ECG Technician PSC Question Paper

ECG Technician PSC Question Paper

In this article, the ECG Technician PSC question paper Kerala was asked in the exam of 2017. This paper has 100 questions and the paper code is A. The medium of examination was English and the question paper code is 073/2017. It was an online exam and exam was conducted on 2017. The questions have been answered. ECG technician question paper pdf, ECG technician question papers 2017, ECG technician previous question papers, ECG question paper with answers.

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ECG Technician PSC Question Paper pdf  with answer.
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1. Ribosome is the center for:
A. Respiration
B. Photosynthesis
C. Protein synthesis ✅
D. Fat synthesis

2. An outer covering membrane is absent over:
A. Nucleolus ✅
B. Lysosome
C. Mitochondrion
D. Plastid

3. Which one of the following has its own DNA?
A. Peroxisome
B. Dictyosome
C. Lysosome
D. Mitochondria ✅

4. Tricuspid valve is found in between:
A. Right auricle and right ventricle ✅
B. Ventricle and aorta
C. Left auricle and left ventricle
D. Right ventricle and pulmonary artery

5. Arteries carry oxygenated blood except:
A. Hepatic
B. Cardiac
C. Pulmonary ✅
D. Systemic

6. A wall of blood capillary is formed of:
A. Haemocytes
B. Parietal cells
C. Endothelial cells ✅
D. Oxyntic cells

7. Dup Sound is produced during the closure of:
A. Semilunar valves ✅
B. SA node
C. Bundle of His
D. Purkinje fibers (ECG Technician PSC Question Paper)

8. In man ribs are attached to:
A. Clavicle
B. Ileum
C. Sternum ✅
D. Scapula

9. The correct route through which pulse-making impulse travels in the heart is:
A. AV-node —» bundle of His —» SA node —» Purkinje fibers —» heart muscles
B. AV-node —» SA node —» Purkinje fibers —» bundle of His —» heart muscles
C. SA node —» Purkinje fibers —» bundle of His —» AV-node —» heart muscles
D. SA node —» AV-node —» bundle of His —» Purkinje fibers —» heart muscles ✅

10. Hie blood cancer is known as:
A. leukemia ✅
B. thrombosis
C. hemolysis
D. hemophilia

11. An adult human with average health has systolic and diastolic pressure as:
A. 70 mm Hg and 120 mm Hg
B. 120 mm Hg and 80 mm Hg ✅
C. 50 mm Hg and 80 mm Hg
D. 180 mm Hg and 80 mm Hg

12. Hie lining of the inner wall of the heart’s chambers is formed:
A. Visceral pericardium
B. Serous pericardium
C. Epicardium
D. Endocardium ✅

13. Hie exchange of gases and nutrients between blood and tissues is a major function of:
A. Arterioles
B. Arteries
C. Capillaries ✅
D. Veins

14. Bones are mainly made up of:
A. Calcium and Phosphorous ✅
B. Calcium and Sulphur
C. Calcium and Magnesium
D. Calcium and Iron

15. Hie cardiac pacemaker in a patient fails to function normally. Hie doctors find an artificial pacemaker is to be grafted into him it is likely that it will be grafted at the site of: (ECG Technician PSC Question Paper)
A. Atrioventricular bundle
B. Purkinje system
C. Sinoatrial node ✅
D. Atrioventricular node

16. In a standard ECG which one of the following alphabets is the correct representation of the respective activity of the human heart?
A. S- Start of systole
B. T- end of diastole
C. P- depolarization of the atria ✅
D. R~ Depolarization of ventricles

17. ‘Bundle of His’ is a part of which one of the following organs in humans?
A. Brain
B. Heart ✅
C. Kidney
D. Pancreas

18. Which chamber of the human heart has the thickest muscular wall?
A. Left ventricle ✅
B. Left auricle
C. Right ventricle
D. Right auricle

19. The number of floating ribs in the human body is:
A. 6 pairs
B. 5 pairs
C. 3 pairs
D. 2 pairs ✅

20. The lower jaw in mammals is made up of:
A. Mandible ✅
B. Dentary
C. Maxilla
D. Angulars

21. The total number of bones in the hind limb of man is:
A. 14
B. 30 ✅
C. 24
D. 21

22. Tire joint found between the sternum and the ribs in humans is:
A. Angular joint
B. Fibrous joint
C. Cartilaginous joint ✅
D. Gliding joint

23. Which of the following cranial nerves can regulate heartbeat?
A. X ✅
B. IX
C. VIII
D. VII

24. What is the intensity of sound in normal conversation?
A. 10-20 decibel
B. 30-60 decibel
C. 70-90 decibel
D. 120-150 decibel ✅

