NURSING QUESTION AND ANSWER

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1. Mortality means
 (B) Death rate
2. Name of the tiny air–sacs in the lungs :
 (C) Alveoli (D) Bronchus
3. The umbilical cord consists of
 (A) Two arteries and one vein (B) Two veins and one artery
4. Power house of cell is
 (D) Mitochondria
5. Presence of albumin in the urine is termed as
 (C) Albuminuria (D) Dysuria
6. White Blood Cells are responsible for
 (A) Phagocytosis (B) Pirocytosis

7. Personal hygiene comprises :
 (C) Both Physical health & Mental health

8. Following are the principles of nursing, except:
 (B) Equality
9. Which of the following symptoms are due to food poisoning ?
 (D) All of these
10. Active immunization should be given for whooping cough :
 (A) DPT (B) BCG
11. Society determines of the state
 (B) Purpose
12. Collapse of the lung is called as
 (C) Atlectasis (D) Anoxia
13. The most common cause of intestinal obstruction is
 (A) Adhesions (B) Hernia
14. Formation of a permanent artificial opening is known as
 (C) Ostomy (D) Plasty
15. The type of antagonism are
 (D) Competitive
16. A good local anesthetic agent should not cause
 (C) Fast onset and long duration of action
17. While giving CPR for an infant, the depth of compression should be
 (B) 0.5–1 inch
18. The new–born stomach capacity is
 (D) 30 ml
19. The most common phobia in clinical practice is
 (C) Agora phobia (D) Claustro phobia
20. Which of the following is the last resort to control external bleeding ?
 (D) Use of pressure point
21. Treatment of delirium tremers is
 (C) Diazepam (D) Respiridon
22. Normal duration of pregnancy (in days) is
 (C) 277 Days (D) 300 Days
23. Common sites of bedsores are
 (D) All of these
24. Which of the following is a fungal infection of the feet ?
 (B) Athelete's foot disease
25. Tolerance and drug resistance can be consequence of
 (B) Increased metabolic degradation
26. The term gastric lavage means
 (A) Aspirating the fluid from stomach
27. Infection of middle ear is called as
 (C) Otitis media (D) Labyrinthitis
28. Malaria is transmitted by
 (B) Mosquito
29. Physiological reaction of emotions are
 (D) All of these
30. The most common symptom of laryngitis is
 (A) Hoarseness (B) Sore Throat
31. The main component of assessment are
 (D) All of these
32. Commonest site of brain abscess :
 (A) Temporal (B) Frontal
33. Eradication means
 (D) Elimination of organisms
34. Downs syndrome is
 (A) Duplication of chromosome 21
35. Depression, anxiety and substance abuse in adolescents are
 (C) Behavioural problems (D) All of these
36. Epistaxis means
 (B) Bleeding from nose
37. Decrease in heart rate is
 (B) Bradycardia
38. Thinking is also known as
 (C) Cognition (D) Perception
39. Which one of the following should the client with multiple sclerosis be warned to avoid ?
 (B) Wet weather
40. Which of the following is not a thermal agent of burns ?
 (C) Acid (D) Nuclear Radiation
41. The graft of the patient taken from his own body is called
 (A) Autograft (B) Allograft
42. Which of the following is not caused due to obesity in adults ?
 (D) Osteoarthritis and obstructive sleep apnea
43. Rigor of mortis means
 (D) Stiffness of body after birth
44. Birth weight doubles at
 (A) 5–6 Months (B) 7–8 Months
45. Hardest substance of the body is
 (B) Blood
46. Sociology as a subject deals with
 (A) Man & society (B) Human Association
47. Average weight of placenta is
 (A) 500 gm (B) 250 gm
48. Number of deciduous teeth is
 (D) 32
49. WHO concept of health stresses on
 (D) All of these
50. Disinfection means.
 (A) Destroying of all the pathogenic organism
51. CSSM programme initiated in the year
