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1. The type of hypersensitivity reaction due to IgE-mediated histamine release is called:

a. Type 4

b. Type 1 

c. Type 2

d. Type 3 

right answer-B

2. In a normal average infant, the percentage increase in body length, then that at birth and at the age of 1 year is: 

a. 20%

b. 10% 

c. 50%

d. 75% 

right answer-C

3. Multiple sclerosis is characterized by:

a. Impaired cerebral circulation 

b. Deficiency of the neurotransmitter dopamine 

C. Deterioration of the spinal column

d. Progressive demyelination in the CNS 

right answer-D

4. Neuroleptic drugs are also known as: 

a. Hypnotics

b. Antiepileptics 

C. Antipsychotics

d. Antidepressants 

right answer-C

5. The advantage of using a three-part diagnostic statement such as the problem-etiology-sign/symptoms (PES) format is: 

a. It improves communication between physician and nurse 

b. It helps the nurse in delegating 

c. It standardizes organization of client data

d. It decreases the cost of healthcare 

right answer-C

6. In the diagnostic statement "Excess fluid volume related to decreased venous return as manifested by lower extremity edema (Swelling) the etiology of the problem is: 

a. Idiopathic

b. Edema 

C. Excess fluid volume d. 

Decreased venous return 

right answer-D

7. Introduction of solid foods along with breast feeding is called: 

a. Scheduled feeding 

b. Complementary feeding

c. Conditional feeding 

d. Demand feeding 

right answer -B

8. Voluntary rejection of unacceptable thoughts or feelings

conscious awareness is called: 

a. Suppression

b. Substitution 

c. Sublimation

d. Symbolization 

right answer-A

9. The professional value of nursing that describes the right to

self-determination is called: 

a. Altruism

b. Dignity 

c. Integrity

d. Autonomy 

right answer-D

10. Which of the below is a mortality indicator?

a. Disability rate 

b. Crude death rate 

C. Incidence rate

d. Prevalence rate 

right answer-B

11. The term MRSA in bacteriology stands for:

a. Multidrug resistant Staphylococcus aureus 

b. Methicillin Resistant Streptococcus anginosus 

c. Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus 

d. Methicillin Reactive Staphylococcus aureus

right answer -C

12. The dimension of health concerned with proper biological functioning is called: 

a. Physical dimension 

b. Mental dimension

c. Spiritual dimension 

d. Social dimension 

right answer-A

13. A scale that cannot be used to assess a subject for a mood

disorder is: 

a. Wakefield questionnaire 

b. Hamilton rating scale

C. Beck inventory 

d. Edinburgh inventory 

right answer-D

14. Fine downy hair, normally found abundantly in premature babies, is called: 

a. Caput

b. Nevi 

c. Lanugo

d. Vernix 

right answer-C

15. Which of the below DOES NOT help in controlling hazards in a school setting? 

a. Food supply to the students should be safe 

b. The school should be built near from the source of noise 

c. The school should be well-ventilated

d. Health education should be included in the curriculum 

right answer-B

16. Lactational amenorrhea acts as a contraceptive method by:

a. Preventing sperm entry 

b. Spermicidal action

c. Preventing implantation 

d. Preventing ovulation 

right answer-D

17. The anterior fontanel close by: 

a. Birth

b. 2 Months of age 

C. 2-3 year of age

d. 9 to 18 months of age 

right answer-D

18. Positive Brudzinski's and Kernig's signs are indicative of: 

a. Hemiplegia

b. Peripheral neuropathy 

c. Meningitis

d. Alcohol intoxication 

right answer-C

19. Which of the below is a confirmed indication of pregnancy?

a. Amenorrhea 

b. Fetal heart in ultra-sonogram 

c. Beta HCG in urine

d. Nausea and vomiting 

right answer-B

20. Among the following the bone that belongs to the axial

skeleton is: 