25. In the resting state of the neural membrane/ diffusion due to concentration gradients, if allowed, would drive: (ECG question paper with answers)
A. K+ into the cell
B. K+& Na+ out of the cell
C. Na+ into the cell ✅
D. Na+ out of the cell

26. The most abundant intracellular cation is:
A. Ca++
B. H+
C. K+ ✅
D. Na+

27. Intercostal muscles occur in:
A. Abdomen
B. Thigh
C. Diaphragm
D. Ribs ✅

28. Which one of the following organs in the human body is most affected due to a shortage of oxygen?
A. Intestine
B. Skin
C. Kidney
D. Brain ✅

29. Oxygenated blood from the lungs is carried to the heart by:
A. Pulmonary artery
B. Pulmonary vein ✅
C. Coronary vein
D. Pre-canals

30. The disease that occurs when the hemoglobin content of the blood goes down is
A. Pleurisy
B. Emphysema
C. Anaemia ✅
D. Pneumonia

31. The normal rate of respiration in man per minute is about:
A. 10 to 16 times ✅
B. 16 to 20 times
C. 19 to 21 times
D. 23 to 25 times

32. The covering of the lung is called
A. Pericardium
B. Perichondrium
C. Pleural membrane ✅
D. Peritoneum

33. Oxygen carrying capacity of blood is:
A. 20% ✅
B. 30%
C. 40%
D. 50%

34. Pulse pressure is :
A. Pressure in the great veins
B. Systolic pressure
C. Difference between systolic and diastolic pressure ✅
D. Diastolic pressure

35. The human/mammalian/elephant heart is:
A. Myogenic ✅
B. Neurogenic
C. Cardiogenic
D. Digenic

36. To reach the left side of the heart the blood must pass through:
A. Sinus Venosus
B. Kidneys
C. Liver
D. Lungs ✅

37. Characteristics of cardiac muscles are that they:
A. Contract quickly and get fatigued
B. Contract quickly and do not get fatigued ✅
C. Contract slowly and get fatigued
D. Contract slowly and do not get fatigued

38. The pH of blood is:
A. Between 7-8 ✅
B. Between 2-4
C. Between 12-14
D. Between 2-5

39. Pulse can be detected from the artery of:
A. Thigh
B. Diaphragm
C. Humerus
D. Wrist ✅

40. ECG is a measure of:
A. Rate of heartbeat
B. Difference in electric potential ✅
C. Volume of blood pumped
D. Ventricular Contraction

41. Cardiac output is determined by :
A. Heart rate
B. Stroke volume
C. Blood flow
D. Both (A) and (B) ✅

42. In order for the blood to flow from the right ventricle to the left ventricle in the mammalian heart/ it must flow through: {ECG technician previous question papers}
(i) Right ventricle
(ii) Pulmonary veins
(iii) Left atrium
(vi) Lungs
(v) Pulmonary arteries

A. (i), (v), (iv), (ii), (iii) ✅
B. (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (v)
C. (iii), (v), (i), (ii), (iv)
D. (iii), (ii), (i), (iv), (v)

43. During systemic circulation, blood leaves the (i)___ and (ii)____.
A. (i) Left ventricle, (ii) goes directly to the aorta ✅
B. (i) Right ventricle, (ii) goes directly to the aorta
C. (i) Right ventricle, (ii) moves to the lungs
D. (i) Left ventricle, (ii) moves to the lungs

44. On a normal ECG/EKG, ventricular depolarization occurs during the :
A. P wave
B. QRS complex ✅
C. T wave
D. P-Q interval ECG Technician PSC question paper

45. When aortic pressure is greater than the ventricular pressure :
A. The tricuspid atrioventricular valve opens
B. The bicuspid/mitral atrioventricular valve closes
C. The aortic semilunar valve closes ✅
D. The pulmonary semilunar valve opens

46. Following a motor vehicle accident, a large loss of blood will initially cause :
A. A lowered BP due to a decreased cardiac output ✅
B. A higher BP due to an increased stroke volume
C. No change in BP but a slower heart rate
D. No change in BP but an increased respiration rate

47. The heart is made up of which type of muscle :
A. Skeletal muscle
B. Smooth muscle
C. Cardiac muscle ✅
D. Elastic muscle

48. The most common type of defect of the cardiac septa is :
A. Muscular ventricular septal defect
B. Primum atrial septal defect
C. Secundum atrial septal defect
D. Membranous ventricular septal defect ✅

