UPSC CMS Paper 1 Previous Question Papers General Ability,Medicine & Pediatrics

Combined Medical Sciences CMS exam is being conducted by Union Public Service Commission UPSC every year. UPSC CMS exam is the important competitive paper for all medical candidates. For this exam, there are many lac of candidates who apply. And so the preparations for the exam, have to be done in best way. The previous question papers of UPSC CMS are provided below as per which you can get the idea of what type of questions are asked in exam.

UPSC CMS Paper I Previous Year Question Papers include the topics from the UPSC Syllabus which is made for CMS exam. UPSC CMS General Ability, general Medicine, Pediatrics questions are given below. Try and find out the answers to each and then check the corresponding answers from PDF given below-

Ques1.  Endemic Cardiomyopathy in children is linked to deficiency of

  1. Zinc
  2. Cobalt
  3. Selenium
  4. Chromium

Ques2.  Beta-blocker therapy after acute myocardial infarction is contradicted in which of the following conditions?

  1. Heart failure
  2. Orthostatic hypotension
  3. Peptic ulcer disease
  4. Bronchial asthma

Select the correct answer using the code given below

  • 1 & 2 only
  • 1, 2 & 4
  • 1 and 4 only
  • 2, 3 and 4

Ques3. Which of the following is characteristic of opening snap (on cardiac auscultation)?

  1. Low pitched, early diastolic
  2. High pitched, early diastolic
  3. High pitched, late diastolic
  4. Low pitched, late diastolic

Ques4.  Sudden onset of cough followed by increased dyspnea is typical of

  1. Pneumothorax
  2. Lobar pneumonia
  3. Collapse of lung
  4. Acute pleurisy

Ques5. Multi-drug resistance tuberculosis implies resistance to at least

  1. Any two anti- tubercular drugs
  2. Izoniazid and Ethambutol
  3. Rifampicin and Ethambutol
  4. Izoniazid & Rifampicin

Ques6. A patient of pulmonary tuberculosis is on anti-tubercular therapy. He develops drug- induced hepatitis. Which of the following drugs is not responsible?

  1. Rifampicin
  2. Ethambutol
  3. Pyrazinamide
  4. Isoniazid

Ques7. Which of the following is a DNA virus?

  1. Hepatitis A virus
  2. Hepatitis B virus
  3. Hepatitis C virus
  4. Hepatitis E virus

Following are the UPSC CMS Papers which can be downloaded and practiced for the better preparations of the exam. UPSC CMS Previous Year papers for Paper 1 of General Ability-

2011 Paper I 2012 Paper I 2013 Paper I 2014 Paper I
2015 Paper I

UPSC CMS Paper II Previous Papers DOWNLOAD


9 thoughts on “UPSC CMS Paper 1 Previous Question Papers General Ability,Medicine & Pediatrics”

    • Hi Smriti,
      The papers can be downloaded from above links provided in table. You need to click on one link; then on top of page you will find that the download arrow will be displayed. Click on it and the file will be saved in your computer.


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