a. Humerus

b. Patella 

c. Hyoid

d. Tarsals 

right answer-C

21. An example of positive feedback mechanism in our body is:

a. Baroreceptor mechanism 

b. Temperature regulation 

c. Regulation of thyroid hormone

d. Oxytocin in childbirth 

right answer-D

22. Which of the below is NOT a sign of respiratory distress?

a. Speaking complete sentences 

b. Nasal flaring 

c. Changing of posture to ease breathing

d. Cyanosis 

right answer-A

23. If palpating the tragus of auricle causes pain, the problem

a. Sinusitis 

b. Pharyngitis

c. Otitis externa 

d. Otitis media

right answer-C

24. The organ that does not lie in the pelvic cavity is

a. Fallopian tube 

b. Transverse colon 

c.Urinary bladder    

d. Rectum est

right answer-B

25. The test used the diagnosis of trichomoniasis is 

a. Wet mount of vaginal fluid 

b. Ova and parasite fecal smear 

c. Specific serologic test

d. Enzyme-linked immunoassay (ELISA) test of serum 

right answer-A

26. The test that's most specific for myocardial damages is:

a. Troponin I 

b. Myoglobin 

c. Ck-mb

d. Creatinine kinase 

right answer- A

27. Which of the below is NOT a component of HELLP syndrome? 

a. Hemolysis

b. Low platelet count 

c. Elevated liver enzymes 

d. Bleeding per vaginum 

right answer-D

28. Which of the below is the true statement about the H zone of the sarcomere? 

a. It is devoid of thick or thin filaments 

b It contains thick and thin filaments lying side by side 

c. It contains thin filaments only

d. It contains thick filaments only 

right answer-D

29. When performing suctioning on a patient, you should:

a. Apply suction continuously while inserting the catheter 

b. Apply suction intermittently as the catheter is inserted 

C. Perform suction on the patient for longer than 10 seconds each time 

d. Oxygenate the patient's lungs before and after suctioning procedure 

right answer-D

30. Which of the below is NOT a function of the fibrous skeleton of the heart? 

a. Acts as a point of insertion for cardiac muscle fibers 

b. Conducts the impulses from atria to ventricles 

C. Forms a structural foundation for the heart valves

d. Prevents overstretching of the valves 

right answer-B

31. Intermittent claudication is a sign of:

a. Arterial occlusive disease 

b. Myocardial infarction 

C. Nerve injury

d. Peripheral neuropathy 

right answer-A

32. In a patient taking high doses of acetaminophen over a prolonged period, the parameter to be monitored regularly is:

a. Prothrombin time 

b. GI irritation 

C. Liver function

d. Kidney function 

right answer-C

33. The type of assessment done to compare the client's current

status to previously obtained baseline data is called: 

a. Time-lapsed reassessment 

b. Emergency assessment 

c. Initial assessment 

d. Problem-focused assessment

right answer- A

34.Microcephaly is diagnosed when head circumference is less than below the average: 

a. 4 standard deviations 

b. 2 standard deviations

c. 1 standard deviation 

d. 3 standard deviations 

right answer-B

35. Newborn maturity rating is done using: 

a. Apgar score

b. Ballard score 

c. Chandler score 

d. Oleander score  

right answer-B

36  The group at the increased risk for herpes zoster is:

a. Infants with congenital infections 

b. Persons at advanced age 

c. Patients with atopic dermatitis 

d. Pregnant women

right answer-B

37 The Cranial nerve affected in bell's Palsy

a. Cranial nerve IX

b.  Cranial nerve V 

c. cranial nerve III

d.Cranial nerve VII 

right answer-D

38. The hormone that increase water reabsorption by increasing water channel or aquaporin

 a. Angiotensin

b. Antidiuretic hormone 

c. Aldosterone

d. Atrial natriuretic peptide 

right answer-B

39. A rapid grower among the following is

a. Mycobacterium bovis 

b. Mycobacterium abscessus 

c. Mycobacterium gordonae

d. Mycobacterium avium 

right answer-B

40. Which of the following is true with regards to pregnancy induced hypertension ? 

a. It is also called gestational hypertension 

b. There is raised BP before 20 weeks gestation 

c. Visual disturbances are always present

d. Proteinuria is usually present 

right answer-A

41. When there is a possibility of locked twins being born?

a. Dichorionic diamniotic twins 

b. First twin has cephalic and the second twin has breech presentation 

C. Fraternal twins 

d. First twin has breech and the second twin has cephalic presentation 

right answer-D

42. According to Maslow's hierarchy need to be well thought of by oneself as well as by others comes under: 

a. Self-awareness needs 

b. Physiological needs 

c. Security and safety needs

d. Self-esteem needs 

right answer-D

43. Tropomyosin in the muscle fiber is a protein 

a. Structural

b. Regulatory 

c. Anchoring

d. Contractile 

right answer-B

44. The 'Adam's Apple is formed by:

a. Cricoid cartilage 

b. Thyroid cartilage 

c. Epiglottis

d. Hyoid bone 

right answer-B

45. The causative agent for the disease scrapie belongs to the category of

a. Prions

b. Protozoans 

c. Viruses

d. Bacteria 

right answer-A

46. Depolarization in a nerve action potential is due to:

a. Opening of sodium channels 

b. Opening of calcium channels 

c. Opening of potassium channels

d. Closing of sodium channels 

right answer-A

47. An affective disorder among the following is:

a. Bipolar disorder 

b. Somatoform disorder 

C. Schizophrenia

d. Phobic anxiety disorder 

right answer-A

48. The document that gives nurse the authority to carry out specific action under certain circumstances, often when a physician is not immediately available is called: 

