March 2020

In Hereditary spherocytosis all of the following resolve with post spleenectomy except?

Osmotic fragility

Eosinophilia can be seen in all the following except?

Corticosteroid therapy

In addition to infection and bleeding most common cause of death in wiskott Aldrich syndrome is?

Haemophagocyticlymphohistiocytosis following EBV

All are clinical features of phase 2 in acute form of kernicterus except?


The most specific test that is helpful to differentiate diamond blackfan anaemia from transient erythroblastopenia of child hood is?

Erythrocyte adenosine deaminase (ADA)

The best disgnostic test for PNH is?

Flow cytometry

What is the most commonest  haematological clinical  feature in shwachman diamond syndrome?


A child presenting with megaloblastic anaemia that is unresponsive to vit c, vit B12 and folic acidbut responsive to uridine is?

Orotic Aciduria

A qualitative defect in von willebrand factor is seen in?

Type 2 von willebrand disease

A one month old infant with trisomy 21 pretended with variant of AML which was found to be due to a GATA 1 mutation. The infant had no life threatening complications. The ideal treatment modality is?


5 years old boy presented with history of recurrent attack of secretary otitis media and purulent nasal discharge, Haemophilus influenza revealed by culture of ear discharge on physical examination there is no tonsillar tissue and no palpable lymph nodes of the following most appropriate test to confirm the diagnosis is?

Flow cytometry

GPSC Professor Paediatrics 08 March 2020 Full Question Paper & Key


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