Ophthalmic Assistant Gr II Medical Education 537/2017

blue eye close up

Post: Ophthalmic Assistant Gr II
Department: Medical Education
Category Code: 537/17
Qualification: Diploma in Ophthalmic Assistants Course
Date of Test: 14-08-2018


If you find mistakes, comment below



  1. 1 mm increase in axial length of eye produces myopia of
    • 3 Diopter
    • 6 Diopter
    • 1 Diopter
    • 4.5 Diopter

  2. Newborn eyes are usually
    • Myopic
    • Hypermetropic
    • Emmetropic
    • Astigmatic

  3. Senile nuclear cataract produces
    • Index myopia
    • Index hypermetropia
    • Curvature myopia
    • Curvature hypermetropia

  4. All the following drugs are cycloplegics EXCEPT
    • Atropine
    • Cyclopentolate
    • Homatropine
    • Pilocarpine

  5. All the following are true about Rigid Gear Permeable lenses EXCEPT
    • Provides sharp vision
    • Require adaptation
    • Poor oxygen delivery
    • Associated with minimal deposits

  6. High index lenses have a refractive index of about
    • 1.56-1.67
    • 1.42-1.52
    • 1.84-1.88
    • 1.38-1.40

  7. Refractive index of crown glass
    • 1.67
    • 1.52
    • 1.73
    • 1.58

  8. The handle of cross cylinder is at an angle of __________ degrees to both axes.
    • 45 degrees
    • 90 degrees
    • 30 degrees
    • 60 degrees

  9. Soft contact lenses are made of
    • Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA)
    • Silicone
    • Cellulose acetate butyrate
    • Hydroxy ethylmethacrylate (HEMA)

  10. Binocular diplopia is seen in
    • Paralytic squint
    • Concomitant squint
    • Cataract
    • Subluxation of lens

  11. Visual acuity of 6/60 is equivalent to Log MAR
    • +0.5
    • +0.1
    • +1
    • +0.6

  12. Superior extent of the visual field is
    • 90 degrees
    • 60 degrees
    • 80 degrees
    • 50 degrees

  13. Pelli Robson chart in used to assess
    • Visual acuity in children
    • Colour vision
    • Contrast sensitivity
    • Dark adaptation

  14. In acute angle closure glaucoma, the anterior chamber is
    • shallow
    • Deep
    • Normal
    • Irregular

  15. Instrument used to assess the angle of Anterior Chamber
    • 90 D lens
    • Gonioscope
    • Hruby lens
    • 20 D lens

  16. All of the following are true of applanation tonometry EXCEPT
    • Based on Imbert Fick Principle
    • More accurate than Schiotz
    • Flatters an area of 3.06 mm diameter
    • Less accurate than Schiotz

  17. Primary action of superior oblique muscle is
    • Elevation
    • Depressive
    • Intorsion
    • Adduction

  18. Radius of curvature of the posterior surface of lens
    • 10 mm
    • 6 mm
    • 12 mm
    • 4 mm

  19. Bending of light as it passes along the edge of an object
    • Spherical aberration
    • Diffraction
    • Chromatic aberration
    • Decentration

  20. Amount of hypermetropia normally corrected by the inherent tone of ciliary muscle
    • Facultative
    • Manifest
    • Latent
    • Absolute

  21. Normal depth of anterior chamber is
    • 5 mm
    • 4.5 mm
    • 2.5 mm
    • 1 mm

  22. The amplitude of accommodation at the age of 10 years
    • 3 Diopter
    • 14 Diopter
    • 10 Diopter
    • 5 Diopter

  23. All the following signs are usually associated with myopia EXCEPT
    • Large eyeball
    • Deep anterior chamber
    • Esophoria
    • Exophoria

  24. Astigmatism in which the two principal meridians are not at right angles to each other?
    • Oblique astigmatism
    • Regular astigmatism with the rule
    • Irregular astigmatism
    • Bi oblique astigmatism

  25. All the following are features of aphakia EXCEPT
    • Deep anterior chamber
    • Iridodonesis
    • Jet black pupil
    • Shallow anterior chamber