a. Concept map

b. Standing order 

c. Prescription

d. Discharge summary 

right answer-B

49. Which of the following is NOT assimilated by eukaryotic cells? 

a. Glucose

b. Sulfate 

c. Nitrogen

d. Lactate 

right answer-C

50. Unattractive man selects expensive, stylish clothes to draw

attention to himself. The defense mechanism exemplified 

a. Denial

b. Dissociation 

c. Conversion

d. Compensation

right answer-D

51. The most common cause of retinal detach

a. Diabetes mellitus 

b. Degenerative changes in the retina or vitreous 

c. Brain tumors

d. Trauma 

right answer-B

52. Scrub typhus is caused by:

a. Rickettsia prowazekii 

b. Orientia tsutsugamushi

c. Rickettsia typhi 

d. Rickettsia akari 

right answer-B

53. The mode of inheritance of cystic fibrosis is: 

a. X linked disease

b. Autosomal dominant 

C. Autosomal recessive 

d. Non-Mendelian 

right answer-C

54. Naegele's rule is used to calculate:

a. Cervical dilation 

b. Amniotic fluid

c. Gestational age 

d. Expected date of delivery 

right answer-D

55. The genera that need pyridoxal for growth is: 

a. Granulicatella

b. Aero coccus 

C. Enterococcus

d. Pediococcus 

right answer-A

56. Pepsinogen in the stomach is secreted by: 

a. Chief cells

b. G cells 

C. Goblet cells

d. Parietal cells 

right answer-A

57. Air bronchogram in X-ray is seen in the case of:

a. Sepsis 

b. Respiratory distress syndrome 

C. Tuberculosis

d. Bronchial asthma 

right answer-B

58. The first referral level in the healthcare system is:

a. Secondary health care 

b. Tertiary health care 

C. Primary health care 

d. Primordial health care 

right answer-A

59. Among the following the task that does NOT require a registered nurse but can be delegated to the home health aide is: 

a. Feeding and bathing the client 

b. Adjusting oxygen flow 

c. Teaching the client about medications

d. Assessing wound healing progress 

right answer-A

60. When a person's blood pressure drops, the kidneys responds by:

a. Slowing the release of ADH 

b. Producing aldosterone 

c. Secreting renin

d. Increasing urine output 

right answer-C

61. The vertical transmission of disease occurs through: 

a. Droplets

b. Mosquitoes 

C. Direct contact

d. Placenta 

right answer-D

62. The surgical intervention for pain management, which involves cutting a nerve root to relieve pain is called: 

a. Cordotomy

b. Rhizotomy 

c. Radio frequency ablation 

d. Cryoanalgesia 

right answer-B

63. Bleeding in the first trimester with no uterine contraction or

pain and no dilation of the cervix indicates: 

a. Threatened abortion 

b. Complete abortion

C. Inevitable abortion 

d. Missed abortion 

right answer-A

64. Which of the below is NOT a part of the nursing process of planning? 

a. Writing nursing interventions 

b. Formulating goals/desired outcomes 

C. Supervising delegated care

d. Prioritizing problems/diagnosis 

right answer-C

65. The condition in which false beliefs are firmly maintained even though they are not shared by others is called: 

a. Delirium

b. Hallucination 

c. Delusion

d. Illusion

right answer-C

66 The Minimal invasive technique by which an insulated lead wire with electrode (neurostimulator) is surgically implanted in the brain is called ?

a. Transcranial magnetic stimulation 

b. Functional MRI 

C. Deep brain stimulation

d. Electroconvulsive therapy 

right answer-C

67. The full from of DALY in the context of community health

a. Disability adapted life years 

b. Disease adjusted life years 

c. Disability adjusted life years

d. Disease adapted life years 

right answer-C

68. A mental illness specific to certain Indian population where

There is severe anxiety and hypochondriacal concerns are called: 

a. Nervios

b. Dhat 

c. Amok

d. Root work 

right answer-B

69. The third phase of the body adaptation to stress is

a Reaction

b. Exhaustion 

c. Resistance

d. Rebound 

right answer-B

70. Which of the below is NOT a role played by a nurse? 

a. Caregiver

b. Communicator 

c. Counselor

d. Physician 

right answer-D

71. Which is NOT a high-risk factor that might affect workers in a construction company? 

a. Traumatic injuries 

b. Chest disease 

c. Malnutrition

d. Allergic diseases 

right answer -C

72. The action of the sympathetic system in the walls of airways is called as: 

a. Bronchoconstriction 

b. Increased secretion 

c. Increased gas exchange

d. Bronchodilation 

right answer-D

73. Folic acid supplements in pregnancy are mainly used for the prevention of: 

a. Anemia in mother 

b. Gestational diabetes

C. Neural tube defects 

d. Anemia in fetus 

right answer -C

74. The total number of fetal and early neonatal deaths per 1000

Live births are called: 

a. Fetal death

b. Perinatal mortality 

c. Intrauterine death 

d. Neonatal death 

right answer -B

75. Repeated involuntary or intentional passage of feces by a child in an inappropriate place, after the age when bowel control is normally expected is called: 