49. The function of a transducer is to convert :
A. Electrical signal into non-electrical quantity
B. Nonelectrical quantity into an electrical signal ✅
C. Electrical signal into mechanical quantity
D. All of these

50. Strain gauge is a :
A. Active device and converts mechanical displacement into a change of resistance
B. Passive device and converts electrical displacement into a change of resistance
C. Passive device and converts mechanical displacement into a change of resistance ✅
D. Active device and converts electrical displacement into a change of resistance

51. The linear variable differential transformer transducer is :
A. Inductive transducer ✅
B. Non-inductive transducer
C. Capacitive transducer
D. Resistive transducer

52. If at one end/ the two wires made of different metals are joined together then a voltage will get produced between the two wires due to the difference of temp, between the two ends of wires. This effect is observed in: ECG technician’s previous question papers
A. Thermistors
B. RTD
C. Ultrasonics
D. Thermocouples ✅

53. Sound is produced due to :
A. Friction
B. Circulation
C. Vibration ✅
D. Refraction

54. Sound waves are :
A. Longitudinal ✅
B. Transverse
C. Electromagnetic
D. Only magnetic

55. A thin, semi-transparent, flexible membrane is known as :
A. Ear lobe
B. Ear canal
C. Eardrum ✅
D. Pinna

56. Pinna is a shell-like structure that is a part of :
A. Inner ear
B. Outer ear ✅
C. Middle ear
D. None of them

57. The classic ECG changes in myocardial infarction (MI) are :
A. T- wave
B. ST-segment elevation
C. Development of an abnormal wave
D. All of the above ✅

58. One specific ECG change in hypokalemia (low potassium level) is :
A. U wave (a positive deflection after the T wave) ✅
B. ST-segment elevation
C. Tall peaked T waves
D. Increased amplitude and widening of the QRS complex.

59. Normal QRS width is :
A. 0.12 to 0.20 seconds
B. 0.42 to 0.43 seconds
C. 0.08 to 0.12 seconds
D. 0.4 to 0.10 seconds ✅

60. When do coronary arteries primarily receive blood flow?
A. During inspiration
B. During diastole ✅
C. During expiration
D. During systole

61. Which of the following is the most common symptom of myocardial infarction?
A. Chest pain ✅
B. Dyspnea
C. Edema
D. Palpitations

62. Which of the following diagnostic tools is most commonly used to determine the location of myocardial damage? ecg technician previous question papers
A. Cardiac catheterization
B. Cardiac enzymes
C. Echocardiogram
D. Electrocardiogram ✅

63. _____is formed by placing the negative electrode on the zero point and the positive electrode on the right arm : ECG Technician PSC question paper
A. Lead II
B. Lead I
C. Lead III
D. aVR ✅

64. In normal ECG recording the paper speed is?
A. 50 mm/second
B. 25 mm/second ✅
C. 50 mm/minute
D. 25 mm/minute

65. Lead III was obtained by connecting ___ and ____.
A. Right arm and left arm
B. Right leg and left leg
C. Right arm and left leg
D. Left arm and left leg ✅

66. Organ of Corti is situated in:
A. Scala media ✅
B. Scela tympanum
C. Scala vestibule
D. Saccula

67. Positive Rinnetest is seen in:
A. Otosclerosis
B. COSM
C. Wax impacted ear
D. Presbycusis ✅

68. Otosclerosis is associated with all except:
A. Conductive deafness
B. Common in males ✅
C. Mostly attests stapes
D. Run in families

69. Cochlear implant used in:
A. Sensory neural deafness ✅
B. Conductive deafness
C. Mixed
D. None

70. Who invented ECG?
A. Willem Einthoven ✅
B. Ampere
C. Darwin
D. Newton

71. I.C.C.U. stands:
A. Critical Care Unit
B. Instrument Command and Control Unit
C. Intensive Care Unit
D. Intensive Coronary Care Unit ✅

72. Tachycardia means _.
A. Heart rate above 100 beats per minute ✅
B. Heart rate between 60 and 80 beats per minute
C. Heart rate below 60 beats per minute
D. 70-72 beats per minute

73. Lead Vo is placed over intercostal space in the left sterna margin.
A. 5th
B. 4th ✅
C. 2nd
D. 3rd

74. The first human heart transplant was performed by:
A. Watson
B. Christian Barnard ✅
C. William Harvey
D. Einthoven

75. The artificial pacemaker consists of a pulse generator containing:
A. Lithium halide cell ✅
B. Strontium cell
C. SA node
D. Dry cell

76. “anterior” means?
A. Towards the back of the body
B. Towards the tire front of the body ✅
C. Nearer to head
D. Nearer to foot

