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MRCOG examination
 
TEST PAPERS
 
Papers I
Papers II
   
 
 
 
 
 
   
   
Candidates are eligible for the part-1MRCOG examination when theyhave obtained their medical degree
 
Part-1 examinations are held biannually in March and September.
 
The examination is on basic science and consists of two multiple choice question (MCQ) papers, each lasting two hours. The examination embraces those subjects which form part of the general education of any specialist and particularly those aspects which are applicable to obstetrics and gynaecology.
 
The part -1MRCOG examination consists of two MCQ-papers, each containing 60 questions. Two hours allowed for each paper. The questions are dividing into different sections, each addressing a particular topic of the syllabus.
 
Paper-1
20MCQ on anatomy and embryology.

20MCQ on endocrinology and statistics.

20MCQ on microbiology, pharmacology and immunology
 
Paper-2  
20MCQ on physiology

20MCQ on pathology and genetics.

20MCQ on biochemistry and biophysics
 
   
Each MCQ consists of item and five branches. Your answer to each Each MCQ consists of item and five branches. Your answer to each
branch either True ‘T’ or false ‘F’.
   
Each item correctly answered (whether it is ‘true’ or ‘false’) is awarded one mark (+1). No mark is (0) are awarded for an unattempted question. No negative marking has been done in this mock exam.
   
Candidates whose total marks are equal to or above the passing mark will pass, regardless of their performance in individual sections of the papers.
   
Please note that it is possible with on going advances in the basic sciences that small number of the answer may alter following publication.
ANATOMY TEST PAPER 1
section 1
Q 1. The Ureter in the female:
 
(a) Has three constrictions along its course.
True False I don’t know.
(b) Crosses the pelvic brim in front of The bifurcation of the common iliac artery. True False I don’t know.
(c) Lies 1-2 cms lateral to the cervix in the female. True False I don’t know.
(d) Is ectodermal in origin. True False I don’t know.
(e) Receives blood from the aorta, renal,Common & internal iliac arteries. True False I don’t know.
 
Q 2. The Urinary Bladder
 
(a) Is situated slightly lower in the female Than in the male. True False I don’t know.

(b) Has the apex at the anterior end the funsus or Base at the

True False I don’t know.
     postero inferior triangular portion
(c) Has a neck which leads to the urethra True False I don’t know.
(d) Has a trigone bounded by to orifices of the Ureters & internal urethral meatus True False I don’t know.
(e) Has a uvula at the apex of its trigone True False I don’t know.
 
Q 3. The anterior division of the internal iliac artery gives the followings branches:
 
(a) Uterine True False I don’t know.
(b) Internal pudenda artery True False I don’t know.
(c) Inferior rectal artery True False I don’t know.
(d) Ovarian artery True False I don’t know.
(e) Vaginal artery True False I don’t know.
 
Q 4. Levator Ani muscle:
 
(a) Arises from the body of the pubis and the ischial spine. True False I don’t know.
(b) Is inserted in to the coccyx and the Anoccoccygeal raphe. True False I don’t know.
(c) It supports and raises the pelvic floor. True False I don’t know.
(d) Is supplied by pudendal nerve. True False I don’t know.
(e) Consists of the parts i.e. the puborectalis,The piriformis coccygeus. True False I don’t know.
 
Q 5. The anterior abdominal wall includes the following muscles:
 
(a) External oblique True False I don’t know.
(b) Internal oblique True False I don’t know.
(c) Piriformis True False I don’t know.
(d) Pyramidalis True False I don’t know.
(e) Rectus abdominis True False I don’t know.
 
Q 6. Te cytological structure of placenta includes the following:
 
(a) Syncitiotrophoblast True False I don’t know.
(b) Cytotrophoblast True False I don’t know.
(c) Hofbauer cells True False I don’t know.
(d) Smooth muscle fibres True False I don’t know.
(e) Loose mesenchymal tissue True False I don’t know.
 