a. Night sweats

b. Nightmares 

c. Enuresis

d. Encopresis 

right answer-D

76. Proton pump in stomach is an example for:

a. Secondary active transport 

b. Simple diffusion 

c. Primary active transport

d. Facilitated diffusion 

right answer-C

77. Bacillus cereus food poisoning is commonly associated with the consumption of: 

a. Fried rice

b. Green beans 

c. Bottled honey 

d . Baked potato 

right answer-A

78. The normal order of event taking place during the second The stage of labor is: 

a. Descent - flexion-internal rotation - crowning - extension 

b. Descent - flexion-internal - rotation - extension-crowning 

c. Descent - flexion-crowning-extension-internal- rotation 

d. Descent - internal rotation-crowing-extension- flexion

right answer-A

79. Pseudo hyphae are seen in:

a. Mucor 

b. Penicillium

c. Aspergillus

d. Candida 

right answer-D

80. An immovable joint is called:

a. Synarthrosis

b. polyarthritis

c. Amphiarthrosis

d. Diarthrosis 

right answer-A

81. A plane that passes through the midline of the body and Divides it into equal right and left sides is called:

a. Para-sagittal plane 

b. Coronal plane 

c Mid-sagittal plane 

d. Oblique plane 

right answer-C

82 During the age of 1-3 years, the developmental stage according to the Freud's theory is: 

a. Anal  

b. Oral 

c. Phallic

d. Genital 

right answer- A

83  Which of the below is NOT a part of the secondary prevention

of mental illness? 

a. Rehabilitation 

b. Early detection    

C. screening  

d. Crisis stabilization 

right answer-A

84. The causative agent for bacterial vaginosis is: 

a. Herpes simplex

b. Chlamydia trachomatis 

c. Candida albicans 

d. Gardnerella vaginalis 

right answer-D

85. The microorganism that is usually a part of the normal

vaginal flora but can cause meningitis in newborn is: 

a. Corynebacterium species 

b. Candida albicans 

c. Staphylococcus epidermidis

d. Group B streptococci 

right answer-D

86. The correct order of the phases in the bacterial growth curve

a. Lag → exponential → stationary → decline 

b. Lag → stationary → exponential → decline 

C. Lag -exponential → decline → stationary

d. Lag → decline → exponential → stationary 

right answer-A 

87. The full form of GAS in the context of response to stress is:

a. General adaptation system 

b. General alarm signals 

c. General adaptation syndrome

d. General alarm syndrome 

right answer-C

88. The term resourcefulness implies:

a. Sense of belonging 

b. Involvement in spiritual activities 

C. Problem solving ability

d. Ability to handle stressful situations 

right answer-C

89. A cell that takes part in innate immunity by killing virus infected cells are

 a. Neutrophil

b. Macrophage 

C. T cell

d. NK cell 

right answer-D

90. Schultze method and Mathew Duncan method describe:

a. Ways to monitor fetal heart rate 

b. Delivery of the presenting part 

C. Method of detachment of placenta

d. Ways of presentation of the fetus 

right answer-C

91. Poor skin turgor in neonates and infants indicates:

a. Hypoglycemia 

b. Hypocalcemia 

c. Dehydration 

d. Hypertonia 

right answer-C

92. The terms veracity in the context of nursing values refers to: 

a. Being fair and justice 

b. Being answerable for one's actions 

C. Telling the truth 

d. Being faithful to agreements

right answer-C

93. A group of related ideas or statements is called: 

a. Theory

b. Philosophy 

C. Conceptual framework 

d Paradigm 

right answer-C

94. The meaning of remission is:

a. The person is clinically cured 

b. The severity of disease increases 

c. The symptoms reappear 

d. The disease is present, but the person does not experience symptoms 

right answer-D

95. The relative risk of a disease can be obtained from:

a. Experimental study 

b. Case-control study 

c. Cohort study

d. Case study 

right answer-C

96. Which of the below is an example of unintentional tort? 

a. Defamation

b. Assault 

c. Negligence

d. Invasion of privacy 

right answer-C

97. Respiratory rate multiplied by tidal volume gives:

a. Minute volume 

b. Expiratory reserve volume 

C. Total lung capacity

d. Maximum voluntary ventilation 

right answer-A

98. A Non-opioid analgesic of the below is: 

a. Butorphanol

b. Pentazocine 

c. Naproxen

d. Buprenorphine 

right answer -C

99. The genetic exchange process in which donor DNA is introduced to the recipient by a virus is:

A.  Transfection

B. Transduction

C. Conjugation

D. Transformation

right answer - B

100. A group of related ideas or statements is called

  1. Philosophy

  2. Paradigm 

  3. Theory 

  4. Conceptual framework

right answer -D


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