77. Vital capacity of the lungs of an average human is:
A. 3000 – 4500 ml ✅
B. 1500 – 1800 ml
C. 2000 – 2500 ml
D. 500 – 1000 ml

78. Sympathetic nervous system:
A. Decrease heartbeat
B. Increases heartbeat ✅
C. Not related to heartbeat
D. Control heartbeat

79. In man regulation of respiration and heartbeat is maintained by:
A. Cerebrum ✅
B. Medulla oblongata
C. Cerebellum
D. Spinal cord

80. Universal blood recipient is:
A. Blood group O
B. Blood group AB ✅
C. Blood group A
D. Blood group B

81. Which amendment of the Indian Constitution reduces the voting age from 21 to 18?
A. 42nd amendment of 1989
B. 70th amendment of 1989
C. 61st amendment of 1989 ✅
D. 71st amendment of 1989

82. ‘Jana-Gana-Mana’ is accepted as our national anthem on:
A. 1950 Jan-24 ✅
B. 1950 Jan-26
C. 1949 Oct-29
D. 1950 Jan-25

83. The first Chairperson of Kerala Vardtha Commission:
A. K.C. Rosakutty
B. Sugathakumari ✅
C. M. Kamalam
D. Justice K.K. Usha

84. The publisher of the Newspaper ‘AL Ameen’:
A. Vakkam Abdul Khader Moulavi
B. Moidu Moulavi
C. Muhammed Abdul Rahman ✅
D. Kandathil Varghese Mappila

85 ‘Rajya Samacharam’ published from:
A. Mahe
B. Thalasseri ✅
C. Payyannoor
D. Vadakara

86. The book was written by Vaikunda Swamikal:
A. Jathi Kummi
B. Balakalasham
C. Udyana Virunnu
D. Arul Nool ✅

87. The leader of Guruvayoor Satyagraha:
A. Mannath Padmanabhan
B. K. Kelappan ✅
C. A.K. Gopalan
D. T.K. Madhavan

88. The organization formed by Swami Ananda Theertha for his social reforms:
A. Sree Rama Krishnasramam
B. Sidhasramam
C. Jathi Nasini Sabha ✅
D. Ananda Maha Sabha ecg technician previous question papers

89. Who is known as Jhansi Rani of Travancore?
A. Akkamma Cheriyan ✅
B. A.V. Kuttimalu Amma
C. Captain Lakshmi
D. Arya Pallam

90. Which book of Kesava Dev gets the Kendra Sahitya Academy Award?
A. Odayil Ninnu
B. Ayalkar ✅
C. Ethirppu
D. Brandhalayam

91. ‘Right to Information Act’ passed in the year:
A. 2004
B. 2006
C. 2005 ✅
D. 2007

92. Which of the following was included in the world heritage table in 2016 from India?
A. Khangchendzonga National Park ✅
B. Rani Ki Vav
C. Greater Himalayan National Park
D. Kaziranga wildlife sanctuary

93. Who won the ‘Njanapida’ Award of 2014?
A. Amritha Preetham
B. Sumithranandan Panth
C. Balachandra Nomade ✅
D. Tharasankar Bandopadyaya

94. The organization ‘Vidyaposhini’ was begun by:
A. Pandit Karuppan
B. Ayyankali
C. Poykayil Yohannan
D. Sahodaran Ayyappan ✅

95. The leader of ‘Ezhava Memorial’:
A. Dr. Palppu ✅
B. K. Sankaramenon
C. Kumaranasan
D. G.P. Pillai

96. The Constitutional Assembly was firstly summoned in Constitution Hall, which is recently known as:
A. Constituent Assembly Hall
B. Assembly Hall of Loksabha
C. Central Hall of Parliament ✅
D. Assembly Hall of Rajyasabha

97. ‘Veena Poov’ of Kumaranasan was firstly published in:
A. Vivekodayam
B. Swaraj
C. Malay alee
D. Mithavadhi ✅

98. Who inaugurated Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi in 1958?
A. Chithira Thirunal Balaramavarmma
B. Pattam Thanu Pillai
C. Jawaharlal Nehru ✅
D. E.M.S. Namboodiripad (ECG Technician PSC question paper)

99. Who is regarded as ‘Kerala Hemingway’?
A. P. Kunchi Raman Nair
B. M.T. Vasudevan Nair ✅
C. C.V. Raman Pillai
D. Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai

100. Who is the 11th President of India?
A. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam ✅
B. K.R. Narayanan
C. Pratibha Patil
D. Dr. Shankardyal Sharma

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