Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- 325

Q- During normal inspiration, the diaphragm:

A- Contracts

B- Does not move

C- Relaxes

A- Contracts

Q- Which of the following is the most common type of testicular cancer?

A- Granulosa cell tumor

B- Leydig cell tumor

C- Seminoma

D- Teratoma

C- Seminoma

Q- Which of the following is the most common primary disturbance of acid-base balance in pregnant women?

A- Metabolic acidosis

B- Metabolic alkalosis

C- Respiratory acidosis

D- Respiratory alkalosis

D- Respiratory alkalosis

6 thoughts on “Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- 325”

  1. A great question. Respiratory alkalosis occurs due to the stimulation of the respiratory center by progesterone. This is primarily and then, metabolic acidosis follows secondary to respiratory alkalosis. Thank you Dr. Popoola

  2. Thank you so much sir for the questions.
    But I need a clarification on how respiratory alkalosis is the commonest and not acidosis.

  3. Thank you so much Dr. Salat

  4. Dr. Amin, I am adding explanations now to the questions I add. I promise you that when I have time and I will go back and explain the previous answers. Thank you

  5. Dear Doc, please add explanation.

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