Q 7. The following are true of the vagina:
 
(a) The anterior wall is 2cms longer than The posterior. True False I don’t know
(b)The lower quarter is separated from the Anal By the anal sphincters . True False I don’t know
(c) Its long axis is at 45 degree to the cervix. True False I don’t know
(d) It is 7-10 cms long . True False I don’t know
(e) It is lined by stratified squamous epithelium . True False I don’t know
 
Q 8. The uterus:
 
(a) Has a triangular cavity True False I don’t know.
(b)Weighs 250 gms nulliparaous women True False I don’t know.
(c) Is mesodermal in origin True False I don’t know.
(d) Gains 1 kg in weight during pregnancy True False I don’t know.
(e) Drains into the inguinal lymph nodes True False I don’t know.
 
Q 9. The following statements are true about the ovary:  
   
(a) It is 3cms long and 1.5 cms wide True False I don’t know.
(b) Is mesodermal in origin True False I don’t know.
(c) Is covered by connective tissue called Tunica Albuginea True False I don’t know.
(d) Contains the pampiniform plexus of the veins at its hilum True False I don’t know.
(e) Has primordial follicles in the medulla True False I don’t know.
 
Q 10. The pudendal canal
   
(a) Is formed by the obturator fascia True False I don’t know.
(b) Transmits the obdurate artery & pudedal nerve True False I don’t know.
(c) Is situated in the lateral wall of the Is chio rectal fossa True False I don’t know.
(d) Opens into the superficial perineal pouch True False I don’t know.
(e) Is the site for pudendal analgesia True False I don’t know.
 
Q 11. The pelvis has the following points:  
   
(a) Sacrococcygeal joints True False I don’t know.
(b) Sacroiliac joints True False I don’t know.
(c) Lliofemoral joints True False I don’t know.
(d) Lumbosacral joints True False I don’t know.
(e) Pubic symphysis True False I don’t know.
 
Q 12. The uterus is supported by the following ligaments :  
   
(a) Transverse cervical or mackenrodt’s ligaments True False I don’t know.
(b) Coopers ligaments True False I don’t know.
(c) Round ligaments True False I don’t know.
(d) Uterosacral ligaments True False I don’t know.
(e) Suspensory ligaments True False I don’t know.
 
Q 13 . The umbilical artery:  
   
(a) Carries pure blood True False I don’t know.
(b) Obliterates to form the medical Umbilical ligament True False I don’t know.
(c) May be single or paired True False I don’t know.
(d) Lies in Wharton’s jelly True False I don’t know.
(e) Gives a branch called the superior vesical artery True False I don’t know.
 
Q 14. The parasympathetic nerve fibres:  
   
(a) Comprise of the cranio sacral out flow True False I don’t know.
(b) Have short preganglionic and long postganglionic fibres True False I don’t know.
(c) Are not distributed to the skin True False I don’t know.
(d) Form nerve erigetes in the pelvis True False I don’t know.
(e) Function primarily in emergencies True False I don’t know.
 
Q 15 . In fetal circulation:  
   
(a) the blood diverted through the foremen ovale True False I don’t know.
(b) the bllod is purified bin the fetal lungs True False I don’t know.
(c) both the ductus arteriosus & ductus venosus are patent True False I don’t know.
(d) the umbilical vain carries impure blood True False I don’t know.
(e) the right umbilical vein forms the ligamentum teres True False I don’t know.
 
Q 16 . Lymphatic system:  
(a) Allows for spread of cancer cells True False I don’t know.
(b) Has valves to ensure the flow of lymph away from the tissues True False I don’t know.
(c) Carries lymphocytes from the lymphatic tissue to the blood stream True False I don’t know.
(d) Is absent in the brain ,uterus and cervix True False I don’t know.
(e) Transports large protein & fat molecules to the blood True False I don’t know.
 
Q 17. Which of the following pairs of veins terminates in the same vein:  
   
(a) Left and right hepatic veins True False I don’t know.
(b) Left and right ovarian veins True False I don’t know.
(c) Left and right colic veins True False I don’t know.
(d) Left and right renal veins True False I don’t know.
(e) Left and right testicular veins True False I don’t know.
 
Q 18 . If the fascia transversalis has been damaged during development, which of the following structures of the
    anterior abdominal wall is defective :  
   
(a) Superficial inguinal ring True False I don’t know.
(b) Deep inguinal ring True False I don’t know.
(c) Inguinal ligament True False I don’t know.
(d) Anterior wall of the inguinal canal True False I don’t know.
(e)Sac of a direct inguinal hernia True False I don’t know.
 
   
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