MCQs Questions For Down Syndrome For NEET and Medical Exam 2022

NEET Biology is the scoring paper in the medical entrance examination. Here, you will discover the NEET Biology MCQ Questions for all Concepts as per the latest syllabus. Practice more on a regular basis with these NEET Biology objective questions on air pollution and improve your subject knowledge & problem-solving skills along with time management. NEET Biology Down Syndrome Multiple Choice Questions make you feel confident in answering the question in the exam & increases your scores to high.


Q.1. A disease which may result from Down syndrome

(a) Cancer
(b) Cellulitis
(c) Celiac disease
(d) None of these

(c) Celiac disease


Q.2. Generally, a person with Down syndrome has an IQ of

(a) 20-30
(b) 40-50
(c) 60-70
(d) None of the above

(b) 40-50


Q.3. The chances of an offspring to have Down syndrome ………………. with the mother’s age

(a) Decreases
(b) Increases
(c) is not influenced
(d) there is no correlation

(b) Increases


Q.4. There are several variations of Down syndrome with Trisomy 21 accounting for close to 95% of all cases recorded. There is another form of the syndrome that occurs when a segment of the 21st chromosome detaches to attach itself to another chromosome. Its name is

(a) Displacement
(b) Transportation
(c) Translocation
(d) Relocation

(c) Translocation


Q.5. Which of these traits is not linked with Down syndrome?

(a) Oily skin
(b) Hypotonicity
(c) Simian Crease
(d) Brachycephaly

(a) Oily skin


Q.6. This assessment finding would enable a nurse to suspect the presence of Down syndrome in a newborn

(a) Single palmar crease and hypotonia
(b) Short palpebral tissues and flat maxillary area
(c) Prominent scalp veins and a high-pitched cry
(d) Persistent postnatal growth lag and Microcephaly

(a) Single palmar crease and hypotonia


Q.7. Down syndrome is

(a) Sex-linked
(b) Chromosomal
(c) dominant
(d) recessive

(b) Chromosomal


Q.8. One of this trait is not seen in a person with Down syndrome

(a) High muscle tone
(b) Small stature
(c) Upward slant eye
(d) Short neck

(a) High muscle tone


Q.9. The number of chromosomes a child with Down syndrome has is

(a) 45
(b) 46
(c) 47
(d) 48

(c) 47


Q.10. Down syndrome is caused due to

(a) bacterial infection
(b) a chromosomal abnormality
(c) Viral infection
(d) lack of oxygen supply to the brain during birth

(b) a chromosomal abnormality

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