  26. Image magnification with aphakic spectacle lens is
    • 10%
    • 30%
    • 5%
    • 8%

  27. Large corneal scar usually produces
    • Irregular astigmatism
    • Bi oblique astigmatism
    • Oblique astigmatism
    • Regular astigmatism against the rule

  28. All the following are true of pterygium EXCEPT
    • Occurs more commonly in elderly people doing outdoor work
    • Seen in the interpalpebral exposed areas
    • Never progresses
    • Seen as a triangular fold of conjunctiva loosely adherent to sclera

  29. Lateral rectus muscle is supplied by
    • Third cranial nerve
    • Fourth cranial nerve
    • Second cranial nerve
    • Sixth cranial nerve

  30. Convergence weakness produces
    • Exophoria greater for near
    • Esophoria greater for near
    • Exophoria greater for distance
    • Esophoria greater for distance

  31. Most common childhood intraocular malignant tumour
    • Malignant melanoma
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Lymphoma
    • Hemangioma

  32. National programme for control of blindness was launched in the year
    • 1983
    • 1990
    • 1976
    • 1996

  33. Maddox wing is used for
    • Subjective testing of phoria for near
    • Subjective testing of phoria for distance
    • Detecting suppression
    • Testing stereopsis

  34. Occlusion or patching of better eye is the mainstay of treatment for
    • Anomalous retinal correspondence
    • Suppression
    • Eccentric fixation
    • Amblyopia

  35. In Duochrome test, if the patient appreciates red better than green, it indicates correction is
    • Hypermetropic
    • Myopic
    • Emmetropic
    • Astigmatic

  36. When retinoscopy is done at 1 metre distance and there is no movement of red reflex, it indicates
    • Hypermetropia of 1 Diopter
    • Myopia >1 Diopter
    • Myopia of 1 Diopter
    • Hypermetropia >1 Diopter

  37. Dendritic corneal ulcer is caused by
    • Pneumococcus
    • Staphylococcus
    • Fusarium
    • Herpes simplex virus

  38. Corneal curvature is measured by
    • Keratometry
    • A scan
    • Pachymetry
    • Specular microscopy

  39. If the visual acuity improves with pinhole, the cause of defective vision is
    • Cataract
    • Refractive error
    • Macular degeneration
    • Corneal opacity

  40. Which is true about aphakic glasses?
    • Image magnification of 80%
    • Best method to correct aphakia
    • Produces spherical aberrations causing pin cushion distortion
    • Wider field of vision

  41. Which of the following is not a contraindication for use of donor cornea?
    • Rabies
    • HIV
    • Myopia
    • Death from unknown cause

  42. On cover-uncover test, if there is inward movement of eye under cover, it indicates
    • Exophoria
    • Esophoria
    • Orthophoria
    • Esotropia

  43. In worth's four dot test, if the patient sees only two red lights, indicates
    • Diplopia
    • Abnormal retinal correspondence
    • Normal binocular vision
    • Left eye suppression

  44. In Schirmer's 1 test, if the wetting is between 5 and 10 mm, it indicates
    • Severe dry eye
    • Normal
    • Moderate dry eye
    • Mild dry eye

  45. Corneal thickness is measured by
    • Placidos disc
    • Pachymeter
    • A scan
    • 90 D lens

  46. Mydriatic cycloplegic drug is indicated in which of the following condition?
    • Acute iridocyclitis
    • Acute conjunctivitis
    • Acute congestive glaucoma
    • Episcleritis

  47. Which of the following is an ocular emergency?
    • Cataract
    • Viral conjunctivitis
    • Open angle glaucoma
    • Acute congestive glaucoma

  48. Unit of measurement of convergence
    • Diopter
    • Metre angle
    • Millimeter
    • Degrees

  49. Snowflake cataract is seen in
    • Trauma
    • Steroid use
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Diabetes

  50. One predisposing factor for hordeolum externum
    • Hypertension
    • Uncorrected refractive error
    • Ptosis
    • Proptosis

  51. Vertex power of spectacle lens is measured by
    • Optical pachymeter
    • Specular microscope
    • Hruby lens
    • Lensometer