 (B) 1992
52. Following are the major psychiatric emergencies, except :
 (D) Grief reaction
53. The most suitable position for giving an enema is
 (A) Left lateral (B) Right lateral
54. The National Filarial Control Program was launched in
 (A) 1955 (B) 1965
55. Hypnosis is not effective in
 (D) Phobia
56. Progesterone is normally secreted in high amount by
 (B) Corpus luteum
57. Weight of the non–pregnant uterus is about
 (A) 30–40 gm (B) 60–80 gm
58. Removal of an entire lung is known as
 (B) Pneumonectomy
59. The immunization given at 9 months is
 (C) MMR (D) DPT
60. The neonate is cleaned in the diversion of
 (C) Cephalo–caudal (D) None
61. Painless uterine contractions are
 (B) Braxton hicks contraction
62. Nurse should act as
 (D) All of these
63. Which of the following is cardinal sign ?
 (A) Temperature (B) Look
64. What is the first response to the experience of frustration ?
 (A) Persistence (B) Aggression
65. Intelligence is _______ mental ability
 (A) Innate (B) Acquired
66. Fertilization takes place at
 (C) Ampulla (D) None of these
67. Atropine causes
 (A) Spasmolitic activity (B) Intestinal hyper motility
68. After the measurement of oral temperature the thermometer must be cleaned from
 (C) From stem to bulb of thermometer
69. Micro–organisms can thrive and reproduce is known as
 (C) Reservoir (D) Pathogenicity
70. Safe period in menstrual cycle is
 (D) 21–28 days
71. The ovary is present
 (A) At birth (B) At puberty
72. Organic mental disease is indicated by
 (A) Flight of ideas (B) Lose of memory
 (C) Depression (D) Preservation of speech
73. Best method for spacing is
 (A) Condom (B) Pessary
74. NACO is the programme for
 (C) AIDS (D) None of these
75. The term new–born refer to
 (C) From birth to one week (D) None of these
76. Which of the following constitutes specific protection ?
 (D) Immunization
77. A code of good manners is called as
 (A) Ethics (B) Etiquette
78. Epidemiology is derived from the word
 (C) Epidemic (D) None of these
79. Illusion means
 (A) False perception with stimuli
 (C) False perception (D) None of these
80. The substance that prevent clotting of blood is
 (B) Heparin
81. The commonest side–effect of the thrombolytic therapy is
 (A) Bleeding (B) Acute renal failure
82. The legal age for marriage among girls in India is
 (A) 18 years (B) 20 years
83. Standards of mental health nursing practice published by
 (B) American Nursing Association
84. Indian Mental Health Act has been passed in the year
 (D) 1987
85. What is the normal position of uterus ?
 (C) Both Anteverted & Anteflexed
86. Movable bone in the face
 (A) Mandible (B) Hyoid bone
87. Long muscular tube that connects pharynx with stomach is
 (B) Esophagus
88. Length of the oesophagus is
 (B) 25 cm
89. What is the major side–effect of Prozac ?
 (A) Loss of sexual desire
90. The corpus luteum secretes
 (B) Progesterone
91. Copper–T is preferably inserted post–natal on
 (D) After 6 weeks
92. Operant conditioning is the study of
 (A) Response (B) Stimulus
93. Cryptorhidism means
 (C) Undescended testis (D) Hydrocephalus
94. Bacterial spores are
 (A) Weakly acid fast (B) Strongly acid fast
95. The last part of the small intestine is
 (B) Ileum
96. Which of the following is incorrect during care of upper jaw fracture ?
 (C) Place hot compress over the injured area
97. Bells palsy is a disorder of which cranial nerve ?
 (B) Cranial nerve–VII
98. Normal duration of cardiac cycle :
 (D) 0.8 sec
99. Which is not a therapeutic communication technique ?
 (C) Automatic response (D) Humor
100. Which types of surgery is performed through spinal anesthesia ?
 (D) All of these