MediQuiz

MediQuiz #1: Image Challenge

So, I have been reading several of my blogging mates writing on their blogs medical questions and queries and I was wondering if I could do something similar on my blog as well. I was worried that it might not be in keeping with the tone of my blog, but my blogging mentor, Nipon, assured me that “everything goes”! So, here goes the first post in the series of MediQuizzes.

[A brief note on MediQuiz: this is a tradition which is rampant in our medical school and was further popularized by our peer to peer conversational learning/academic interest group on Facebook, Tabula Rasa. This is basically using both the cerebral hemispheres to not just use lateral thinking, but collateral thinking as well to solve medical riddles and puzzles. Revolutionized by Dr. Krishnendu Mukherjee, an alumnus and a much revered surgeon, this has become a very popular fad in our medical school, which, further fuelled by me and Parijat, has come to be known as Linking Park (no copyright infringement intended)]

Connect the following images with proper reasoning and identification of each picture:

I figured that image 5 would be hard to crack, so I gave two clues. Either of them works. explaining either is fine. Both is awesome!

IMAGE 1:

image_1

IMAGE 2:

Bollwyood actor Dharmendra at IIFA Press Conference. Photo: FilmiTadka.

IMAGE 3:

image3

IMAGE 4:

image4

IMAGE 5 (A):

image5a

IMAGE 5 (B):

IMAGE5B

Image Credits:

1. Wikimedia, in the Public Domain in India

2. Filmitadka via Wikimedia

3. MoviesPad

4. Wikepedia, Image in the Public Domain in the USA

5. A. BBC

5. B. Bernard Gagnon via Wikimedia

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6 thoughts on “MediQuiz #1: Image Challenge

  1. the answer is leprosy…

    1. world leprosy day is celebrated on jan 31…gandhi’s martyrdom day…
    2. dharmendra antigen
    3. fernandez reaction
    4. gerhard hansen – hansen’s disease
    5. a. ridley jacobs (west indian keeper) – ridley-jopling classification
    b. since its ridley jacobs, i guess thats olive ridley turtle

  2. Leprosy
    Pic 1- Mahatma Gandhi studying M.leprae
    Pic 2- Dr Dharmendra for Lepromin test
    Pic 3- Sister Jacqueline Jean McEwan worked in Leprosy Rehab centre
    Pic 4- Hansen identified M.leprae
    Pic 5- a- no clue, b- Olive Ridley turtle/Lepidochelys olivacea

  3. Leprosy
    Pic 1- Mahatma Gandhi studying M.leprae
    Pic 2- Dr Dharmendra for Lepromin test
    Pic 3- Sister Jacqueline Jean McEwan for Leprosy Rehab centre
    Pic 4- Hansen Identified M.leprae
    Pic 5- a- no clue, b- Olive Ridley turtle/Lepidochelys olivacea

  4. 1.Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday is the world leprosy day, January 31st.
    2.Dr.Dharmendra ,Lepromin test
    3.Lepra reactions:Early Fernandez and late Mitsuda reactions.
    4.G. H. A. Hansen, discoverer of M. leprae.
    5(A).Ridley Jopling classification of types of leprosy.
    5(B) Olive ridlley turtle,,gave away the answer too easily,should have included an armadillo instead.

    It was a very interesting riddle,will be checking out for more.

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