  52. All the following are features of Vitamin A deficiency EXCEPT
    • Night blindness
    • Bitots spots
    • Phlycten
    • Keratomalacia

  53. Keratometer is useful for all the following conditions EXCEPT
    • Measure the radius of curvature of anterior surface of cornea
    • IOL power calculation
    • Measurement of corneal astigmatic error
    • Measurement of corneal endothelial cell count

  54. Darkening of lens on exposure to UV rays in photochromic lenses is due to disintegration of
    • Aluminium phosphate
    • Silver Halide
    • Borosilicate
    • Polycarbonate

  55. Instrument used to assess peripheral retina
    • 90 dioptre lens
    • Direct ophthalmoscope
    • Optical coherence tomograph
    • Indirect ophthalmoscopy

  56. All the following condition can cause coloured haloes EXCEPT
    • Cataract
    • Acute narrow angle glaucoma
    • Episcleritis
    • Mucopurulent conjunctivitis

  57. Instrument used to predict the visual acuity following cataract surgery
    • Potential acuity meter
    • Arden gratings
    • Pelli Robson chart
    • Vistech chart

  58. Commonest cause of bilateral proptosis
    • Orbital tumours
    • Orbital cellulitis
    • Thyroid ophthalmopathy
    • Orbital hemorrhage

  59. Which of the following is a feature of concave lens?
    • Object moves in the same direction as the lens
    • Object moves in the opposite direction of the lens
    • Object appears magnified
    • Distortion of image when lens is rotated

  60. Which of the following tonometry is not based on applanation?
    • Air puff tonometer
    • Schiotz tonometer
    • Tonopen
    • Noncontact tonometers

  61. Which dye is used for identifying corneal epithelial defect?
    • Indocyanine green
    • Fluorescein
    • Rose Bengal
    • Trypan Blue

  62. Which laser is used for treating after cataract?
    • Nd YAG laser
    • Argon laser
    • Diode laser
    • Ruby laser

  63. Roving ring scotoma is seen in
    • Pseudophakia
    • High myopia
    • Glaucoma
    • Aphakia corrected with spectacles

  64. SAFE (Surgery, Antibiotics, Face washing, Environment) strategy is for control of
    • Glaucoma
    • Dacryocystitis
    • Trachoma
    • Corneal ulcer

  65. All are used to check visual acuity in children EXCEPT
    • VEP
    • Perimetry
    • Cardiff acuity cards
    • Teller acuity cards

  66. All are features of concomitant squint EXCEPT
    • No diplopia
    • Primary deviation equals secondary deviation
    • Abnormal head posture
    • No restriction of ocular movements

  67. Amblyopia in children is most commonly caused by
    • Hypermetropia
    • Astigmatism
    • Myopia
    • Congenital cataract

  68. Most common organism causing corneal ulcer in contact lens wearers?
    • Pneumococci
    • Staphylococci
    • Fusarium
    • Pseudomonas

  69. Magnification obtained with a direct ophthalmoscope
    • 10 times
    • 20 times
    • 5 times
    • 15 times

  70. Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment is a complication associated with which refractive error?
    • Myopia
    • Hypermetropia
    • Astigmatism
    • Presbyopia

  71. Following are the target diseases identified for vision 2020 in India EXCEPT
    • Cataract
    • Onchocerciasis
    • Childhood blindness
    • Glaucoma

  72. Linen, dressings and metallic instruments are generally sterilized by
    • Autoclave
    • Hot-air oven
    • Ethylene oxide
    • Chemical sterilization

  73. The far point is beyond infinity or behind the eye in
    • Myopia
    • Astigmatism
    • Presbyopia
    • Hypermetropia

  74. Most common cause of low vision in children?
    • Cataract
    • Corneal opacity
    • Refractive error
    • Strabismus

  75. Which is not true of congenital esotropia?
    • Occurs before 6 months of age
    • Large angle of deviation
    • Associated with cross fixation
    • Associated with high hypermetropia

  76. The normal AC/A ratio perdiopter of accommodation is
    • 6-10 prism diopters
    • 3-5 prism diopters
    • 1-2 prism diopters
    • 12-15 prism diopters

  77. Which of the following conditions produce sudden loss of vision?
    • Central retinal artery occlusion
    • Primary open angle glaucoma
    • Cataract
    • Retinitis pigmentosa

  78. In which of the following conditions is topical steroids indicated?
    • Acute bacterial conjunctivitis
    • Allergic conjunctivitis
    • Corneal ulcer
    • Acute dacryocystitis

  79. Which of the following is not true about direct ophthalmoscopy?
    • Uniocular procedure
    • Image magnified 15 times
    • Image is real and inverted
    • Central fundus up to equator is seen

  80. Which is true about pseudopterygium?
    • Is a degenerative condition
    • Probe cannot be passed beneath it
    • Always stationary
    • Follows exposure to ultraviolet rays or dust

  81. Which of the following states of India has the longest coast line?
    • Andra Pradesh
    • Maharastra
    • Odisha
    • West Bengal

  82. The largest river in India
    • Yamuna
    • Brahmaputra
    • Ganga
    • Sindhu

  83. The first bullet train project of India connects
    • Mumbai-Pune
    • Ahmedabad-Mumbai
    • Delhi-Patna
    • Delhi-Amritsar

  84. Kerala State Law Reform Commission Chairman
    • Dr. N.K. Jayakumar
    • Sasidharan Nair
    • Adv. M.K. Damodaran
    • Justice K.T. Thomas

  85. Azad Hind Fauj was founded by
    • Rash Behari Bose
    • Subash Chandra Bose
    • Liaqat Ali
    • Maulana Azad

  86. Who was regarded as the father of Indian unrest?
    • Mahatma Gandhi
    • Subash Chandra Bose
    • Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    • Mohammed Ali Jinna

  87. Who is the newly elected Chief Minister of Goa?
    • Manohar Pareekar
    • Beeran Singh
    • Amareendar Singh
    • Trivendra Singh Ravath

  88. Who is the author of the Book 'India Wins Freedom'?
    • Indira Gandhi
    • Jawaharlal Nehru
    • Gopalakrishna Gokhale
    • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

  89. Dr. Abdul Kalam island is situates in the coast of
    • West Bengal
    • Odisha
    • Gujarat
    • Tamilnadu

  90. The heroin of Quit India Movement
    • Sarojini Naidu
    • Beegam Hazrath Mahal
    • Aruna Asafali
    • Sujetha Kripalani

  91. Who is the second vice-chairman of NITI Aayog?
    • Dr. Rajiv Kumar
    • Aravind Panagaria
    • Dr. Bibek Debroy
    • Dr. Bimal Jalan

  92. Who was the leader of Paik Rebellion of 1817?
    • Rani Laksmibhai
    • Bakshi Jagabandhu
    • Asadulla Khan
    • Tanthiya Topi

  93. ''Katora Kudaram'' a notable work of
    • Vikam Mohammed Basheer
    • Dr. C.K. Kareem
    • Makthi Thangal
    • Ali Musliar

  94. The leader of Ezhava Memorial of 1896
    • Ayyankali
    • Dr. Vasudev
    • K. Kelappan
    • Dr. Palpu

  95. The king who proclaimed Temple entry
    • Ayillyam Thirunnal
    • Swathi Thirunnal
    • Sremulam Thirunnal
    • Sree Chithira Thirunnal

  96. The Swach Bharath Abhiyan announced the cleanest city in India in 2017 is
    • Indore
    • Mysore
    • Mumbai
    • Chandigarh

  97. Oscar Award for the Best film for the year 2017
    • The Jungle Book
    • Moon Light
    • The Salesman
    • La La Land

  98. The founder of ''Sadhu Jana Paripalana Yogam''
    • Sree Narayana Guru
    • Vakkam Abdul Khadar Maulavi
    • Ayyankali
    • Sahodaran Ayyappan

  99. The first Governor of Reserve Bank of India
    • James Braid Taylor
    • Dr. Man Mohan Singh
    • Bimal Jalan
    • Osborne Smith

  100. Silent Valley National Park situates in the district of
    • Palakkad
    • Wynad
    • Edukki
    • Pathanamthitta

%

No comments

Post a Comment